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Fourth Fleet

Fourth Fleet is the primary border control and early warning fleet for the Star Army of Yamatai. It is composed mostly of ships manned by Star Army Rangers. It is nominally headquartered in the Bard Cluster, but is strategically deployed across most of Yamatai's border systems.

While “Sword's Edge” was the motto of Fourth Fleet since before the formation of the Rangers, the Rangers were also part of the identically named “Sword's Edge” subdivision of Star Army Special Operations. This was entirely a happy coincidence but is considered good luck by members of Fourth Fleet.

4F Mission

Fourth Fleet's mission is based around facilitating Star Army Reconnaissance's role within Star Army Special Operations. One half of 4F bears the “Sword's Edge” fleet patch, while the other wears the “Instruments of Death” fleet patch. “Sword's Edge” executes the mission statement of Star Army Reconnaissance's Far Line and Garrison Regiments. “Instruments of Death” executes those of the Guerrilla and Unconventional Regiments.

Fleet Composition

The forces of the 4SF are divided into specific mission oriented groups. The following table lists the various divisions, and their strength.

Division # of Ships
4SF Command 12
4SF Operations Group 28
4SF Defense 80
4SF Logistics 30
4SF Colonization Group 2
4SF Squadrons 142
Fleet Strength 282

Current as of: 6/14/33

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The Fourth Fleet of the Star Army of Yamatai is a replacement fleet for the old Fourth Fleet, which was destroyed in combat at the Battle of Tami, in YE 28. Kestral Bowman was largely responsible for the destruction at the hands of the Sfrarabla Mishhuvurthyar Xhrafuklurp (SMX). Reformed finally after the losses in YE 30 and renamed the Fourth Standard Fleet (4th), it is under the command of Taisho Shinja Rika.

In YE 44, Fourth Fleet was reconstituted as the designated border patrol and protection fleet for the Star Army of Yamatai. It was closely tied administratively to Star Army Reconnaissance.

OOC Notes

This article was updated by Ethereal on 2022/08/21. They manage the page.

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stararmy/fleets/fourth_fleet.txt · Last modified: 2022/10/24 06:18 by ethereal