11th Sian Dragoons

Insignia of the Sian Dragoons
Eleventh Sian Dragoons
Unit Profile (as of 3145)
Nickname Lily Light Horse
Parent Formation Sian Dragoons
Formed


History[edit]

As part of the Sian Dragoons, the Eleventh Sian Dragoons were a part of the largest BattleMech brigade in the history of the Capellan Confederation Armed Forces - both during the Age of War, and then again in the closing decades of the Star League era as the CCAF began rapidly expanding and reactivating regiments - and a regiment that could trace its origins back to when the first WAM-B BattleMechs were issued to support the tanks of the Sian Lancers.[1]

Though destroyed in the Succession Wars, the Eleventh was recreated as part of Chancellor Daoshen Liao's "Hidden Lion" initiative. The Eleventh participated in Operation GREAT FLOOD, and like other units of the Sian Dragoons it was split up into smaller commands to confuse Republic intelligence assets. They were used frequently to reinforce other CCAF units, and were praised by those units for their ability to "fill gaps" in a CCAF unit's abilities.[2] In 3145 they were stationed on Palladaine.[3]


Officers[edit]

In 2765 the Eleventh was commanded by Colonel Ying, who frequently clashed with her executive officer, an officer whose last name was Xiangri.[1]

Sang-shao Suo Yang was the commander of the Eleventh in 3145.[3]


Tactics[edit]

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Composition History[edit]

2765[edit]

Eleventh Sian Dragoons (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable) [1]

2786[edit]

Eleventh Sian Dragoons (Veteran/Reliable)[4]

- At this point in time the Dragoons were a heavy-weight regiment operating at full strength and were stationed on Sian.[4]

2821[edit]

Eleventh Sian Dragoons (Veteran/Reliable)[4]

- At this point in time the Dragoons were a heavy-weight regiment operating at just below one-third of full strength and were stationed on Calpaca.[4]

3145[edit]

Eleventh Sian Dragoons (Veteran/Reliable)[3]

  • CO: Sang-shao Suo Yang

Second Palladaine Interceptor Wing (Regular/Reliable)[3]

  • CO: Kong-zhong-shao Xiaolian Yee

Fifty-seventh Latice Lancers (Regular/Reliable)[3]

  • CO: Zhong-shao Bailey Vidal

Eleventh Dragoons Infantry (Veteran/Reliable)[3]

  • CO: Zhong-shao Hon Ming Tung


Rules[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation p. 13
  2. Field Manual: 3145, p. 36
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Field Manual: 3145, p. 45
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 First Succession War, p. 136, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces (CCAF)"

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