Over time, the Hutt crime organization established itself as the dominant mercenary faction in known Space
. To maintain loyalty, Jabba The Hutt commissioned the M22-T "Krayt" Gunship from MandalMotors as a gift for his most powerful lieutenants. Jabba's under-bosses in remote systems represent a consistent risk to the Hutt empire - they often fight amongst themselves and contemplate large-scale mutinies. With this vessel, his remote commanders could afford to release, fire or kill vast swaths of employees while remaining profitable.