3rd Liao Lancers

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Third Liao Lancers
Unit Profile (as of 2821)
Nickname The Mira Lancers
Parent Formation Liao Lancers
Formed pre-2650

History[edit]

The Third Liao Lancers were raised as part of the Liao Lancers brigade. As was traditional with the Liao Lancers, approximately one third of their force consisted of citizens of their name world, in this case Mira. They were raised on a world from the former Chesterton Commonality, but lacked many anti-Federated Suns agitators common to other units raised in similar circumstances.[1]

They were one of the seven Liao Lancer units to exist before the repeal of the Council Edict of 2650. In 2765 they were stationed on Anaea.[1]

Second Succession War[edit]

In October 2829 the Davion Heavy Guards and Third Ceti Hussars landed on Axton as a part of Operation RAIN - one of two offensives into the Capellan Confederation being conducted simultaneously (the other being Operation SUN). The defending Third Liao Lancers fought a handful of minor clashes, despite being heavily outnumbered, before deciding to withdraw rather than be destroyed.[2]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 3rd Liao Lancers

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

2765[edit]

Third Liao Lancers (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[1]

Note: At this point in time the unit was stationed on Anaea.

2786[edit]

Third Liao Lancers (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[3]

- At this point in time the Third was a heavy-weight regiment operating at full strength and was stationed on Anaea.[3]

2821[edit]

Third Liao Lancers (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[3]

- At this point in time the Third was a heavy-weight regiment operating at below half-strength, and was stationed on Anaea.[3]

2830[edit]

Third Liao Lancers (Regiment/Regular/Reliable) [4]

Note: At this point in time the medium-weight unit was stationed on Undra with an operational readiness of 86 percent. [4] The unit was destroyed during the war. [4]


Game Rules[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 12
  2. Second Succession War, p. 28, "The Suns-Confederation Front"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Tenth Succession War (Source Book), p. 136, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces (CCAF) - Deployment Table"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 ’’ Second Succession War’’, p. 95

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