Delavan

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Delavan[edit]

Delavan
Delavan neighbouring systems
Delavan neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 269.86 : -95.17[e]
Spectral class K1V[1]
Recharge time 192 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1]

The Delavan system was home to at least one habitable world, Delavan II, and as at 3145 was located in the Markesan Operational Area of the Crucis March within the Federated Suns.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Delavan system is located near the Augusta and Ipava systems[2][3] and consists of at least three worlds orbiting a class K1V primary. The second planet in the system is known to have been habitable, whilst a large shipyard known as the Universal Ship Yards was in orbit above the third planet in the system during the thirty-first century. Also in place in the Delavan system during the thirty-first century were recharge stations at both the nadir and zenith jump points.[1]

System History[edit]

The Delavan system was settled at some point prior to the end of the Reunification War.[4]

Delavan II[edit]

Delavan
Geophysical
System position 2nd[1]
Jump point
distance
5.18 days[1]
Moons 5 (Co, Geneva, Racine, Walworth,

Wisconsin)[1]

Surface gravity 1.15[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 15°C (Sub-Arctic)[1]
Surface water 40%[1]
Highest native life Birds[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Williams Bay[1]
Population 980,785,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-C-A-B[1]
HPG (Representative) A[1]

Delavan II - more commonly known simply as Delavan - is the second planet in the system and had five moons named Co, Geneva, Racine, Walworth and Wisconsin. Delavan has been home to a number of industrial manufacturing concerns including such major companies as Federated-Boeing Interstellar.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League Era[edit]

At the height of the Star League Delavan was the location of a significant percentage of the Federated Suns heavy naval manufacturing industry; by 2765, with the massive manufacturing facilities at Galax yet to come online, Delavan and the worlds of Kathil, Layover and Panpour were responsible for ninety percent of all large naval craft manufactured inside the Federated Suns.[5]

First Succession War[edit]

Delavan was invaded during the second half of the major invasion into the Federated Suns launched by the Draconis Combine in May 2791.[6]

The Jihad[edit]

Delavan is best known as the home of Universal Air. When that company merged with Federated-Boeing Interstellar, Delavan became the new headquarters for the company. With the destruction of Galax, Delevan's population and manufacturing capability increased. Indeed, one of Federated-Boeing's first acts was to not only move the Overlord production lines from Galax to Delevan but to look to expanding those same production lines during the first years of the Dark Age.[7] Though the planet has seen more defensive units in the form of infantry, the system's main defense is provided by a number of Pocket WarShips and a large number of AeroSpace Fighters tasked to defend the orbital shipyards.[8]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

3054[edit]

3079[edit]

Geography[edit]

Delavan has eight continents named Ahnapee, Baraboo, Chetek, Galena, Marengo, Oconto, Preseque and Somo.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Como: the location of the Dynamico Ltd manufacturing facilities on Galena.[1]
  • Williams Bay: the planetary capital city, located on Galena.[1]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Delavan III[edit]

Delavan III
Geophysical
System position 3rd[1]
Infrastructure

Relatively little is known about Delavan III, the third world in the Delavan system; what is known is that a large industrial complex was in place above the planet during the Succession Wars producing a range of DropShips and other items. This orbital facility, the Universal Ship Yards, was originally operated by Universal Air and later by Federated-Boeing.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Armstrong Phoenix Academy: a military academy specialising in the training of aerospace, DropShip and JumpShip crews, located in the Universal Ship Yards in orbit above Delevan III.
  • Universal Ship Yards: a major orbital production complex originally operated by Universal Air.[1]

Industrial Centers[edit]

  • Federated-Boeing[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Augusta 13.0 Ipava 15.2 Coloma 15.6 New Avalon 16.0
Arcadia 17.4 Numenor 18.7 Odessa 19.5 Argyle 20.1
Northfield 21.8 Streator 25.0 Kirklin 28.9 Cahokia 29.1
Saginaw 29.7 Belladonna 30.3 Galax 32.4 Strawn 34.2
Sodus 34.6 Paulding 35.6 Leipsic 39.0 Torrence 40.8
Freisland 42.1 Oberon VI 45.3 Chebanse 45.4 Saunemin 45.5
Petrolia 45.6 Vecchio 47.3 Kestrel 48.4 El Dorado 50.0
Huron 50.9 Steeles 51.6 Imbrial III 51.8 Markesan 52.4
Manassas 53.0 Saltural 53.9 Capac 55.9 Acoma 56.1
Tiskilwa 56.3 Quimper 58.3

References[edit]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 14, "Delavan"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 109
  5. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 6, "Infrastructural Integrity"
  6. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named FSWp44
  7. Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 31
  8. Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 35
  9. Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding - [2317] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  11. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  12. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  13. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  15. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  16. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 24, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  17. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 55, "Kentares IV"
  18. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 57, "Rising Suns"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  20. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  21. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 112, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  23. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  27. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  31. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  32. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  33. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  34. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  36. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  37. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  38. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  39. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  40. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  41. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 134, "First Succession War Deployment Table - AFFS"
  42. Objective Raids, p. 15, "FedCom Deployment Table"

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