United Earth: 1980 to 2100
The Orbital Defense Initiative Organization (ODIO) is established by United States President Ronald Reagan. The Orbital Defense Initiative Organization main mission is to build an orbital defense system capable of destroying enemy missiles and launching orbital strikes against enemy ground targets.
The Space Shuttle Columbia, the first human reusable spacecraft, lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
A United States Navy F-14 Tomcat fighter jet disappears over the Caribbean Sea.
Soviet Prime minister Alexander Rikhonov announces that the Soviet Union is withdrawing from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, Outer Space Treaty of 1967 and the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II) in responds to the United States of America working on a orbital defense system.
United States President Ronald Reagan approves the construction of a permanently manned Earth-orbiting space station to be constructed by NASA.
The Iraq-Iran War ends after five years when the two countries sign in Stockholm, Sweden a peace treaty.
With the introduction of nuclear-powered ion and plasma spaceship engines the way that space is explored by the United States of America is forever changed.
Pro-democracy organizations in the People Republic of China start to demonstrate in many of the larger cities. While the demonstrations began peacefully, they became violent, which was followed by military intervention. This results that some military commanders take direct control of local government and imprison local government officials.
The space shuttle Challenger explodes in flight 73 seconds after liftoff, killing all seven astronauts on board.
As a result of large ongoing demonstrations in the People Republic of China, the Chinese government which is unable to stop them begins to be dominated by hard-line nationalists who seek means to advert attention to the internal situation going on in the country.
The first module of the United States first manned Earth-orbiting space station sins Skylab is placed in orbit of Earth. The space station simply called Alpha while mostly to be used as a orbiting repair shop for satellites, an assembly point for spacecraft, an observation post for astronomers, a microgravity laboratory for scientists and a microgravity factory for companies, will also have a dual function as an orbital support facility for the orbital defense system which is operated by the Orbital Defense Initiative Organization (ODIO).
Full-scale war erupts between the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China.
War breaks out between pro-Soviet India and anti-Soviet Pakistan.
Launched from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana, a Hermes spacecraft atop a Ariane 4 rocket blast of for the very first time making the European Space Agency after NASA and the Soviets Space Agency the third space agency to successfully launch a manned spacecraft into space.
The Soviet Union in responds to the outbreak of war between them and the People Republic of China begins redrawing its forces from Afghanistan.
Despite the People Republic of China having nuclear weapons, the Soviet Union has more and as a result the Chinese communication and transportation system collapses. This results that China slides into anarchy and civil disorder.
Pakistan facing defeat by India launches a pre-emptive strike on India's economic sites and nuclear strike force. But enough of India's nuclear arsenal survives to launch a massive retaliatory strike. This has the result that the Indo-Pakistan war dies down, as each country can no longer feed its people, and certainly cannot supply military units.
After a year of fighting World War III or also known as the Great Asia War between Pakistan-China versus India-Soviet Union is over with devastation spread across the Asia continent. The United States of America who was not involved in the war manages thanks to the Orbital Defense Initiative to prevent Soviet nuclear missiles from hitting them and its Asian and West European allies and indirectly most of the East Europe countries who declared themselves neutral in the war.
Student demonstration, general strike and urban oppositions lead to the communist government of Albania to fall and a new democratic elected governments to be formed.
The Iran-Pakistan War is fought and after several months of fighting is won by Iran who after having invaded Pakistan which was devastated by its war against India in World War III (Great Asia War) annexes large part of Pakistan making them part of Iran.
In the Republic of Cuba anti-communist rioting in Havana are brutally put down by the Cuban Ministry of the Interior. The anti-communist rioting erupted when the Communist government of Cuba with the collapse of its main supporter the Soviet Union was forced to declare martial law in order to remain in power. In responds some elements of the Cuban military defect to the anti-communist protesters starting the Cuban civil war.
The Soviet Union still suffering from World War III (Great Asia War) it fought almost a year ago is forced to recognize the independence of the Baltic republics, Belarus, Ukraine and several other former Soviet republics.
A Hermes spacecraft launched form Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana docks with the American space station Alpha making it after the American space shuttle to only other spacecraft to have docked with space station Alpha so far.
United Earth Community
West and East European countries, several Asian and several African countries, North and South American countries who were not directly involved in World War III with the demise of the United Nations form the United Earth Community.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Warsaw Pact defense and foreign ministers meeting in Hungary come to an agreement that both their organizations are to be disbanded now that the United Earth Community is founded.
West Germany and East Germany are peacefully reunited, becoming the United Republic of Germany.
Somalia President Mohamed Siad Barre, in power since 1969, is deposed by rebels and flees the country, as civil war escalates across the country.
North Korea a country which was not involved in the World War III (Great Asia War) despite its alliance with the People Republic of China sees increasing numbers of protesters who demand a democratic reform of the government and a German-style reunification with South Korea.
The Soviet Union formally ceased to exist being replaced by the Russian Commonwealth which with the independence of several former Soviet republics now consist of the Russian Republic, Uzbek Republic, Kazakh Republic, Azerbaijan Republic and the Tajik Republic.
United Arab Alliance
Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran and remains of Pakistan that where absorbed by Iran fearing the United States lead United Earth Community more then they hate each other form the United Arab Alliance.
United Earth Community
The United Earth Health Organization (UAHO) inherits the mandate and resources of its predecessors, the World Health Organization, an agency of the now disbanded United Nations.
The Cuban civil war ends when the Cuban communist government is removed from power and replace by a military led junta.
Berlin, United Republic of Germany is chosen as the capital of the United Earth Community.
Bill Clinton defeats incumbent president George Bush and wins the United States presidential election.
The United Earth Community Research Council (UECR) is founded.
The United Earth Community invasion of Romania happens when several United Earth Community countries (United states of America, Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia, United Kingdom and others) in order to stop President of Romania Nicolae Ceaușescu from oppressing his people. Romania which was the only country to support and send soldiers to aid the Soviet Union during World War III (Great Asia War) was with the disbanding of the Warsaw Pact and the Soviet Union left isolated and as such the President of Romania was forced to take extreme measure in order to remain in power.
Israel joins the United Earth Community becoming the first Middle Eastern country to do so, later that year Jordan, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and the United Arab Emirates, countries who fear the United Arab Alliance more than losing some of their independence do also. Only Kuwait and Saudi Arabia who feel that they can remain neutral thanks to the presence of United States armed forces in their countries decide not to join the either the United Earth Community or the United Arab Alliance.
