- The Fox's Teeth raid the world of Menke as reprisal for the McCarron's Armored Cavalry's attack on Marlette the year before.
- The Taurian Concordat world of Pinard is raided by Dedrickson's Devil, a mercenary unit under contract to House Davion that had gone rogue.
- Thomas Calderon interprets it as covert attack by the Armed Forces of the Federated Suns.
- Warrior House Hiritsu begin to move their stronghold to Randar.
- ComStar loses all contact with Oberon VI, Elysian Fields, and Santander V.
- The Peregrine-class corvette Silver Merlin departs on a routine Dark Caste-hunting expedition and vanishes.
- Ariana Winston succeeds William Erik Petersen as overall commander of the Eridani Light Horse.
- Future Republic of the Sphere diplomat Lin Murikami is born on Togura.
- Clan Wolf Scientist Caste starts research and development of the Laser Anti-Missile System.
- Capellan Confederation rediscovers lost Guardian ECM Suite technologies.
- Capellan Confederation rediscovers lost Beagle Active Probe technologies.
- Federated Commonwealth produces triple strength myomers for IndustrialMechs.
- The CP-11-A variant of the Cyclops BattleMech is introduced.
- Irian Technologies introduce the FIGYEL II Science Satellite.