Grand Base

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Grand Base
Grand Base neighbouring systems
Grand Base neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 46.00 : -298.87[e]
Spectral class G5IV[1][2]
Recharge time 186 hours[2]
Recharge station(s) Zenith (3025)[1]
Zenith, Nadir[2]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Grand Base
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Geophysical
System position 4th[1][2]
Jump point
distance
7.47 days[2]
Moons 2 (Hightower and Capetown)[2]
Surface gravity 1.10[2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2]
Equatorial temperature 36°C (Temperate)[2]
Surface water 34%[2]
Highest native life Reptile[1][2]
Reference Year 3025[1] - 3067[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Lord Savita Rajpita (3025)[1]
Mandrinn Joao Rajpita (3067)[2]
Population 3,467,000,000 (3025)[1]
4,200,000,000 (3067)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-C-A-C[2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2] (Precentor Tobias Grimsley)[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Grand Base was the personal holding of Colonel Pavel Ridzik. It served as a large military training, staging, and repair facility. Grand Base also boasted the second-largest BattleMech production facility in the Capellan Confederation. Only Tikonov's vast factories are larger.[1]

In 3030, Grand Base became a battlefield. Warrior House Fujita drove the attacking Andurien forces off world.[36] The defeat of the 6th Defenders of Andurien by the Warrior House, militia regiments, and Death Commando trainees, provided a huge morale boost to the Confederation's armed forces. Heavy investment by the Capellan Confederation through the 3030's insured that the planet's economy had recovered by 3040.[2]

Grand Base's main continent is covered in rolling hills and mountains. The main continent has a large coastal mountain range along its east edge. There are three other continents on the world, all of them easily reached by atmospheric transport craft. More importantly the huge freshwater seas are home to many imported Terran fish as well as reptiles.[2] The Grand Base Giant Crocodile is the undisputed master of the 6,000 kilometer long Parung River.[37]

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

3038[edit]

  • Death Commandos (1st Battalion)[39]
  • Warrior House Fujita (1st Battalion)[39]

3040[edit]

  • Death Commandos (1st Battalion)[39]
  • Warrior House Fujita (1st Battalion)[39]
  • Warrior House Fujita (2nd Battalion)[39]

3050[edit]

  • Warrior House Fujita[40]

3054[edit]

  • Warrior House Fujita[21]

3059[edit]

3063[edit]

3067[edit]

  • Warrior House Lu Sann[42]

3085[edit]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Nihal 12.18 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Raphael 13.85 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Holloway 19.22 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Homestead 19.51 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Wright 21.40 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Primus 22.36 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Housekarle 25.58 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Kasdach 29.09 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Prix 30.75 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Velhas 31.06 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Sendalor 32.41 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Latice 36.11 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Madras 36.36 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Dicon 37.26 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Manapire 37.26 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Decatur 38.48 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Carmen 38.95 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Betelgeuse 41.48 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Ziliang 41.66 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Xieng Khouang 41.73 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Immenstadt 42.18 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Purvo 42.72 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Sigma Mare 43.05 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Uravan 44.89 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ito 45.40 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Claxton 46.56 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Decus 47.75 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Palladaine 50.75 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Buenos Aires 51.87 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Kurvasa 53.61 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Bellatrix 53.86 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Quimberton 54.31 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Hustaing 54.49 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Verlo 55.19 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Menke 55.51 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Columbine 55.74 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Ambergrist 56.31 2 CC CC SIC SIC SIC SIC SIC
Shiba 56.51 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Conquista 56.69 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Westerhand 56.75 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Indicass 56.93 2 CC CC SIC SIC SIC SIC CC
Castrovia 56.94 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Weatogue 57.74 2 CC CC FS FC FC FC FC
Ikast 57.75 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Westin 57.90 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 135, "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 Handbook: House Liao, p. 78, "Grand Base"
  3. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  6. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  21. 21.0 21.1 Objective Raids, p. 42, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  23. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  24. 24.0 24.1 Field Manual: Mercenaries, p. 107, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  28. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  29. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  32. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  33. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  35. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  36. Handbook: House Liao, p. 47
  37. Handbook: House Liao, p. 140
  38. 38.0 38.1 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 107, "Unit Deployment Table"
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 39.3 39.4 Historical: War of 3039, p. 140, "Deployment Table"
  40. 20 Year Update, p. 63, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  41. Field Manual: Capellan Confederation, p. 120, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  42. Field Manual: Updates, p. 33, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  43. 43.0 43.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 34, "Deployment Table - 3085"

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