- Anastasia Kerensky leads the Steel Wolves' assault on Terra. They are repulsed by the the Republic of the Sphere and the Northwind Highlanders.
- The Capellan Confederation invades the Republic of the Sphere.
- The Marik-Stewart Commonwealth fails to capture Stewart.
- Clan Jade Falcon begins its desant toward the Republic of the Sphere.
- The Dragon's Fury launches a campaign against the planetary government on New Rhodes III.
- Carnwath Coalition forms and submits to Clan Jade Falcon as a protectorate.
- 15 August: Aleksandr Hazen is killed on Skye.
- 15 August: Daniel Peterson, formerly known as Ezekiel Crow, is killed on Liao.
- 2 September: Alfred Santorini is killed on Alkalurops.
- 26 November: Paladin Victor Steiner-Davion is assassinated on Terra.
- Luthien Armor Works introduces the Oni battle armor suit to service.
- Black Wolf battle armor is created by scientists from both halves of Clan Wolf.
- Victory Conditions Industries and Eris Enterprises Design Group begin production of the Jackalope BattleMech.
- Manufacturers on Arc-Royal begin production of the Cuchulainn battle armor.
- StarCorps Industries introduces the Tortoise II battle armor for trials in the Republic of the Sphere.
- Republic Institute of Strategic Combat's Advanced Point Defense System enters limited production for its Battle Armor size units.
- The RISC Hyper Laser enters prototype development.