Rebel Star Wars Ships : B-Wing Starfighter

"You're among the best pilots in the galaxy. You'll have to be if you want to control this starship."
―Admiral Ackbar briefing B-wing pilots prior to the Battle of Endor


laser cannon, proton torpedoes, ion cannon

Rebel Alliance

Heavy assault starfighter

B-wing fighters figured prominently in the Battle of Endor as Rebel Alliance pilots such as Ten Numb piloted the ship into the historic showdown.

From the Expanded Universe

The Alliance drew many needed supplies by raiding Imperial convoys with their venerated X-wing and Y-wing starfighters.
In response to this piracy, the Empire countered with heavily armed starships -- escort frigates -- protecting their shipments.
The Rebel Alliance countered with the B-wing starfighter.