The United Earth Community decides to intervene in the Somalia Civil War in a bid to end a major famine and restore peace.
The Cuban military regime request to join the United Earth Community. However the Cuban military regime is informed by the United Earth Community that until democratic election are held, Cuba cannot join the United Earth Community.
The North Korea government not wanting to be removed from powers as such what happen in Cuba makes further moves towards a free market economy after rioting in Pyongyang and Hamhŭng.
The Russian Commonwealth restarts its manned space program which was halted at the time of World War III (Great Asia War) in 1989 and later the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1992 when it launches a Soyuz spacecraft for the first visit to the Mir space station sins the space station was abandoned in 1990.
United Arab Alliance
The United Arab Alliance invade Kuwait. The United States of America which has a defense agreement with both Kuwait and Saudi Arabia together with other United Earth Community members responds by sending troops to Saudi Arabia. After the United Arab Alliance refuse the United Earth Community ultimatum of withdrawing their forces from Kuwait the United States of America which has the largest military of any United Earth Community members responds by beginning a massive air war against the United Arab Alliance. The United Arab Alliance responds by invading Saudi Arabia and attacking Israel and Turkey both members of the United Earth Community. The Great Middle Eastern War as it is known sees the use of United Arab Alliance launched nuclear missiles and the first use of the Orbital Defense Initiative by the United States of America against land targets in the United Arab Alliance. By the end of the year United Earth Community forces mange to win the war but at the cost of Syrian, Iraq, Afghanistan and Iran laying in ruins and much of the Middle Eastern oil supplies destroyed.
United Earth Community
More than a dozen space agencies including NASA and ESA transfer their assets over to the United Earth Community Research Council. These assets include things like NASA and ESA space centers, the Alpha space station, Hermes spacecraft, space shuttles and satellites and probes operated by them.
The Second Chinese War ore also known as the Chinese Reunification War begins as the Republic of China (Taiwan) launches a full scale invasion against the remains of the People Republic of China backed by several United Earth Community members countries like the United States, South Korea and Japan.
Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during re-entry after having delivered crew and cargo to space station Alpha.
A small group of senior officers in the North Korean Army who feel that the North Korean leadership is not reforming enough open secret talks with a select group of counterparts in South Korea, a member of the United Earth Community. A month later two North Korean tank divisions which were assigned to guard the capital of Pyongyang leave their barracks and take over the capitol in a military coup. Several months later the South Korea government and the North Korean military regime announce the reunification of the Korean peninsula.
The Russian Commonwealth one of the few none United Earth Community members is made a United Earth Community non-member observer.
Kuwait and Saudi Arabia join the United Earth Community.
The United Earth Community led Arabian Agency for Reconstruction (AAR) is established by the United Earth Community Government with the goal of rebuilding Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Iran who were devastated by the Great Middle Eastern War of 1993.
UECR North American Space Center (former John F. Kennedy Space Center) begins operation.
Democratic elections are held in Cuba. The same year the United Earth Community offers full membership to the Republic of Cuba which they accept.
The United Earth Community Research Council operated space shuttle Discovery docks with the Russian space station Mir for the first time.
UECR South American Space Center (former Guiana Space Center) begins operation.
Somalia clans leaders meet in the Egyptian capital of Cairo and sign the Cairo Pace Accord ending the Somalia Civil War which erupted in 1991 and resulted that the United Earth Community intervened deploying more than 70,000 troops in a effort to end the civil war.
Construction of Space station Alpha is complete by the United Earth Community Research Council using the four Hermes spacecraft (former ESA) and four (former NASA) space shuttles.
Construction of the United Earth Community Administration Center in Berlin, capitol of the United Earth Community begins. With a height of 500 meters, the United Earth Community Administration Center will be the tallest man-made structure in the world when it is completed.
American aerospace companies Boeing, McDonnell Douglas and Northrop Grumman Corporation merge together forming the company called Triple Aerospace.
The Second Chinese War (Chinese Reunification War) is won by the Republic of China (Taiwan).
UECR North African Space Research Center begins operation.
The United Earth Community Research Council launch their first space probe towards the planet Mercury. The probe called Mercury Observer I is one of several orbiters who will map the planet Mercury as part of a a United Earth Community Research Council Mercury program.
Construction of United Earth Space Station I begins in Earth orbit. The station which is a enlarge version of the Alpha space station will when completed be the largest orbital space station build by the United Earth Community Research Council.
United Earth Trade Authority (UETA) the successor to the World Trade Organization, World Bank and the International Monetary Fund is formed to coordinate international commerce.
The United States based robotic company MechCorp introduces the MechTech-I (MT-I) the world first mobile servant robot for use in the industry.
Mercury Observer II is launched by the United Earth Community Research Council towards the planet Mercury where it will join Mercury Observer I already orbiting the planet.
Construction begins on New Shanghai on the old city which was destroyed by a Soviet nuclear attack during World War III (Great Asia War). New Shanghai which is slated to become the new capital of the Republic of China will when completed replace the now temporarily capitol of the Republic of China in Taipei.
Several aerospace companies in Europe merge together to form European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company ore for short EADS.
United Oil a United Earth Trade Authority (UETA) created oil company begins operations in former Iran. United Oil, a United Earth Community owned oil company will be in charge of restarting the Iranian oil wells destroyed during the Great Middle Eastern War of 1993.
Mercury Observer III the last of the Mercury Observer probes is launched by the United Earth Community Research Council towards the planet Mercury.
United Earth Community Research Council scientists announce that the microbiotic fossils found in a Martian meteorite in 1996 were the remains of organic life that once lived on Mars.
The Russian Mir space station is deorbited and crashes into the Pacific ocean after having orbited 8 years being used by the Russian Commonwealth Space Agency.
The Japanese Robo Dynamics introduces the RoboServe-I (RS-I) as a rival to the MechCorp produced MT-I. The RS-I is a mobile servant robot for both at home and in the industry.
The International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court both located at The Hague in the Netherlands are renamed into the United Earth Court of Justice and the United Earth Criminal Court.
