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Majesty Metals and Manufacturing

Majesty Metals and Manufacturing
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Company Information
Founding Year 2550
Interstellar Company No
Primary Site(s) Ballad II[1]
Canopus
Dunianshire
Luxen[1]
Primary Products Aerospace Fighter
BattleMechs
Conventional Fighter
DropShips
Vehicles


Contents

[edit] Overview

Majesty Metals and Manufacturing (MMM) is the oldest military-grade manufacturing center in the Magistracy of Canopus, having been formed in 2550. The company took advantage of Canopus's rich ore reserves on the planet and became a civilian vehicle producer. Twenty years after its primary facilities opened, the company expanded to Dunianshire. Just before the Reunification War started, the factories also began to produce combat vehicles and BattleMechs. Neither facility was damaged from the conflict.[2]

During the Amaris Crisis, General Kerensky used Majesty to rearm and re-equip his troops, even going so far as to expand their facilities, including adding DropShip production on Dunianshire. Using these factories allowed him to supply his forces with enough equipment to fight the Rim Worlds Republic.[2]

The Succession Wars were not kind to most of the Magistracy's industries, however, unlike to other in the Magistracy, Majesty Metals survived the conflict.[2] Unfortunately, by 3054 extreme resource mismanagement on Canopus IV led to a depletion of the planet's rich mineral wealth, forcing the import of raw materials. Although the Canopus IV planet continued to produce Locust, Stinger and Wasp 'Mechs, there was concern that the factory would be moved to another world.[3]

During the Succession Wars, Majesty Metals' two complexes were the sole domestic providers of heavy arms to the Magistracy Armed Forces. Since the creation of Detroit Consolidated MechWorks, however, new design work has been shuffled away from Majesty.[2]

In the 3060s, investors from the Capellan Confederation's Liao Commonality enabled Majesty to add more production lines, though the raw materials on Canopus were no longer enough.[2]

[edit] The Jihad

After the Jihad erupted, the company managed to obtain plans for the Koschei BattleMech. With aid from Earthwerks Incorporated of Tikonov, they were able to begin limited production for the 'Mech in 3068 at their Dunianshire plant.[4] During the Word of Blake's occupation of Canopus, the Blakists took control of the production lines there and used them rebuild their forces. The Blakist occupiers upgraded the manufacturing lines there, producing using the latest technology. After the Word withdrew from Canopus, the factories' ability to produce their designs was dependent on the importation of high-tech equipment that the Magistracy could not reproduce.[2]

The MMI plant on Canopus was the largest plant in the Magistracy until the creation of Detroit Consolidated MechWorks.[5]

[edit] The Dark Age

Majesty Metals and Manufacturing underwent rapid and pronounced growth in the Dark Age, booming alongside the rest of the Magistracy economy in the thirty-second century. MMM benefitted from the money pouring into the Magistracy from the Capellan Confederation and Duchy of Andurien, doubling production on Canopus IV and Dunianshire. MMM was also able to open two new manufacturing plants, one located on Luxen and another on Ballad II, although the Ballad plant, constructed in the 3090s, experienced a sharp drop in production when Ballard declared itself independent.[1]

[edit] Leadership

The company's CEO from 3025 to 3067 was Gavin Priest-McDonogh.[6]

[edit] Manufacturing

Majesty Metals and Manufacturing has manufacturing centers on the following planets:

[edit] Ballad II

The plant constructed on Ballard manufactured both BattleMechs and armor, although with Ballard's declaration of independence production dropped sharply.[1]

[edit] Canopus IV

During the Jihad, the Canopus plant lost a quarter of its staff and infrastructure. Despite this in 3079 it was operating at full-strength.[7]

