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Kirchbach

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Kirchbach
Kirchbach neighbouring systems
Kirchbach neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -39.05 : 382.78[e]
Spectral class F0V[1][2]
Recharge time 171 hours[2]
Recharge station(s) Zenith[1][2]

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

Kirchbach
Planetary flag
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Geophysical
System position 3rd[1][2]
Jump point
distance
21.94 days[2]
Moons None[2]
Surface gravity 1.04[2]
Atmospheric pressure Low (Breathable)[2]
Equatorial temperature 30°C (Temperate)[2]
Surface water 31%[2]
Highest native life Mammal[1][2]
Reference Year 3025[1] - 3079[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Mahar Lowell, Earl of Kirchbach (3025)[1]
Capital New Samos[2]
Population 784,000,000 (3025)[1]
862,400,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-B-B-B-B[2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2] (Precentor Clarissa Hedstron (3025))[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

When Kirchbach was part of the Draconis Combine, it was sited on the Combine border with the Lyran Commonwealth and the Periphery. As a result it was a frequent target of raids by both pirates and the LCAF. In fact the LCAF raided the world in 3023 and smashed the local computer systems. This collapsed the entire world's computer network that required specialists from Luthien to fix.[1]

The world has few natural resources, but does possess enough arable land to allow the population to feed themselves.[1][2]

Kirchbach has three continents, Hermagor where the capital city New Samos is located, Carinthia and Gailtal.[2]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League Era[edit]

The Thirty-second Lyran Guards were conducting a bandit-hunting operation in the Kirchbach system in the mid-2760s when a freak JumpShip accident occured; the accident caused the loss of two battalions from the Thirty-second, and in 2765 the regiment was still recovering from the tragic events.[47]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Kirchbach was conquered by Clan Wolf during Operation Revival as part of their Third Wave of attacks in June 3050. Trinaries Assault and Rogue of the 4th Wolf Guards landed on the planet and made their advance towards Kirchbach's defenders, the 3rd Kavalleri and 1st Kirchbach Armored Regiment, located at the snow-covered Thorson's Hollow. During the advance however Clan Wolf took advantage of the planet's local media and began broadcasting propaganda which severely unnerved the inexperienced Kavalleri. By the time the Wolves finally reached their position the Kavalleri forces turned and fled. The battle was a complete victory for Clan Wolf, while Överste Barrie Fraga managed to escape off-world with just a battalion of her 'Mechs.[48]

Jihad[edit]

The planet was conquered again during the Jihad by Clan Hell's Horses, which launched a invasion of the Clan Wolf holdings in the Inner Sphere in early 3071, acquiring holdings for their own relocation to Spheroid space. Kirchbach was seized by the Hell's Horses between the 7th and 14th of April 3071.[35]

Prior to the Clan Invasion Kirchbach was beginning to develop an armaments industry. The world's falling under the control of Hell's Horses expedited these plans, and plants on the world produce a variety of different weapons.[2]

Military Deployment[edit]

2821[edit]

3025[edit]

3050[edit]

3054[edit]

3079[edit]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Industrial Centers[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
Lovinac 12.47 1 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Liezen 18.44 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Verthandi 20.74 1 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Mozirje 20.86 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Planting 23.54 1 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Rodigo 24.38 1 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Harvest 24.41 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
The Edge 25.12 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Feltre 28.24 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
New Caledonia 30.67 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
St. John 31.62 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Csesztreg 31.70 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Ridderkerk 32.64 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Bruben 34.13 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Alleghe 37.68 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Chateau 39.17 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Hohenems 40.47 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Basiliano 41.77 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Unzmarkt 43.29 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Vantaa 46.31 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Seiduts 48.28 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Svarstaad 50.27 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Kufstein 50.34 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Romulus 51.23 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Icar 54.70 2 RWR LC LC FC CW CW CW
New Oslo 54.88 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Dell 57.02 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Maxie's Planet 58.30 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF

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 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 190, "Kirchbach"
  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 Objectives: The Clans, p. 9, "Kirchbach"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding - [2341] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine 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, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. 12.0 12.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  17. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  18. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] 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. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057} Map"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063}" Map
  32. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  34. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  35. 35.0 35.1 Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 15, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  36. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 31, "Clan Occupation Zones - [3072] Map"
  37. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  38. Field Report: Clans, p. 27, "Clan Wolf/Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  40. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  41. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  42. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  43. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  45. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145]" Map
  46. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  47. Field Report 2765: LCAF, p. 12, "Lyran Guards"
  48. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 60
  49. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  50. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 134, "Unit Deployment Table"
  51. 20 Year Update, p. 51, "KungsArme Deployment Table"
  52. Objective Raids, p.32
  53. Field Report: Clans, p. 13, "Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Status"
  54. Field Manual: 3085, p. 124, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  55. Field Manual: 3085, p. 125, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  56. Field Manual: 3145, p. 167, "Theta Galaxy (Clan Hell's Horses)"
  57. Objectives: The Clans, p. 9, "Swedenborg Heavy Industries"

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