After the Draconis Combine lost Mualang to the Rasalhague Dominion during the Second Combine-Dominion War, it tried to subsequently launch an attempt to recapture the planet in 3110. Deploying a task force drawn from several formations led by elements from the Sword of Light for the attack, the Combine attempt was unsuccessful.
During those battles, the actions of Star Commander James, a trueborn from House Devon who piloted a Kite Reconnaissance Vehicle and commanded of the Ghost Bear artillery forces. During the battle, James flew his Kite into the thick of the fighting, destroying three Combine 'Mechs himself while calling in artillery fire and disrupting communications to the extent that he single-handedly neutralized the Combine command 'Mech for much of the battle.
- Technical Readout: 3145 Mercenaries, p. 16, "Kite Reconnaissance Vehicle"
- Field Manual: 3145, p. 172, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"