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

Vipaava nearby systems (3151)
Vipaava nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 61.258 : 370.634[e]

The Vipaava system was home to at least one habitable world or construct and as at 3145 was located in the Rasalhague Province of the Rasalhague Dominion.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Vipaava system is located near the Pomme De Terre and Radlje systems.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Vipaava system was colonized at some point prior to the end of the Reunification War.[3]

Political Affiliation[edit]


Atmospheric pressure Breathable
Capital Bled[33]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Colonists from the Federal Democratic Republics of Finland, Norway and Sweden emigrated in significant numbers after the end of the War Damage Tax payments levied on them as a part of the international rebuilding effort following the Second Soviet Civil War. Choosing a world far from Terra and the oppressive bureaucracy that went with it, the first colonists left in the mid-Twenty-third century and within sixty years had settled Rasalhague and eight other nearby worlds[4] including Vipaava.[5] In the late Twenty-third century these worlds created a joint government to oversee the development of the worlds, creating the Rasalhague Consortium. Contact with other interstellar nations led to the Consortium evolving into the short-lived Principality of Rasalhague, prior to the Principality being conquered by the Draconis Combine in the early to mid Twenty-fourth century.[4]

Clan Invasion[edit]

In August 3050 Vipaava was invaded by Clan Ghost Bear at part of Operation REVIVAL, the Clan invasion of the Inner Sphere, during the fourth wave of attacks. The invading forces were drawn from the Fourteenth Battle Cluster, which deployed Alpha Battle Star of the 23rd Battle Trinary and Alpha Nova Star of the 76th Supernova to capture the planet. The Ghost Bear forces issued a batchall to the defending 22nd Rasalhagian Free Company, a mixed unit of one 'Mech company and two infantry regiments, who agreed to the challenge and to meet at the Lion's Den, a rock outcropping well away from the nearest cities and towns. Suspecting a trap, the Ghost Bear warriors were surprised to find the defending the Twenty-second not only waiting to engage them at the agreed-upon location, but then fought in an honorable fashion. Alpha Nova Star engaged the Twenty-second first and swiftly decimated the KungsArmé forces, forcing the survivors to surrender. The defeat of the Twenty-second was a major factor in convincing senior officers in the KungsArmé that winning a straight fight against Clan forces was impossible, and that new tactics would be needed.[34]

Military Deployment[edit]





Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Bled: Planetary capital in 3050.[33]
  • Lion's Den: A rock outcropping well away from the nearest cities and towns and site of the battle between the Twenty-second Rasalhagian Free Company and elements of the Fourteenth Battle Cluster from Clan Ghost Bear.[34]
  • Železniki: a small alpine village just outside of Bled.[33]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 28 systems (26 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Radlje 7.2 Pomme De Terre 9.2 Predlitz 23.8 Last Frontier 25.6
Spittal 26.2 Jezersko 26.9 Rasalhague 29.1 Casere 31.6
Dawn 32.4 Trondheim 36.4 Ferleiten 39.7 Leoben 40.0
Goito 41.2 Hermagor 41.7 Courchevel 42.6 Christiania 44.0
Polcenigo 48.0 Corfu 48.4 New Oslo 48.6 Susquehanna 50.7
New Bergen 52.9 Balsta 53.1 Engadin 53.6 Radstadt 57.5
Soverzene 59.4 Svelvik 60.0 Jarett 60.5 Tovetin 60.7


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 20 Year Update, p. 44, "Origins"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding - [2319] Map
  6. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 30, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  15. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. vii, "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  27. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  28. Field Report: Clans, p. 25, "Ghost Bear Dominion Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  30. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  31. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 Airs Above Ground
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 Invading Clans, p. 32-33, "Wave Four"
  35. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  36. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 163, "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
  37. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 164, "Warden Clans Deployment Table"