397th Solahma Battle (Clan Coyote)

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397th Solahma Battle Cluster
Unit Profile (as of 3074)
Nickname Point of No Return
Parent Formation Rho Galaxy
Formed
Disbanded 3074 (Destroyed)

History[edit]

Like all of Rho Galaxy, the 397th Solahma Battle Cluster served as a dumping ground for the Coyote's most troublesome warriors.

In addition to being solahma and having poor morale, the 397th had an additional problem in the late 3050s and early 3060s. One of its Star Captains was a former Galaxy Commander charged with incompetence. This officer caused a split in leadership of the Cluster, adding to their already poor performance.[1] The cluster was stationed on Londerholm in 3061,[2] but by 3067 had moved on to the world of Tamaron.[3]

In August 3073 the 397th along with the rest of Rho Galaxy as well as Delta and Epsilon Galaxies assaultrd in the Vinton system. The fighting was long and brutal, but by March 3074 the Coyotes had won the war of attrition and captured every major city.[4]

In December 3074 the Steel Vipers launched a massive assault on against Clan Coyote on Tamaron with six Galaxies and a large naval force. The 397th and Rho Galaxy were part of the Coyote defending force. The Vipers quickly captured their objectives, several major factory complexes in the Apache Mountains, then moved against the Coyote capital city of San Mateo. By 16th December the Vipers had the city surrounded and most of Rho including the 397th had been destroyed. [5]

Officers[edit]

As of 3061 to 3067 the commanding officer was Star Colonel Dakari Topol.[1]

Tactics[edit]

The warriors of the cluster rarely followed Zellbrigen.

Composition History[edit]

As a Solahma Cluster it was equipped in the main with conventional armor and infantry assets.[6]

3061[edit]

397th Solahma Battle Cluster - Regular/Questionable [1]

3067[edit]

397th Solahma Battle Cluster - Green/Reliable [3]

  • 50% full strength, with 80% Clan grade equipment

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 56, "397th Solahma Battle Profile"
  2. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 162
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: Update, p. 76, "Clan Coyote Deployment Table"
  4. The Wars of Reaving, p. 130-131
  5. The Wars of Reaving, p. 142-143
  6. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 45

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