Components produced on Canopus:[8][3][9][10][11]
Component Type
AeroSpace Fighter
MM-1 Dragonfly[8] Light AeroSpace Fighters
BattleMechs
LCT-1V Locust[3][9][5] Light BattleMech
LCT-5V Locust[12][5] Light BattleMech
STG-3R Stinger[3][5] Light BattleMech
STG-6L Stinger[5] Light BattleMech
WSP-1A Wasp[3][5] Light BattleMech
WSP-3A Wasp[5] Light BattleMech
WSP-3L Wasp[5] Light BattleMech
MEB-9 Ebony[13] Light BattleMech (As of 3085)
Phoenix Hawk[5] Medium BattleMech
AGT-1A Agrotera[10] Medium BattleMech
MAD-3R Marauder[14][15][5] Heavy BattleMech
MAD-5L Marauder[5] Heavy BattleMech
Vehicles
Arrow IV Assault Vehicle[11] Tracked Vehicles
Heavy LRM Carrier[14][16] Tracked Vehicles
Heavy Tracked APC[5] Tracked Vehicles
Frame
Aeroframe A Dragonfly[8]
Chassis
Bergan VII Locust[3][9]
Earthwerks PXH II Reinforced Endo Steel Agrotera[10]
Earthwerks STG II Endo Steel Stinger[3]
1A Type 3 Wasp[citation needed]
Hellespont Type W Endo Steel Wasp[citation needed]
Ceres Marauder Lite Marauder[citation needed]
Majesty MLIX Endo Steel Ebony[13]
I.C.E.
InterComBust 160 Heavy LRM Carrier[16]
Fusion Engine
GM 120 Stinger & Wasp[3]
GM 240 Arrow IV Vehicle[11]
LTV 160 Locust[3][9]
Magna 120 Dragonfly[8]
Rawlings 300 Marauder/Shipped to Detroit for Ostroc & Marantha for Thunderbird[citation needed]
Fusion Engine - XL
Magna 250 XL Ebony[13]
Rawlings 300 XL Agrotera[10]
Jump Jets
Pitban LFT-10 [citation needed]
Pitban LFT-20 Stinger & Wasp[3]
Pitban LFT-50 [citation needed]
Rawlings 45 w/Partial Wing Agrotera[10]
Armor - BattleMechs & Vehicles
Crimson 5 Dragonfly[8]
Durallex Light Agrotera[10]
Hellespont Light Stealth Ebony[13]
StarSlab/1 Locust[9] & LRM Carrier/Shipped to Dunianshire for Sabre[citation needed]
Armor - FF - BattleMechs & Vehicles
StarSlab/1 Ferro-Fibrous Condor[3]
StarSlab/7 Ferro-Fibrous Arrow IV Vehicle[11]
Communications System
Communicator Heavy LRM Carrier[16] & Arrow IV Vehicle[11]
Duoteck 65 Shipped to Detroit for Wasp & Dunianshire for Manticore & Po[citation needed]
Garret T10-B Locust[9]
Magestrix Alpha Dragonfly[8]
Majesty COMSETw/Guardian ECM Ebony[13]
Tek BattleCom Agrotera[10]
Targeting-Tracking System
Firescan with IndirecTrack Heavy LRM Carrier[16] & Arrow IV Vehicle[11]
Magestrix Delta Dragonfly[8]
Majesty 032-199 Ebony[13]
O/P 911 Locust[3][9]
Tek Tru-Trak w/TAG Agrotera[10]
Medium Laser
Martell Model 5 Locust[3]
ER Large Laser
Martell Marauder/Shipped to Detroit for Anubis & Ostroc and Marantha for Sydlitz[citation needed]
Machine Gun
SperryBrowning Locust[9]/Shipped to Dunianshire for Po & Bluehawk and Detroit for Marshal[citation needed]
LRM-20
Delta Dart Heavy LRM Carrier[16]/Shipped to Marantha for Thunderbird[citation needed]
Medium VSP Laser
Blankenburg Arrow IV Vehicle[11]
Arrow IV Artillery
Luxor I Arrow IV Vehicle[11]
Anti Missile System
LFN Lindblad Shotgun Arrow IV Vehicle[11]