Instead of building their successor to the Mir space station the Russian Commonwealth Space Agency due its small budget decides to send their cosmonauts to the United Earth Community Research Council operated Alpha space station.
Switzerland the second country in Europe not to have joined the United Earth Community when it was founded in 1991 becomes the newest member of the United Earth Community. The only none member of the United Earth Community in Europe is the Russian Commonwealth.
The construction of the United Earth Community Administration Center in Berlin is completed.
The United Earth Community Research Council launches the Mercury Lander I towards the planet Mercury. Mercury Lander I will land on Mercury polar craters and deploy two specially modified RoboServe-I s (RS-I) who will explore the surface of Mercury.
Commercial technology division of the United Earth Community Research Council is absorbed into the United Earth Trade Authority.
Construction begins on the Colonial I-class Freighter at the UETA yards in North Africa. The Colonial I-class Freighter will when completed to be used for transporting the massive amounts of equipment and materials required for the construction of the Lunar Research Station and the United Earth Space Station I.
Mercury Lander II is launched towards the planet Mercury by the United Earth Community Research Council. The lander which contains two specially modified RoboServe-I s (RS-I) will build a small monitor station that will be used to observe the weather on the planet.
The United Earth Community led Arabian Agency for Reconstruction (AAR) announces that after ten years of reconstruction the countries of Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Iran can be admitted as members of the United Earth Community.
The Colonial I, the first commercial space freighter, enters service with the United Earth Trade Authority when it lifts of from Miami Space Port.
After six years of hard work the new capital of the Republic of China, New Shanghai is officially inaugurated.
Construction begins on Lunar Research Station, Moon.
The final space shuttle mission happens when Space Shuttle Atlantis after having been launched from UECR North American Space Centre lands safely back after having brought supplies to United Earth Space Station I.
The tender for the contract to build the first manned spacecraft to go to Mars is issued by the United Earth Trade Authority. The aim is to land a craft by 2009; Triple Aerospace and EADS the two largest aircraft manufacturers in the world began work on their proposals for the lander/ascent stage spacecraft.
EADS shows the designs of a short range shuttlecraft for the lunar mining and building sites to the United Earth Trade Authority.
The first Venus exploration mission of the United Earth Community Research Council happens when they launch the Venus Observer I an improved version of the Mercury Observer towards the planet Venus.
Unmanned Barnard Probe departs for Barnard's Star using a Space/Time Energy Potentializer (STEP) Generator.
Triple Aerospace, T10-class transporter is introduced to help with the exploration of Mars and the outer planets. Launched form it
The Albanian Rebellion happens between demonstrators and the Albanian government when it was discovered that the government due to weak economy was forced to turn to the United Earth Trade Authority for help. The demonstrators who believe that the United Earth Trade Authority would take over the Albanian government began demonstrating which was put down by the Albanian army and security forces. However it was only when United Earth Community members deployed troops to the country and the assurance by the United Earth Trade Authority that it would only assist the Albanian government in restarting its economy and not taking over as the demonstrators were thinking was when calm was resort in Albania.
First test flight of the Triple Aerospace, Tharsis Orbiter which is designed to land the first human on Mars happens.
(December) First flight of the EADS SMT-10 Lunar Flyer happens. The SMT-10 Lunar Flyer main job is to ferry workers to and from all areas of the Moon.
Mercury Lander III is launched towards the planet Mercury by the United Earth Community Research Council with the intend to retrieve ground samples from Mercury and return them to Earth.
Pan American World Airways is renamed Pan Star Enterprises.
Venus Observer II is launch by the United Earth Community Research Council towards the planet Venus where it will join Venus Observer I in mapping the planet.
Triple Aerospace, E12-class exploration ship a modified version of the T10-class transporter ship enters into production.
The United Earth Law Enforcement and Rescue Agency (ULERA) is formed to provide support for the various peoples, companies, colonies and other government agencies within the sphere of influence of the United Earth Trade Authority (UETA) which at the current time encompass as far as Mars.
Launched from a T10-class transporter, Tharsis Orbiter (Ares I) becomes the first manned spacecraft to land on Mars on 31st of July, just over forty years since Apollo 11 landed on the Moon in July 1969.
Trans-Galactic Spacelines is founded.
Mercury Lander IV is launched towards the planet Mercury by the United Earth Community Research Council with the intend to retrieve the ground samples from Mercury and return them to Earth.
Tharsis Orbiter (Ares II) successfully lands at Elysium Planitia, Mars.
The Russian Commonwealth after being for more than 16 years a none-member observer of the United Earth Community becomes its latest and largest member to date.
European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company begin production of the G10 Guardian Pursuit Ship for the United Earth Law Enforcement and Rescue Agency. The Guardian Pursuit Ship are to be used for law enforcement, rescue work, emergency transport and courier work between the colonies on the Moon, Mars and space stations orbiting Earth as well as the mining sites in the asteroid belt.
The Russian Commonwealth Space Agency and all its assets are transfer over to the United Earth Community Research Council, now the Russian Commonwealth has become a member of the United Earth Community.
The United Earth Trade Authority (UETA) begins constructing their first automated Moon mining base named "Alpha". Mining base "Alpha" will use MechTech-Is (MT-I ) mobile servant robots to mine helium-3 which will then be transported onboard Colonial I-class freighters to helium-3 fusion power plants being built across the United Earth Community.
Lunar Research Station, Moon dedication.
Tharsis Orbiter (Ares III) successfully lands at Elysium Planitia, Mars.
The last Hermes spacecraft lands at UECR South American Space Center after more than 19 years bringing supplies and people to space. The Hermes which together with the previous decommissioned space shuttle are now replaced by the Colonial I-class Freighter and other space craft who will continuity to expand human presence in outer space.
Tharsis Orbiter (Ares IV) successfully lands at Syrtis Majo, Mars where it sets the groundwork for Mars Station, the first human colony on Mars.
UECR Central Asia Space Center (former Baikonur Cosmodrome) located in the Russian Commonwealth, a member of the United Earth Community begins operation.
Work on the second moon colony by the United Earth Community begins when construction on the Tranquility Colony starts. The colony will be located at the site of the first Human moon landing by Apollo 11's Lunar Module Eagle.
The 1st generation McKinley Ion drive is perfected.
Tharsis Orbiters conduct landing on the Moons of Mars (Phobos and Diemos) where they are used to set up research stations.
