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System Information
X:Y Coordinates 150.329 : 356.724[e]
Spectral class M2IV[1][2]
Recharge time 203 hours[2]
Recharge station(s) Nadir[1][2]

The Albiero system was the location of at least one habitable planet, Albiero III, and as of 3145 was located in the Albiero Prefecture of the Pesht Military District within the Draconis Combine.[3][4]

System Description[edit]

The Albiero Prefecture had at least one functioning recharge station during the thirty-first century.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Albiero system was settled during the Star League era.[5][1]

Albiero III[edit]

System position 3rd[1][2]
Jump point
Moons None[2]
Surface gravity 1.04[2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2]
Equatorial temperature 25°C (Temperate)[2]
Surface water 12%[2]
Highest native life 18% Reptile[1][2]
Reference Year 3025[1] - 3079[2]
Ruler Hogo Manati, Earl of Albiero (3025)[1]
Capital Corant City[2]
Population 856,000,000 (3025)[1]
950,000,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-C-D-D (3079)[2]
HPG (Representative) A[1][2] (Precentor Rhys Davis)[1]

Albiero III - more commonly referred to simply as Albiero - is the third planet in the Albiero system and had served as the Prefecture capital of the Albiero Prefecture and home to the Holden Mining Corporation.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

When Albiero was first settled it had vast reserves of iron and copper ores. This mineral wealth attracted a number of mining concerns who exploited the deposits up until the end of the Star League era, at which point the various advanced mining machines in use began to break down. The mining concerns went out of business as the machines failed completely, causing the planetary economy to decline sharply.[1]

By the end of the Third Succession War Albiero was nearly a dead world, and the natural resources had been almost completely exhausted. The Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery were still making extensive use of the abandoned mines on Albiero for training, although the Matabushi Incorporated company still maintained a headquarters on the planet.[6]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Albiero was invaded by Clan Smoke Jaguar in July 3050, one of the last worlds invaded during the Third Wave of Operation REVIVAL. The battle between the 8th Albiero Militia and the First Jaguar Guards' Trinary Command, Trinary Striker and Alpha Elemental Star was particularly fierce, with the militia immediately attacking the invaders upon their landing and pushing them towards the Dartson Ridge. Backed up against the ridge line the militia's armored battalion used artillery to trap the Clan forces. This lasted until Trinary Striker broke free in a fierce assault and eliminated the artillery units, allowing Trinary Command and the Elemental Star to disengage and locate the Eight's supply depots. Here they laid in wait for the militia to come and resupply, and when the militia regiment's command company walked right into the trap they were annihilated, ending the battle. Only a few companies chose to continue fighting, escaping into the hills and launching periodic raids on the Smoke Jaguar garrison throughout the rest of the invasion.[7]

Operation BULLDOG[edit]

Albiero was invaded in the fourth wave of Operation BULLDOG by the Second Dieron Regulars, Warrior House Dai Da Chi, First Wolf Strike Cluster, and the Crater Cobras. The defending Eleventh Jaguar Regulars were heavily outnumbered and decided to fight to the last man, and eventually lost the planet.[8]

During the Clan Invasion, Matabushi Incorporated moved its headquarters to Pesht. Since that time the world had served as a prefecture capital and training facility, but no other real improvement had been made. Corant City eventually became the planetary capital in 3079.[2]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]




  • Second Dieron Regulars[37]


Albiero has a single continent, which is named Albiero Prime.[2]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Corant City: Planetary capital other than when Clan Smoke Jaguar ruled Albiero.[2]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 28 systems (26 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Savinsville 8.6 Hanover 18.4 Wolcott 19.8 Luzerne 26.6
Bangor 27.0 Byesville 27.6 Marshdale 29.7 Schuyler 30.0
Brocchi's Cluster 32.4 Labrea 33.4 Garstedt 35.0 Jeronimo 36.3
Outer Volta 39.2 Coudoux 39.9 Nykvarn 41.9 Almunge 42.3
Turtle Bay 44.2 Polcenigo 45.1 Ferranil 52.8 Bilma 53.0
Duxfort 53.4 Itabaiana 54.5 Juazeiro 56.5 Courchevel 56.6
Kabah 58.0 Teniente 60.0 Kiruna 60.1 Hyner 61.0


  • "Albiero" is consistently spelled thusly in BattleTech canon, though it may have been inspired by (or may have originally been meant to represent) the nonfictional Albireo system, aka Beta Cygni. See also Cygnus (disambiguation).


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