[edit] Dunianshire

During the Jihad the plant lost none of its infrastructure or staff. It was operating at full speed in 3079.[7]

Components produced on Dunianshire:[17][18][19][20]
Component Type
BattleMechs
LCT-1V Locust[14][21][22] Light BattleMech
LCT-5V Locust[23][22] Light BattleMech
CAL-1MAF Calliope[19] Medium BattleMech
SHD-2H Shadow Hawk[24][17][22] Medium BattleMech
SHD-7M Shadow Hawk[22] Medium BattleMech
KSC-5MC Koschei[4][22] Heavy BattleMech
PEN-2H Penthesilea[18][22] Heavy BattleMech
Vehicles
Wheeled APC[22] Wheeled Vehicles
Sheriff Infantry Support Vehicle[20] Wheeled Vehicles
Pike[24][22] Tracked Vehicles
Manticore[24][22] Tracked Vehicles
Po[14][22] Tracked Vehicles
Light SRM Carrier[14][22] Tracked Vehicles
Heavy LRM Carrier[14][22] Tracked Vehicles
Heavy MML Carrier[22] Tracked Vehicles
Conventional Fighters
MSF-42 Bluehawk[22] Conventional Fighter
Guardian[22] Conventional Fighter
Light Strike Fighter[22] Conventional Fighter
AeroSpace Fighter
SB-27 Sabre[24] Light Aerospace Fighters
DropShips
Leopard[24][22] DropShip
Princess Luxury Liner[22] DropShip
Chassis
Bergan VII Locust[citation needed]
Dynastic 40 Endo Steel Calliope[19]
Dynastic 75-P Penthesilea[18]
Earthwerks SHD II Endo Steel Shadow Hawk 2H[17]
Lang T1 Pike[24]
Frame
Aeroframe 1 Sabre[24]
Aeroframe B Bluehawk[citation needed]
I.C.E.
InterComBust 140 Light SRM Carrier[citation needed]
InterComBust 160 Heavy LRM Carrier[16]
Ceres 240 Po[citation needed]
InterComBust 250 Turbine Bluehawk[citation needed]
Jones180 with Emission Kill Pike[24]
Jump Jets
Nike Doublejet 9s Penthesilea[18]
Pitpan LFT-50 Shadow Hawk 2H[24][17]
Fuel Cell
Magna 95 Sheriff[20]
Fusion Engine
Core Tek 275 Shadow Hawk 2H[24][17]
Magna 220 Shipped to Detroit for Marshal[citation needed]
Magna 250 [citation needed]
Nissan 200 Calliope[19]
Pitban 240 Manticore[24]
Vlar 300 Penthesilea[18]
VOX 225 Sabre[24]
Interplanetary Drive - Dropships
Star League V84 Leopard[24]
Armor - Aerospace Fighters & Conventional Aircraft
Daedalus Basic [citation needed]
Armor - BattleMechs & Vehicles
Maxmillian 43 Shadow Hawk 2H[24][17]
StarSlab/9 Pike & Po[24]
StarSlab/11 Manticore[24]
Armor - FF - BattleMechs & Vehicles
Maximillian 42F Ferro-Fibrous w/CASE Penthesilea[18] & Calliope[19]
StarSlab/7 Heavy Ferro-Fibrous w/CASE Sheriff[20]
Communications System
Communicator Heavy LRM Carrier & Light SRM Carrier[16]
Duotech 65 Sheriff[20]
FoxxCom 75 Penthesilea[18]
FoxxCom 79 Calliope[19]
Magestrix Alpha Sabre[24]
O-P 300 COMSET Shadow Hawk 2H[17]
O-P AIR500 [citation needed]
Targeting-Tracking System
FireScan with IndirecTrack Heavy LRM Carrier & Light SRM Carrier[16]
FoxxFire 190 Penthesilea[18]
FoxxFire 222 Calliope[19]
Magestrix Gamma Sabre[24]
O/P 911 Sheriff[20]
O-P 2000A Shadow Hawk 2H[17]
O-P 3000 [citation needed]
Medium Laser
Martel Medium 5 Shadow Hawk 2H[17]
ER Medium Laser
Diverse Optics Type II Penthesilea[18]
ER PPC
Majesty Metal Royal Flush Penthesilea[18]
Light PPC
Majesty Metals Deuce Penthesilea[18]
Plasma Rifle
Ceres Arms Calliope[19]
PPC
Party-Kill Heavy Manticore & Leopard[24]
AC-2
ZeusBolt Pike[24]
AC-5
Armstrong J11 Shadow Hawk 2H[24][17]
Light AC-5
Pontiac Ultralight Light Class Sheriff[20]
Ultra AC-5
Armstrong Spitfire JU22 [citation needed]
AC-10
Pontiac 50 Po[citation needed]
LB 10-X AC
Imperator Code Red Penthesilea[18]
LRM-5
Holly Shadow Hawk 2H[24][17]
LRM-10
Holly Manticore[24]
LRM-20
Holly [citation needed]
SRM-2
Marklin Mini Missile Pack Pike/ Shipped to Canopus IV for Wasp[24]
Streak SRM-2
Holly Shadow Hawk 2H[17]
SRM-6
Marklin 6 Pack Manticore[24]
MML-9
Spencer Selectable 9-Tube Calliope[19]
B-Pod
Niu Tou Sheriff[20]

