Drozan

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Drozan[edit]

Drozan
Drozan neighbours
Drozan neighbours
System information
X:Y Coordinates 31.27 : -369.94[e]
Spectral class F2V[1][2][3]
Recharge time 173 hours[2][3]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1][2][3]

The Drozan system was home to at least one habitable world, Drozan V, and as at 3145 was located in the Victoria Commonality of the Capellan Confederation.[4][5]

System Description[edit]

The Drozan system is located near the Ordino and Turin systems[6] and consists of a class F2V primary orbited by at least five worlds. During the thirty-first century recharge stations were in place at both the system nadir and zenith jump points.[1][2][3]

System History[edit]

The Drozan system was colonised during the Star League era at some point after the end of the Reunification War.[7][6]

Drozan V[edit]

Drozan
Planetary flag
Planetary flag
Geophysical
System position 5th[1][2][3]
Jump point
distance
18.75[2][3]
Moons None[2][3]
Surface gravity 0.96[2][3]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2][3]
Equatorial temperature 29°C (Temperate)[2][3]
Surface water 71%[2][3]
Highest native life Mammals[1][2][3]
Founding 3025[1] - 3079[3]
Infrastructure
Ruler Lord Arthur Kingsbury (3025)[1]
Lord Henry Kingsbury (3067)[2]
Capital Rid[3]
Population 4,772,000,000 (3025)[1]
6,240,000,000 (3067)[2]
6,240,000,000 (3079)[3]
Socio-Industrial Levels C-D-C-C-A[2][3]
HPG (Representative) A[1][2][3] (Precentor Philvan Tesh) (3025)[1]

Drozan V - more commonly referred to simply as Drozan - is the fifth planet in the system.[1][2][3]

Planetary History[edit]

Succession Wars[edit]

Drozan was one of the Capellan Confederation's vital agricultural worlds during the Succession Wars. According to ComStar, in 3025 Drozan's large arable plains produced enough crops to provide 5% of the entire Confederation's needs,[1] although this claim was later proven to be somewhat inaccurate as it referred to luxury foods, rather than all foods.[2] The farms were managed by large automated cultivation and processing plants that ran continuously; it was this high degree of automation that made Drozan so bountiful. These farms were supplemented by large aquaculture installations which provided more foodstuffs for the Confederation.[1]

Given its importance and agricultural output, it was no surprise that the Confederation established research centers devoted to food synthesis on the world. Prior to the Fourth Succession War the Strategios also stationed a battalion of Warrior House troops on the world, rotating the unit so enemy intelligence agencies couldn't get a good view of the defenders. In addition, Drozan featured a large base that housed motorized and jump infantry units.[1]

Pre-Jihad Era[edit]

By 3067 the agriculture industry on Drozan had grown yet further, utilizing both land and sea to produce everything from exotic atrisanal grains through to gourmet meats, and the Capellan market share for luxury foods occupied by produce from Drozan had increased to 8%;[2] the aquaculture practised on Drozan was particularly famous, in part due to the fecundity of a native species known as Exocoregonus Oceanis Drozanus, or more commonly as the Drozan Whitefish.[8] The agribusiness industry on Drozan had also diversified further with the release of information from the Helm Memory Core, becoming a powerhouse in agricultural genetic engineering.[2]

Drozan had been at peace since the war with the Duchy of Andurien and the Magistracy of Canopus in the wake of the Fourth Succession War, and this had lead to an increasing volume of complaints from the grovers working the northern continent over the tax burden of supporting the large military cantonment and training facility on the planet, and Lord Henry Kingsbury was doing his best to educate his fellow grangers about the importance of the military presence and facilities, both from the perspective of his roles as owner of one of the largest granges on Drozen, as planetary ruler, and as possible recipient of a visit from the Maskirovka.[2]

The military installations on Drozan had continued to focus on infantry training and the training facility located in the coastal city of Midas had become the site of one of the few dedicated underwater combat schools to be found anywhere in the Confederation. Rumors on the planet speculated that the facility was impressive enough that the Death Commandos were going to take a hand in the training offered at the facility.[2]

Post-Jihad Era[edit]

By 3079 the cadets trained at the Duchy RTC facility on Drozan were acknowledged as benefitting from excellent jump and motorized infantry courses, with the facility also producing cadets who excelled at underwater operations thanks to the SCUBA programme which remained generously funded.[3]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3025[edit]

  • Lord Arthur Kingsbury[1]

3067[edit]

  • Lord Henry Kingsbury[2]

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

3038[edit]

  • Warrior House Dai Da[46]

3040[edit]

  • Warrior House Dai Da[46]

3050[edit]

  • Warrior House Dai Da Chi[47]

3054[edit]

  • Warrior House Dai Da Chi[48]

3063[edit]

3067[edit]

Geography[edit]

Drozan has two continents named Broad and Walton.[3]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Rid: the planetary capital city, located on Walton.[3]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Turin 10.2 Ordino 12.9 Gunthar 15.4 Barras 18.8
Borden 20.1 Kurvasa 20.1 Chennai 21.6 Jacomarle 22.3
Murris (Kalindam) 22.9 Bellatrix 29.4 Renown 29.8 Buenos Aires 30.8
Repulse 31.0 Amu Darya 31.7 Sax 33.1 Principia 33.5
Hansii (Itsbur) 33.6 Krakatau 34.4 Cavalor 34.6 Egress 36.7
Payia 36.7 Niomede 37.5 Pell 38.2 Andarmax 38.3
Calseraigne 39.6 Decatur 40.7 Ghorepani 42.2 Prix 42.2
Sunnywood 42.9 Midthun 45.3 Vard 45.4 Kimi 45.6
Thamel (Wyeth's Glory) 45.6 Dicon 46.0 Shaun (Burl) 47.3 Shiba 49.6
Columbine 49.8 New Roland 50.2 Primus 50.5 Espia 52.0
Sadurni 52.8 Quimberton 53.0 Adrar 53.1 Lucknow 53.1
Untran (Achtur) 53.1 Hurik 53.4 Pojos 54.2 Pilpala 55.0
Ward 55.9 Raphael 56.8 Kasdach 57.8 Linhauiguan 57.8
Lyreton 57.8 Madras 59.5 Nukus 59.5

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 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 135, "Drozan Planet Guide"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 Handbook: House Liao, p. 86, "Drozan"
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 Objectives: Capellan Confederation, p. 26, "Drozan"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. 7.0 7.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Liao, p. 139, "Drozan Whitefish (Exocoregonus Oceanis Drozanus)"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 13, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366]"
  11. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Marik, p. 23, "Free Worlds League after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  13. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  15. Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 23, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  17. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864 Map]"
  20. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  21. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. vii, "Capellan Confederation Map - [3025]"
  22. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  26. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  29. Objective Raids, p. 40, "Map of the Capellan Confederation"
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  31. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  34. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 47, "Capellan Confederation Map"
  35. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  36. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  37. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map
  38. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  39. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  40. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Military Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  41. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  42. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  43. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  45. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 107, "Unit Deployment Table"
  46. 46.0 46.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 140, "Deployment Table"
  47. 20 Year Update, p. 63, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  48. Objective Raids, p. 42, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  49. Field Manual: Capellan Confederation, p. 119, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  50. Field Manual: Updates, p. 33, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"

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