61st Air Assault (Clan Diamond Shark)

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61st Air Assault Cluster
Unit Profile (as of 3072)
Nickname Sky Fox
Parent Formation Sigma Galaxy
Formed


History[edit]

The Sixty-first Air Assault Cluster was stationed on Lum in 3060[1]. This system had been its posting for many years[2]. The Cluster was at full combat strength when assigned to the WarShip Star Swimmer in 3067[3].

With the loss of the Star Swimmer at Salonika in early July 3072 it is assumed that the clusters was either destroyed or captured by Clan Burrock forces.[4]

Officers[edit]

As of 3061 the Commanding Officer was Star Colonel Freya Erikson,[5] she was still in command in 3067.[3]

Tactics[edit]

The Cluster accepted zellbrigen against equal forces, excluding OmniMechs. The command used combined arms tactics to its advantage.[5]

Composition[edit]

3061[edit]

61st Air Assault Cluster - Green/Reliable [5]

3067[edit]

61st Air Assault Cluster - Veteran/Fanatical [3]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 163
  2. Field Manual: Updates, p. 59
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: Updates, p. 77
  4. Wars of Reaving, p. 102, "Bearding the Shark"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 74, "61st Air Assault Cluster Profile"

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