428th Assault (Clan Steel Viper)
|428th Assault Cluster|
|Unit Profile (as of 3061)|
|Nickname||The Striking Serpents|
|Parent Formation||Gamma Galaxy|
The actual attack was undertaken by the 423rd Assault, 428th Assault and Ninety-Fourth Battle Clusters. Landing under the cover of the Diabolis sandstorms, the 423rd and 428th defeated the Tenth Lyran Guards RCT by using the Viper's Maw tactic, while the Ninety-fourth engaged the Ninth Federated Commonwealth RCT and forced them back to the spaceport.
The battle was over in a matter of hours.
The 428th was almost wiped out on Tukayyid.
Ejection from the Inner Sphere
- Cluster Command Star (1 [[OmniMech) Star)
- Trinary Alpha (3 OmniMech Stars)
- Trinary Bravo (3 OmniMech Stars)
- Trinary Charlie (1 OmniMech/Elemental Nova, 2 Elemental Stars)
- Trinary Delta (3 OmniMech Stars)
- Trinary Echo (3 OmniFighter Stars)
- 5 Trinaries
- Invading Clans (sourcebook), p. 88, "Fifth Wave" - Twycross
- Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 145, "428th Assault Cluster"