Pesht

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(References to Pesht)

Pesht
Pesht neighbouring systems
Pesht neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 206.06:312.14[e]
Spectral class F7V[1][2]
Recharge time 178 hours[2]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1][2]

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

Pesht
Planetary Flag
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Geophysical
System position 3rd[1][2]
Jump point
distance
12.89 days[2]
Moons (1 Buda)[2]
Surface gravity 1.04[2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2]
Equatorial temperature 33°C (Tropical)[2]
Surface water 64%[2]
Highest native life Mammal[1][2]
Reference Year 3025[1] - 3079[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler General Kester Hsiun Chi, Warlord of Pesht and Duke of Pesht (3025)[1]
Capital Canube[2]
Population 4,890,000,000 (3025)[1]
6,345,000,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-A-B-B[2]
HPG (Representative) A[1][2]

Contents

[edit] Owner History

[edit] Planetary Info

Heavily forested world, noted in its early colonization days as the home of predatory apelike creatures.

[edit] Planetary History

[edit] Discovery and Settlement Efforts

Pesht was discovered by early explorers which were part of the Ozawan merchants in 2212. The Ozawan Clan had attempted repetitively over course of decades to settle the forest cover planet. However, the world's native ape predators interfered with these efforts, and the clan had relinquished planet to Draconis Combine. It wasn't until 2320 world was finally settled, after the Combine "discovered" apelike creatures for themselves. After losing entire settlement did efforts put into nearly exterminate the beast to make it habitable.[1]

[edit] Military Colony and District Capital

After clearing the predators, the Combine's true reasons for colonizing Pesht were revealed. The planet became a military colony, which the Combine could use as a staging facility to conquer other worlds. From Pesht, Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery forces had launched military efforts into the Draconis Rift region.[1]

The world became the capital of its own military district after Coordinator Martin McAllister implemented his restructuring of Combine's governmental system.[1]

The bulk of military forces that had been stationed on Pesht when it was made a staging base were removed to the Combine's new capital of Luthien in mid 27th Century.[1]

[edit] Operation Bulldog

Pesht was invaded in the Clan Smoke Jaguar counterattack. The Delta Galaxy Command Trinary and the Third Assault Cluster assaulted the Seventh Sword of Light, Ryuken-san, First Kell Hounds, and the Second Wolf Legion; under the combined strength of these defending forces, the Clan invaders were wiped out.[18]

[edit] Jihad

In 3069, Pesht suffered from the Blakist Jihad, as the planet was heavily raided. Though the attackers were driven off, in 3071 the Word of Blake used nuclear weapons against the defiant planet, destroying the Pesht Motors manufacturing site among other losses. Though the DEST Tactical Command Center is known to be on-world, the exact location is secret.

The Word occupied Pesht from February 3071[19] up until late 3074. Forces from Clan Ghost Bear landed on the occupied Combine worlds of Luthien and Pesht on the 15th of December 3074; the Clan Ghost Bear forces never once offered zellbrigen to any of the Word forces on either world, and effectively eradicated the Word forces on both worlds by the 20th of December. Very few survivors from the Word of Blake managed to flee or become captives, and the Ghost Bear forces destroyed any DCMS forces that attempted to interfere in the Ghost Bear campaign against the Word.[20][21]

As suddenly as they had arrived, the Ghost Bear forces left Pesht at the end of January, leaving the DCMS to frantically redeploy forces to fortify the world; the relief units began arriving two weeks later on the 14th of February, only to find no sign of any Blakist troops in the wake of the Ghost Bear withdrawal.[21][22]

As of 3079 most of the ground-based production facilities were operational, but the remains of an orbital shipyard were still visible from the night sky. Nevertheless, the University of Pesht continues to graduate high-quality students, particularly those interested in becoming historians.[2]

[edit] Manufacturing Centers and Companies

[edit] Planetary Garrison

[edit] 3038

[edit] 3040

  • Third Pesht Regulars[25]

[edit] 3054

[edit] 3059

[edit] 3055 to 3062 to 3067

[edit] 3067

[edit] 3079

[edit] 3079 to 3085

- At this point in time the 6th operating at 50% of full strength, with 75% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology. In 3085 the 6th operating at 60% of full strength.

[edit] Nearby Planets

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Maldonado 12.84 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Meinacos 15.68 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Irece 15.91 1 DC DC DC DC CNC CNC DC
Hyner 18.35 1 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Teniente 20.25 1 DC DC DC DC CNC CNC DC
Unity 29.45 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Herndon 29.96 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ebensburg 32.70 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
McAlister 34.42 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Jeronimo 38.75 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Cheriton 43.39 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Juazeiro 44.61 2 DC DC DC DC CNC CNC DC
Marshdale 47.60 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Bangor 49.97 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Cyrenaica 50.76 2 DC DC DC DC CNC CNC DC
Outer Volta 51.75 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Kagoshima 55.77 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kilmarnock 57.98 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC

[edit] References

  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 1.12 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 180, "Pesht Planet Profile"
  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 Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 12, "Pesht"
  3. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 23, "Political Manuvers"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  7. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 193, "Draconis Combine - Map"
  8. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  9. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  10. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  11. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  12. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  13. 13.0 13.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 97, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  14. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - August 3079"
  15. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  16. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  17. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  18. The Dragon Roars, p.32
  19. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 49, "The Jihad In Review"
  20. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 55, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  21. 21.0 21.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 53, "The Jihad In Review"
  22. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 14, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  23. Technical Readout: 3075, p. 172
  24. Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 4, "State of the Industry Table"
  25. 25.0 25.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 139, "Deployment Table"
  26. Objective Raids, p. 71, "Unit Note"
  27. Field Manual: Draconis Combine, p. 134, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"
  28. ComStar (sourcebook), p. 84, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  29. Field Manual: ComStar, p. 125, "ComGuard Deployment Table"
  30. Field Manual: Updates, p. 119, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"
  31. Field Report: DCMS, p. 11, "Pesht Regulars Profile"
  32. Field Manual: 3085, p. 51, "DCMS Deployment Table - 3085"

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