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Black Sands Test Range

Black Sands Test Range is a Star Army of Yamatai facility located in Western Uesureya on the coast of the Ash Bay on planet Yamatai. The name “Black Sands” comes from its volcanic beaches that have black sand. It is currently commanded by Healfdene Hallvardson, a Chujo.

Located along the black sand beaches and inward into the rainforest, the sprawling grounds Black Sand Test Range contain training areas and military buildings. Underground, there is a massive former PNUgen biological research and development complex tunneled deep into the earth. It is a heavily secretive location and is closed to the public.

Black Sands is used as:

Black Sands has a rail line that goes directly to the Central Fleet Depot in Central Uesureya.

History

Originally built by PNUgen Corporation, Black Sands is one of the oldest Star Army of Yamatai facilities and is where SARA conducted experiments to improve the Nekovalkyrja after the fall of PNUgen Corporation, as well as weapons testing for power armor such as the Ke-M2 "Mindy" Series of Power Armor and small arms like the GP-12 Phased Pulse Rifle.

The Fuushigi no Umi-class Escort YSS Black Sands (YF-95), originally GSS Black Sands (GF-95), was named for this location. It participated in Operation Bloody Shield.

In YE 30, Jadg Wolf worked at Black Sands where he and his Kodian partner Karl Hadgard assisted with the training of Ghi To1).

Koga Akemi was trained here around YE 33. Also in YE 33, Mikael Harris was transferred to Black Sands for training before joining the YSS Aeon's crew.

In the aftermath of the The Battle of Yamatai, firefighters from Black Sands were dispatched to provide emergency services to Port Xenn2).

Inukai Sayoko was trained by Star Army Intelligence here in YE 36.

Notable Facilities

Notable Stockpiles

OOC Notes

Wes has mentioned that Black Sands name is inspired by White Sands Missile Range. Some real life black sand beaches can be found in places such as Punalu'u Beach, Hawaii.

stararmy/bases/black_sands_test_range.txt · Last modified: 2018/06/30 12:58 by 66.249.79.48