The Nicko, along with Lausbee were part of an Airam pirate raid to steal Imperial munitions and Warheads. What the they didn't know was that the convoy was "leaked" to the Airam by Imperial Intelligence as bait to lure Airam members into a trap. The Cargo ferries arrived and R-41 Starchasers from Jerrid Squadron helped disabled the BFF-1 bulk freighters (Convoy (BFF-1 bulk freighters), while T-wings from Claw Squadron were to provide starfighter support. However Imperial fighters such as Avenger Squadron broke through Claw Squadron and attacked both ships warning them to power down or be threatened to be destroyed. With both ferries surrendering Stormtrooper transports from Sigma were dispatched and the Nicko and Lausbee were captured, while their remaining fighters were eliminated, compromising the location of their base and leading to its subsequent destruction.