Essay: Emblematic 'Mechs

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An "emblematic 'Mech" is a 'Mech that is strongly associated with a faction. It's generally mean that its this faction that uses the most this 'Mech. Usually, it's because the faction holds all, or almost all, factories of this 'Mech or have created it. The purpose of this essay is to reference such 'Mechs.

Third Succession War[edit]

With all the technology lost during the First and Second Succession War, many 'Mechs were only produced in a handful of factories. Often, these factories were controlled by only one Successor State. This situation created a lot of emblematic 'Mechs.

Here is a list of the Succession State militaries, with their respective emblematic 'Mechs for this period.

Armed Forces of the Federated Suns: Javelin, Valkyrie, Enforcer, Centurion, Rifleman, JagerMech, Victor.[1][2]

Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces: Flashman[3][4], Banshee, Zeus.[2]

Free Worlds League Military: Hermes II, Trebuchet, Orion, Awesome.[2]

Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery: Jenner, Panther, Dragon, Charger.[1][2]

Capellan Confederation Armed Forces: Vindicator[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Technical Readout: 3025
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Technical Readout: 3025 Revised
  3. Technical Readout: 3050 Upgrade, p. 215
  4. Technical Readout: 3039, p. 272-273