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Cal-Boeing of Dorwinion

Cal-Boeing of Dorwinion
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Company Information
Founding Year 2899
Interstellar Company No
Primary Site(s) Belladonna
Filtvelt
Primary Products Conventional Aircraft
Vehicles


Cal-Boeing of Dorwinion is a minor aircraft manufacturer located in the Federated Suns. They later began production for the Filtvelt Coalition.

History[edit]

Formed in 2899 by a group of Federated-Boeing engineers and designers who disagreed with the company's direction, the parting of both groups was amiable, with Federated-Boeing even donating long-empty warehouses on Belladonna to the fledgling start-up which repaid their parent company once they became successful. Cal-Boeing's first design, the Ferret, rolled off the production line in 2901, securing an AFFS contract for six thousand of the scout VTOL.

Riding the wave of continued high-interest in their iconic VTOL, the company was unprepared for the failure of the combat version of the Ferret called the Wild Weasel in 2967. So stung, Cal-Boeing did not attempt to develop another until the Marten in 3021.[1]

In 3067 Cal-Boeing has seen a great deal of competition from Michaelson Heavy Industries. The company has expanded into the civilian market, and unless the AFFS starts to purchase some of their newer designs there is a decent chance the company will stop producing military systems altogether.[2] In 3079 however, the company's fortunes shifted for the better. With the widespread destruction of the Jihad and the AFFS reorganization, their VTOLs were more in demand than ever.[3]

The creation of the Filtvelt Coalition raised some concerns within the company, but when the Federated Suns declined to invade the company continued to produce parts and vehicles for the new Filtvelt Citizen's Militia. One unexpected side effect was the standardization of equipment across the FCM.[4]

By 3137 Cal-Boeing was producing two new versions of the Marten from their factory on Belladonna, the Marten Scout VTOL and a troop-carrying variant.[5] Cal-Boeing also made the decision to expand their production off of Filtvelt during the Dark Age, with a new facility on Lackhove producing Aurora-class DropShips under contract as well as a new line of endo-steel which was predominantly manufactured for the Filtvelt Coalition's home-grown Coalition Armory Inc..[6]

Leadership[edit]

In 3025 the company's CEO was Count Mitchell Fassel.[1] Count Douglas Fassel held the position of the company's CEO in 3067.[2]

Manufacturing[edit]

Cal-Boeing of Dorwinion has manufacturing centers on the following planets:

Belladonna[edit]

Components produced on Belladonna:[7][8][9][10][11][12][3]
Component Type
Vehicles
Cavalry Infiltrator[7] Combat Vehicle
Cavalry Cadence Rain[8] Combat Vehicle
Ripper[9] Combat Vehicle
Ferret[2][10][11] Combat Vehicle
Marten[2][10][12] Combat Vehicle
Marten Scout VTOL[5] Combat Vehicle
Marten Scout VTOL (Infantry)[5] Combat Vehicle
Wild Weasel[2][10] Combat Vehicle
Conventional Aircraft
Boomerang[2][10] Conventional Aircraft
I.C.E.
Tyron 25 Ferret[10][11]
Tyron 75 Marten[10][12]
Tyron 45 Prop-Jet [citation needed]
Tyron 100[5] Marten Scout VTOL & Marten Scout VTOL (Infantry)
Fusion Engine
GM 110 Cavalry[7]
Omni 70 Ripper[9]
Armor - BattleMechs & Vehicles
StarGuard Darknova Stealth Cavalry[7]
ProtecTech Light Ferret & Marten[10][11][12] (all variants)[5]
Armor - FF - BattleMechs & Vehicles
ProtecTech 6 Ferro-Fibrous Ripper[9]
Communications System
Achernar Standard Ferret[11] & Marten[12] (all variants)[5]
Datacom 100 Ripper[9]
Garret Supremesound w/Guardian ECM Cavalry[7]
Targeting-Tracking System
Garret D2j Cavalry[7]
IsBM Lantirn Ferret[10][11] & Marten[12] (all variants)[5]
Tarmac Quasar V Ripper[9]
Machine Gun
MainFire MiniGun Ferret[10][11]
Anti-Missile System
MainFire Point Defense [citation needed]
Medium Laser
Omicron 950 Ripper[9]
Magshot Gauss Rifle
Federated-Barret Cavalry[7]
SRM-2
Federated SuperStreak Marten[12]

Security Force: Cal-Boing Swarm (battalion sized unit of Wild Weasel's and Martens)[13]

Filtvelt[edit]

Components produced on Filtvelt:[14][15][16]
Component Type
VTOL
Ripper[16] VTOLs
Conventional Aircraft
Boomerang[15][16] Conventional Aircraft
Turbine
GM AeroProp Boomerang[15]
Communications System
Achernar Air Whistler Boomerang[15]

Lackland[edit]

Components produced on Lackland:[6]
Component Type
DropShips
Aurora (post-Jihad)[6] Aerodyne DropShip
Construction Material
CBD Endo-Lite (post-Jihad)[6] Endo Steel

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 151
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Handbook: House Davion, p. 164, "Cal-Boeing of Dorwinion Profile"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 12
  4. Objectives: Periphery, p. 23
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 Technical Readout: 3145 Federated Suns, p. 12, "Marten Scout VTOL"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Field Manual: 3145, p. 189, "Filtvelt Coalition"
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 Technical Readout: Prototypes, p. 30, "Produced Cavalry Components"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Experimental Technical Readout: Davion, p. 8, "Produced Cavalry VTOL variant"
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 Technical Readout: 3050 Upgrade, p. 150, "Produced Ripper VTOL Components"
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 Objective Raids, p. 92, "Produced Cal-Boing of Dorwinion Components"
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 Technical Readout: 3039, p. 8, "Produced Ferret VTOL Components"
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 Technical Readout: 3026 Revised, p. 92, "Produced Marten VTOL Components"
  13. Objective Raids,p. 81
  14. Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 47
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 Technical Readout: 3039, p. 172, "Produced Boomerang Spotter Plane Components
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Objectives: Periphery, p. 24, "Cal-Boeing of Dorwinion"

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