8th Assault (Clan Diamond Shark)

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Eighth Assault Cluster
Unit Profile (as of 3085)
Nickname Rogue Hunter (official); Rogue Falcons (unofficial)
Parent Formation Gamma Galaxy
Formed

History[edit]

Operation REVIVAL[edit]

The Eighth Assault Cluster absorbed the survivors of Gamma Galaxy's Tukayyid campaign.[1]

The Jihad[edit]

As a part of Gamma Galaxy the Eighth was on Twycross when Blakist sympathizers launched the Bloody Tricentennial attacks that struck across the Inner Sphere. On Twycross, the Trellshire Heavy Industries plant was destroyed in a nuclear explosion intended to both destroy the factory and the garrisoning Clan Diamond Shark forces from Gamma Galaxy who had been lured to the plant by a series of earlier explosions.[2]

Officers[edit]

As of 3061 the Commanding Officer was Star Colonel Elissa Hawker.[1] In 3085 the Commanding Officer was Star Colonel Haruko Lienet.[3]

Tactics[edit]

The composition of the Cluster allowed it to meet many different situations equally well.[1]

Composition[edit]

3061[edit]

3085[edit]

Eighth Assault Cluster (Elite/Reliable)[3]

  • CO: Star Colonel Georgiy Kozyrev[3]
- At this point in time the Eighth was stationed on Itabaiana and was operating at five-sixths of full strength. Less than ninety percent of the Cluster was equipped with Omni-technology.[3]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 70, "8th Assault Cluster Profile"
  2. Field Manual: 3085, p. 115, "Gamma Galaxy"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Field Manual: 3085, p. 124, "Gamma Galaxy (Snapping Jaws Galaxy)"

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