Beta Newt (Clan Steel Viper)

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Beta Newt
Unit Profile (as of 3067)
Nickname None
Parent Formation Beta Galaxy


Beta Newt were one of Clan Steel Vipers training units, led by an experienced Star Colonel. The Newt Trinaries teach the newly graduated warriors to fight as a unit and act as "feeder" units for the front line Galaxies.[1]

In 3061 the Trinary was stationed on Antares.[2] By 3067 Beta Newt had been expanded to a Cluster and was stationed on Marshall along with the rest of Beta Galaxy.[3]

The final fate of the Beta Newt Cluster is not known, but they would not have survived the destruction of Beta Galaxy or that of Clan Steel Viper in 3075.[4]


The Commanding Officer was Star Colonel Edward Roland was assigned to the post after being injured on Tukayyid, he was still in command in 3067.[5][3]




Beta Newt Trinary - Green/Fanatical[5]


Beta Newt Cluster - Green/Fanatical[3]

  • 75% full strength


  1. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 140, "Training"
  2. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 165, "Beta Galaxy"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: Update, p. 80, "Beta Galaxy"
  4. The Wars of Reaving, p.149-150
  5. 5.0 5.1 Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 144, "Beta Newt Trinary Profile"