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Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Almach nearby systems (3151)
Almach nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 100.804 : -61.569[e]
Spectral class K4V[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith[1]

The Almach system was home to at least one habitable world - Almach II - and as of 3145 was located in the Chesterton Commonality of the Capellan Confederation.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Almach system maintained a recharge station at the zenith jump point at least as recently as the early thirty-first century.[1]

System History[edit]

The Almach system was settled during or just after the First Exodus from Terra[4] and the system would be contested by various nations and proto-nations throughout its history, being controlled at various times by the Capellan confederation,[5] Federated Suns,[6] Marlette Association[4] and Tikonov Grand Union.[7]

Almach II[edit]

Planetary flag of Almach
Planetary flag of Almach
System position 2nd[1]
Jump point
4 days[1]
Highest native life Mammal[1]
Reference Year 3025[1]
Population 3,278,000,000[1]
HPG (Representative) B (Precentor Jorge Alerrez)[1]

Almach II - commonly referred to simply as Almach - is the second planet in the Almach system and is known for its extensive ocean farms.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Age of War[edit]

Almach was originally an independent planet that became swept up in conflicts between the newly-formed Tikonov Grand Union and the Marlette Association in the late 23rd and early 24th centuries. Although Almach was claimed by both states at the end of the 23rd century, the Marlette Association annexed Almach between 2302 and 2306.[4] With the election of General Diana Chinn to the Tikonov Tetrarchy in 2307, the Tikonov Grand Union began an ambitious gamble against the Marlette Association, and a number of Marlette Association worlds were invaded and annexed in short order. Tikonov Grand Union forces commanded by Diana Chinn conquered Almach in November 2308;[7] the planet remained in Tikonov Grand Union control until 2344, when the Federated Suns occupied several Tikonov worlds including Almach. Almach gave it's name to the Accord signed between the Federated Suns and the Tikonov Grand Union that recognized Davion control of a number of Chesterton Trade Worlds.[8] The Federated Suns President, Reynard Davion, made Almach a trustee of the Federated Suns after annexing the world, with every intention of turning Almach into a major military staging area in anticipation of future wars in the area.[9]

Star League[edit]

At some time prior to 2571, Almach was taken over by the Capellan Confederation.[5]

Under Capellan rule the three continents on the planet were given over to national parks and wildlife preserves administered by the government. Though it has one of the largest deserts in the region, the real item of interest is Almach's extensive ocean-farming installations. Prior to the Succession Wars the products of Almach's seas fed every world in the Chesterton Commonality.[1]

Succession Wars[edit]

First Succession War[edit]

Almach was not the target of any full scale invasion during the First Succession War, but its location near the Federated Suns border plus its valuable aquaculture resources probably made it a target of raids.

Second Succession War[edit]

The Federated Suns took control of Almach via Operation SUN in 2830 during the opening conflicts of the Second Succession War.[10]

Fourth Succession War[edit]

Almach contributed several regiments of infantry from it's own garrison to assist in the conquest of New Canton during Operation RAT.[11]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Almach's position within the Inner Sphere kept it out of the fighting during the Clan Invasion.

FedCom Civil War[edit]

Almach was spared from the major fighting of the FedCom Civil War.

Dark Age[edit]

The Red Lancers, the Capellan Chancellor's elite body guard, seized the planet from centuries of House Davion control when they forced the 1st Federated Suns Armored Cavalry off Almach prior to 3145.[12]


The only other notable feature is the fact that Almach was settled almost exclusively by Argentinians.[1] At the moment of this writing this feature is only shared also by planet Shasta.

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]



  • Ariana Grenadiers[49]



Almach is a lush world covered by oceans although it also has on its surface one of the largest known deserts in the local region.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 76 systems (73 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Mesartim 7.3 Mira 9.9 Demeter 12.3 New Hessen 17.4
Chesterton 17.6 Tikonov 19.5 Alrescha 20.3 Tianamon 22.3
Tedibyhr 24.1 Conwy 25.1 Algot 26.0 Angol 26.2
Valexa 28.4 Ulan Batar 28.8 Sonnia 30.0 Yangtze 30.9
Jonathan 31.5 Buchlau 31.6 Halloran 31.9 Menkar 32.1
Caselton 32.4 Kansu 33.1 Rio 33.3 Tawas 35.4
Angelsey 35.5 Mirach 35.6 Algol 36.5 Alpha Eridani 37.5
Foochow 37.8 Hamal 40.2 New Aragon 41.1 Ashkum 41.1
Tigress 41.3 Tybalt 42.5 Edwards 42.8 Poznan 43.0
Slocum 43.7 Farwell 43.7 Schedar 43.8 Goderich 45.4
Hunan 45.4 New Rhodes 45.8 Bharat 46.4 Sanilac 46.6
Ningpo 46.8 Goshen 47.3 Basalt 47.5 Azha 48.1
Bell 48.4 Foot Fall 48.7 Westphalia 48.7 Logandale 49.5
Listowel 49.7 New Florence 51.0 Nopah 51.8 St. Andre 52.6
Pleione 52.6 Shipka 53.3 Hean 53.8 Waycross 55.9
Undra 56.0 Shensi 56.3 Marlette 56.4 Kawich 56.9
Everett 57.3 Highspire 57.6 Axton 58.0 Tecumseh 58.1
Ruchbah 58.2 Ankaa 58.4 Arboris 58.5 Ronel 59.2
Elbar 59.4 Deneb Kaitos 60.6 Genoa 61.8 Woodstock 61.8


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