The armed militia group in Niger Delta region of Nigeria called the Niger Delta Resistance Front begins an armed struggle against United Oil who they claim is exploiting and oppressing the people of the Niger Delta and devastating the natural environment so they can pump oil out of the Niger Delta.
Robo Dynamics introduces the RoboServe-II (RS-II) an improved version of the RS-I mobile servant robot.
The first Orbital Space Bases or short OSBs build in orbit of Earth is towed to the orbit of the Moon. The OSBs who are nothing more than boxes with four docking arms and a large hanger can be used as maintenance depots provided facilities for rest centers, hospitals ore as staging bases for G10 Guardian Pursuit Ship operated by the United Earth Law Enforcement and Rescue Agency (ULERA).
Automated moon mining base "Alpha“ comes online. Controlled from Lunar Research Station the automated Moon mining base "Alpha“ is only occupied by MechTech-Is (MT-I) mobile servant robots.
The first Colonial II-class Freighter fitted out with a 1st generation McKinley Ion drive is built in orbit as a replacement of the Colonial I-class Freighter and the T10-class transporter.
United Earth Community begins work on Armstrong Colony located on the Moon. Armstrong Colony will be after the Lunar Research Station be the second manned settlement the United Earth Community has founded on the moon.
E12-class exploration ship ‘Adriaen Block’ orbiting Venus sends down the first people to Mercury. Together with than RS-II mobile servant robots the crew of the Adraen block begin work on the Chao Meng-Fu Research Station located near Mercury's south pole.
Pan Star Enterprises becomes the first user of the Triple Aerospace build Queen-class transgalactic space liner when the Queen of space leaves the Miami Spaceport for Mars, making the first commercial passenger spaceflight.
Mars Station, Mars dedication. This small station will be used by the United Earth Community as the base of operations for building the first 6 colonies on Mars.
United Earth Defense Authority (UEDA) is formed by the United Earth Community in order to protect the United Earth Community growing holdings both on Earth and across the Sol system. The UEDA which headquarters is located in the Pentagon,Washington D.C commands the four services of the United Earth Army, United Earth Marine Corps, United Earth Air Force and United Earth Space Force which make up the United Earth Defense Force. While the United Earth Defense Authority commands the unified armed force of the United Earth Community, many of its large members (United States of America, United Kingdom, Brazil, Japan, Australia, United Republic of Germany and others) still maintain their own armed forces.
Trans-Galactic Spacelines becomes after Pan Star Enterprises, the second operator of a Triple Aerospace build Queen-class transgalactic space liner.
Mars Base a jointly operated United Earth Space Force and United Earth Law Enforcement and Rescue Agency (ULERA) operated facility located on Mars becomes active.
The Bering Strait Bridge connecting Siberia and Alaska is open for traffic.
The first colonist arrive at Armstrong Colony located on the Moon. The colony which wen completed in 2022 will be made up of one central hub connected with four domes able to house more than 500 people each.
Orbital Space Base 5 (OSB 5) orbiting Earth is destroyed when a T10-class transporter docked at the station with three other T10s caused the station destruction when its photo-electric plasma drive ignited, ploughing it into the side of OSB 5 destroying it and killing a total of 51 people making it the worst space disaster to date.
First shipment of raw resources from Lunar Research Station to Earth onboard a Colonial II-class Freighter happens.
James Hudson perfects the Hudson Warp Generator. The Hudson Warp Generator works by creating a distortion of distance in a way which folds up space. Point A meets Point B and a object at either point can transfer to the other. When the generator is shut down, space will unfold and the object has arrived at its destination. Journeys that previous took years can now be completed in several weeks.
Chao Meng-Fu Research Station population located on Mercury reaches the 20 with more than 100 RS-II mobile servant robots working at expanding the research station.
United Earth Space Station I and space station Alpha are decommissioned by the United Earth Community Research Council now that first of the much easier build and multi-function Orbital Space Bases (OSB) are becoming operational.
The eighth build Queen-class transgalactic space liner named Queen of Saturn is handed over by Triple Aerospace to Pan Star Enterprises for their Earth to Mars route who now operates five of them with three other being operated by Trans-Galactic Spacelines.
The second automated Moon mining base named "Beta“ comes online.
Seven years after the Niger Delta Resistance Front began attacking United Oil facilities the Nigeria Delta is completely pacified by the Nigerian Armed Forces with the support of the United Earth Defense Authority ending the struggle by the Niger Delta Resistance Front against United Oil who they claimed where oppressing the people of the Niger Delta and destroying its natural environment.
E12-class exploration ship ‘Lewis and Clark’ establish the second United Earth research station on Mercury. Simply named Mercury Station this facility which is twice the size of Chao Meng-Fu Research Station will bring the total population of Mercury to 60.
The first colonist arrive at Armstrong Colony last of the four domes which make up the Armstrong Colony located on the Moon. More than 4,000 people life on the moon either in the Armstrong Colony or Tranquility Colony.
The unmanned Explorer probe, Explorer I which uses a Hudson Warp Generator Mk.I during testing near Mars suffers a catastrophic failure, destroying itself, its support cradle and badly damaging the support ship monitoring the test nearby.
Martian Colonies I, II and III each capable of housing 1,000 people are completed. Construction on Martian Colonies IV, V and VI is well under way.
Production of the F-11 Rapier fighter for the United Earth Air Force and United Earth Space Force and a modified version called the F-11 Rapier patrol ship for the United Earth Law Enforcement and Rescue Agency begins.
Goddard Moonbase a research installation on the surface of the Moon and operated by the United Earth Community Research Council becomes operational. Goddard Moonbase together with Lunar Research Station are the two research installations operated by the United Earth Community Research Council on the moon.
The G10 Guardian Pursuit Ship which enter into service in 2010 and of which forty of where build for use with the United Earth Law Enforcement and Rescue Agency is replaced by its successor, the G20 Gemini Pursuit Ship.
Swedish officials report the exhaustion of uranium deposits in a press conference in Stockholm, sparking concerns over proposed energy rationing as the Swedish government is still building their helium-3 fusion power plants due the assumption that the uranium deposits in Sweden where enough for the next couple of decades.
