As soon as you arrive multiple warnings go off. A hostile automated ship is detected and an Anti-Ship Battery begins firing. This doesn't look good!
- Prepare to fight.
- (Simple Hacking) Confuse the Anti-Ship Battery's targets.
- You spot a weakness in the targeting satellites. Your crew is able to launch a hacking drone to periodically confuse the ASB's lock signal. It should sometimes fire on the Rebel ship now.
- (Advanced Hacking) Override the ASB's target. (Requires level 3 Hacking)
- You spot a weakness in the targeting satellites. Your crew is able to launch an improved hacking drone to overwrite the ASB's target locks. It will fire on the Rebel ship instead!
This event is called "REBEL_AUTO_PDS" in the datafiles.