[edit] Luxen

The Luxen plant opened during the Dark Age.[1]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Field Manual: 3145, p. 187, "Magistracy of Canopus"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 176, "Corporations of the Magistracy"
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 Objective Raids, p. 151, "Produced Locust Components"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Technical Readout: 3075, p. 244, "Deployment"
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 Objectives: Periphery, p. 16
  6. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 92, "Majesty Metals and Manufacturing Profile"
  7. 7.0 7.1 Objectives: Periphery, p. 15
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 Historical: Reunification War, p. 206, "Produced Dragonfly Fighter Components"
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 Technical Readout: 3039, p. 281, "Produced Locust 1V Components"
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, p. 36, "Produced Agrotera Components"
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.8 Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, p. 22, "Produced Arrow IV Vehicle Components"
  12. Technical Readout: Project Phoenix, LCT-5M Locust / Variants - LCT-5V's production noted in Magistracy of Canopus.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 Technical Readout: 3085, p. 58, "Ebony" - Mech production noted on Canopus IV by 3085.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 92
  15. HB:MPS states that Majesty produces the Marauder, but not specifically which model
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.6 16.7 Technical Readout: 3060, p. 26
  17. 17.00 17.01 17.02 17.03 17.04 17.05 17.06 17.07 17.08 17.09 17.10 17.11 Technical Readout: 3039, p. 289, "Produced Shadow Hawk 2H Components on Dunianshire"
  18. 18.00 18.01 18.02 18.03 18.04 18.05 18.06 18.07 18.08 18.09 18.10 18.11 Technical Readout: 3085, p. 98, "Produced Penthesilea Components"
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.7 19.8 Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, p. 32, "Produced Calliope Components"
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7 Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, p. 16, "Produced Sheriff Components"
  21. HB:MPS states that Majesty produces the Locust, but not specifically which model
  22. 22.00 22.01 22.02 22.03 22.04 22.05 22.06 22.07 22.08 22.09 22.10 22.11 22.12 22.13 22.14 22.15 22.16 22.17 Objectives: Periphery, p. 17
  23. Technical Readout: Project Phoenix, LCT-5M Locust / Variants - LCT-5V's production noted in Magistracy of Canopus.
  24. 24.00 24.01 24.02 24.03 24.04 24.05 24.06 24.07 24.08 24.09 24.10 24.11 24.12 24.13 24.14 24.15 24.16 24.17 24.18 24.19 24.20 24.21 24.22 24.23 24.24 Objective Raids, p. 152

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