1st Tikonov Guards
|First Tikonov Guards|
|Formed||Between 3134 and 3145|
|Parent Command||Tikonov Guards|
Age of War
Numerous resistance groups were formed with Maskirovka assistance following the loss of central authority brought about by Gray Monday. Hailing from former Sarna Commonality worlds taken by the Republic of the Sphere, these rebels and defectors immediately joined the invading Capellan Confederation Armed Forces as auxiliaries serving in irregular battalions. These battalions were soon re-equipped from Capellan supply depots and assembled to become the First Tikonov Guards.
Operation GREAT FLOOD
Operation CELESTIAL REWARD
Sometime in 3144, the Third Sian Dragoons and the First Tikonov Guards fought the First Federated Suns Armored Cavalry for control of Almach as part of Operation CELESTIAL REWARD. The superior maneuverability and ambush tactics employed by the Federated Suns unit resulted in a victory against the Capellan force. The planet would fall in a second invasion attempt later that year.
|Commanding Officers of the 1st Tikonov Guards|
The First Tikonov Guards was an Augmented Regiment formation and used tactics appropriate for it.
The regiment flies dark green banners from their mechs and vehicles. Equipment is painted dark green and goldenrod.
First Tikonov Guards (Regular/Fanatical)(65% Strength)
- CO: Sang-shao Juanping Karina
First Tikonov Orbital Guard (Regular/Reliable)(70% Strength)
- CO: Kong-zhong-shao Alfi Upjohn
- CO: Zhong-shao Nadeem Rauf
Patriot Irregulars (Regular/Fanatical)(60% Strength)
- CO: Zhong-shao Zdisek Shalamov
- The unit had a "C" Equipment Rating. They had numerous Assassins, Firebees, Koscheis and Thunderbolts.
- Field Manual: 3145, p. 38, "Tikonov Guards"
- Field Manual: 3145, p. 28, "The New Old-Fashioned Way"
- Era Report: 3145, p. 35, "Celestial Reward"
- Field Manual: 3145, p. 72, "First Federated Suns Armored Cavalry"
- Field Manual: 3145, p. 47, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table - 3145"
- Field Manual: 3145, p. 28, "Sarna and Tikonov Commonalities"
- Field Manual: 3145, p. 29, "Sian Commonality"