Imperio Militar Del Escorpión

The Imperio Militar Del Escorpión is the military arm of Escorpión Imperio the remnant of Clan Goliath Scorpion.

Military Organisation[edit]

Based on the concept of mixed Trinaries, Goliath Scorpion's military is extremely regimented. Each of the six Trinary types it uses contains a mix of BattleMech, Elemental and Aerospace forces, designed around a tactical specialty.[1]

Trinary Type Composition Information
Assault Trinary 2 BattleMech Stars
1 Elemental Star
Used to spearhead offensive operations in urban environments, the two 'Mech Stars are composed of heavy and assault machines while the Battle Armor scouts ahead to identify and destroy ambushes.
Battle Trinary 1 BattleMech Star
1 Elemental Star
1 Aerospace Star
Same unit type as adopted by Clan Wolf in 3012, this multi-role unit combines light- to heavy-weight machines for responsive, independent battlefield operation.
Guard Trinary 2 Elemental Stars
1 BattleMech Star
This defensive formation is design to work in any environment, with the supporting 'Mech Star composed of varying weight classes.
Specialist Trinary 2 Elementals Stars
1 Aerospace Star
These air-mobile infantry units are built around rapid battlefield response and hotzone paradrops. The aerospace Star is almost exclusively composed of the Kirghiz-C variant of fighters for transport.
Striker Trinary 2 BattleMech Stars
1 Aerospace Star
A harassment force, these formations are made of light- to heavy-weight 'Mechs and medium-weight fighters. Unlike aerospace Stars in other formations, those in Strikers are used for air superiority and reconnaissance rather than ground-support.
Command Trinary 2 BattleMech Stars
1 Composite Star (two Elemental Points, one Aerospace Point and two 'Mechs)
This formation acts as a stable command element while also capable of delivering the final blow to an engaged enemy.

Each of these six Trinary types gives way to six different Cluster formations, also designed around specific strategic needs. In addition to their stated forces, each Cluster is led by a Command Trinary.[1]

Clustertype Composition Information
Hussar Cluster 3 Striker Trinaries
1 Specialist Trinary
These units perform planetary reconnaissance and deep-strike assignments.
Uhlan Cluster 2 Striker Trinaries
2 Battle Trinaries
Uhlans are nimble ground force used as skirmishers.
Dragoon Cluster 1 Striker Trinaries
2 Battle Trinary
1 Guard Trinary
A flexible formation for offensive or defensive operations.
Cuirassier Cluster 2 Battle Trinaries
2 Assault Trinaries
This formation is used as a mobile ground-assault force.
Grenadier Cluster 3 Guard Trinaries
1 Assault Trinary
Grenadiers form the backbone of Scorpion defensive operations and bear the brunt of enemy offenses.
Cateran Cluster 1 Striker Trinary
1 Battle Trinary
2 Specialist Trinaries
An irregular formation adopted by the elite Heartvenom Cluster allowing them to perform fast, deadly strikes.

Touman Structure[edit]

The touman in 3086[2]

Alpha Galaxy (The Rock Minders)[edit]

Alpha Galaxy
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24th Scorpion Cuirassiers
14th Scorpion Hussars
8th Scorpion Dragoons
35th Scorpion Cuirassiers
3067
24th Scorpion Cuirassiers (The Khan's Own)
14th Scorpion Hussars (Swift Retribution)
8th Scorpion Dragoons (The Whip-Tail Brigade)
35th Scorpion Cuirassiers (The Scorpions of the Veil)
3086
24th Scorpion Cuirassiers
14th Scorpion Hussars
35th Scorpion Cuirassiers

Beta Galaxy (The Sand Runners)[edit]

Beta Galaxy
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23rd Scorpion Cuirassiers
22nd Scorpion Uhlans
6th Scorpion Hussars
1st Cateran Cluster
3067
23rd Scorpion Cuirassiers (The Ironshell Irregulars)
22nd Scorpion Uhlans (Eye of the Storm)
6th Scorpion Hussars (Desert Wind)
1st Cateran Cluster (Heartvenom)
3086
3rd Scorpion Cuirassiers
5th Scorpion Cuirassiers
1st Cateran Cluster

Tau Galaxy (Alexandretta Garrison)[edit]

Tau Galaxy
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4th Scorpion Cuirassiers
4th Scorpion Uhlans
2nd Scorpion Hussars
3067
4th Scorpion Cuirassiers (Adamantine Hearts)
4th Scorpion Uhlans (Untamed Will)
2nd Scorpion Hussars (Blinding Stare)
3086
4th Scorpion Cuirassiers
4th Scorpion Uhlans
2nd Scorpion Hussars

