5th Defenders of Andurien

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Fifth Defenders of Andurien
Unit Profile (as of 3025)
Nickname The Hunters[1]
Parent Formation Defenders of Andurien
Formed 2783[2]

History[edit]

Formation[edit]

In 2783 the Free Worlds League Military recruited an ad-hoc regiment of Star League Defense Force personnel from the 209th Mechanized Infantry Division - a part of LXIV Corps, of the SLDF Eighteenth Army[2][3] - and used those personnel to muster the Fifth Defenders of Andurien.[2]

Succession Wars[edit]

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The information after this notice comes from apocryphal sources; the canonicity of such information is uncertain.
Please view the reference page for information regarding their canonicity.

At some point during the late Succession Wars era (though implicitly no later than 3025) the Fifth Defenders of Andurien counted Leon Garcia, the firstborn son of Grumman Amalgamated's CEO and co-owner Alfredo Garcia, among their ranks. His first combat was against a pirate raid. Later, on Shiro III, he was to secure the communication module from a downed Capellan Cyclops but was beaten to the prize by his younger brother, a MechWarrior with the mercenary unit Steel Brothers. The Steel Brothers subsequently terminated their contract with the Duchy of Andurien, were declared rogue and fled towards the Magistracy of Canopus with elements from the 5th Defenders of Andurien including Leon Garcia in pursuit. Following a costly but undecisive battle on Cursa, the two units later fought again on another world closer to the Magistracy. Their battle was interrupted by Capellan forces bent on wiping them out. They united against the Capellans, narrowly defeated them (with only a single 'Mech still standing after the battle), and the brothers subsequently made peace.[4]

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Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 5th Defenders of Andurien
Colonel Jimmy Lee 3025 - 3031[5]

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

2786[edit]

Fifth Defenders of Andurien (Regiment/Veteran/Questionable)[6]

- At this point in time the Fifth was a light-weight regiment operating at full strength and was stationed on Granera.[6]

2821[edit]

Fifth Defenders of Andurien (Regiment/Veteran/Questionable)[6]

- At this point in time the Fifth was a light-weight regiment operating at just below half-strength and was stationed on Fagerholm.[6]

2830[edit]

5th Defenders of Andurien (Regiment/Veteran/Questionable) [7]

Note: At this point in time the light-weight unit was stationed on Fagerholm with an operational readiness of 119 percent. [7]

2864[edit]

5th Defenders of Andurien (Regiment/Elite./Questionable) [7]

Note: At this point in time the light-weight unit was stationed on Sappho with an operational readiness of 65 percent. [7]


3025[edit]

Fifth Defenders of Andurien (Regular/Questionable)[5]

  • CO: Colonel Jimmy Lee

3028[edit]

5th Defenders of Andurien (Regiment/Regular/Questionable)[8]

Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Nestor. [8]

Rules[edit]

Game Rules[edit]


References[edit]

  1. Technical Readout: 3025 Revised, p. 100
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 First Succession War, p. 33, "Those Left Behind (Continued)"
  3. The Star League, p. 156
  4. Bruderkampf scenario pack
  5. 5.0 5.1 House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 109, "Deployment Table"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 First Succession War, p. 138, "Free Worlds League Military (FWLM)"
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 ’’ Second Succession War’’, p. 98
  8. 8.0 8.1 Historical: Brush Wars, p.87

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