Thursday, 17 September 2015

The 5th Outrim War: Initial Imperial Forces


On 236-1109, Imperial Task Force hault-Criolarsos jumped from Anar/Lymethius. A division of 297th Imperial Fleet - Gamelea, the Task Force under Vice-Admiral Sir Ankorl hault-Criolarsos was tasked with delivering Lieutenant-General Dame Risha von Kervhan-Malushii's Expeditionary Corps to Auru/Lymethius in the Tallu Cluster of the Border Worlds.

Von Kervhan-Malushii's Expeditionary Corps consists of 117th Bryaki Infantry Division, 123rd Feorean Infantry Division, and 106th Armoured Division of the Imperial Unified Army, Three Marine Expeditionary Units - 22nd MEU, 23rd MEU, and 24th MEU - have been attached to Von Kervhan-Malushii's Corps and tasked with spearheading the Unified Army deployment on Auru.

351st Imperial Marine Division
Imperial Ground Forces:
22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit
  • 2nd Battalion 1200th Marine Regiment
  • A Coy 295th LAR Battalion
  • C Coy 540th Marine Tank Battalion
  • B Coy 2/1550th Marine Engineer Regiment
  • Battery B 891st Marine Meson Artillery Regiment
  • C Coy from 3/10201st Marine Logistics Regiment
  • 9854 Squadron COACC Close Support
  • 9857 Squadron COACC Close Support
  • 9751 Squadron COACC Battalion Landing Craft
  • 9754 Squadron COACC Battalion Landing Craft

23rd Marine Expeditionary Unit
  • 1st Battalion 1033rd Marine Regiment
  • B Coy 540th Marine Tank Battalion
  • B Coy 295th LAR Battalion
  • A Coy 3/1550th Marine Engineer Regiment
  • Battery C 891st Marine Meson Artillery Regiment
  • B Coy from 1/10201st Marine Logistics Regiment
  • 9856 Squadron COACC Close Support
  • 9859 Squadron COACC Close Support
  • 9752 Squadron COACC Battalion Landing Craft
  • 9756 Squadron COACC Battalion Landing Craft

24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
  • 3rd Battalion 1204th Marine Regiment
  • A Coy 540th Marine Tank Battalion
  • C Coy 295th LAR Battalion
  • C Coy 2/1550th Marine Engineer Regiment
  • Battery D 891st Marine Meson Artillery Regiment
  • A Coy 1/10201st Marine Logistics Regiment
  • 9855 Squadron COACC Close Support
  • 9858 Squadron COACC Close Support
  • 9753 Squadron COACC Battalion Landing Craft
  • 9757 Squadron COACC Battalion Landing Craft
Imperial Unified Army's Von Kervhan-Malushii's Corps
117th Bryaki Infantry Division
  • 1st Brigade
    • 2nd Battalion 641st Reconnaissance Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 663rd Infantry Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 664th Infantry Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 796th Armoured Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 700th Artillery Regiment
  • 2nd Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 642nd Reconnaissance Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 664th Infantry Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 665th Infantry Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 797th Armoured Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 700th Artillery Regiment
  • 3rd Brigade
    • 2nd Battalion 642nd Reconnaissance Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 665th Infantry Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 666th Infantry Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 796th Armoured Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 702nd Artillery Regiment
  • Field Artillery Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 703rd Artillery Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 703rd Artillery Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 703rd Artillery Regiment
  • 701st COACC Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 701st COACC Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 701st COACC Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 701st COACC Regiment
123rd Feorean Infantry Division
  • 1st Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 649th Reconnaissance Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 675th Infantry Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 676th Infantry Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 802nd Armoured Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 712th Artillery Regiment
  • 2nd Brigade
    • 2nd Battalion 649th Reconnaissance Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 675th Infantry Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 676th Infantry Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 803rd Armoured Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 712th Artillery Regiment
  • 3rd Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 650th Reconnaissance Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 676th Infantry Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 677th Infantry Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 802nd Armoured Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 714th Artillery Regiment
  • Field Artillery Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 715th Artillery Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 715th Artillery Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 715th Artillery Regiment
  • 707th COACC Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 707th COACC Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 707th COACC Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 707th COACC Regiment
106th Armoured Division
  • 1st Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 625th Reconnaissance Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 778th Armoured Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 780th Armoured Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 644th Infantry Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 678th Artillery Regiment
  • 2nd Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 626th Reconnaissance Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 779th Armoured Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 781st Armoured Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 643rd Infantry Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 678th Artillery Regiment
  • 3rd Brigade
    • 2nd Battalion 625th Reconnaissance Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 780th Armoured Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 782nd Armoured Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 644th Infantry Regiment
    • 1st Battalion 680th Artillery Regiment
  • Field Artillery Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 681st Artillery Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 681st Artillery Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 681st Artillery Regiment
  • 690th COACC Brigade
    • 1st Battalion 690th COACC Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion 690th COACC Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion 690th COACC Regiment

The Marine Expeditionary Units, as described here, consist of a Marine Battalion Combat Team with supporting companies. Each Unified Army Division consists of 21 battalions, or battalion equivalents,plus support companies such as Engineers and Logistics.

