Ingress

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Ingress
Ingress neighbouring systems
Ingress neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 49.62 : -18.66[e]
Spectral class G6V[1]
Planets 9[1]

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

Ingress
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 4[1]
Jump point
distance
7 days[1]
Moons 1 (Edanu)[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 29°C[1]
Surface water 50%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Ted James (Governor)[1]
Irma Monaco (Planetary Legate)[1]
Population 957,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Foundation[edit]

Ingress was one of the first worlds settled during the Terran Exodus. Its rich soil soon allowed the inhabitants to grow a great deal of food, far more than they needed. These crops remain the foundation of Ingress' economy, but the planet does have some light industry as well, making it totally self-sufficient. As such it was one of the first colony worlds to seek liberation from the Terran Alliance.[1]

Terran Hegemony[edit]

Having assumed control of the newly formed Terran Hegemony from the ashes of the Terran Alliance, Director-General James McKenna began to execute "Campaigns of Persuasion" to integrate worlds that had been independent since the Demarcation Declaration of 2240 into the Hegemony. The first of these campaigns began in March 2316 and finished in 2317, and one of the worlds targetted was Ingress.[43]

During the early 24th century Ingress was a rich world that combined extensive natural resources with a thriving industrial base; at the time of the invasion by the Hegemony Armed Forces the majority of the major cities on Ingress were dotted around a single large and deep sea named the Ingress Sea. In the view of the HAF, this made the Ingress campaign the perfect opportunity to deploy the very first of a new pattern of regiment - the First CAAN Regiment. As a Combined Armor, Air and Naval Regiment the plan was that the 1st would deploy onto or around the narrow sea and quickly secure the major cities as part of a HAF task force to secure the world.[2]

The 1st actually ended up being one of the first HAF regiments to touch down on Ingress, with their DropShips deploying into landing zones around the Ingress Sea that had already been partially secured by Jump Troops deployed ahead of the main landing. The 1st quickly set up a fighter base in a large, flat valley while a number of DropShips landed directly in shallow waters close to the shore to deploy hovercraft and gunboats directly onto the sea. One of the first targets for the 1st was to secure key points around the city of Grand Port and hold areas of the waterfront so that follow-up Marine infantry forces could secure the city proper. The 1st deployed troops rapidly by hovercraft only to discover that the defending Ingress forces were heavily equipped with heat-seeking missiles; while the missiles were primitive by HAF standards, the missiles were simple enough to construct that the natives of Ingress had managed to retool a number of local factories and then churn the missiles out in vast quantities. The population then promptly proceeded to drag the First and the other HAF regiments into a protracted guerrilla war where time and again the high-tech HAF equipment such as the First's hovercraft would be damaged or destroyed by cheap hand-held missiles launched by resistance fighters the HAF considered little more than country bumpkins. Despite the conquest of Ingress being described in media across the Hegemony as a peaceful persuasion, the reality of the campaign was that it was a protracted and bitterly-fought war.[2]

Amaris Civil War[edit]

Indicass was taken by the Rim Worlds Republic forces during the Amaris Civil War. Indicass was a key world for the Amaris Empire as it was self-sufficient and exported food to other worlds. In May, 2775 Indicass was invaded by the SLDF's LII Corps. They faced a brigade of Republican forces[44], but the mercenary 'Mech unit that was on world (Jacob's Firebrands) quickly surrendered. Elements of LII Corps spent most of the next year working to close down the small resistance cells that the Republican defenders used.[45]

Succession Wars[edit]

After the fall of the Star League the planet became part of the Capellan Confederation. The Confederation enjoyed the fruits of the world until the Fourth Succession War when Ingress became part of the Tikonov Free Republic and later the Federated Commonwealth. After Operation Guerrero created the Chaos March, Ingress was "invited" to join a military alliance by Small World. Unfortunately the Small Worlders hadn't read their history - the Ingresians resisted the invading troops for years until they finally drove the Small Worlders off-world.[1]

The Jihad[edit]

