79th Strike (Clan Diamond Shark)
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|Seventy-ninth Strike Cluster|
|Affiliation||Clan Diamond Shark|
|Parent Command||Sigma Galaxy|
In 3067 the Seventy-ninth Strike Cluster was stationed on New Kent. They defended the world from a Trial of Possession by Clan Ice Hellion. They handed off their defensive duties to forces from Clan Coyote as part of the Diamond Shark's long-range goals. In 3067 they were used as the garrison force for Strato Domingo.
|Commanding Officers of the 79th Strike|
|Star Colonel||Juan Rodriguez||3061 - 3067|
The Cluster accepted zellbrigen against equal forces, exclude OmniMechs. The command use combined arms tactics to their advantage. First the fighter provide ground support, because the second wave consists the mech/elemental formations which attack next. This cycle is repeated until the enemy is broken. The warrior tend to run their machines hot.
- Field Manual: Updates, p. 59
- Field Manual: Updates, p. 77
- Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 74, "79th Strike Cluster Profile"