The first Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder I is commissioned by the United Earth Community Research Council (UECR). The Pathfinder-class is designed to replace the E12-class exploration ship which first entered into production in 2008. The Pathfinder I however will not be used for exploration but mostly for testing various new systems which will be installed on the Pathfinders yet to be build.
The first Triple Aerospace, E24-class long-range exploration ship and replacement of the E12-class exploration ship is build. With a length of 950 meters the E24-class is specifically built for the exploration of the outer parts of the solar system and is capable of reaching destinations as far away as Pluto and Eris, where it will help in establishing the first manned bases there.
Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder II is commissioned by the United Earth Community Research Council (UECR). Pathfinder II like its sistership Pathfinder I is not intended for interstellar travel and are only used to serve as a test bed for various new systems that will be needed when operating so far from the solar system
The first Atlas-class transport shuttle (TS-10) to be used onboard the E24-class exploration ships are completed at the UETA yards in North Africa. Propelled by four chemical thrust engines and four ion-drive engines the TS-10 will form a good adaptable platform for close survey work, in conjunction with the E24-class which can carry two Atlas-class transport shuttles.
Two G20 Gemini Pursuit Ships of the United Earth Law Enforcement and Rescue Agency mange to rescue a mining crew operating in the Asteroid Belt. The mining ship they were onboard had its reactor overload which could destroy the asteroid field the miners were working in the resultant nuclear explosion. The two G20 Gemini Pursuit Ships rushed to the scene under maximum power and reaching the mining ship with hours to spare, lifted its crew to safety. Minimum safe distance was reached just as the reactor exploded with the two G20 Gemini Pursuit Ships transported the mining crew to the safety of the nearest Orbital Space Bases.
Unmanned Explorer probe, Explorer II using an improved Hudson Warp Generator Mk.II is towed to the orbit of Jupiter, far away from the ever expanding orbiting construction sites nearby and launched to begin its journey towards the Barnard Star.
Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder III, IV and V are commissioned by the United Earth Community Research Council (UECR). Fitted out with a Hudson Warp Generator Mk.I and a 1st generation McKinley Ion drive they will be the first of their class to be really used to explore the solar System and beyond.
New Strasbourg, Mars welcomes it first colonist. Funded by the French Republic and the United Republic of Germany it is the seventh colony on Mars with two Martian colonies, one funded by the United States of America (Fort Kennedy) and another funded by the Brazil (Nueva Brasília) under construction and more under way.
Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder II is lost in mysterious circumstances while on an extended mission almost 1/4 light years from Earth.
E24-class long-range exploration ship ‘Neil Armstrong’ arrives at orbit of Saturn moon of Titian where it deploys several probes to the surface of Titan.
Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder III using a 1st Generation McKinley Ion drive is commissioned.
Unmanned Explorer probe, Explorer II arrival at Barnard Star is recorded by the Barnard Probe which was launched in 2006 and was powered by a STEP Generator. A signal using hyperwave communications of the safe arrival is received back on Earth with an unexpected bonus; it appears that the Barnards Star system is visited by another intelligent life form originating from Alpha Centauri.
United Earth Community Research Council begins to suspect that there is intelligent life in the Alpha Centauri System.
The Scout probes using a Hudson Warp Generator Mk.II and a McKinley Ion drive are introduced to the United Earth Community Research Council as the replacement of the Explorer probe which are only equipped with the Hudson Warp Generator Mk.II.
Whilst surveying the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan, the shuttle Atlas-class transport shuttle TS-10 'Lincoln Flyer' operating from the E24-class exploration ship 'Beagle ' suffered a freak meteorite hit that caused the shuttle to crash-land on the moon's surface. After several hours on the moon surface a second TS-10 manages to rescue the 8 crew and bring them back onboard the 'Beagle '.
Fort George, a Mars colony funded by the United Kingdom and named after its current king George VII and the eight colony on Mars welcomes its first colonist.
Unmanned Explorer probes are sent towards Alpha Centauri, Vega and Arcturus.
The Japanese funded colony of New Tokyo on Mars welcomes it first colonist.
Transmissions from Explorer probe, Explorer III which has reached Alpha Centauri to Earth conforms it predecessor data (Explorer II) that Alpha Centauri has intelligent life.
The Mars colony Gagaringrad, funded by the Russian Commonwealth becomes the tenth Mars colony to welcome its first colonist and the fifth colony primarily funded by a country.
The design for the Triple Aerospace TAC-10-class local defense ship is approved, after initial data indicates Alpha Centauri is inhabited. The TAM-10 class will when entering into service, be armed with 1 particle accelerator, 2 laser guns and 8 nuclear missiles and be manned by a crew of 44.
Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder III makes first contact made with Alpha Centaurians.
The Explorer probe, Explorer II which was the first United Earth made object ever to reach Barnard Star is recovered by Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder IV and shipped back to Earth where it is put on public display at the Smithsonian museum of spaceflight located at the United Earth Trade Authority North African shipyards.
During constructing of a new dome at Fort Kennedy, Mars one of the cranes used to construct a new dome collapse on top of one of the smaller domes making up Fort Kennedy killing more than 286 people.
The first TAC-10-class local defense ship is commissioned into service with the United Earth Space Force (TAC standing for Tactical Assault Craft).
The first colony on Titan a moon of Jupiter called Huygenstadt is established by the United Earth Community.
The United Earth Community Research Council solves the language barrier with Alpha Centaurians.
While construction is still under way at the Mars Shipyards some parts of it begin working on building their first ships.
ESS "Nile" (SF-A1), the first of the Nile-class space frigate is commissioned into service with the United Earth Space Force. Armed with 4 Laserlances, 1 particle accelerators and two forward-firing nuclear missile launchers housed just under the bridge means the Nile-class which is crewed by 60 humans and 25 Mechtechs will become a great addition to the United Earth Space Force in patrolling the Sol System.
The United Earth Community signs the Trade and Technology Exchange Agreement with Alpha Centauri.
Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder XV is commissioned at the Mars Shipyards.
First human science teams sent to Alpha I, homeworld of Alpha Centauri.
The first Triple Aerospace, E28-class long-range exploration ship which uses a Hudson Warp Generator Mk.II and is a special long-range variant of the E24-class begins at the Mars Shipyards.
American officials report the exhaustion of uranium deposits nationwide, during a press conference in Washington D.C..
E28-class long-range exploration ship 'Vasco da Gama' arrives at the Oort cloud where it will establishing humanities furthest outpost to date.
