As at April 3062 the Aegis-class heavy cruiser Bond was a WarShip within the Clan Nova Cat touman and as such was serving the Second Star League as the SLS Bond within the Vision Naval Star. Also serving in the Vision Naval Star were two sister ships to the Bond, the SLS Blood Oath and the SLS Promise.
The Bond was was reported to have been one of seven Nova Cat WarShips lost during a Trial of Possession conducted against Clan Ghost Bear for control of the Leviathan-class battleship CGB Rasalhague in May 3067 in what became known as the Second Naval Battle of Alshain, or the Trial of Retribution. It carried the DropShips Sacred Truth, Slayer, Bloody Fang and Bastard Sword into this particular battle.
- Field Manual: ComStar, p. 133, "Naval Assets"
- Field Manual: Updates, p. 96, "Nova Cat Retribution"
- Trial of Retribution