Khon Kaen

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

Khon Kaen
Khon Kaen nearby systems (3151)
Khon Kaen nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -384.383 : -46.309[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

The Jihad[edit]

Following the invasion of the Free Worlds League by the Skye and Bolan Provinces of the Lyran Alliance in what was termed Operation ÜBERSCHATTEN, Marshall Jeremy Brett took command of the local FWLM and launched a counteroffensive, under the name Operation BROKEN FIST. BROKEN FIST went beyond simply attempting to recapture worlds that the Lyrans had seized, striking into Lyran space across numerous worlds. Khon Kaen was one of the worlds hit and was assaulted by the League forces on the 28th of September 3068.[37]

On the 17th of March 3075 Khon Kaen was conquered by a force of cybernetically-augmented troops from the Circinus Federation. Attackers from the Federation also conquered the nearby world of Poulsbo in the same wave of attacks, as well as attacking the Marian Hegemony worlds of Blantleff and Maximillian.[39][40]

On the 16th of May 3075, the leader of the armed forces of the Duchy of Tamarind, Marshall Photon Brett-Marik agreed a plan with the Buena Archonette for a joint operation to force the Blakist forces off Poulsbo and Kohn Kaen.[49][50] The combined FWLM/LAAF attack on both worlds took place on the 21st of June, freeing both worlds, although the defenders - a mix of Circanian "chain gang" troops and irregular forces from the Word of Blake - put up a determined resistance, selling themselves dearly. The battles on Poulsbo and Khon Kaen highlighted that new Shadow Divisions were being raised in the Circinus Federation by the Word of Blake.[50][51] Although the exact composition of the League and Alliance forces that deployed were kept secret, both planets were attacked by combined task forces where forces from the two nations actively fought side by side, which the media reported as being a first in the history of the two nations. Both planets were struck simultaneously, and rumors indicated that the Lyran troops were drawn from the armed forces of the Buena Archonette, while the Free Worlds League forces were built around the First Brigade of the Fusiliers of Oriente.[52]

The allied assault was relatively swift, with the capital city of Pattaya captured within hours as the occupying forces swiftly retreated from the various industrial and population centers on the planet; after the liberation of the main planetary DropPort at Waeng Yai the campaign shifted to wiping out the scattered Blakist and Circanian forces in small groups after they had been pushed into the badlands region of the planet, away from the local population.[53]

Military Deployment[edit]

3050[edit]

3054[edit]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time the 9th operating at 55% of full strength, with 85% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 32 systems (31 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Starshine 14.0 Madiun 18.7 Poulsbo 19.5 Circinus 20.9
Stantsiya 24.7 Rajkot 26.9 Zuhbehr 33.5 Pencader 34.5
Iolas 37.0 Cerillos 37.8 Son Hoa 38.0 Galisteo 38.3
Green Stone 40.0 Helbrent 40.1 Cardff 40.8 Teyvareb 43.6
Biloela 47.2 Alorton 50.1 Ilzra 50.4 Penobscot 51.4
Althastan 52.1 Timbiqui 52.3 Calchedon 52.7 Dalcour 53.2
Hardisey's Haven 54.3 Abramkovo 56.3 Bobruisk 57.2 Himmels 57.3
Inchicore 58.1 Shahr Kord 58.7 Griffith 59.0 Schererville 60.9

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