9th Pesht Regulars

9th Pesht Regulars BattleMech Regiment
Unit Profile (as of 3062)
Nickname "The Pride of Pesht"
Parent Formation Pesht Regulars
Formed unknown

The Ninth Pesht Regulars were a Heavy BattleMech Regiment in the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery.



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4th Succession War[edit]

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War of 3039[edit]

The Ninth Regulars were stationed on Schwartz during the entire war and saw no active combat.[1]

Ronin Wars[edit]

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Clan Invasion[edit]

The Ninth faced the Smoke Jaguar's Nineteenth Striker Cluster on Schwartz in March 3050. In this engagement, Tai-sa Graham sacrificed his AeroSpace Fighters, Infantry, and Armor units to allow two battalions of 'Mechs to escape. The DCMS was not pleased.[2] The Nineteenth did follow the rules of zellbrigen with the Ninth however, when they saw the Ninth trying to behave honorably. The Ninth moved the fighting off the plains of Schwartz and into a nearby city. Tai-sa Graham fought a single Trial against Star Colonel Thilla Showers that allowed most of the Ninth's 'Mech units to escape.[3]

Operation Bulldog[edit]

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Dominion War[edit]

During the Dominion War, the Ninth Pesht Regulars were posted to Idlewind, and were one of the first commands hit by the Ghost Bear forces. Their commanding officer was killed early in the fighting and the Ninth lost all unit cohesion. More than 90% of the unit's soldiers were killed, and the remaining troops were assigned to other commands to make up personnel losses.[4]


In 3025 the commanding officer was General Fyodor Markt.[5]

As of 3050 to 3062, the Ninth is commanded by Tai-sa Mark Graham. Graham has spent years granting favors and building a political power base. Tai-sa Graham was killed on Idlewind during the Dominion War.[6][2][4]


Tai-sa Graham used his infantry and armor resources as "bait" for enemy units, which were then hit by the regiment's 'Mechs. This understandably caused tension between the different elements of the unit.[2]

Composition History[edit]


9th Pesht Regulars (Green/Reliable)[5]

  • CO: General Fyodor Markt


9th Pesht Regulars (Regiment/Green/Questionble)[7]


9th Pesht Regulars (Regiment/Green/Questionble)[8]

  • CO: Tai-sa Mark Graham


9th Pesht Regulars (2 Battalions/Regular/Questionble)[9]

  • CO: Tai-sa Mark Graham


9th Pesht Regulars (Regiment/Regular/Questionable)[2]

  • CO/1st Battalion: Tai-sa Mark Graham
  • 2nd Battalion: Chu-sa George Elliot
  • 3rd Battalion: Chu-sa Kyle Iboraki

12th Pesht Strikers (Wing/Regular/Questionable)[2]

  • Wing Commander: Sho-sa Kashira Mori

9th Regulars Armor (2 Companys/Green/Questionable)[2]

  • Armor Commander: Sho-sa Vladimir Kassagrich

53rd Chatam Assault Regiment (Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[2]

  • Troop Commander: Tai-sa William Wellington


On page 65 of the NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2, it is clearly stated that "Beta" and "Charlie" Companies of the Second Battalion are involved in the scenario, but the table on page 109 shows the Ninth marks its Companies numerically.


Game Rules[edit]


  1. Historical: War of 3039, p.139
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Field Manual: Draconis Combine, p. 73
  3. A New Game
  4. 4.0 4.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 109.
  5. 5.0 5.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 136
  6. 20 Year Update, p. 42
  7. Historical: War of 3039 , p. 139
  8. 20 Year Update, p.42
  9. Objective Raids, p.28