Renamed from Fort Fairchild Garrison with the loss of Fort Fairchild.[3]

Mu Galaxy (Queensland Garrison)[edit]

Mu Galaxy
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11th Scorpion Dragoons
12th Scorpion Cuirassiers
33rd Scorpion Grenadiers
3067
11th Scorpion Dragoons (The Devil's Tail)
12th Scorpion Cuirassiers (The Highwaymen)
33rd Scorpion Grenadiers (Sharman's Boxers)
3086
11th Scorpion Dragoons
12th Scorpion Cuirassiers
33rd Scorpion Grenadiers

Chi Galaxy (The Eternal Quest)[edit]

Chi Galaxy
Formed in the 3060s.[4] 3067
1st Scorpion Seekers
2nd Scorpion Seekers
3rd Scorpion Seekers
3086
1st Scorpion Seekers
2nd Scorpion Seekers
3rd Scorpion Seekers

Omega Galaxy (The Caliph Brigada)[edit]

Omega Galaxy
Formed in the 3080s.[5] 3086
1st Imperio Guards
2nd Imperio Guards
3rd Imperio Guards

Former Galaxies[edit]

Gamma Galaxy (The Cave Dwellers)[edit]

Gamma Galaxy
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16th Scorpion Dragoons
3rd Scorpion Cuirassiers
8th Scorpion Uhlans
14th Scorpion Grenadiers
3067
16th Scorpion Dragoons (The Gate Crashers)
3rd Scorpion Cuirassiers (Kerensky's Covenant)
8th Scorpion Uhlans (The Crimson Legion)
14th Scorpion Grenadiers (The Dark Sting)

Delta Galaxy (Borodino Garrison)[edit]

Delta Galaxy
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17th Scorpion Cuirassiers
20th Scorpion Cuirassiers
7th Scorpion Grenadiers
3067
17th Scorpion Cuirassiers (The Golden Horde)
20th Scorpion Cuirassiers (Scorpio Ascendant)
7th Scorpion Grenadiers (The Din of Battle)

Rho Galaxy (New Ashur Garrison)[edit]

Rho Galaxy
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5th Scorpion Cuirassiers (Forked Ambition)
10th Scorpion Dragoons (Poisoned Gambit)
8th Scorpion Grenadiers (The Khan's Castle)
3072-3080
5th Scorpion Cuirassiers

Naval Assets[edit]

As of 3086 there are three operational vessels:

Former Vessels Assignments[edit]

Unit assigment Unit Ship(s)
Alpha Galaxy Einheriar Battlegroup McKenna-class Lei Kung (flagship)

Lola III-class Sagitta - Lost 3069
Aegis-class Corona Borealis - Destroyed 3073
Congress-class Bernlad

Beta Galaxy Fire Wheel Battlegroup Cameron-class Hephaestus (flagship) - Destroyed 3081

Lola III-class Auriga - Destroyed 3073
Aegis-class Corona Austrina
Congress-class Garlón - Lost 3069

Gamma Galaxy Wild Hunt Battlegroup Nightlord-class Átropos - Destroyed

Essex-class Orpheus - Destroyed 3072
Sovetskii Soyuz-class Serket - Destroyed 3073
Carrack-class Coltrane - Destroyed
Volga-class Andromeda - Destroyed 3075

Delta Galaxy Potemkin-class Enceladus - Lost 3069
Mu Galaxy Potemkin-class Karttikeya - Destroyed 3075
Tau Galaxy Potemkin-class Epimetheus - Gifted to Clan Snow Raven
Rho Galaxy Potemkin-class Prometheus - Lost 3069

Uniforms and Rank Insignia[edit]

Clan Goliath Scorpion Military Rank Insignia
Uniform Rank Insignia Point Rank Point Insignia
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Point Commander GoliathScorpion-PointCommander.png Point 1 GoliathScorpion-Point1.png
Star Commander GoliathScorpion-StarCommander.png Point 2 GoliathScorpion-Point2.png
Star Captain GoliathScorpion-StarCaptain.png Point 3 GoliathScorpion-Point3.png
Star Colonel GoliathScorpion-StarColonel.png Point 4 GoliathScorpion-Point4.png
Galaxy Commander GoliathScorpion-GalaxyCommander.png Point 5 GoliathScorpion-Point5.png
Khan GoliathScorpion-Khan.png

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 108
  2. The Wars of Reaving, p. 160-161
  3. Field Manual: Updates, p.63
  4. Field Manual: Updates, p.63
  5. The Wars of Reaving, p.160-161

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