The Star Army of Yamatai's First Expeditionary Fleet is a strong, experienced organization of ships and soldiers.
Until YE 41 the fleet was based at Hanako's Star and controls the Ketsurui Military Sector. The 1st XF is closely associated with the Ketsurui Clan, Motoyoshi Clan and Ketsurui Fleet Yards and Yugumo Corporation.
|First Expeditionary Fleet|
|Commanding Officer||Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko|
|Oversight||Star Army Command|
|Mission Profile||Under Construction|
|Current Focus||Fleet Construction and Planning|
|Base of Operations||Gemini Star Fortress (NK-X1-06)|
|No. of Warships||156|
|No. of Support Ships||0|
The First Expeditionary Fleet flag features a triangle with the familiar bellflower symbol featured in the flag of the Yamatai Star Empire. The rest of the flag matches the same dark red background as the fleet emblem with the rising phoenix which represents the resilience of the fleet. It also has the fleet's identification number, “XF 01”, which indicates it is the First Expeditionary Fleet. “Risen From Ashes”, the fleet's motto is written across the bottom of the fleet's emblem.
In YE 41, following a major conflict with the Interstellar Kingdom Of Kuvexia, the majority of the existing First Expeditionary Fleet was de-established and remaining ships were transferred to the First Fleet per the orders of COMSTARARMY Ketsurui Yui. The orders for re-establishment were made immediately, and Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko was given the command and oversight of the rebuilding of the fleet from scratch.
The First Expeditionary Fleet's mission is to: