Skandia

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Skandia
Skandia nearby systems (3151)
Skandia nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 22.742 : 251.468[e]
Spectral class G6[1]
Recharge time 187 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Nadir[1]

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

Skandia
Geophysical
System position 2nd[1]
Jump point
distance
7.01 days[1]
Moons 1 (Cimbri)[1]
Surface gravity 1.13[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 27°C (Temperate)[1]
Surface water 74%[1]
Highest native life Reptiles[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Olaus[1]
Population 302,000,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-C-C-C-B[1]
HPG (Representative) A[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

The MechWarrior: The BattleTech Role Playing Game lists Skandia still under Lyran Commonwealth control as of 3025, garrisoned by Barrett's Fusiliers. This implies the Draconis Combine conquered the world only in that year.[45]

Planetary Info[edit]

Skandia has four continents, Kythira, Pliny, Cimbri and Britannia.[1] The Ghost Bear Dominion also set up a regional headquarters and administrative center on this world in the late 3070s.[46] The Dominion made the decision to move the command and administrative center to Skandia as it was more centrally located than Orestes.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

First Succession War[edit]

Skandia was one of a number of strategically important systems in the Lyran Commonwealth to be subjected to bombardment by the Draconis Combine between 2786 and 2790, as the Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces began to crack under the pressure of continuing efforts to annex the Bolan Thumb while also attempting to maintain a defensive posture against both the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery and the Free Worlds League Military.[47]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Skandia was invaded by the Bronze Keshik, 4th Battle and 16th Battle Clusters of Clan Wolf in February 3052 during the Fifth Wave of Operation Revival. Opposing them were the 3rd Drakøns, a KungsArmé regiment that had long harried Clan Wolf and whose destruction had been given top priority, supported by the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Skandia Royal Militia Brigades. Bidding for the right to destroy the Drakøns, which would hopefully break the back of resistance in the Free Rasalhague Republic, was one of restrained fierceness which Galaxy Commander Mikel Furey had finally won. From the moment the Galaxy Commander and his forces made their landing they engaged in what was essentially one long running battle with the Drakøns, fighting them at such places as Biberist, Sumiswalk, Spiez and Moudon. This lasted for two entire weeks until the last Drakøn 'Mech was finally destroyed and the planet conquered.[48]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Thirtieth Lyran Guards[50]

2821[edit]

  • Thirtieth Lyran Guards[50]

3050[edit]

3059[edit]

3085[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 60 systems (57 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Maule 11.0 Halesowen 13.7 Utrecht 15.0 Nox 15.1
Lamar 17.2 Shardayne 18.7 Satalice 19.2 Oyevaina 19.5
Eguilles 23.4 Ardoz 24.2 Setubal 25.6 Altenmarkt 29.1
Diosd 32.7 Heiligendreuz 32.7 Rubigen 34.5 Toffen 35.2
Mannedorf 36.0 Ramsau 37.0 Galuzzo 38.3 Hainfeld 40.0
Gunzburg 40.1 Krenice 40.2 Muswell 40.2 Carse 40.5
Sternwerde 41.2 Thun 41.4 Marawi 41.8 Karston 41.8
Najha 42.4 Lothan 44.8 Alshain 44.9 Kiesen 45.0
Pilkhua 46.5 Kobe 48.2 Fefferfer 48.6 Meilen 48.9
Tukayyid 49.2 Hyperion 49.3 Kiamba 49.7 Chandler 50.4
Thannhausen 51.2 Suk 52.2 Vorarlberg 52.2 Tinaca 52.8
Bessarabia 54.6 Wheel 54.9 Dehgolan 55.3 Domain 55.7
Perrot 56.4 Quarell 56.5 Sheliak 56.7 Numki 56.9
Ueda 57.0 Rastaban 57.5 Kaesong 58.4 Caldrea 59.2
Memmingen 59.4 Jabuka 60.4 Kempten 60.9 Odabasi 61.3

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 1.17 Objectives: The Clans, p. 40, "Skandia"
  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Tamar Pact world within the Lyran Commonwealth befor [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  17. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  18. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), "Lyran Commonwealth Deployment Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  25. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  34. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  36. Field Report: Clans, p. 25, "Ghost Bear Dominion & Kungsarmé/Clan Nova Cat Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  37. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  38. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  40. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  41. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  42. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  44. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  45. MechWarrior: The BattleTech Role Playing Game, p. 117
  46. Objectives: The Clans, p. 32
  47. First Succession War, p. 62, "The War of Raids: House Steiner's Succession War"
  48. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 69
  49. Field Report 2765: LCAF, p. 13-14, "Lyran Guards"
  50. 50.0 50.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  51. 20 Year Update, p. 51, "KungsArme Deployment Table"
  52. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 69
  53. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 69
  54. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 69
  55. Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 158, "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"
  56. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Deployment Table - 3085"

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