The first Jupiter Orbital Industrial Center is completed.
Mining operations begins in the Arcturus System by the United Earth Trade Authority.
The first Energy Absorbent Defense Shield is produced by the UETA and which was developed by the UECR.
The first Berlin-class space destroyer designated ESS ‘Berlin’ (SD- B1) is commissioned into service with the United Earth Space Force. Armed with 8 Laserlances, 2 particle accelerators and six launch bays for nuclear pellet launchers and missiles the Berlin-class will be larger and better armed than the Nile-class space frigate.
E28-class long-range exploration ship 'Zheng He' establishes the Pluto Research Station on Pluto.
Gravity-Resist Generator (Smith generator) developed by Dr. Hans Smith.
Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder III famous for its first contact with the Alpha Centaurians in 2036 is put on public display at the Smithsonian museum of spaceflight, United Earth Trade Authority North African shipyards.
The Mars Shipyards are fully completed.
Interstellar Queen Mark I introduced to meet growing demand for access to Alpha Centauri.
Colonial III-class freighter is the first United Earth Trade Authority spaceship to be equipped with a Smith generator which allows almost any spaceship to land safely in most gravitational conditions enters into production at the Mars Shipyards.
The United Earth Space Force commissions it first dreadnought Mk.I at the Mars Shipyards and is called the ESS ‘Nelson’. The dreadnought Mk.I is with a length of almost 700 meters armed with 2 forward firing particle accelerators, 12 Laserlances, 12 laserguns and various nuclear missiles is the most powerful warship to enter into service with the United Earth Space Force. The ESS ‘Nelson’ is one of 10 dreadnought Mk.Is to enter service with the United Earth Space Force.
(January) Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder IX while surveying the Proxima Centauri system is destroyed by the Proxima Centaurians.
(Early February) an Interstellar Queen Mk.I emerging from warp to start the run into one of the Alpha Centauri worlds is completely obliterated in an attack by the Proxima Centaurians who where in the progresses of attacking Alpha I the capitol word of Alpha Centauri with a nuclear strike, resulting in the destruction of a large part of the planet and killing millions of Alpha Centaurians.
(Late February) After the destruction of both Pathfinder IX in January and a Interstellar Queen MK. I in February, massive demonstration around the globe demanding action and fierce speeches of world leaders demanding retribution, the United Earth Community announces that a state of war exist between them and Proximan Centauria.
(May) the first Jovian Way station is placed in orbit around Ganymede in order to reduce the amount of travel time between sites, and provide refueling; ship and crew support facilities to the Jupiter complexes covered most of the Jovian system.
The Alpha Government and the United Earth Community form the Alliance.
Construction of the first Mount Everest-class space cruiser designated as ‘ESS Mount Everest’ (SC-A1) begins at the Mars Shipyards. Armed with 1 forward firing particle accelerators, 12 Laserlances, 2 laserguns and various nuclear missiles the cruiser with a length of some 350 meters will be mostly used to escort the dreadnought Mk.I (Nelson-class) that is to enter service with the United Earth Space Force in the upcoming years.
Production of the Berlin-class space destroyer and the Nile-class space frigate is increased with the outbreak of war between United Earth Community, Alpha Centauri against Proxima Centauri.
At the Mars Shipyards the Nile-class space frigate ESS ‘Yamuna’ (SF-A50) is commissioned into service with the United Earth Space Force.
The Quartermaster-class freighter, the military variant of the Colonial III-class freighter enters in production at the Mars Shipyards.
First Battle of Alpha Centauri III which has as result that the Proximans capture Alpha III.
The first battleship Mk.I or also known as the Montgomery-class battleship called the ESS ‘Montgomery’ is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force. With a length of 1 kilometer they are 300 meter longer than the dreadnought Mk.Is currently in service and are armed with three forward firing particle accelerators, thirty Laserlances, thirty laserguns and two missile packs placed one at each side, carrying twenty-four nuclear missiles each.
All remaining T10-class transporters due to having suffered heavy losses due to enemy action are withdrawn from service ending a service which started almost forty years ago.
18 months after the war’s start, UEDA realizes that the war will be longer than had been foreseen and begins planning Solar System defenses. Called the Sentinel Line (also known as the three M three-tired defense plan) which sees the perimeter from Pluto's orbit outwards seeded with static nuclear Mines which are cheaply and easily manufactured. The second line of defense will consist of the Sentinel Majors short range defense ship which will be armed with a variety of weapons ranging from nuclear general purpose rockets and particle accelerator beams to high intensity lasers. The third line of defense will consist of United Earth Air Force and United Earth Space Force planet based interceptor squadrons operating from Mars (Mars is the headquarters of the Sentinel Line and of the local defense interceptor squadrons) .
The First Battle of Alpha Centauri II is fought between the United Earth Space Force, Alpha Centauri Space Force against a Proximan fleet resulting that the Alliance is able to remain in control of Alpha Centauri II but suffering severe losses in manpower and ships.
Second Montgomery-class battleship called ‘Charles de Gaulle’ is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force. The ESS Charles de Gaulle’ is one of four Montgomery-class battleships currently entering service, with a further four still on order.
The United Earth Space Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency (Space Force ISR Agency or SFISRA) starts Operation PROSTY (PROxima Secret TechnologY) whit teams being send to Alpha Centauri System in order to gain access to Proxima aircraft, make technical and scientific reports on Proxima hardware and collect weapons for study in the United Earth Community.
Battle for Mars
(October 4th) A Proxima battle-fleet breaks through the Sentinel Line and while suffering a loss of one-third of their fleet still manages to reach Mars where they are engaged by the United Earth Defense Force. Proxima use of nuclear bombs dropped over populated areas located on Mars and the nuclear missiles fired at the Mars Shipyards causes more than a 10,000 death in the first day of the Battle for Mars.
(October 5th) On the second day of the Battle for Mars a supply convoy numbering six Colonial II-class Freighter who are escorted by two Nile-class space frigates and one Berlin-class space destroyer are attacked by a Proximan force, only two Colonial II's make it to Mars. Proxima attempts to land forces on Mars fail as their beachheads are attacked and destroyed by United Earth Marine Corps forces and United Earth Air Force fighters operating from bases on Mars.
