3rd Centauri Guards

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Third Centauri Guards
Unit Profile (as of 2765)
Nickname The Tortoise-Shield Borderers
Parent Formation St. Ives Armored Cavalry
Formed

History[edit]

The Third Centauri Guards were stationed on Bacum in 2765. Unlike the two other Centauri Guards units, they were formed after the Confederation joined the Star League, so they had fewer of the regional rivalries that plagued the other units. They still had problems with internal power struggles, however.[1]

In 2793 a battalion from the Third, the Twenty-first Centauri Lancers, were responsible for the destruction of the Fourth Marik Militia, a Free Worlds League Military regiment, on Anegasaki.[2]


Officers[edit]

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Tactics[edit]

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Composition History[edit]

2765[edit]

Third Centauri Guards (Regular/Reliable)[1]

2786[edit]

Third Centauri Guards (Regular/Reliable)[3]

- At this point in time the Guards were a medium-weight regiment operating at full strength and were stationed on Bacum.[3]

2821[edit]

Third Centauri Guards (Regular/Reliable)[3]

- At this point in time the Guards were a medium-weight regiment operating at just over one-third of full strength and were stationed on Cotocallao.[3]

Game Rules[edit]

Notes[edit]

It was confirmed that the Twenty-first Centauri Lancers were a battalion within the Third Centauri Guards in 2793 and responsible for the destruction of the Fourth Marik Militia on Anegasaki by the BattleTech Developer Adrian Gideon in the Catalyst Game Labs official errata forum:

Handbook House Liao (print)

Pg 30, Timeline: First Succession War, Dev-level errata: 2793 - The Twenty-First Centauri Lancers destroy the Fourth Marik Militia on Anegasaki, in one of their first contracts as mercenaries after the Star League Defense Force's withdrawal.

Replace with: 2793 - The future Twenty-First Centauri Lancers, a battalion of the 3rd Centauri Guards, destroy the Fourth Marik Militia on Anegasaki.

  — Adrian Gideon, BattleTech Developer, 0243 26 Jan 2016

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 14, "St. Ives Armored Cavalry" - Regimental Status
  2. Developer Level Errata, Catalyst Game Labs Forum, 26 0243Z Jan 2015
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 First Succession War, p. 136, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces (CCAF)"

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