Kiamba

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

Kiamba
Kiamba neighbouring systems
Kiamba neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 71.07 : 239.83[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

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The information after this notice comes from apocryphal sources; the canonicity of such information is uncertain.
Please view the reference page for information regarding their canonicity.

According to an apocryphal source,[36] the planet Kiamba is exceptionally large and hot, with three continents along the equator and extensive polar oceans. Between the continents, numerous island chains of volcanic origin (just like many of the mountain chains on land and beneath the oceans) exist. Most volcanoes are active to some degree, and earthquakes are common. In the temperate coastal regions where human habitation is possible, the economy relies mainly on agriculture and tree cultivation (first and third continent) as well as cattle breeding (second continent).

A number of continents and subcontinents between 3,000 and 11,000 across from north to south lie along the equator; numerous islands and island chains dot the polar oceans.[37]

The impression given is that of a jungle world, at least on the second continent. The local insect fauna includes the large Nebelwespe ("Smoke Wasp") and the finger-sized Kia-Mosquitos. The latter inject a bacterial poison that causes several days of fever.[38]

The capital city of Kiamba (as of 3054) is Kiamba City, with 400,000 inhabitants. It is situated on the north coast of the third continent at the swampy delta region of the Kiamba River. The city sports a space port with thirty circular landing recesses and an airfield, a large river port south of the swamps and a blue-water port west of the delta; a power plant is situated south of the river port and the HPG station is located between the power plant and the hovertrain station just south of the starport. The original government palace is situated on the southern boundary of the city, between the river port and the sea port.[39]

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Planetary History[edit]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Kiamba was conquered in March 3052 by Clan Smoke Jaguar during the Fifth Wave of Operation Revival. Loremaster Edmund Hoyt personally led the Jaguar's Spirit Keshik against the veteran 3rd Proserpina Hussars. Immediately upon their landing the Smoke Jaguars' OmniMechs were engaged by an armored battalion of the Third Hussars while their DropShips were strafed by Hussar aerospace fighters, resulting in one of the ship being severely damaged before the Jaguar's own air support saw them off. The Clan forces then pursued the retreating tanks into Hecate's Swamp, where the battalion's personnel had mixed kerosene with the murky swamp water and then ignited it, catching two entire Trinaries in the fiery deathtrap. Enraged by the dishonorable tactic, Hoyte ordered a headhunter unit to locate the regiment's command staff and eliminate them. Tai-sa Weston, along with most of his command company, died in the headhunter's attack, forcing the rest of the demoralized Hussars to retreat back to Collins' Ridge for a brave but futile last stand[40]

Operation Bulldog[edit]

Kiamba was invaded in the first wave of Operation Bulldog by the First Genyosha, the First Kestrel Grenadiers, the Third Drakons, and the Com Guard's Eleventh Division. The defenders, the 362nd Assault Cluster, were overwhelmed by the invading force and lost the planet. [41]

Military Deployment[edit]

3054[edit]

3067[edit]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time the 13th Academy Cadre operating at 75% of full strength, with 90% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

3085[edit]

- The 5th Sword operating at 75% of full strength, with 84% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years). Closest planets first:

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Sternwerde 11.49 1 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Kanowit 16.44 1 DC DC DC DC CNC CNC DC
Krenice 17.28 1 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Dumaring 18.78 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Tanh Linh 20.73 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Meilen 23.22 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Babuyan 23.79 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Mannedorf 25.72 1 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Ardoz 25.75 1 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Scituate 26.28 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Odabasi 26.34 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Marawi 26.81 1 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Setubal 27.22 1 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Kiesen 31.25 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ogano 31.34 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Tinaca 34.17 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Eguilles 34.83 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Toffen 34.88 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Darius 35.97 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Mualang 36.52 2 DC DC DC DC CNC CNC DC
Halesowen 36.95 2 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Paracale 37.93 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Arkab 39.87 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Maule 40.02 2 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Chandler 40.84 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Alshain 41.24 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Numki 44.97 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Xinyang 45.03 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Najha 45.99 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Rubigen 46.57 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Utrecht 48.11 2 DC DC LC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Skandia 50.16 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CGB
Pilkhua 50.79 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sheliak 51.05 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Sakai 51.54 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Baldur 52.91 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Yamarovka 53.84 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Tarazed 56.78 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Nox 58.42 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CGB
Kaesong 58.52 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Braunton 58.74 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC

References[edit]

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  36. Mission Kiamba, p. 42
  37. Mission Kiamba, p. 118
  38. Mission Kiamba, p. 70
  39. Mission Kiamba, p. 185
  40. Invading Clans (sourcebook), p.69
  41. The Dragon Roars, p. 16
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