31st Vanguard Striker (Clan Fire Mandrill)

31st Vanguard Striker Cluster
Unit Profile (as of 3067)
Nickname Hell's Wind
Parent Formation Kindraa Kline[1]
Disbanded 3067


The Thirty-first Vanguard Striker Cluster was the garrison of the Kindraa's holdings on Foster in 3059.[2]

In 3067 two clusters from Kindraa Mick-Kreese joined Iota Galaxy of Clan Blood Spirit for an assault on Clan Star Adder on Tathis. Jealousy prompted Kindraa Kilne to send the 27th Vanguard Battle, 31st Vanguard Striker and 42nd Vanguard Battle Clusters to join the assault. Joining the battle late, Kindraa Kline dropped into the middle of the combat, and the resulting confusion inflicted heavy losses on everyone involved, with many incidents of friendly fire. The Kindraa took seventy-five percent casualties and resulted in the destruction of the Cluster.[3]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 31st Vanguard Striker
Star Colonel Clive Mattila 3059[1]


Configured as a rapid-insertion force, using strike and fade tactics.[1]

Composition History[edit]


31st Vanguard Striker Cluster - Veteran/Reliable[1][2]


Field Manual: Updates does not list the Cluster as taking part in the bungled attack against Tathis.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 51, "Kindra Kline Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 150, "Kindra Kline"
  3. The Wars of Reaving, p. 17, "Monkey in the Middle"
  4. Field Manual: Updates, p. 40