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Grand Base

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Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Grand Base
Grand Base nearby systems (3151)
Grand Base nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 46.002 : -298.878[e]
Spectral class G5IV[1][2]
Recharge time 186 hours[2]
Recharge station(s) Zenith (3025)[1]
Zenith, Nadir[2]
Grand Base
Planetary flag
Planetary flag
Geophysical
System position 4th[1][2]
Jump point
distance
7.47 days[2]
Moons 2 (Hightower and Capetown)[2]
Surface gravity 1.10[2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2]
Equatorial temperature 36°C (Temperate)[2]
Surface water 34%[2]
Highest native life Reptile[1][2]
Reference Year 3025[1] - 3067[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Lord Savita Rajpita (3025)[1]
Mandrinn Joao Rajpita (3067)[2]
Population 3,467,000,000 (3025)[1]
4,200,000,000 (3067)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-C-A-C[2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2] (Precentor Tobias Grimsley)[1]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary InfoEdit

Grand Base's main continent is covered in rolling hills and mountains. The main continent has a large coastal mountain range along its east edge. There are three other continents on the world, all of them easily reached by atmospheric transport craft. More importantly the huge freshwater seas are home to many imported Terran fish as well as reptiles.[2] The Grand Base Giant Crocodile is the undisputed master of the 6,000 kilometer long Parung River.[36]

Planetary HistoryEdit

Succession WarsEdit

Fourth Succession WarEdit

Grand Base was the personal holding of Colonel Pavel Ridzik. It served as a large military training, staging, and repair facility. Grand Base also boasted the second-largest BattleMech production facility in the Capellan Confederation. Only Tikonov's vast factories are larger.[1]

In 3030, Grand Base became a battlefield. Warrior House Fujita drove the attacking Andurien forces off world.[37] The defeat of the 6th Defenders of Andurien by the Warrior House, militia regiments, and Death Commando trainees, provided a huge morale boost to the Confederation's armed forces. Heavy investment by the Capellan Confederation through the 3030's insured that the planet's economy had recovered by 3040.[2]

Military DeploymentEdit

3025Edit

3038Edit

  • Death Commandos (1st Battalion)[39]
  • Warrior House Fujita (1st Battalion)[39]

3040Edit

  • Death Commandos (1st Battalion)[39]
  • Warrior House Fujita (1st Battalion)[39]
  • Warrior House Fujita (2nd Battalion)[39]

3050Edit

  • Warrior House Fujita[40]

3054Edit

  • Warrior House Fujita[21]

3059Edit

3063Edit

3067Edit

  • Warrior House Lu Sann[42]

3085Edit

3145Edit

- At this point in time, the unit was at 80% of full strength with a "A" equipment rating.

Industrial CentersEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 68 systems (66 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Nihal 12.1 Sumy 12.5 Brest 15.9 Raphael 16.0
Belamor 16.6 Holloway 19.0 Homestead 19.3 Wright 21.2
Primus 22.2 Housekarle 25.4 Kirkvåg 25.9 Yàn-huì 27.0
Ife 27.7 Kasdach 28.8 Shaun 30.1 Prix 30.4
Velhas 30.8 Sendalor 32.1 Jungar Qi 34.9 Latice 35.8
Madras 36.0 Dicon 36.9 Manapire 36.9 Decatur 38.3
Carmen 38.6 Wantorill 38.6 Betelgeuse 41.1 Amu Darya 41.3
Ziliang 41.3 Xieng Khouang 41.4 Immenstadt 41.8 Purvo 42.3
Sigma Mare 42.7 Florarda 44.2 Ito 45.0 Uravan 46.0
Claxton 46.2 Lucknow 46.8 Pell 46.8 Krakatau 46.9
Decus 47.3 Bogerth 47.8 Palladaine 50.3 Tetschner 51.0
Buenos Aires 51.4 Mazdru 51.9 Oligar 52.0 Nukus 52.8
Kurvasa 53.1 Bellatrix 53.4 Hustaing 54.0 Mumbai 54.1
Verlo 54.7 Menke 55.0 Columbine 55.3 Dì-fang 55.7
Ambergrist 55.8 Shiba 56.0 Conquista 56.2 Westerhand 56.3
Indicass 56.4 Castrovia 56.4 Weatogue 57.2 Ikast 57.2
New Westin 57.4 Patan 59.7 Braum 60.1 Altorra 60.3

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 135, "Planet Guide"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 Handbook: House Liao, p. 78, "Grand Base"
  3. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  6. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  21. 21.0 21.1 Objective Raids, p. 42, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  23. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  24. 24.0 24.1 Field Manual: Mercenaries, p. 107, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  28. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  29. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  32. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  33. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  35. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  36. Handbook: House Liao, p. 140
  37. Handbook: House Liao, p. 47
  38. 38.0 38.1 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 107, "Unit Deployment Table"
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 39.3 39.4 Historical: War of 3039, p. 140, "Deployment Table"
  40. 20 Year Update, p. 63, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  41. Field Manual: Capellan Confederation, p. 120, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  42. Field Manual: Updates, p. 33, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  43. 43.0 43.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 34, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  44. Field Manual: 3145, p. 45, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Table - 3145"

BibliographyEdit