Nashan Diversified

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Nashan Diversified
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Founding Year 2795
Interstellar Company Yes
Primary Site(s) Alarion
Gulf Breeze
Primary Products JumpShips
Diverse other things

Nashan Diversified - A interstellar multi-division corporation headquarters on House Steiner world of Donegal.


Founded officially in 2795, the corporation was originally named Ns-Shan Computer Tracking Company. As Ns-Shan, the computer manufacturer was aggressive in selling its quality computers beneath the competition's prices. By 2795 it had 30% of Lyran market and it formally changed its name. The company began to buy up smaller companies to build itself up in dawn of the First Succession War.

By 3067, the company had become a multi-division corporation, with a number of smaller companies as Divisions, including Gulf Breeze Mining Union. It made corporate partnerships with Defiance Industries which allowed them to open up three additional divisions in military hardware. The Nashan was considered at the time, one House Steiner's largest corporations. They were known for producing wide range of products from Pharmaceuticals to WorkMechs.

The organization was infamous for its ultra elite security force known as the Black Guard.[1]

After the Clan Invasion, Nashan Shipping was hiring mercenary forces to guard their DropShips and JumpShips. Later investigations found that Nashan used some of these mercenary forces to deliver supplies to resistance cells operating in the Clan Occupation Zones.[2]


As of 3067, Nashan Diversified's CEO was Duchess Margaret Doons.


Nashan Diversified has large range of divisions producing or providing services throughout House Steiner and House Davion. Section is divided by named products produced and basic info listed what they produce.

Nashan Diversified has manufacturing centers on the following planets:


  • N&D Shipyards of Alarion - A joint venture between Defiance Industries and Nashan Diversified formed in 3024 to take over the assets of Henderson JumpShips of Alarion Unlimited, who was forced into bankruptcy in 3012 when it was unable to recover from the damage inflicted by House Marik forces during Alessandro Steiner's disastrous Operation Concentrated Weakness. As part of the purchase, N&D Shipyards retained most of Henderson's employees as the core of the new company, who was expected to have resumed full production no later than 3033.[3] The company produced civilian JumpShips and space stations for House Steiner until its destruction during the early years of the Jihad.[4]
Components produced on Alarion:[1]
Component Type
Scout[1] JumpShip - (Until 3069)
Merchant[1] JumpShip - (Until 3069)


  • Nashan Computers - Producer of Personal & Commercial Computers and Software.


  • Nashan Nashan Architectural - Design and construction of buildings.[1] [3]
  • Nashan Foods - Production of Basic and Gourmet Foods.[1] Division head as of 3025: Jacob Deitrichson. Its headquarters originally located on New Exford, Nashan Foods owns huge tracts of fertile land on New Exford, Bountiful Harvest, Graceland, Summit and Hamilton and was one of the few interstellar food companies active in Lyran space after the collapse of the Star League. By the end of the Third Succession War Nashan Foods was on the verge of becoming the sole food provider to a number of the heavily industrialized worlds in the Tamar Pact with a number of contracts with worlds in Draconis Combine space. Nashan Foods specializes in grains, fruits and other assorted products, but by 3025 its meat division was ramping up exports of cattle, pigs, Gnu-Oxen and bison from ranches on New Exford and Hamilton. Though approximately 75% of the company was in the basic food segment, the company was expanding into the gourmet segment with delicacies like Exford Truffles, Meat Lettuces of Harvest, Binsby Berries and Buleen Anchovies placing it in heavy competition with Bountiful Delicacies. The competition was reportedly hostile, with Bountiful Delicacies claiming a damaging outbreak of Henderson's Ich in 3025 wiped out Bountiful's stock of sturgeon was actually industrial espionage on the part of Nashan Foods.[3]
  • Nashan Pharmaceuticals - Producer of Medical Supplies and Pharmaceutical drugs. Built from the remains of Baker Pharmaceuticals, rather than reorganise and integrate Baker's Baker 3 headquarters into the ND family, Nashan chose to virtual liquidate the company and transfer its assets to Nashan's newer Donegal offices.[1]
  • Nashan Shipping - Donegal based Interstellar and planetary freight company.[1] Division Head as of 3025: Elisworth Codorniz. Nashan's smallest division of 3025, Nashan Shipping was originally formed to serve as the transportation division for Nashan Foods, before it began to sell spare cargo space on its freighters to help cut costs. Continuing this policy, including on occasion handling even secure ComStar cargos, Nashan Shipping quickly expanded to handle almost all the transportation needs for the entire Nashan Diversified group.[3]


  • N&D Targeting Computers of Furillo - Joint holding between Defiance Industries and Nashan Diversified. During the Jihad it lost about 5% of its personnel, but by 3079 it was operating at full productivity.[5] N&D expanded its production line by adding the Swallow Attack WiGE its list products by 3092.[6][7]

  • N&D WorkMechs of Furillo - Commercial Industrial Mech Production company, which included MiningMechs, AgroMechs and Construction Mechs types.
Components produced on Furillo:[8]
Component Type
Fensalir Combat WiGE WiGE - (Since 3084)[9]
Swallow Attack WiGE (Original & Export Model)[8] WiGE - (Since 3092)[10]
Swallow Attack WiGE (Standard Model) WiGE - (Since 3095)[11]
Fusion Engine - XL
Omni 200 XL Swallow[8]
Armor - FF - BattleMechs & Vehicles
ArcShield Heavy Ferro-Fibrous Swallow[8]
Communications System
Nashan Optichat Swallow[8]
Targeting-Tracking System
T-800 Series 7 Swallow[8]
ER Medium Laser
BlazeFire Longshot Swallow[8]
LB 20-X AC
Defiance Disintegrator Swallow[8]


  • Nashan Communications and Entertainment - News and Entertainment corporation based out of Gallery. Formerly known as Kelly Communications, Nashan acquired the company near the end of the Third Succession War in a exceedingly hostile take-over, with shots fired between Kelly security troops and Nashan agents resulting in legal censor of ND by the Lyran government.[3] The satellite systems produced on Gallery became increasingly important to the LAAF during the Jihad as the satellites were a valuable force multiplier when the combat strength of the LAAF was reducing.[12]

Gulf Breeze[edit]

  • Nashan Mining of Gulf Breeze - Mining consortium formerly owned by Gulf Breeze Mining Union. The gigantic space station based there produces large quantity of raw materials and has refining plants in system.[13]


  • Nashan Underwriters of Tharkad - Legal and Financial services division of Nashan Diversified.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 134 - "Economics - Major Industries- Nashan Diversified".
  2. Hot Spots, p. 20, 42
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), pp. 140-142 "Socioeconomics - Corporate Profiles - Nashan Diversified"
  4. Jihad Hot Spots: 3070, p. 45 - Alarion destroyed by Blakist attack in 3069. Including its shipyards.
  5. Objectives: Lyran Alliance, p. 3
  6. Technical Readout: 3145 Lyran Commonwealth, p. 14 Swallow Attack WIGE - Background.
  7. MUL's Swallow Attack WiGE profile which includes introduction year of the original Swallow Attack WiGE.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 Technical Readout: 3145 Lyran Commonwealth, p. 14, "Swallow Attack WiGE"
  9. Technical Readout: 3085, p. 44 - Fensalir a product of Nashan Diversified as of 3084.
  10. MUL's Swallow Attack WiGE profile which includes introduction year of the original Swallow Attack WiGE.
  11. MUL's Swallow Attack WiGE (Standard) profile which includes introduction year.
  12. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 85, "Bolan Province"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 134 - Gulf Breeze's original parent corporation name listed.