An ancient scientist of unknown origin referred to by the robots as “j” built self-perpetuating platforms amidst fields of asteroids. The project was started as a lark but left untended, the machine grew developed limited sentience. We must stop it before it reaches critical mass and is unstoppable.
Destroy the platform by dealing enough damage to it. It is unknown how much damage it will take so don't be gentle.
Destroy the platform and capture or destroy the escort ship.