Chupadero

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Chupadero
Chupadero neighbouring systems
Chupadero neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 227.98 : 379.41[e]

The Chupadero system was home to at least one habitable world and as at 3145 was located in the Bjarred Prefecture of the Pesht Military District within the Draconis Combine.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Chupadero system is located near the Jeanette and Stapelfeld systems.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Chupadero system was colonised at some point prior to the end of the Reunification War.[3]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Operation REVIVAL[edit]

Chupadero was conquered by Clan Smoke Jaguar in May 3050 during the Second Wave of Operation REVIVAL. The First Trinary Assault and Aerospace Trinary of the 214th Jaguar Dragoons invaded the planet, which was defended by the First Chupadero Armored Legion. The battle started quickly in the Jaguars' favor as their OmniFighters quickly decimated their opponent's antique air support, winning air superiority and First Trinary Assault ample time to hunt down the defenders at their leisure. At Dale Valley they easily stepped over 'Mech traps laid by the defenders and routed the tank regiment even as it attempted a retreat. The Legion's remnants fell back to the Billoc Tunnels, through which they intended to reach the capital Fredsin and make their final stand, but were foiled when Star Captain Wesley Moon decided to enter after them and destroyed their last remaining vehicles.[16]

In spite of the destruction rained upon them elements of the Chupadero Legion survived and went to ground. Rebuilding their forces from the local populace and scrounging any vehicle they could get their hands on, they were able to rebuild and field one infantry and two armor battalions to resist Clan rule. Thus the planet was one of several handed over by Clan Smoke Jaguar to Clan Nova Cat during the Fifth Wave in November 3051. Hoping to win the populace's hearts and minds the Nova Cat Khans reminded Shiva Keshik to tread lightly in defeating the guerrillas so as to create favorable occupation conditions. The Legion did not see the situation the same way however, and fiercely resisted their new occupiers, fighting major battles at Cornerstone and Hill Valley which caused major damage. While successful in the end, the fighting on Chupadero caused the Nova Cats to file a formal complaint with ilKhan Ulric Kerensky regarding the Smoke Jaguars and their occupation methods.[18]

Operation BULLDOG[edit]

Chupadero was invaded in the first wave of Operation BULLDOG by the Forty-Second Galedon Regulars. The defending Nova Cat Fifteenth Garrison Cluster lost the planet, but only after killing the invading unit's CO.[22]

Military Deployment[edit]

3050[edit]

  • First Chupadero Armored Legion (until May)[16]

3051[edit]

3054[edit]

3059[edit]

  • Fifteenth Provisional Garrison Cluster [22]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Billoc Tunnels: site of a significant battle during the Clan invasion.[16]
  • Cornerstone: site of a significant battle during the Nova Cat occupation of Chupadero.[18]
  • Dale Valley: site of a significant battle during the Clan invasion.[16]
  • Fredsin: the planetary capital city.[16]
  • Hill Valley: site of a significant battle during the Nova Cat occupation of Chupadero.[18]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Jeanette 13.5 Stapelfeld 16.9 Kabah 23.1 Caesaera 23.8
Sawyer 26.1 Lonaconing 30.4 Bjarred 33.1 Virentofta 35.6
Silence 35.8 McAlister 36.4 Duxfort 37.6 Matamoras 38.9
Seuta Bimyeong 43.1 New Sarum 45.0 Herndon 47.1 Coudoux 47.4
Caracol 49.3 Wonju 51.9 Cheriton 53.6 Hyner 56.7
Jeronimo 59.4 Bangor 59.4

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. 10.0 10.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  11. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  14. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 Invading Clans Sourcebook, p. 65
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 Invading Clans (sourcebook), p. 118
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 Field Manual: Comstar, p.132
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere [3063] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  26. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  27. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  28. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  29. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  30. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  32. Objective Raids, p. 63, "Unit Note"

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