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Defiance Motors

Defiance Motors
Company Information
Interstellar Company No
Primary Site(s) Gibbs
Primary Products Vehicles
Fusion Engines


Defiance Motors was created when Defiance Industries ran into problems getting the engines they needed for their products. They later expanded into combat vehicle production.

During the Jihad the Tharkad facility was heavily damaged and many of its employees were killed in the fighting. The losses were estimated to reach 80%. As of 3079 the factory was only running at 40% of its pre-Jihad output.[1] The factory on Gibbs may have been destroyed or purchased by one of the neighboring industries as it isn't listed as being active in 3079.[2]


Defiance Motors has manufacturing centers on the following planets:


Components produced on Gibbs:[3]
Component Type
Fusion Engine
Defiance 120 Wasp[3]
Defiance 160 Locust[3]
Magna 245 Hunter[3]
Magna 260 Rommel[3] & Patton[3]
Fusion Engine - XL
Defiance 275 XL Fusion Engine - XL - Griffin[3]


Components produced on Tharkad:[4][5]
Component Type
DI Morgan[4][5] Tracked Vehicles - Assault Tank
Prowler[5] Tracked Vehicles - Assault Tank
Fusion Engine - XL
GM 300 XL DI Morgan[4]
Armor - FF - BattleMechs & Vehicles
Drallex Super Ferro Fibrous DI Morgan[4]
Communications System
Neil 6000V DI Morgan[4]
Targeting-Tracking System
Anst Clear View 2AV DI Morgan[4]


  1. Objectives: Lyran Alliance, p. 3
  2. Objectives: Lyran Alliance, p. 24
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Objective Raids, p. 82 "Produced Defiance
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Technical Readout: 3075, p. 60, "Produced DI Morgan Components"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Objectives: Lyran Alliance, p. 25