- Elite FWLM strike force, code-named "Red Rover", begin deep raids against Capellan Confederation worlds of Aldebaran, Shensi and Nanking.
- The Free Worlds League conquers Sirius in the Battle of Sirius.
- The Sixth Marik Militia launched a highly successful raid on Loric, crippling the defending LCAF units.
- Shimosa's Gravediggers and Warrior House Imarra fend off deep penetration raid by Oriente Hussars on Sirius.
- 15th Dracon engage elements of the Marik Oriente Hussars on Talitha.
- ComStar Civil War
- January: Primus of ComStar Andrea Marteen is killed in a hoverlimo accident.
- Precentor Caph Dwight Kurstin survives and becomes new the Primus despite rumors of complicity in Marteen's death.
- Seeking to clear his name, Primus Kurstin orders ROM to investigate the incident, but the results are inconclusive and only fan rumors.
- In face of increasingly unstable and paranoid Primus, Precentor Procyon Gregori Hartford calls a secret meeting of the First Circuit in the ruins of the Court of the Star League which agrees to leave Terra.
- April 30th: An enraged Kurstin sends the so-called "Witch-Hunt" transmission ordering "rogue" Precentors be deposed, but the First Circuit intercepts the message, placing Kurstin and Terra under Interdiction in May.
- Kurstin orders mass purge of ComStar and organizes Operation WINGED CRUSADER, outfitting mercenaries with stockpiled SLDF equipment for planned assault on HPG stations of the First Circuit.
- Beta Regulus Tragedy
- Rho Kurita dies.