Renegades are a group of AF agents called the AF Black Ops division, they escaped the Azuron massacre (not explosion). Only a few hundred survived. The renegades are sworn to take revenge against the nezerians. But they were to weak compared to the Nezerians, they needed a way to obtain power. The renegades decided to use tactics like stealing, torture and "horrific experiments".
(For the Renegade Spy-1s
Near the Black Hole in Durian an invisible spawner (possibly in the black hole) spawns the Renegade Science Vessel.