Gan Singh

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Gan Singh[edit]

Gan Singh
Gan Singh neighboring systems
Gan Singh neighboring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 41.61 : -79.67[e]
Spectral class F7V[1][2]
Recharge time 178 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1][2]
Planets 4[2]

The Gan Singh system was home to at least one habitable world, Gan Singh IV, and as at 3145 was located in the Tikonov Commonality of the Capellan Confederation.[3][4]

System Description[edit]

The Gan Singh system is located near the Liao and Pleione systems[3][4] and consists of four worlds orbiting a class F7V primary.[1]

System History[edit]

The Gan Singh system was colonized during the late Twenty-second century[2] and later became a part of the Tikonov Union.[2][1]

Gan Singh IV[edit]

Gan Singh
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 4th[1][2]
Jump point
distance
12.89 days[1]
Moons 4 (Hari, Kishen, Nain, Ranjit)[1][2]
Surface gravity 1.0[1][2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1][2]
Equatorial temperature 30°C (Tropical)[1][2]
Surface water 72%[1]
Highest native life Mammal[1][2]
Reference Year 3067[1] - 3130[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Lord Stanley Baxter (3067)[1]
Governor: Jean Littlefield & Planetary Legate: Heath O'Hagan (3130)[2]
Capital Mughal[2]
Population 1,156,000,000 (3067)[1]
1,354,000,000 (3130)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels C-D-C-D-B[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2]

Gan Singh IV - more commonly known simply as Gan Singh - is the outermost planet in the system and has four moons named Hari, Kishen, Nain and Ranjit.[1][2]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Settled in the late Twenty-second history by colonists predominantly originating from Southeast Asia on Terra,[2] shortly after it was settled, Gan Singh became part of the Tikonov Union. When the later Tikonov Grand Union became part of the Capellan Confederation, Gan Singh followed. Most of the land surface is devoted to agricultural endeavors, with the few larger cities located along the equator.[1]

Star League Era[edit]

During the Star League era, Gan Singh served as the headquarters for the XXIV Corps (Star League) of the Star League Defense Force.[5]

Fourth Succession War[edit]

Long a part of the Capellan Confederation, Gan Singh was captured by the Federated Suns during the Fourth Succession War. For the next thirty years its raw materials were shipped to factories in the Sarna March, Federated Suns, and Lyran Commonwealth. It was also noteworthy for the presence of the First FedCom RCT, the unit built around the regiment of 'Mechs Melissa Steiner gave Hanse Davion as a wedding present. The news agencies of both the Lyran Commonwealth and Federated Suns paid a great deal of attention to this unit, and the world that was its home. This resulted in a large tourism industry growing up while Gan Singh was part of the Sarna March.[1]

In 3042 House Marik probed the Sarna March defenses by attacking Gan Singh, but were defeated by the defenders who were led by Andrew Redburn.[6]

Operation GUERRERO[edit]

After Operation GUERRERO sundered the Federated Commonwealth, Gan Singh found itself alone. Taking a lesson from history, Gan Singh and Styk formed the Styk Commonality.[7] After the start of the Jihad Styk and several other worlds were integrated into the Word of Blake Protectorate, leading the planet's government to contact the Capellan Confederation for assistance.[2]

The Jihad[edit]

Once Gan Singh rejoined the Confederation, an economic revitalization occurred. Pharmaceutical companies in particular were intrigued by the presence of a special plant enzyme that showed promise in treating radiation burns.[8] The Word of Blake attacked Gan Singh during the first two weeks of December 3069, attempting to incorporate it into the Word of Blake Protectorate again, but the defending forces were able to destroy or rout the attackers.[9]

The Dark Age[edit]

During the Dark Age more than eighty percent of Gan Singh's population lived on the four temperate continents, with the remainder living on Nagpur and Sambalpur, where the bulk of the planet's food was produced.[2]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3067[edit]

  • Lord Stanley Baxter[1]

3130[edit]

  • Planetary Governor Jean Littlefield[2]
  • Planetary Legate Heath O'Hagan[2]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

2765[edit]

3038[edit]

3050[edit]

  • First FedCom RCT[42]

3054[edit]

  • First FedCom RCT[28]

3058[edit]

  • several smaller mercenary commands (total strength 1 battalion) [43]

Geography[edit]

Gan Singh has six continents, separated by northern and southern seas. The two continents of Nagpur and Sambalpur lie in the tropics, while the temperate continents of Calcutta, Jaipur, Jhansi and Satara line in the northern and southern hemispheres and are predominantly composed of rolling hills.[2]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Mughal: the planetary capital city.[2]

Image gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

The Story "A Race to the End" by Loren L. Coleman takes place on Gan Singh.

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Pleione 9.8 Cynthiana (Liao) 13.3 Manennaia 17.1 Bhaktapur 17.2
Shensi 17.7 Styk 17.8 Ningpo 18.1 Genoa 20.1
Poznan 21.0 Aldebaran 22.7 Algol 26.1 Zion 26.6
Zurich 27.1 Arboris 28.2 New Aragon 29.2 Sichuan 29.3
Snailzar 29.9 Buchlau 30.4 Azha 30.7 Tsitsang 30.7
Halloran V 31.4 St. Andre 31.9 Slocum 32.0 Kansu 32.8
Nanking 33.7 Hunan 33.8 New Canton 34.0 Bex 34.9
Second Try 36.9 Conwy 37.0 Saiph 38.8 Kyrkbacken 40.9
Acamar 41.2 Belluevue 41.6 Bharat 41.8 Asuncion 42.6
Menkalinan 42.6 Tall Trees 42.8 Suzano 43.0 Woodstock 43.0
Hamal 43.0 Hsien 44.0 Algot 44.3 Wei 45.3
Palos 46.0 New Hessen 48.0 Nopah 48.6 Yangtze 49.2
Chisholm (Elgin) 49.3 Shipka 49.4 Yunnah 49.5 Terra Firma 49.9
Foochow 50.6 Menkar 50.7 Demeter 50.9 Capolla 50.9
Kristiandsund 51.0 Kawich 51.6 Alrescha 52.5 Achilles 52.5
Elnath 52.8 Ilmachna 53.4 New Athens 53.4 Zaurak 53.6
Mandal 55.7 New Macao 55.8 Berenson 56.0 Basalt 56.3
Fletcher 56.3 Tianamon 57.2 Ventabren 58.1 Sheratan 58.2
Ruchbah 59.0 Achernar 59.2 Jilin 59.4 Menkib 59.8
Myrvoll 59.9

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 Handbook: House Liao, p. 75, "Gan Singh"
  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 2.23 2.24 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 100, "World Profile"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 80, "XXIV Corps"
  6. Lethal Heritage, chapter 24
  7. Dark Age: Republic Worlds, p. 100
  8. Handbook: House Liao, p. 75
  9. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 48, "The Jihad In Review"
  10. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  13. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  14. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  15. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  16. Field Manual: SLDF, p.vii, "Inner Sphere" - [2764] Map
  17. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  18. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation 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), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  25. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  28. 28.0 28.1 Objective Raids, p. 17, "FedCom Deployment Table"
  29. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  30. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere- [3067] Map"
  34. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  35. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  36. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  37. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  38. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  39. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 253, "SLDF - Capellan Confederation Military Command Map"
  40. Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 11, "Regimental Status"
  41. Historical: War of 3039, p. 136, "Deployment Table"
  42. 20 Year Update, p. 24, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  43. Chaos March, p. 14

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