V Triarii Protectors

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V Triarii Protectors
Unit Profile (as of 3085)
Parent Formation Triarii Protectors
Formed 3085[1]



The V Triarii Protectors (also known as the Fifth Triarii), are the garrison unit for Prefecture V. Currently the Fifth isn't on its garrison world, but is instead taking part in a six month training exercise.[2]

In 3085 the V Triarii is stationed on Epsilon Eridani in Prefecture X of the Republic of the Sphere.[3]


After the blackout of 3132 the Fifth were stationed on Liao in order to try and prevent a rebellion from the pro-Capellan elements of the populace.

After the Blackout the Capellan Confederation sent troops into the Republic. The Second McCarron's Armored Cavalry regiment landed on Liao and faced the garrisoning troops. After six years of terrorist assaults by the Ijori Dè Guāng the garrison forces were on edge, and peaceful protests quickly exploded into violence. The Liao Standing Guard, the Fifth Triarii Protectors and V Principes Guards faced multiple hit and run attacks from the Armored Cavalry across two continents while the protesters and Ijori Dè Guāng joined forces with dissident elements of the Liao Conservatory of Military Arts to cause more problems. Despite this, five weeks of fighting had slowed the Capellan forces. Then the Dynasty Guard arrived. They joined with the dissident forces and opened a new front against the Republic troops. The Republic forces might still have won, but one of their aerospace fighters shot down a medical transport DropShip filled with refugees thinking it was transporting CCAF reinforcements. Overnight all loyalty to the Republic disappeared and the citizens of Liao rioted against the Republic troops. A last minute attack against the Dynasty Guard failed, and the Republic forces surrendered. They were allowed to leave Liao, returning the system to the Confederation.[4]

Early February 3135 forces from McCarron's Armored Cavalry raided New Aragon. They fought and were expelled back by the Fifth Triarii Protectors but not prior to reducing to dust the industrial sector of Jahrman, the second-largest city in Tandoh province.[5]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the V Triarii Protectors
Colonel Tien Dien Duong 3085[3]
Legate Viktor Ruskoff 3132[4]

Other Unit Officers[edit]



Composition History[edit]


V Triarii Protectors (1 Battalion/Veteran/Reliable)[3]

  • CO: Colonel Tien Dien Duong

550th Armor Brigade (Veteran/Fanatical)[3]

  • CO: Colonel Latisha Asha

550th Infantry Brigade (Regular/Reliable)[3]

  • CO: Colonel Ishmal Durgenmark


V Triarii Protectors (Regular/Reliable)[4]

  • CO: Legate Viktor Ruskoff


Game Rules[edit]

When randomly determining force composition,the Fifth Triarii can roll 1 out of every 4 units off of any RAT in use for the scenario, even their opponent's. Triarii MechWarriors gain a +1 bonus to their Piloting Skill Rolls and, in circumstances when they are not having to coordinate with another unit, a +1 to their Initiative rolls. For purposes of Crisis of Conscience rules (see p. 9), the Fifth Triarii Protectors are of Reliable loyalty.[4]


  1. Field Manual: 3085, p. 181
  2. Field Manual: 3085, p. 182
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Field Manual: 3085, p. 187, "RAF Deployment Table - 3085"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Dark Age Turning Points: Liao, p. 6
  5. 5.0 5.1 Dark Age: 3135 PDA Journals, p.160 "10 March 3135"