Weingarten

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Weingarten[edit]

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

Weingarten
Weingarten neighbouring systems
Weingarten neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -19.40 : 300.33[e]
Spectral class G3V[1][2]
Recharge time 184 hours[1][2]
Recharge station(s) Nadir[1][2]

The Weingarten system was home to at least one habitable world, Weingarten III, and as at 3145 was located in the Clan Hell's Horses Occupation Zone.[3][4]

System Description[edit]

The Weingarten system is located near the Thannhausen and Volders systems[3][4] and consists of a class G3V primary orbited by at least three planets. During the thirty-first century a recharge station was in place at the system nadir jump point.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Weingarten system was settled by the Lyran Commonwealth during the Star League era at some point after the end of the Reunification War.[5][6]

Weingarten III[edit]

Weingarten
Planetary flag of Weingarten
Planetary flag of Weingarten
Geophysical
System position 3rd[1][2]
Jump point
distance
8.54 days[1][2]
Moons 1 (Weintraube)[1][2]
Surface gravity 1.0[1][2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1][2]
Equatorial temperature 33°C (Temperate)[1][2]
Surface water 71%[1][2]
Highest native life Mammal[1][2]
Reference Year 3076[1] - 3079[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Galaxy Commander Warren Stiles (System Commander)[1]
Capital Neuberlin[2]
Population 2,788,124,000 (3076 - 3079)[1][2]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-B-A-B[1][2]
HPG (Representative) A[1][2]

Weingarten III - more commonly known simply as Weingarten - is the third planet in the Weingarten system and has a single moon named Winetraube. During the late thirty-first and early thirty-second centuries Weingarten was the administrative capital of the Clan Wolf Occupation Zone.[1][2]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Weingarten was best known for its vast wine industry. The mild weather and long growing seasons made Weingarten ideal for growing crops, particularly grapes. The unique soil composition of Weingarten provided a flavor that couldn't be reproduced anywhere else in the Inner Sphere; wine from the world is highly prized which leads to large profit margins for exporters.[1]

For most of its history Weingarten was ignored by military forces. It lacked strategic importance, defense industries, or vital resources, so occupiers simply changed the planet's administration and raked in the profits from the wine trade.[1]

Fourth Succession War[edit]

Weingarten was one of the worlds attacked in the opening wave of Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG, the major Lyran Commonwealth offensive of the Fourth Succession War. The attack on Weingarten was intended to capitalise on the historic pattern of assigning new recruits to Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery units at specific times of the year, a bad habit that the DCMS had fallen into over the years. When the Fifteenth Lyran Regulars landed on Weingarten they found that the First Sun Zhang Training Cadre had one battalion of green troops unfit for battle, while the other two battalions were located at bases located on different parts of the planet.[7]

The Fifteenth Lyran Regulars went on to conquer Weingarten, with the heaviest fighting of the campaign occuring when a DCMS armor regiment attempted to prevent a battalion of the Fifteenth from entering the city of Buson Bay until the last of the First Sun Zhang had been able to evacuate.[7]

Operation REVIVAL[edit]

In November 3051 with the start of the Fifth Wave of the Clan Invasion the planet was defended by local militia units, the First and Fourth Weingarten Armored Militia Regiments, but at Ghilly Ridge the majority were surrounded by the Seventh Battle Cluster and taken prisoner. With their capitulation the planetary government went into exile and Clan Wolf's Merchant caste followed the same path as previous conquerors. The Wolves barely acknowledged that the world was part of their occupation zone and enjoyed the profits.[8][1]

Life continued as normal on Weingarten until the Word of Blake's 3070 strike on Tamar. With so much of the planet irradiated, a new administrative center had to be found quickly. Weingarten was selected by the Clan Wolf leadership, and a month after Tamar's destruction they arrived. Expanding the live-fire ranges and military bases they had created, the Wolves plowed under multiple vineyards and commandeered many administrative buildings. By 3079 it was the administrative capital of the Wolf Occupation Zone.[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

2821[edit]

3025[edit]

3028[edit]

  • First Sun Zhang Academy Cadre[7]

3051[edit]

  • First Weingarten Armored Militia Regiment[8]
  • Fourth Weingarten Armored Milita Regiment[8]

3079[edit]

3085[edit]

  • Thirteenth Wolf Regulars[39]

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Weingarten has four continents: Baden, Ravensburg, Schussen and Wurttemberg.[2]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Buson Bay: a coastal city on Weingarten, and site of a notable battle during the Fourth Succession War.[7]
  • Ghilly Ridge: site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[8]
  • Neuberlin: the planetary capital, located on Wurttenberg.[2]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Volders 9.7 Thannhausen 13.6 Tamar 15.0 Kobe 19.3
Maestu 19.6 Moritz 23.0 Hyperion 23.2 Bessarabia 24.3
Karston 24.9 Laurent 24.9 Kandis 25.2 Memmingen 27.1
Sevren 28.2 Skokie 31.4 Heiligendreuz 31.9 Hainfeld 32.3
Shaula 32.5 Gunzburg 33.3 Cusset 34.2 Bushmill 36.6
Wheel 37.1 Stanzach 37.2 Biota 38.2 Rastaban 40.0
Thun 40.6 Kufstein 41.9 Vorarlberg 43.8 Basiliano 44.6
Colmar 46.7 Satalice 46.9 Hohenems 48.0 Galuzzo 49.5
Vulcan 51.4 Dell 51.8 Engadin 53.4 Domain 53.9
Montmarault 54.4 Dompaire 55.3 Muswell 55.6 Svarstaad 57.2
Ridderkerk 57.5 Shardayne 58.3

References[edit]

  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 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 121, "Weingarten"
  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 2.19 2.20 2.21 Objectives: The Clans, p. 28, "Weingarten Planet Profile"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p. 50, "Other Early Action"
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 65
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth at their founding in [2341]"
  10. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571] Map"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  16. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  18. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 193, "Draconis Combine - Map"
  19. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  22. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  23. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere Map [3052]"
  26. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  28. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  30. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  31. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Deployment Map [3079]"
  32. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  33. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  34. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  35. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  36. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  37. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 134, "Unit Deployment Table"
  38. 38.0 38.1 Field Report: Clans, p. 21, "Clan Wolf Deployment Status"
  39. Field Manual: 3085, p. 126, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  40. Field Manual: 3145, p. 167, "Clan Force Deployments - Clan Hell's Horses"
  41. Objectives: The Clans, p. 28, "W-7 Facilities"

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