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Elbar

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Elbar
Elbar neighbouring systems
Elbar neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 126.65 : -8.05[e]

The Elbar system was home to at least one habitable world and as at 3145 was located in the remains of the Robinson Operational Area of the Draconis March within the Federated Suns.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Elbar system is located near the Cartago and Schedar systems.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Elbar system was colonised during the First Exodus from Terra[3] and by the end of the Age of War had been incorporated into the Federated Suns.[4]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League Era[edit]

Elbar served as a supply world for the SLDF's Second Army, particularly IX Corps.[47]

First Succession War[edit]

In February 2788 First Prince John Davion launched Operation SOLAR SHIELD, a desperate plan to try and disrupt the invasion of the Federated Suns launched by the Draconis Combine in May 2787. Prince John had been preparing to invade the Capellan Confederation when news of the Combine invasion reached him, and the forces he drew together for SOLAR SHIELD were based on those three 'Mech regiments nearby earmarked for the abortive invasion of the Confederation plus some six assorted regiments of armor and infantry provided by regional militias within the Marlette Combat Region. Prince John divided his forces into three groups and launched strikes at three occupied worlds on the Terran flank of the invasion, hoping to disrupt the thrust being lead personally by Coordinator Minoru Kurita.[14][48]

SOLAR SHIELD proved to be flawed from the outset; the units assembled lacked time to train together, Prince John's forces were limited in number, and he had only a handful of WarShips available to use to escort his forces. Senior officers advised against the operation, but Prince John felt that speed was of the essence, and ordered that the operation go ahead. Elbar was one of the worlds targeted by SOLAR SHIELD, and in May 2788 the Eighth Syrtis Fusiliers jumped into the system, initially encountering no serious difficulties. While the transport JumpShips recharged, the Fusilier DropShips set off for Elbar, along with a small WarShip escort, but before the JumpShips could finish recharging the Narukami-class destroyer DCS Tsutsuji appeared and attacked the transports, supported by two squadrons of aerospace fighters.[14]

The Fusiliers realised that they were heading into a trap, and that the DCMS forces were well-prepared for any attack; their two-ship WarShip escort lacked enough docking collars to enable the Fusiliers to escape with all their DropShips, so the Fusiliers resorted to transferring as many of their DropShip crews, passengers and equipment into the Carrack-class transport FSS Port Victoria as they could before jumping out of the Elbar system, abandoning their DropShips behind them. Combined with heavy defeats on Cartago and Schedar as well, SOLAR SHIELD was an abject failure that cost the AFFS men and resources it couldn't afford to lose.[14]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Forty-first Avalon Hussars[50]

2821[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Cartago 13.3 Schedar 15.9 Mara 17.5 Waycross 20.7
Mallory's World 20.7 Kentares IV 23.3 Tallassee 23.4 Edwards 24.9
New Rhodes III 25.5 Mirach 26.0 Caselton 27.0 David 30.4
Ronel 31.5 Logandale 32.5 Sonnia 34.0 New Florence 36.2
Johnsondale 37.3 Rio 37.5 Tybalt 38.7 Raman 39.0
Cylene 39.0 Olancha 40.6 Fellanin II 41.2 Tikonov 41.6
Alnadal 41.7 Galatia III 42.3 Markab 42.3 Ozawa 43.3
Avawatz 43.9 Goderich 45.0 Marlette 45.9 Skat 48.3
Tawas 48.7 Okaya 49.4 Angol 49.5 Mira 49.7
Ankaa 52.0 Sadalbari 52.1 Mesartim (Conway) 52.3 Hean 52.4
Xhosa VII 52.4 Proserpina 52.8 Clovis 54.7 Barstow 54.9
Sanilac 55.0 Achernar 55.0 Tedibyhr 55.4 Addicks 55.7
Tigress 56.2 Rosamond 57.9 Murchison 59.0 Alrescha 59.0
Almach 59.4 Towne 59.6

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 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - [2319] Map
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596]" Map
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. 11.0 11.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  12. 12.0 12.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 118, "Digesting The Hegemony"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 First Succession War, p. 40, "Fighting The Tsunami"
  15. First Succession War, p. 44, "Draconis Combine-Federated Suns Front 2786-2796"
  16. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  18. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  19. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  22. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns - [3025] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  24. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  28. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  30. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  35. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  36. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  37. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 33, "Federated Suns Map"
  38. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  39. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  41. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  42. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  43. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  44. Field Manual: 3085, p. Vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  45. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  46. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  47. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 48
  48. First Succession War, p. 41, "An Expensive Learning Curve"
  49. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 10, "Avalon Hussars - Regimental Status"
  50. 50.0 50.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 134, "First Succession War Deployment Table - AFFS"
  51. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 135, "First Succession War Deployment Table - AFFS"

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