B Company 9092nd Imperial Marine Commando Battalion was deployed to surface, Auru, in a pathfinder role on 236-1109, approximately one week before Imperial Task Force hault-Criolarsos arrived insystem. While the transports for Von Kervhan-Malushii's Corps, with their accompanying escorts, remained deep in the outsystem, Task Force hault-Criolarsos, accompanied by the three Marine MEU carriers, proceeded cautiously towards Auru, alert for any hostile ships in orbit or onplanet.

Task Force hault-Criolarsos

BatRon 215
  • 4 Kalsorlicalii Class Battleships @200,000 Tons = 800,000 Tons
  • 7 Kiirvular Class Strike Cruisers @60,000 Tons = 420,000 Tons
  • 4 Reshanan Class Heavy Destroyers @10,000 Tons = 40,000 Tons
  • 8 Alicapanii Class Destroyer Escorts @5,000 Tons = 40,000 Tons
CruRon 663
  • 7 Kiirvular Class Strike Cruisers @60,000 Tons = 420,000 Tons
  • 1 Kiirvular Class Strike Cruiser Leader @60,000 Tons = 60,000 Tons
  • 8 Reshanan Class Heavy Destroyers @10,000 Tons = 40,000 Tons
CruRon 655
  • 7 Kiirvular Class Strike Cruisers @60,000 Tons = 420,000 Tons
  • 1 Kiirvular Class Strike Cruiser Leader @60,000 Tons = 60,000 Tons
  • 8 Alicapanii Class Destroyer Escorts @5,000 Tons = 40,000 Tons
CruRon 855
  • 7 Kiirvular Class Strike Cruisers @60,000 Tons = 420,000 Tons
  • 1 Kiirvular Class Strike Cruiser Leader @60,000 Tons = 60,000 Tons
DesRon 855
  • 8 Gilsurmii Class Destroyers @5,000 Tons = 40,000 Tons
Carrier Group 232
  • 1 Niiarsanor Class Escort Carrier @35,000 = 35,000
  • 7 Alicapanii Class Destroyer Escorts @5,000 Tons = 35,000 Tons
  • 1 Alicapanii Class Destroyer Leader @5,000 Tons = 5,000 Tons
Von Kervhan-Malushii's Corps

DesRon 851
  • 4 Alicapanii Class Destroyer Escorts @5,000 Tons = 20,000 Tons
  • 1 Alicapanii Class Destroyer Leader @5,000 Tons = 5,000 Tons
117th Bryaki Infantry Division
  • 3 Corosanear Class Troop Carriers @104,000 Tons = 312,000 Tons
  • 1 Gashoorn Class Medical Transport Cruiser @50,000 Tons = 50,000 Tons
DesRon 847
  • 8 Alicapanii Class Destroyer Escorts @5,000 Tons = 40,000 Tons
123rd Feorian Infantry Division
  • 3 Corosanear Class Troop Carriers @104,000 Tons = 312,000 Tons
  • 1 Gashoorn Class Medical Transport Cruiser @50,000 Tons = 50,000 Tons
DesRon 848
  • 8 Alicapanii Class Destroyer Escorts @5,000 Tons = 40,000 Tons
106th Feorian Infantry Division
  • 3 Corosanear Class Troop Carriers @104,000 Tons = 312,000 Tons
  • 1 Gashoorn Class Medical Transport Cruiser @50,000 Tons = 50,000 Tons
DesRon 849
  • 8 Alicapanii Class Destroyer Escorts @5,000 Tons = 40,000 Tons

22nd, 23rd and 24th Marine Expeditionary Units
  • 3 Da'sanai Class Marine Troop Carrier @50,000 tons = 150,000 Tons
DesRon 821
  • 8 Matador Class Destroyer Escorts @7,000 Tons = 56,000 Tons
  • 3 Oudiir Class Medical Transport Frigates @2,000 Tons = 6,000 Tons