Klendathu Invasion is the largest combined fleet and Mobile Infantry operation of the Arachnid War to date. Within these covers: Invasion: The story of Starship. An invasion force is deployed to Klendathu, the Arachnids’ home planet, but the operation is a total disaster. Movie Info. Credits and Contents. KLENDATHU INVASION CREDITS Author Matthew Sprange. Additional Text Matt Keefe. Editor Christopher Allen. Cover Art.

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Retrieved from ” http: The attack was a complete failure, resulting in heavy casualties for the United Citizen Federation. Contents [ show ]. Johnny Rico, seeing his friend die, fired upon the Warrior, knocking it to the ground. Battle of New Kansas concurrent. It is covered with massive protophyte jungle.

Sky Marshal Tehat Meru options to fight the bugs by eliminating bug colonies on the other worlds within Klendathu’s planetary system first. Sign In Don’t have an account? When deployed, Trask was able to use the suit to find a Neodog by a Bug hole and using it for guidance was able to rescue captured M.

With the camera still rolling, the camerman recorded Kitten’s death, and Rico’s rage over his death.

Lieutenant Willy led a further charge dividing the company into squads. It is located in the Klendathu System. Sign In Don’t have an account? Retrieved from ” http: Second Battle of Klendathu.

Sky Marshal Dienes planned landing troops in a mass swarming assault across the planet. Within minutes, the Mobile Infantry were rushed into their dropships. The name or term “Battle of Klendathu” refers to more than one character or idea. The invasion began with Athena klsndathu starships launching F Thunderbolts and Dropships from orbit whilst under Arachnid plasma bolt fire from the planet’s surface.

The second and third waves were able to return to their klenddathu ships as they did not have enough time to get far from the drop zones. Once the Mobile Infantry reached the surface, fighting began immediately with troopers using Tactical Oxygen Nukes to destroy many Plasma Bugs.


By any measure, the battle was an unmitigated disaster.

Battle of Klendathu

After securing the initial beachhead, the forces would fan out and eradicate any bugs they came across. A Powered armor suit worn by Thomas Trask was launched via capsule from a Corvette Transport in orbit.

It was believed that the plasma invasioh just random light; however, this intelligence was quickly discovered to be wrong when several well-placed barrages of bug plasma damaged and destroyed several ships.

This article is a stub. Warrior Bugs Plasma Bugs. Bug defenses began almost immediately in the form of plasma bursts from the surface.

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After the destruction of a Terran capital city on EarthBuenos Aires unprovoked by the BugsSky Marshal Dienes launches a full klendahhu invasion of Ibvasion — which ended in disaster, costingMobile Infantry their lives, the destruction of several ships and damage of many klendqthu. Strategically, with so many ships and soldiers lost in one fell swoop, there was no way surviving Federal Military forces could effectively combat the inherent numerical superiority of Arachnid forces, which began swarming Federation holdings in all directions.

Retrieved from ” http: Two more Warriors then spotted and charge towards him but using his Morita Assault Rifle ‘s inbuilt shotgun Rico was able to fight them off just barely. This would follow the classic routine of heavy aerial bombing runs by F Thunderboltsfollowed by sending in the Mobile Infantry to mop up the survivors and clear out subterranean Bug holes.

Well overground troops were killed in incasion battle, withkilled in the first hour alone. Running around a large rock, a surprise attack by a Warrior Bug tears Lieutenant Willy to bits in a matter of seconds. Rico’s Roughnecks participated the Second Battle of Klendathu. The planet has many Warriors and Workers all over its surface. Warrior Bugs Plasma Bugs.


Second Battle of Klendathu

Johnny Rico was, however, rescued after the battle, possibly by Roughnecks Contents [ show ]. After the battle, the Wildcats were almost entirely wiped out, with Troopers Rico, Flores, and Levi, as the only known members to survive. The Warrior Bug responsible, then attacked the camerman, impaling the unfortunate man through the chest, and causing him to throw the camera near Rico, just as the mandible of the Warrior stabbed him through the leg. The unit was disbanded, and the aforementioned three were transferred to the Roughnecks.

Later in the battle the bulk of the the fleet became Corvette Transports including the new Rodger Young which replaced the previous ship of its name that had been destroyed during the Invasion of Planet P.

The surface of the planet contains a breathable atmosphere but is arid and extremely mountainous. Contents [ show ]. For a list of other meanings, see Battle of Klendathu disambiguation.

In the months following the Meteor Attack on Buenos Airesthe United Citizen Federation sped across the galaxy in a campaign against Klendathuwhich they thought was just a single Arachnid planet. The Rodger Young and a few other ships bearing scars of battle as they retreat to Ticonderoga. Kitten Smith was then maimed to death by a Warrior Bug.

Unknown, possibly light compare to the UCF. The planet orbits a twin star system; one blue and one yellow. Despite the battle being vastly more successful than the previous one it lasted for over three years with the Arachnids fighting fiercely to defend their home planet.

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