- The Free Worlds League Military task force known as Red Rover raids the Buenos Aires system and captures a fully laden iceship named Silver Frost.
- The Red Rover task force attacks Zion and routs the defending Capellan Confederation Armed Forces garrison.
- Mikel Hoigart and the Band of Black establish the Vannes Pirate Kingdom on Vannes after winning the Fifteenth Vannes Civil War.
- The Aurigan Coalition is formed.
- The TDR-5SE variant of the Thunderbolt BattleMech introduced.