Pitkin

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

Pitkin
Pitkin neighbouring systems
Pitkin neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 492.68 : 76.98[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Reunification War[edit]

In the mid-26th century, Pitkin was an agricultural world within the Outworlds Alliance, located close to the Alliance border with the Federated Suns. In 2581, the Star League sent the Outworlds Alliance Task Force consisting of two SLDF corps supported by an auxiliary force from the Draconis Combine to forcibly incorporate the Alliance into the Star League, following the mass rejection of the Pollux Proclamation by the Alliance along with the other major Periphery states. Although Pitkin wasn't targetted in the first wave of attacks, it was an early target during the second year of the invasion.[4]

General Amos Forlough, commander of the Star League task force, issued the attack orders for both Pitkin and the nearby world of Kennard on the 6th of January 2582. The militia forces on Pitkin consisted of barely a single battalion of light armor and a single battalion of irregular infantry at this point in time, as Pitkin was located far from what the Outworlds Alliance Militia considered to be the likely invasion route into the Alliance, making Kennard a low priority for resources. Forlough dispatched the 17th Royal Brigade - one of the three brigades within the 6th Royal Division of II Corps and fresh from weeks of rebuilding after the 6th Royal Division had suffered significant losses against the Pitcairn Legion on Sevon in late 2581 - to annex Pitkin. The militia posed no real challenge to the 17th Royal Brigade and were eliminated in days.[4]

House Davion forces were allowed to effectively annex Pitkin in 2584 by the new commander of the Outworlds Alliance Task Force, Major General Franklin Barnex, following SLDF redeployments which removed units from occupied worlds in the Outworlds Alliance to fight against the Taurian Concordat. On the 1st of August 2585 Pitkin was formally ceded to the Federated Suns along with 8 other worlds as a part of the terms laid out within the Treaty of Cerberus.[5]

Military Deployment[edit]

2581[edit]

Planetary Militia (until December)[4]

2582-2583[edit]

Star League Defense Force garrison[44]

2764[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Seventeenth Robinson Chevaliers[47]

2821[edit]

  • Seventeenth Robinson Chevaliers[47]

3050[edit]

3061[edit]

  • Third Lyran Regulars RCT[49]

3067[edit]

3079[edit]

  • Second Crucis Lancers[35]

3145[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
Pajarito 13.04 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mishkadrill 19.32 1 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Diboll 20.09 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ramora 22.36 1 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Kennard 26.83 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kirbyville 29.89 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Broaddus 35.16 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Haynesville 37.90 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Dormandaine 39.11 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Sterlington 39.54 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Milligan 42.48 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Banori 47.57 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Crestoblus 48.57 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
De Berry 48.66 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tellman IV 49.69 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Stratford 51.18 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Brookeland 53.34 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Woodbine 54.89 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Greeley 57.37 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Hazelhurst 59.08 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kountze 59.69 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Loparri 59.98 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA

References[edit]

  1. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding - [2317] Map"
  2. ↑ 2.0 2.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 147, "Outworlds Alliance after Age of War (2571) and at the Fall of the Star League (2750)"
  3. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Historical: Reunification War, p. 118, "Kennard and Pitkin"
  5. ↑ 5.0 5.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 126, "Year Five: Peace In Our Time"
  6. ↑ Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  7. ↑ Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  8. ↑ Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. ↑ Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. ↑ Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. ↑ Field Report 2765: Draconis Combine, p. 25, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [2765]"
  12. ↑ Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 36, "Outworlds Alliance Militia Deployment Map - [2765]"
  13. ↑ Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 98, "Outworlds Alliance - [2767] Map"
  14. ↑ First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  15. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
  16. ↑ Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. ↑ First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  18. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  19. ↑ House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. vii, "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  20. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  21. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  22. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  23. ↑ Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  24. ↑ Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  25. ↑ Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  26. ↑ Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  27. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  28. ↑ The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 110, "Outworlds Alliance"
  29. ↑ Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  30. ↑ Inner Sphere, p. 33, "Federated Suns Map""
  31. ↑ Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 150, "Outworlds Alliance (3067)
  32. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  33. ↑ Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  34. ↑ Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  35. ↑ 35.0 35.1 Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  36. ↑ Field Report: Clans, p. 30, "Clan Snow Raven & Outworlds Alliance Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  37. ↑ Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  38. ↑ Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  39. ↑ Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  40. ↑ Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  41. ↑ Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  42. ↑ Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  43. ↑ Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  44. ↑ Historical: Reunification War, p. 140, "Outworlds Alliance Front"
  45. ↑ Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  46. ↑ Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 17, "Regimental Status"
  47. ↑ 47.0 47.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 135, "First Succession War Deployment Table - AFFS"
  48. ↑ 20 Year Update, p. 20, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  49. ↑ Shattered Sphere, p. 29, "FedCom Deployment Table"
  50. ↑ Field Manual: Updates, p. 141, "Federated Suns Deployment Table"
  51. ↑ Field Manual: 3145, p. 174, "Clan Force Deployments - Alliance Militia Corps"

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