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Glasgow neighboring systems
Glasgow neighboring systems
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 28.43 : -215.623[e]

The Glasgow system was home to at least one habitable world and as at 2765 was located in the Capella Commonality of the Capellan Confederation.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Glasgow system is located near the Harbin and Ovan systems.[3]

System History[edit]

The Glasgow system was colonized during the First Exodus from Terra[4] and was a member of the Capellan Commonality prior to the founding of the Capellan Confederation.[5]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Despite the campaign against the Capellan Confederation being waged under the name Operation SOVEREIGN JUSTICE by the Duke of the Capellan March, George Hasek, bogging down due to counterattacks from Capellan forces, the Federated Suns troops still managed to secure control of Aldertaine, Glasgow, Hexare, Homestead, Imalda and New Westin by the 20th of August 3068 in a third wave of attacks.[22]

Glasgow was attacked by the Federated Freemen, who while initially facing little by way of opposition, were quickly the recipients of attacks and harassment by local resistance cells using asymmetric tactics such as car bombs and sniper attacks to whittle away at the Freemen, claiming at least one senior officer - Major Veronica El Tarkh, CO of the First Freemen Auxiliary. The Freemen fortified their compound while Colonel Xavier Pelt petitioned for relief and replacement forces to allow the Freemen to conduct offensive operations - and preserve the morale of the Freemen in the face of local hostility - but received no support. Matters turned sharply on the 10th of October 3068 when the Fourth Tau Ceti Rangers arrived and assaulted the Freemen, launching an extensive battle in and around Edinburgh. The battle extended into the local spaceport and devastated both the Rangers and the Freemen, as well as laying waste to almost a third of the city.[29]

Faced with mounting losses and a lack of ammunition and spare parts, the Freemen began withdrawing to MacClellan Farm to rendezvous with their DropShips and withdraw, with the First Freemen Auxiliary fighting a rearguard action that saw the Auxiliary sell themselves dearly to hold off the Capellan forces while the remaining Freemen boarded DropShips; by the time the Freemen were ready to leave the first Freemen Auxiliary had been reduced to just a single pair of Manticore heavy tanks. As the Freemen withdrew the Capellan forces launched artillery barrages against the DropShips and mounted a devastating airstrike, destroying two Union-class DropShips.[29]

During the Jihad Wesley Industries was one of the manufacturing companies within the Confederation to being producing RetroTech BattleMechs, as the Capellan Confederation Armed Forces desperately seized on any available equipment to use in the battle against the Word of Blake. The production of these Primitive 'Mechs had stopped by 3079, however.[30]

Military Deployment[edit]



  • Second "Glasgow" Lancers[32]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Edinburgh: a city on Glasgow.[29]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Ovan 10.0 Harbin 13.3 Preston 15.3 Harloc 16.1
Hexare 17.7 New Crete 18.9 Kohlman 19.0 Overton 19.4
Rhodos (Runrig) 20.6 Imalda 24.6 Cordiagr 24.9 Sian 25.5
Kurragin 28.0 New Westin 28.1 Lamu (Tunlmar) 29.1 Aldertaine 29.5
Geifer 30.7 Milos 30.8 Kashilla 33.3 Mumbai 33.5
Gei-Fu 33.6 Haerhbin 34.9 Sharpe 36.1 Krin 36.6
Java 36.7 Vestallas 38.3 Aer (Finnalon) 38.7 Masterson 39.4
Decus 39.4 Bentley 39.8 Castrovia 39.8 Hustaing 40.1
Bandora 41.2 Florarda 41.5 Exedor 42.3 Bhykov 43.5
Chitwan 44.3 Capella 44.5 Denbar 45.1 Boardwalk 45.8
No Return 47.4 Klayne 48.1 Calpaca 48.6 Carmen 48.9
Ilmar 49.5 Fronde 49.8 Relevow 50.0 Claxton 50.3
Propus 51.8 Randar 52.0 Eom 52.2 Brighton 52.9
Purvo 53.3 Sendalor 53.5 Lesalles 54.0 Kittery 54.4
Ingersoll 54.9 Indicass 55.2 Frondas 56.3 Bogerth 56.8
Altorra 57.2 Sarmaxa 57.8 Raballa 58.3 Bora 58.8
Scituate 59.6


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