(October 6th) On the last day of the Battle of Mars the Proxima battle-fleet which entered into the sol system three days before is finally defeated by the combined efforts of the United Earth Defense Force who losses more than 18,000 personal and seeing the destruction of five Martian Colonies and causing massive damage to the Mars Shipyards which results in more than 25,000 death.
Severe losses for both sides leads to a shift in tactics: smaller-scale engagements become more common, large-scale confrontations almost end.
The Space Strategic Recon (SSR-10) Partisan a long range scout enters into service with the United Earth Space Force. The SSR-10 Partisan is the smallest spaceship to date to be fitted out with Hudson Warp Generator Mk.IV and consist of only 2 crew members.
The F-22 Spartan enters into production at Mars Shipyards.
A Proximan fleet is destroyed in the Second Battle of Alpha Centauri II between the United Earth Space Force and the Alpha Centauri Space Force.
The United Earth Space Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency present its first report on Proxima spacecraft after having been able to study captured examples and comes to the conclusion that Proxima spacecraft have a peculiar deficit in their scanning technology with their sensor easy being easy to mislead with false signals.
Triple Aerospace foresees the need for a replacement for the F-22 Spartan and begins a development program resulting in the F-33 Wasp.
The United Earth Defense Authority places out a call for the high-powered atmospheric interceptor to be use in a new three-tiered interceptor system designed to streamline the shipbuilding program, and which will made maximum use of scarce resources, and ensured that Earth will never be caught flat-footed again. The first tiers are the deep-space interceptors (F-22 Spartan). The second are the shorter-range, dual-environment defense ship (F-11 Rapier) which is still deemed sufficient for planetary defense. The third is an atmospheric fighter of exceptional maneuverability and speed, designed to cope with the enemy’s atmospheric craft.
Second Battle of Alpha Centauri III happens and result Alpha III is abandoned by the Proximan fleet, which allows the Alliance to begin the campaign to liberate Proximan-occupied Alpha Centauri III.
The TAC-10-class local defense ship a ship of which more than 30 where build in the period of 2037 to 2042 and of which more than 19 where destroyed in the Battle of Mars in 2052 is retired as with the Nile-class space frigates and the Berlin-class space destroyers in service the TAC-10s has become obsolete.
The Space Strategic Recon (SSR-20) Hornet long range scout, an improved version of the SSR-10 Partisan who is being outclassed by the latest Proximan interceptors is commissioned into service with the United Earth Space Force. The SSR-20 Hornet main improvements over the Partisan is it use of the Hudson Warp Generator Mk.V, the latest version and having better armor then the Partisan.
Triple Aerospace first demonstrates the F-33 Wasp to UEDA officials, who place the first orders a week later.
The relatively unknown outfit of Dixon-Bourne, designers of atmospheric race vehicles in responds to the United Earth Defense Authority call for a high-powered atmospheric interceptor presents the F-44 Barracuda medium-range atmospheric interceptor to the United Earth Defense Authority who orders production to start as soon as possible.
The last dreadnought Mk.I is commissioned by the United Earth Space Force called the ESS ‘Yamamoto’ it joins the other nine dreadnought Mk.Is who are named Nelson, Juel, Tōgō, de Ruyter, Nimitz, Yi Sun-sin, Tegetthoff, de Grasse and Tirpitz.
The Battle of Alpha Centauri III is won by the Alliance when they destroy the last remaining Proximan resistance present on Alpha Centauri III.
The first F-33 Wasp squadron is commissioned and is assigned to the 1st United Earth Air Force (Martian) fighter Wing.
Mount Everest-class space cruiser ESS ‘Mount Olympus’ (SC-A7) and here Berlin-class space destroyers escorts ESS ‘Lisbon’ and ESS ‘Moscow’ patrolling near Pluto engage and destroy a Proximan Centauri probe.
More than 50 Jovian Way stations now provide services to the Jupiter complexes across the Jovian system.
The first squadron equipped with the F-33 Wasp long range interceptor goes in action against a strong Proximan seek-and-destroy patrol, destroying four enemy ships with only a single casualty.
Production lines of the F-22 Spartans and F-33 Wasps are moved from the Mars shipyards to the orbiting manufacturing complexes orbiting Jupiter when it seems that a another major Proxima offensive seemed imminent.
First F-44 Barracuda medium-range atmospheric interceptors begin flying with 325th United Earth Air Force (Earth) Fighter Wing.
A Colonial III-class freighter being loaded with ammunition at a United Earth Army Ammunition Depot located somewhere in the United States explodes 21 United Earth Army personal.
Gloss & Dornier introduces the GDT-55 Goliath, a medium-class transport intended to replace the Quartermaster-class II Freighter in service with the United Earth Defense Force. The GDT-55 Goliath is capable of carrying 1,200 troops or nearly fifty armored vehicles.
The eight and last Montgomery-class battleships named ESS ‘Marshall’ is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force.
Berlin-class space destroyer ESS ‘Kabul ’(SD-B59) patrolling near Pluto accidentally activates a 10 kiloton static nuclear mine part of the Sentinel Line destroying the Kabul and killing all of its 90 crew members onboard.
At the Ares I landing memorial site on Mars the fifty anniversary of the first human landing on the planet is celebrated.
The Alliance invades the Proxima Centauri System.
The first dreadnought Mk.II named 'George Washington' is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force.
United Earth Space Force special forces destroy Proximan industrial facility at Proxima IV.
The second dreadnought Mk.II named ESS 'Napoleon' is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force.
Proxima forces capture the Alphan mining colony at Barnard Star.
Chinese officials report the exhaustion of uranium deposits nationwide during a press conference in New Shanghai, capitol of the Republic of China.
The third dreadnought Mk.II named ESS 'Ghengis Khan' is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force.
(July) a joint United Earth-Alpha Centauri taskforce manages to retake the Proxima hold Alphan mining colony at Barnard Star.
After more than 39 years in production, the Rapier F-11 fighter production is permanently ended in favor of the still modern F-22 Spartan and the F-33 Wasps.
The fourth dreadnought Mk.II named ESS 'Hannibal' is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force.
The fifth dreadnought Mk.II named ESS 'Zhukov' is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force.
Progress resumes on the design of the Interstellar Queen Mark Mk.II.
The sixth dreadnought Mk.II named ESS 'Julius Caesar' is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force.
