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by Condottiere
Sun Sep 19, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Home Forces Paragraph 1. This seems new. Home Forces are planetary military forces in general, while Home Guard are trained and equipped to more or less Confederation forces standard. Going by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, probably two percent of Gross Planetary Pr...
by Condottiere
Sun Sep 19, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Solomani Confederation Army and Marines Paragraph 1. Colocation makes sense, since it probably is faster easier to directly load troops and equipment on Confederation Navy vessels, and unload them, and they appear to have very large garrisons, which probably provides extensi...
by Condottiere
Sun Sep 19, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Confederation Warship Deployments Paragraph 1. If the idea is sloops of war making up the numbers due to treaty or budgetary constraints, or even diplomatic ones, sure. 2. It's always been a little vague as to the extent that Solomani Security operate starwarships overtly, a...
by Condottiere
Sun Sep 19, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Solomani Confederation Navy Paragraph 10. Vantage is the headquarters of the Solomani Rim Strategic Fleet Reserve. Check. 11. I see nothing objectionable with having the strategic fleet reserve in Vantage; I suspect part of the reason was to exert political pressure from Hom...
by Condottiere
Sun Sep 19, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Solomani Confederation Navy Paragraph 1. You have to see actual orders of battle, from either side. 2. To resolve that, you're going to have to compromise, really aggressive across border reconnaissance, and while a subsector's worth buffer zone seems the safe option, you de...
by Condottiere
Sun Sep 19, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Solomani Security Paragraph 1. Depends as to whether you consider the occupied territories inherent to the Confederation. 2. Occasional red herrings and sacrificial lambs. Industrial espionage is a given, depends on who the beneficiaries are. 3. StikStok. 4. Divide and conqu...
by Condottiere
Sun Sep 19, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Strategic Stance and Doctrine Paragraph 1. There is some form of rigidity involved in setting up distinctly regional subsector fleets, though having a Solomani Rim Sector fleet in the last edition did boost numbers, and in interstellar polities, gigantic resource pools are r...
by Condottiere
Sun Sep 19, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Confederation Territory

Paragraph

1. Legalities; possession being nine tenths, especially when Vega gets liberated.

2. Real estate remains limited and valuable.

3. Centralized, or Green Zoned.

4. Formosa.

5. Nationalists, Stellarists?
by Condottiere
Sun Sep 19, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Mongoose General Discussion
Topic: Please Get The Goddamn Shot
Replies: 7
Views: 307

Re: Please Get The Goddamn Shot

Current prediction is that it should substantially recede by next Spring, barring some really aggressive Chinese bats, or new infectious Greek variant.
by Condottiere
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Huscarles and Planetary Armed Forces 1. Neat trick not having an onboard jumpdrive; then there are jump shuttles. 2. Appears to me an overemphasizes on the Space Force(s). 3. Imperium doctrine castrating interstellar expansionism amongst it's subject systems would tend to limit enthusiasm for jump ...
by Condottiere
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: The Imperial Army The ongoing military occupation of some thirty worlds ... represents the largest single ongoing commitment of Imperial Army personnel in the Imperium. For nearly a century a not-insignificant portion of the budget and doctrinal thinking of army units in the...
by Condottiere
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: The Imperial Navy Paragraph 1. It's hard to analyze force compositions, when you don't have an order of battle, for either side, but I suspect that superficially they are powerful enough to quell open dissent, and at least put up a good fight in the opening stages when hosti...
by Condottiere
Sat Sep 18, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Imperial Naval Intelligence Paragraph 1. Like, what is the primary mission/intent of the Confederation Navy. 2. The Confederation Navy is stuck on technological level fourteen, but upgrading to fifteen; their intention is to kick Impy butt, and stop kitty immigrants; Home Fo...
by Condottiere
Sat Sep 18, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Imperial Intelligence Paragraph 1. Data gathered by thousands of Scouts, attached or detached; so the Scouts are Central Intelligence Agency. 2. Quantum of Sol. 3. StikStok; Fritter; spacebook 4. https://c.tenor.com/bIJa2uRURiQAAAAC/lord-of-the-rings-you-shall-not-pass.gifht...
by Condottiere
Sat Sep 18, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

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by Condottiere
Sat Sep 18, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Imperial Military Rule Paragraph 1. Nation building? 2. Desolomanization? 3. Appropriate force. 4. Near abroad doctrine. 5. Martial law. 6. Nothing new. 7. Agents provocateur. 8. Try two trillion starbux. 9. Outside of paying off relevant actors, nothing unites than outsiders.
by Condottiere
Sat Sep 18, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Imperium Strategic Stance and Doctrine Paragraph 1. Could be military industrial complex lobbyists. 2. Hard to drone over the border. Trying to liberate Terra and the rest of the sphere is an inevitability. Going by Late Roman Principate, time may not be on the Imperium's si...
by Condottiere
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

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Uplifting: Aquamorph

1. How about heavily humid atmosphere?

2. Pilots in acceleration tanks?
by Condottiere
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Uplifting: Selenites

1. Skinnies.

2. How low gravity range is involved, if normal humans would seventy to one hundred forty percent of Terran gravity.

3. Slightly agoraphobic.

4. Sudden noises penalty could indicate that through these means they are easily distracted.
by Condottiere
Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1128
Views: 309543

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Uplifting: Vilamani mixed race

You could always genetically alter your chromosomes to the pure strain, eliminating the pollutants, and purifying your descendants.