6th An Ting Legion

Insignia of the An Ting Legions
Sixth An Ting Legion
Formed 3057
Nickname The Thirteenth Hour
Affiliation Draconis Combine
Parent Command An Ting Legion



Formed to replace the presumed-destroyed 4th An Ting Legion, the Sixth spent most of 3058 and 3059 as a Training Cadre.[1] Most of the soldiers in the unit came from the newly-reopened An Ting Academy, and held a grudge against the Sun Zhang MechWarrior Academy because

Operation Bulldog[edit]

The 6th An Ting Legion took and held Nykvarm alongside the Red Lancers and Ryuken-go.[2][3]

Dominion War[edit]

Federated Suns Incursion[edit]


The Sixth An Ting Legion was on Skondia when the Jihad started. After the Word of Blake pounded the planet with nuclear and chemical weapons, the Sixth An Ting Legion was destroyed.[4]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 6th An Ting Legion
Tai-sa Ch'ien Hsia 3059[1]
Tai-sa David Blake At some point after 3060 - 3067[5]

Other Officers[edit]

  • Chu-sa David Blake was the executive officer when Ch'ien Hsia was the commander officer of the unit.[1]


The 6th An Ting Legion is too new to have developed any tactical specialties.

Composition History[edit]


6th An Ting Legion (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[1]

  • CO/1st Battalion: Tai-sa Ch'ien Hsia
  • 2nd Battalion: Chu-sa Kakuri Myazaki
  • 3rd Battalion: Chu-sa Bethany Kobu

6th An Ting Aerospace/Silver Lining (Wing/Regular/Questionable)[1]

  • Wing Commander: Dai-i Trenton McDaniels

- The core of the unit was the Silver Lining, a mercenary aerospace company

6th An Ting Armor (Battalion/Regular/Reliable)[1]

  • Armor Commander: Chu-sa Minami Kenju

3rd An Ting Motorized Infantry (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[1]

  • Troop Commander: Tai-sa Blake Hendriksson


The Composition of the unit remains unchanged from 3059. It is unclear whether the 6th An Ting Aerospace still employs Silver Lining in a command role, but given the unit's upgrade in loyalty from questionable to reliable, it is likely the mercenaries are no longer employed.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Field Manual: Draconis Combine, p. 99, "Unit Profile"
  2. Field Manual: Updates, p. 113
  3. The Dragon Roars, p. 10
  4. Field Report: DCMS, p. 18
  5. Field Manual: Updates, p. 117