Many starships, including YSS Ryoku, were built at Katsuko no Iori.
Katsuko no Iori has a branch office of the Kyoto War College.
The current communications secretary for this starbase is Oriana.
Katsuko no Iori was built and dedicated in YE 30.
In YE 33 work began on a Zodiac-Class Star Fortress to replace the aging star fortress. Taurus Star Fortress, that assumed the duties of this station. Katsuko no Iori was decommissioned and sent to the depot to be salvaged for scrap.
In YE 34, the 12th SF was formed and Katsuko no Iori was saved at the last minute. The Star Fortress was recommissioned to be the Headquarters of the newly-formed fleet, and was moved to HX-2. It was intended to serve as a shipyard and supply base for operations against the NMX in the Hanako Cluster.