61st Firestorm (Clan Fire Mandrill)

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61st Firestorm Cluster
Unit Profile (as of 3072)
Nickname The Brimstone Cluster
Parent Formation Kindraa Mattila-Carrol
Formed
Disbanded 3072 (Destroyed)

History[edit]

The Sixty-first Firestorm Cluster provided two Stars to Clan Fire Mandrill's Provisional Assault Cluster that competed in the Trials prior to Operation Revival in 3048.[1] It was stationed on Marshall in 3059,[2] and were still in position in 3067.[3]

In 3072 Clan Steel Viper forces attacked the Kindraa's industrial complex of Molten on Barcella. The Sixty First Firestorm Cluster put up a solid defence, losing half it's warriors before being forced to surrender. Those that managed to retreat from the destroyed Cluster joined up with the First Fire Assault Cluster at Mockva. [4]

Officers[edit]

As of 3059 the Commanding Officer was Star Colonel Drax Mattila,[5] and Drax was still in command in 3067.[2]

Tactics[edit]

The Cluster is often employed to tie up enemy forces, while fast strike teams attack their rear supply areas to destroy stocks and repair assets.[5]

Composition History[edit]

3059-3067[edit]

Sixty-first Firestorm Cluster - Elite/Fanatical [2][3]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Operational Turning Points: REVIVAL Trials, p. 19-20
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 149, "Clan Fire Mandrill"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 71, "Clan Fire Mandrill"
  4. The Wars of Reaving, p. 110, "The Hellion Fades"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 49, "Unit Profile"

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