Remshield

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Remshield
Remshield nearby systems (3151)
Remshield nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 97.445 : -139.898[e]
Spectral class F9V[1]
Recharge time 180 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

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

Remshield
Geophysical
System position 2nd[1]
Jump point
distance
11.19 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 0.99[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 38°C (Temperate)[1]
Surface water 40%
Highest native life Reptile[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Mineral City[1]
Population 833,000,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-C-B-C-D[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Succession Wars[edit]

Fourth Succession War[edit]

Following the lull in major offensives in early 3029, a number of new offensives began as the Fourth Succession War entered its second year. The AFFS forces on the Capellan front did their best to rest and resupply during the lull, anticipating a return to combat operations; orders for the fifth wave of Operation RAT were received in late April, and large-scale invasions of the Capellan Confederation began again.[33] Stripped of JumpShips to form a command chain for Operation INTRUDERS COMMUNION, few of the front-line forces within the Sarna Commonality were able to respond to the fresh wave of attacks.[15] The AFFS deployed the Davion Light Guards RCT to capture Remshield, which was still rich in minerals despite the Star League era irrigation projects that had transformed the main continent into fruitful land failing as the machinery decayed, shifting the continent back to being a desert.[34]

Defending Remshield were two units; the First Battalion of Hurloc's Hussars and the First Battalion of the Fourth Tau Ceti Rangers. The two commands had taken up positions around the two main cities on Remshield, Mineral City - the planetary capital - and Jewel Box. The Commanding Officer of the Guards, Marshal Jonathan Riftenberg, decided to split his forces, dropping the lighter, faster elements of his conventional forces some twenty kilometers from Mineral City, with orders to gather information on the Hussars' defenses. As the conventional forces began probing the Hussar defenses, the five DropShips transporting the Guards' 'Mechs landed at the spaceport at Jewel Box. The Commanding Officer of the Ranger forces, Major Willemina Surn, had been leading her troops to join the battle at Mineral City, but doubled back to enage the Guards 'Mech forces. Although the Rangers had the advantage in terms of weight, the Guards were able to use their superior mobility on the concrete spillways around the battlefield to outflank the Rangers, and the Rangers eventually withdrew - first from the battle, and then from Remshield.[34]

With Jewel Box secure, the Guards used the only heavy rail system on Remshield to transport forces from Jewel Box to Mineral City; whilst the Capellans worked out what was going on and eventually cut the rails, the Guards had managed to make it most of the way to Mineral City. Once the Guards had marshalled their combined forces at Mineral City the battle for control proved easier than anticipated, due to a lack of effective support from the militia for the Hussars, and the Hussars' light weight. After two days of fighting the surviving enemy troops surrendered.[34]

The Jihad[edit]

In 3079, Remshield is the home of a CCAF Duchy RTC that trains vehicle crews and conventional infantry.[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

3029[edit]

3067[edit]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time, the 5th Confederation Reserve Cavalry were deployed across Foot Fall, Mandate and Remshield. The 5th was at 75% of full strength, with 80% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

- At this point in time, the unit was at 75% of full strength with a "C" equipment rating.

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Jewel Box: the second major city on Remshield.[34]
  • Mineral City: the planetary capital city.[1][34]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 72 systems (72 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Heligoland 12.5 Moravian 13.9 Aosia 15.2 Kek 15.3
Tsingtao 15.8 Mandate 16.4 Matsu 19.5 Highspire 20.9
Lee 21.1 Plataea 23.4 Menkib 24.5 Lhasa 25.7
New Macao 26.5 Vintru 27.2 Truth 27.3 Kaifeng 28.4
Cammal 28.7 Undra 28.7 Zaurak 29.8 Foot Fall 30.2
Bell 30.8 Perkasie 33.6 Shipka 34.0 Ares 34.2
Sakhalin 35.7 Lacadon 36.5 Minnacora 36.7 New Athens 39.0
Staffin 39.0 Wei 39.5 Acala 39.9 Axton 39.9
Oli 40.7 Ashkum 41.4 Gallitzin 41.4 New Sagan 41.7
Foochow 43.2 Gahral 43.4 Hurgh 44.4 Sarna 45.0
Westphalia 45.6 Jonathan 46.9 Capricorn 47.5 Monhegan 48.0
Menkar 48.3 Necromo 48.9 Palos 49.2 Sarmaxa 50.1
Anaea 50.1 St. Andre 50.5 Randar 50.6 Hunan 51.2
Genf 52.3 Achilles 53.2 Mytilene 53.9 Quemoy 54.2
Tecumseh 54.5 Orbisonia 54.9 Alto 55.0 Tsitsang 55.2
Relevow 55.5 Valexa 55.6 No Return 55.6 Tianamon 56.1
Paches 57.2 Bahl's Retreat 57.5 Ilmar 57.5 Andro 57.7
Angelsey 58.2 Algot 58.3 Goshen 58.6 New Aragon 58.8

References[edit]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 Objectives: Capellan Confederation, p. 14, "Remshield"
  2. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366]"
  3. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  13. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. vii, "Capellan Confederation Map - [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  15. 15.0 15.1 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2, p. 38, "Fifth Wave"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  17. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040]"
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  21. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  25. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  26. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  28. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  29. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  30. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  32. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  33. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2, p. 38, "Capellan Front"
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 34.3 34.4 34.5 34.6 34.7 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2, p. 39, "Remshield"
  35. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 106, "Unit Deployment Table"
  36. Mercenaries Supplemental II, p. 66, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  37. Field Report: CCAF, p. 11, "Confederation Reserve Cavalry Regimental Status"
  38. Field Manual: 3085, p. 34, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  39. Field Manual: 3145, p. 45, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Table - 3145"

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