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Free-Floating Regiments

Unit Profile (as of [[]])
Parent Formation DCMS
Formed varies


The DCMS military uses the term "free-floating regiment" to describe units without a set region of responsibility. These free-floaters are expected to be ready to move - and to move fast - to wherever they are needed. To this end, free-floaters usually have their own DropShips and JumpShips.

There is a prejudice in the Draconis Combine military against the freefloaters. While many admire the skills of the better units, most feel that free-floaters are little better than mercenaries. This unit's detractors say that because the units move about so much, they cannot develop a sense of loyalty to the realm the way District Forces can.

The free-floaters feel this prejudice most when trying to get supplies.[1]


  1. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 146 "FREE-FLOATING REGIMENTS"