Imps. only just though.
The fact they deploy fighters and bombers effectively, free of cost and unit cap, is a major plus. If you have anti-fighter ships in your attacking fleet then your on a winner. Use the anti-fighter frigs and heroes such as boba fett (who seriously owns the hell out of fighters) to kill their fighter screen, batter their anti-fighter capabilities and your bombers can reap wonderful chaos over the remaining ships.