This command is an attempt to disable the lock on an item or vehicle if such is specified, or a lock in the room if no item is specified.
This is a part of the level 9 scientist and level 13 slicer skill of activating and deactivating security devices. Smugglers may use this skill at level 6.
You must have a toolbox in your inventory to perform this skill. However, lockpicking will not lessen the parts in that toolbox.