This military success ultimately backfired however. The Ingress Militia had lost so many soldiers fighting off the Small World invaders that they couldn't resist the occupying Word of Blake forces.[1] The Word of Blake launched a wave of attacks during the first two weeks of July 3069 that targeted the worlds of Bharat, Deneb Kaitos, Ingress, Kawich and Ruchbah; Ingress was one of the worlds to fall in the face of a conventional assault, and was incorporated into the Word of Blake Protectorate.[33] The Blakists established huge "re-education" camps on the world, disrupting Ingress' agriculture production. The resulting food shortages caused a billion people (both on Ingress and on worlds that imported Ingress' food) to starve to death.[1]

Ingress was liberated by forces on the Federated Suns front of Operation SCOUR by December 3077; the forces that landed on Ingress were drawn from Group I, under the command of Major General Walter White-Davion of the 5th Crucis Lancers. Leading the Fox's Teeth had recently undergone a change in command, with David McKinnon leading following the death of Ross McKinnon early in the year. The resulting campaign was nearly bloodless, with the Fox's Teeth playing a pivotal, although unspecified, role in making it so.[35]

Military Deployment[edit]

3058[edit]

3067[edit]

3067 to 3068[edit]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Fletcher (FWL) 5.72 1 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Ruchbah 8.87 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Sheratan 9.31 1 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Kawich 11.72 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Small World 11.92 1 TH CC TFR FC FC DS DS
Deneb Kaitos 16.18 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Nopah 16.91 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Woodstock 19.05 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Basalt 19.68 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Epsilon Indi 20.84 1 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Northwind 22.31 1 TH FS FS FC FC CMD CMD
Acamar 22.51 1 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Errai 23.36 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Bharat 25.04 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Hean 25.64 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ankaa 26.99 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tigress 27.57 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Addicks 29.22 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Hamal 29.38 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Achernar 31.14 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Terra Firma 31.28 2 TH CC TFR FC FC TCC TCC
Quentin 31.51 2 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Epsilon Eridani 31.66 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Towne 33.38 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Azha 33.38 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Arboris 33.76 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMD CMD
Slocum 34.98 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Yangtze 36.15 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Bryant 37.18 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Fomalhaut 37.77 2 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Saffel 39.19 2 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Tybalt 40.73 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Nirasaki 41.31 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ozawa 41.56 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Caph 41.76 2 TH FS FS FC FC CMD CMD
Genoa 42.82 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMD CMD
Nanking 43.01 2 TH CC TFR FC FC FC FC
New Home 43.19 2 TH CC TFR FC FC LA LA
Angol 43.63 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Helen 44.59 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kansu 45.30 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Deneb Algedi 45.93 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Murchison 46.37 2 TH DC DC FC FC FC FC
Alrescha 46.93 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Rio 47.28 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Keid 47.72 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Capolla 47.85 2 TH CC TFR FC FC TCC TCC
Ningpo 48.74 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Ronel 49.17 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Dieron 50.39 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Styx 50.64 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Al Na'ir 51.46 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
New Hessen 51.70 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Liao 51.71 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Algol 51.89 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Altair 52.29 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Aldebaran 52.51 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
New Rhodes III 53.29 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Galatia III 53.40 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Terra 53.48 2 TH CS CS CS CS WOB WOB
Sirius 53.61 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Zurich 53.82 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Buchlau 54.63 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Nashira 54.79 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Carver V 55.59 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Outreach 55.60 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Procyon 55.66 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Rigil Kentarus 57.10 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Hsien 57.10 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Elgin 58.45 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Tikonov 58.74 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Athenry 59.61 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Telos IV 59.74 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC

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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 78, "Ingress World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 The Star League, p. 17, "Viciousness On Ingress"
  3. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding - [2319] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Foundation - [2366]] Map"
  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. 11.0 11.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  12. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  23. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  25. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  26. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  27. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  30. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  31. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  32. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  33. 33.0 33.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 47, "The Jihad In Review"
  34. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  35. 35.0 35.1 Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 39-40, "Ingress, Fletcher Fall"
  36. Field Report: Clans, p. 29, "Terran Corridor/Clans 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. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  41. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  42. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  43. The Star League, p. 16, "Terra's Errant Flock"
  44. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 37
  45. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 38
  46. 46.0 46.1 Chaos March (sourcebook), p. 23, "Unit Note"
  47. Mercenaries Supplemental, p. 70, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  48. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 110, "Word of Blake Mercenary Deployment"

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