Operation BULLDOG

Operation BULLDOG
Start Date May 3059[1]
Location Clan Smoke Jaguar Occupation Zone
Result Clan Smoke Jaguar ejected from Inner Sphere
Nine SLDF WarShips destroyed, six Smoke Jaguar WarShips destroyed, five Smoke Jaguar WarShips captured.[2]
Second Star League
Clan Smoke Jaguar
Commanders and leaders
Precentor Martial Anastasius Focht
Archon-Prince Victor Steiner-Davion
Galaxy Commander Mikhail Ward[3]

Operation BULLDOG was the military codename for the phase of the Star League offensive against Clan Smoke Jaguar in 3059 that was aimed at liberating that Clan's Occupation Zone in the Inner Sphere. Led by Precentor Martial Anastasius Focht and Archon-Prince Victor Steiner-Davion, the assault succeeded beyond their most optimistic hopes, thanks in large part to a lack of preparedness on the part of Clan Smoke Jaguar and no help from their fellow Clans.[4]

The operation's forces went under the flag of the new Star League Defense Force. The force included a large quantity of the Draconis Combine army and newly claimed bondsmen of Clan Nova Cat, who had secretly defected to the Star League.

An earlier military operation, Operation BIRD DOG, paved the way for Operation BULLDOG by softening Smoke Jaguar garrison forces.[5]


Operation BULLDOG started with two waves in May 3059,[1] which were impressively successful in reaching their objectives. This momentum was briefly hindered by a Smoke Jaguar counterattack, which was largely unsuccessful. The SLDF forces regrouped and pushed twice more in waves three and four, which succeeded in securing yet more planets for the Inner Sphere.[6]

Planetary Chart[edit]

Below is a chart of the planets invaded in their respective waves:

Wave One Wave Two Counterattack Wave Three Wave Four
Irece Avon Lonaconing Marshdale Richmond
Hyner Mualang Matamoras Outer Volta Idlewind
Kiamba Yamarovka McAlister Bangor Stapelfeld
Kanowit Caripare Pesht Schuyler Kabah
Tarazed Jeanette Meinacos Garstedt Jeronimo
Port Arthur Juazeiro Coudoux Albiero
Asgard Itabaiana Rockland Savinsville
Cyrenaica Labrea Schwartz
Teniente Byesville
Jeanette Courchevel
Chupadero Jeanette
Sawyer Luzerne
Avon Hanover
Turtle Bay

Clantech Refits[edit]

During the early waves of the operation, the SLDF captured large stockpiles of Clan Smoke Jaguar supplies and equipment. With this newfound cache of technology, a number of quick field configurations for Inner Sphere OmniMechs were developed in an effort to boost the invading forces' effectiveness in later waves. Below is a list of these alternate configurations:

Troop Movement Maps[edit]

Below is a list of maps depicting the progress of each wave of Operation BULLDOG:

Units Overview[edit]

Below is a listing of all military units that were involved in Operation BULLDOG:

SLDF Forces[edit]

DCMS Forces
8th Alshain Avengers
11th Alshain Avengers
14th Alshain Avengers
1st Amphigean Light Assault Group
2nd An Ting Legion
6th An Ting Legion
4th Arkab Legion
3rd Benjamin Regulars
9th Benjamin Regulars
17th Benjamin Regulars
2nd Dieron Regulars
8th Dieron Regulars
22nd Dieron Regulars
42nd Galedon Regulars
1st Genyosha
2nd Genyosha
1st Ghost
6th Ghost
Izanagi Warriors
2nd Legion of Vega
11th Legion of Vega
16th Legion of Vega
2nd Night Stalkers
3rd Night Stalkers
4th Pesht Regulars
7th Pesht Regulars
1st Proserpina Hussars
3rd Proserpina Hussars
1st Shin Legion
2nd Sword of Light
5th Sword of Light
7th Sword of Light
8th Sword of Light
5th Sun Zhang Cadre
AFFS Forces
1st Aragon Borderers
Davion Assault Guards RCT
1st Davion Guards
3rd Davion Guards RCT
Davion Heavy Guards RCT
1st FedSuns Armored Cavalry
1st Kestrel Grenadiers
1st Robinson Rangers
LAAF Forces
2nd Donegal Guards RCT
3rd Donegal Guards RCT
6th Lyran Guards RCT
10th Lyran Guards RCT
15th Lyran Guards
3rd Royal Guards RCT
ComStar Forces
9th Division
11th Division
31st Division
34th Division
39th Division
79th Division
85th Division
91st Division
198th Division
208th Division
278th Division
403rd Division
FWLM Forces
1st Free Worlds Guards
1st Fusiliers of Oriente
1st Regulan Hussars
CCAF Forces
House Dai Da Chi
1st McCarron's Armored Cavalry
Red Lancers
Harloc Raiders
MAF Forces
1st Canopian Cuirassiers
FRR Forces
3rd Drakøns
St. Ives Forces
1st St. Ives Lancers
St. Ives Cheveau-Légers
Clan Wolf-In-Exile
4th Wolf Guards Assault Cluster
1st Wolf Legion Cluster
2nd Wolf Legion Cluster
1st Wolf Strike Grenadiers
2nd Wolf Strike Grenadiers
Mercenary Forces
Crater Cobras
1st Kell Hounds
2nd Kell Hounds
Stirling's Fusiliers
Northwind Hussars
Nova Cat: Forces
1st Star League Nova Cat Guards Trinary Alpha
1st Star League Nova Cat Guards Trinary Bravo
1st Star League Nova Cat Guards Trinary Delta
1st Star League Garrison Cluster
3rd Star League Garrison Cluster
5th Star League Regulars
SLDF Nova Cat Lancers

Smoke Jaguar Forces[edit]

Smoke Jaguar Forces
Alpha Galaxy
Galaxy Command Trinary
9th Jaguar Cavaliers
6th Jaguar Dragoons
Beta Galaxy
Galaxy Command Trinary
362nd Assault Cluster
267th Battle Cluster
1st Jaguar Guards
2nd Jaguar Guards
Delta Galaxy
Galaxy Command Trinary
3rd Assault Cluster
3rd Jaguar Cavaliers
19th Striker Cluster
Epsilon Galaxy
Galaxy Command Trinary
4th Jaguar Dragoons
7th Jaguar Dragoons
6th Striker Cluster
Zeta Galaxy
Galaxy Command Trinary
5th Garrison Cluster
47th Garrison Cluster
189th Garrison Cluster
2nd Jaguar Regulars
11th Jaguar Regulars
Kappa Galaxy
Galaxy Command Trinary
3rd Garrison Cluster
4th Garrison Cluster
17th Garrison Cluster
19th Garrison Cluster
51st Garrison Cluster
Nu Galaxy
Galaxy Command Trinary
4th Jaguar Regulars
12th Jaguar Regulars
124th Garrison Cluster
143rd Garrison Cluster
168th Garrison Cluster
Psi Galaxy
Galaxy Command Trinary
7th Garrison Cluster
8th Garrison Cluster
10th Garrison Cluster
11th Garrison Cluster
17th Jaguar Regulars
Omega Galaxy
Galaxy Command Trinary
151st Garrison Cluster
27th Garrison Cluster
10th Jaguar Regulars


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Dragon Roars, p. 15
  2. The Dragon Roars, p. 61
  3. The Dragon Roars, p. 65
  4. The Dragon Roars, p. ?
  5. Shattered Sphere
  6. The Dragon Roars, p. ?



  • Start Date - 3059
  • End Date - 3059