Jacson

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

Jacson
Jacson neighbouring systems
Jacson neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 110.61 : -346.45[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Victoria War[edit]

When Jacson was invaded by the Federated Suns during the Victoria War the mercenary unit Lethal Injection were under contract to the Capellan Confederation to defend the planet. Lethal Injection retreated into the Perpetual Forest in the face of the invaders numbers. The massive boughs of the trees in the Perpetual Forest played havoc with the sensors of pursuing units; however, the Armed Forces of the Federated Suns task force included the mercenary unit Holt's Hilltoppers, who had been under contract to the Capellan government themselves before taking up a contract with the Federated Suns. The Hilltoppers deployed the recon company Champion Battalion into the Perpetual Forest in pursuit of Lethal Injection; with the disruption caused by the mighty trees, neither force was able to detect each other and the two literally stumbled across each other.[30]

The Hilltoppers were able to use their greater numbers - and the lance of light, fast Koshi BattleMechs within their recon company - to eliminate the recon component of Lethal Injection, and as a result the Capellan mercenaries pulled back out of the Forest and retreated from Jacson; the Federated Suns assumed control of the planet shortly afterwards.[30]

Jacson was one of the first worlds invaded during the Victoria War. The 1st Federated Suns Armored Cavalry and 8th Syrtis Fusiliers were the lead AFFS units on the world. It was also the site of the Spaceport Massacre, where a renegade Major from the Syrtis Fusiliers tried to steal a cache of Germanium. The Major and his associates had seized a Mule and Lung Wang DropShip, and the Mule carried civilians he used as hostages and human shields. After both DropShips lifted off, the Lung Wang opened fire on the Mule and caused it to crash. The resulting explosion killed all the hostages as well as destroying several kilometers of the spaceport as secondary explosions from fuel and munitions stored there exploded.[31]

Military Deployment[edit]

3038[edit]

3040[edit]

  • Warrior House Lu Sann (2nd Battalion)[32]

3050[edit]

  • Warrior House Lu Sann (2nd Battalion)[33]

3054[edit]

  • Warrior House Lu Sann (2nd Battalion)[34]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years).
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Victoria (CC) 18.06 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Mitchel 18.34 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Zanzibar 20.65 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Frazer 22.86 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Yuris 24.62 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Menke 25.46 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Glentworth 32.79 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Columbine 35.99 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Muridox 36.23 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Mendham 37.59 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Vard 37.76 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Corodiz 38.25 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Pojos 40.38 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Sirdar 40.85 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Xieng Khouang 43.30 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Verlo 44.97 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Madras 45.73 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Horsham 45.93 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Courcellete 47.70 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Larsha 47.85 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Egress 49.27 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Jonzac 49.51 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Rollis 54.82 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Shaunavon 55.20 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Bellatrix 57.09 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Abruzzi 57.77 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Decatur 57.80 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Cotocallao 58.42 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Bromhead 58.61 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kafr Silim 59.49 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  7. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  14. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  17. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  21. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  22. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  23. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  25. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  26. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  27. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  29. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  30. 30.0 30.1 Technical Readout: 3145 Mercenaries, p. 26, "Koshi (Standard)"
  31. Historical: Wars of the Republic Era, p. 50
  32. 32.0 32.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 140, "Deployment Table"
  33. 20 Year Update, p. 63, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  34. Objective Raids, p. 42, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"

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