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46th Nova Cat Cavaliers (Clan Nova Cat)

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The Forty-sixth Cavaliers were a front Line Cluster of Clan Nova Cat.

Clan Nova Cat (old).jpg
Unit Profile (as of 3085)
Nickname Fateful June
Parent Formation Delta Galaxy
Formed

HistoryEdit

In 3053 the Forty-sixth Cavaliers were assigned to Delta Galaxy and took up a garrison position defending Courchevel alongside the Fourteenth Garrison Cluster of Omega Galaxy.[1] In 3057 the Black Thorns mercenary unit landed on the world and were engaged by the Forty-sixth's First and Second Lightning Fangs Binaries the most frequently.[2]

Operation BulldogEdit

During Operation Bulldog the Forty-sixth Cavaliers were still stationed on Courchevel with the Fourteenth Garrison Cluster when the Ryuken-roku challenged their commander to a Trial of Possession that involved a series of shooting duels, which the DCMS unit won.[3][4]

Post AbjurationEdit

The cluster moved was stationed on Labrea in 3062.[5] The Cluster was training on Tukayyid in 3063 when the Ghost Bear's launched their offensive against the Draconis Combine. The Cavaliers along with the rest of Delta Galaxy invaded the Ghost Bear Dominion. [6] By 3067 the Cluster had moved to take position on Tabayama.[7]

The JihadEdit

The Cavaliers as part of Delta Galaxy saw action early in Operation SCOUR, serving on the Federated Suns front as a part of Group III that attacked Tybalt in early 3077, when it was targeted in the first wave of assaults that made up the Federated Suns front.[8] In May 3077 they took part in the assault on Tigress. Capellan guerilla fighters detonated a number of dirty nuclear devices causing Delta Galaxy and the Forty-sixth to suffer massive casualties.[9] In 3079 the Cluster was on Outreach. [10]

The Republic EraEdit

In 3081 the Forty-sixth Cavaliers along with the rest of Delta Galaxy were gifted to Devin Stone's forming Republic Armed Forces.[11]

OfficersEdit

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 46th Nova Cat Cavaliers
Star Colonel Mill Watson 3058 - 3067[12][13]

NotesEdit

TacticsEdit

As part of Delta Galaxy they train exhaustively in anti-infantry tactics.

Composition HistoryEdit

3057Edit

  • 2 Binaries (Partial)

3062Edit

  • 4 Trinaries - Elite/Fanatical

3067Edit

  • The Cluster was at 82% strength and rated as Veteran/Fanatical

3079Edit

  • The Cluster was at 45% strength and rated as Elite/Fanatical

NotesEdit

While Objective Raids lists the Cavaliers as part of Delta Galaxy, they are not included in Delta's roster in Invading Clans or Luthien.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Objective Raids, p. 35
  2. The Black Thorns, p. 42, 47 & 49
  3. The Dragon Roars, p. 24
  4. Field Manual: ComStar, p. 117
  5. Field Manual: ComStar, p. 128
  6. Field Manual: Update, p. 96
  7. Field Manual: Update, p. 100
  8. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 36, "First Wave Complete"
  9. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 57
  10. Field Report: Clans, p. 17
  11. Field Manual: 3085, p. 166-7
  12. The Dragon Roars, p. 24
  13. Field Manual: ComStar, p. 117
  14. Field Manual: ComStar, p. 128
  15. Field Manual: Update, p. 96
  16. Field Manual: Update, p. 100

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