Proximans make their last stand on Proxima II.
Officials in Mumbai, India report the complete exhaustion of uranium deposits for the region, sparking civil unrest in the region due the massive loss of jobs that will be expected.
The seventh dreadnought Mk.II named ESS 'MacArthur' is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force.
Janssen Crater Disaster; Massive explosion occurs at Janssen Crater on the moon, damaging the fuel cell construction in the area. 475 people are killed in the explosion.
After forty years and many upgrades the Atlas-class transport shuttle (TS-10) is replaced by its successor the Armadillo-class transport shuttle (TS-20).
The Alliance launches their assault against the Proximan home world of Proxima I.
The eight and last of the dreadnought Mk.IIs to enter into service with the United Earth Space Force is commissioned and given the name ESS 'Alexander the Great'.
Development of the Interstellar Queen Mk. II begins.
Production of the F-22 Super Spartan begins at Mars Shipyards. The Super Spartan has a larger wing and a longer fuselage and is able to to carry more fuel and more powerful engines then the Spartan.
Representatives from Proxima Centauri sign the Proxima Instrument of surrender after an assault that lasted for several months against the Proximan Homeworlds aboard the United Earth Space Force dreadnought Mk.II 'MacArthur' orbiting Proxima I, ending the Proxima War.
The Alliance Occupation Force (AOF) composed of United Earth and Alpha Centauri armed forces are deployed on the Proxima Centauri worlds of Proxima I, II, III, IV and V.
Scout probe, Scout XXIII is launched towards the Epsilon Eridani system.
Production of the F-22 Spartan is halted in favor of the F-22 Super Spartan.
The Proximan Provisional Government is placed in charge by the Alliance to run the civil affairs of Proxima Centauri.
The Interstellar Queen Mark II enters service with Pan Star Enterprises.
The Space Strategic Recon (SSR-30) Spear long range scout is commissioned into service with the United Earth Space Force.
A joint United Earth Space Force and the Alpha Centauri Space Force engages and destroys a Proximan battle-group that had not accepted the surrender.
First jet tube opened on Earth, between England and Nova Scotia.
The first Greenland-class space destroyer called SD-C1 ‘Greenland’ is completed at the Mars Shipyards. Armed with 12 Laserlances, three particle accelerators, 8 launch bays for nuclear pellet launchers the Centurion-class is intend to replace both the Nile-class space frigate and the Berlin-class space destroyer in production.
The Proximan world government replaces the Proximan Provisional Government as the official government of Proxima Centauri.
When the Nile-class space frigate SF-A77 ‘Volta’ was under tow to a mobile refit yard near Proxima III the space frigate was captured by a group of renegade Proximan troops loyal to the old Proxima regime. The United Earth Space Force using F-33 Wasps scouted and discovered the space frigate at the renegade stronghold behind a low-orbit asteroid. A flight of three F-33 Wasps succeeded in tying-up the renegade Proximan defenses until reinforcements arrived and secured the space frigate.
E28-class long-range exploration ship 'James Cook' during a survey in the Beta Pavonis System finds the Pathfinder-class exploration and survey ship, Pathfinder II which disappeared almost fifty years ago under mysterious circumstances. After closer inspection by the crew of the 'James Cook' it is discovered that Pathfinder II is completely intact and in working order, but of the six crew no trace are found.
First settler ship (Voyager I) departs for the Arcturus System.
On the tenth anniversary of the end of the Proxima War the Mars War Museum is opened with help from the United Earth Defense Authority.
United Earth Community President installs a Cabinet and Congress based on "global security concerns".
Additional jet tube routes are operational: Sierra Leone to Rio de Janeiro, Panama; San Francisco to Tokyo, via Honolulu; and Tokyo to Darwin.
Settler ship (Voyager I) carrying 1,200 passengers arrives in the Arcturus System.
The E28-class long-range exploration ship 'Christopher Columbus ' discovers a large wooden spaceship near the end of the Proxima Centauri System. Later the wooden spaceship was towed to Proxima I where it was investigated by United Earth and Proximan scientist.
Berlin-class space destroyer SD-B53 ‘Seoul’ during a routine patrol in the Gliese 710 system, which is located some 63 light-years from Earth discovers a unidentified alien object . When the ‘Seoul’ closed in to investigated the unknown unidentified alien object self-destructed causing minor damage to the ‘Seoul’.
On Arcturus VII located in the Arcturus System the first colony called New Berlin is founded.
Second settler mission (Voyager II and Connestoga I) depart for the Arcturus System. The Second settler mission will include the massive Connestoga, a freighter from which the basic design for Voyager is taken.
The UET-110 Hammerhead-class troop carrier begins production at the Mars shipyards. Capable of deploying more than 4,500 combat troops, 65 tanks and missile launchers and 20 ground-attack craft in a single drop. The Hammerhead-class is the the United Earth Defense Authority answer for moving troops and armor to theaters of war rapidly.
An Interstellar Queen Mark II preparing for the jump to Alpha Centauri records incoming transmissions. These turned out to come from a mysterious space wreck drifting nearby. It contains the remains of the F-14 Tomcat fighter jet that disappeared in 1983 over the Caribbean Sea.
Jet tube route between Perth and Durban is opened; work is underway for overland routes.
The second settler mission (Voyager II and Connestoga I) arrives at Arcturus System.
The X-1000 experimental prototype ship built by European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company is test flown between the Solar System and the Proxima Centauri System.
The first battleship Mk.II or also known as the Patton-class battleship ESS ‘Patton’ is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force. Replacing the battleship Mk.I or (Montgomery-class battleship) which went into service almost forty-nine years ago, the 1,2 kilometers long Patton-class is armed with 1 particle Accelerator, 1 thermocannon, 16 particle accelerators, 24 Laserlances, 24 laserguns, various nuclear missiles, also the Patton-class carries its own complement of 24 F-33 Super Wasps space interceptors, 4 SSR-30 Spear long range scouts and 4 shuttlecrafts.
Third settler mission (Voyager III and Connestoga II and III) departs for the Arcturus System. halfway in the journey Connestoga II will take up a station point to provide booster charging facilities, thereby reducing the delay between jumps for future ships.
Second battleship Mk.II (Patton-class battleship) ESS ‘Rommel’ is commissioned with the United Earth Space Force.