Sath Alliance Military Forces

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The Sath Alliance Military Forces are a military force that operates on behalf of the Sath, an advanced sophont species of the Distant Fringe.

Details (Specifications)[edit]

Each ship has a detailed description. The ship's tonnage is noted in "dTons", a contraction of Displacement Tons.

Introduction[edit]

There are four Military Bases which support Sath Alliance military operations. These are located at:

Three bases support the Shikh’aa Faction

The Ka’sa Faction and the Khas'ahi Faction share power in the Sha’a cluster. Their ships are built at shipyards on Ik'sath.

The largest state in the Distant Fringe. The Sath Alliance is made up of territory controlled by rival factions. The three main Factions are:

The Ka’sa Faction, dominating the main part of the Sha’a cluster.
The Khas'ahi Faction, controlling the trailing edge of the Sha’a cluster.
The Shikh’aa Faction, controlling the whole of the K’shek cluster
  • It is a loose confederation riven by Factional politicking and petty rivalries.
  • The current head of state is A’cha, Issh’t’ka of the Sath and Issha of the Infinite Heavens.

Ik'sath Military Base[edit]

Ik'sath (Sarudis Subsector, Far Home 2333 A302778–B), Port Capacity 60,000 dTons

Ka’sa Faction Naval Forces[edit]

The fleet consists of the following TL–11 ships:

Two 6,000 ton As'ah class Fleet Tenders
Three 1,000 ton Sha'a class Destroyers
Two 12,000 ton Ka'sch class Battle Cruisers
Ten 100 ton Kaashik class Raiders
Two 60,000 ton Hellworld class Merchant Cruisers
These ships can carry a total of eight fighter squadrons with ten Sath class Medium Fighters each.

Military Formations[edit]

Army six divisions with 120 battalions, Marine brigade with 12 battalions

Sath Alliance Grav Tanks are used in companies of ten with 30 crew
Sath Alliance Grav APCs are used in companies of ten with 20 crew and 60 dismount troopers.
Sath Alliance Air Rafts are used in companies of ten with 40 crew

Battalion formations have one artillery battery of ten vehicles with 8 SPGs, a FDC and a support/ammo vehicle. They have one HQ/Support unit with medical, mess, supply and maintenance functions. They have two grav tank companies, one scout/recon troop and at least two infantry companies. This is 400 soldiers and 70 vehicles.

The vehicles are heavily armored and pretty fast. They are very expensive and well equipped with sensors and communication gear. The air rafts are used for recon missions and for point defense protection of heavier assets. The first two both use the same basic chassis and turret with a plasma gun, but the tank carries heavy TAC missiles in lieu of troops. They require extensive electronic maintenance from at least two trained technicians with the appropriate tool kits per vehicle. The fuel for the tanks is limited to 2.3 hours of endurance, which restricts operational range. The six trooper infantry squad is small, with a leader NCO with good commo gear, a medic, a portable light TAC missile team, and a pair of scout snipers with laser rifles. The scouts must target designate for the squad's small TAC missiles and for the tank's heavy missiles because the tanks don't carry their own lasers. They are also forward observers for the battalion artillery battery and any available ortillery from close support gunboats. They use high performance homing missiles with HE warheads versus fast air targets and target designated HEAP warhead missiles versus enemy armor.

Vehicle crews typically wear CES with slung caseless 8.9mm SMGs, a combat blade and a few grenades (smoke and HE) in case they have to abandon a vehicle. Drop Capsule equipped marines typically have combat armor, laser rifles and TAC missiles. Army units use CES, grenade launchers and ACRs.

Khas'ahi Faction Naval Forces[edit]

The fleet consists of the following TL–11 ships:

Two 6,000 ton As'ah class Fleet Tenders
Three 1,000 ton Sha'a class Destroyers
Two 12,000 ton Ka'sch class Battle Cruisers
Ten 100 ton Kaashik class Raiders
Two 40,000 ton TL–10 Khas'ahi class Troop Transports
These ships can carry a total of ten fighter squadrons with ten Sath class Medium Fighters each.

Military Formations[edit]

Army six divisions with 120 battalions, Marine brigade with 12 battalions

Ch'kaahi Military Base[edit]

Ch'kaahi (Far Home 2836 B684975-B).

Shikh’aa Faction Naval Forces Squadron One[edit]

The TL–11 System Defense Squadron consists of:

One thousand 1,000 ton Ch'kaahi class Battle Riders
Seventy-seven 60,000 ton Thaakh class Monitors
Two 40,000 ton TL–10 Khas'ahi class Troop Transports
They carry a total of 81 fighter squadrons, each squadron is equipped with ten Sath class Medium Fighters.

Military Formations[edit]

Three field Armies with 12,000 battalions, six Marine divisions with 120 battalions

Sshkih Military Base[edit]

Sshkih (Far Home 2837 A422778-B), Port Capacity 60,000 dTons.

Shikh’aa Faction Naval Forces Squadron Two[edit]

The fleet consists of the following TL–11 ships:

Two 8,000 ton Sshkih class Carriers
One 10,000 ton K'shek class Light Cruiser
One 6,000 ton Ish'ka class Tanker
Eight 800 ton Chaiik class Frigates
Two 400 ton Sii'kha class Destroyer Escorts
Four 200 ton Kach'k class Scouts
They carry a total of four fighter squadrons, each squadron is equipped with ten Sath class Medium Fighters.

Military Formations[edit]

Army: six divisions with 120 battalions; Marine brigade with 12 battalions

Sii'kh Shi Military Base[edit]

The TL–8 Sii'kh Shi Far Home 2936 B44056A-8.

Shikh’aa Faction Naval Forces Squadron Three[edit]

The Occupation Forces have:

Twenty 30 ton Sath Class Fighters

Military Formations[edit]

Garrison of two Army battalions

They are equipped Sath Alliance Crawlers, these vehicles combine some scouting/cavalry functions with some combat engineering abilities. They are well armored, reasonably armed, but no expense was spared. They require extensive electronic maintenance from at least two trained technicians with the appropriate tool kits. The fuel is limited to less than 5 hours of endurance, which restricts operational range. The engine is an air-breather and will not function on vacuum worlds. The crew has over pressure versus NBC threats, but no life support.

Ith-Saa-Ka Waypoint Defense Flotilla[edit]

Garrison of two Marine battalions

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Due to their initial failures dealing with the human interlopers, these forces have redoubled their efforts to build unassailable defensive formations at key worlds. They clan task forces are deployed judiciously to avoid defeat in detail at the hands of larger, more advanced alien forces. They rely on extensive probing and scouting, to ensure that they only strike when they have a clear, decisive and overwhelming advantage. They continuously test and challenge the resolve of any foreign warships which stray into their territory.

They are currently investigating the feasibility of building a truly massive class of fleet tender which would facilitate the deployment of their Thaakh class Monitors, from a defensive into an offensive strike package. Transports of that size will represent an enormous strain on tenuous unified fleet logistical cooperation.

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Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

This army can be primarily found in the following areas:
Uncharted Space:

Headquarters Data[edit]

The following mainworlds is the primary headquarters of this army:

  1. Sii'kh Shi (world)
  2. Ch'kaahi (world)
  3. Sshkih (world)

World Listing[edit]

This army is often stationed at the following systems and worlds:

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