Watchmen Galaxy (Clan Smoke Jaguar)

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Watchmen Galaxy
Unit Profile (as of 3060)
Nickname Watchmen Galaxy
Parent Formation Clan Smoke Jaguar Touman
Formed Unknown
Disbanded 3060


The Watchmen were a second line military formation of Clan Smoke Jaguar.


The Watchmen were charged with the defence of Huntress, the homeworld of Clan Smoke Jaguar.[1]

Being a Solahma unit, like their brother Galaxy the Iron Guards, they only received minimum equipment, and consisted mainly of conventional infantry in 3054[2] until Galaxy Commander Benjamin Howell was able to bolster them with Star League-Mechs, Clan-Mech prototypes and Inner Sphere-Mechs (originally designated to be studied by the scientist caste). For these actions, he was later executed, but the Galaxy remained upgraded. [3]

Task Force Serpent[edit]

On 12th March 3060 the Galaxy engaged the assault troops of Task Force Serpent as they landed and pushed for their objectives. It was involved in two key battles in the opening stages of the campaign:

By the end of the fighting on the first day the galaxy was virtually wiped out.


Galaxy Commander Russou Howell of the Iron Guard Galaxy took operational control in 3059. [4]

Composition History[edit]



  • Star Colonel Cara of the 48th Battle Cluster believed the Galaxy name was a bad joke - as "who was there to watch for on Huntress?" [6]
  • In the computer game MechWarrior 2: Ghost Bear's Legacy, Clan Wolf raids a Smoke Jaguar freighter carrying isorla DCMS 'Mechs in February 3058. These are presumably bound for Huntress to supply the Galaxies there.


  1. Exodus Road, p. 166
  2. Exodus Road, p. 202
  3. Twilight of the Clans, p. 57-59
  4. Freebirth, p. 55
  5. Twilight of the Clans, p.43
  6. Sword and Fire, p. 219