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  • July 31, 2021
  • Fight for Azaladshu Free's Independence

    Location: Azaladshu / Eratosthenes Ring | Contributors: 3,446 | End: Jul 31, 2021

    Conflict has erupted between the Azaladshu Free and Neche Inc factions, as multiple Federal systems declare independence.

    This was sparked by Azaladshu Free withdrawing from the Federation, which transformed Azaladshu, LFT 824, LHS 277 and LTT 3919 into independent systems. The faction strenuously opposes government monitoring of Federal citizens' private communications.

    Three other Federal factions are on the verge of declaring independence: Coalition of Uteran, Lp 726-6 Free and Gluscap Labour. All are closely monitoring the situation in Azaladshu and considering their next move.

    Mayor Constanza Noguera, leader of Azaladshu Free, made this statement:

    "We refuse to accept the Federation's draconian surveillance laws. I call upon all supporters of independence to help us fight for our sovereignty!"

    The declaration brought a swift reaction from President Zachary Hudson:

    "As Azaladshu Free has violated the Federal Accord, I have no option but to order Neche Inc to engage with these criminals. Thanks to advance intelligence on the secession, we were able to establish the megaship Fortress Liberty in the system to help retake it for the Federation."

    In Congress, Shadow President Felicia Winters faced criticism for allowing the secession to occur within her sphere of influence. She reiterated that she does not support rebellion, but does consider the Proactive Detection Bureau to be unconstitutional.

    Azaladshu Free has offered credit rewards to any pilots willing to help secure its independence by handing in Combat Bonds at Eratosthenes Ring in the Azaladshu system.

    Should Azaladshu Free match tiers with Neche Inc, its independence will be confirmed. Should Azaladshu Free end one tier ahead of Neche Inc, then Coalition of Uteran will declare independence. Should Azaladshu Free end two tiers ahead of Neche Inc, then Lp 726-6 Free will also declare independence. Should Azaladshu Free end three tiers ahead of Neche Inc, then Gluscap Labour will also declare independence.

    The two factions have set out seven-day campaigns, which will end when the top tier is reached by either faction or early on Thursday the 8th of July 3307.

  • July 1, 2021
  • Finished

    Salvation's Appeal for Guardian Artefacts

    Location: PMD2009 48 / Glorious Prospect | Contributors: 2,453 | End: Jul 1, 2021

    Aegis Research and Taurus Mining Ventures have requested deliveries of Guardian artefacts to the PMD2009 48 system.

    The rival campaigns follow the discovery of an ancient battleground between the Guardians and the Thargoids on Trapezium Sector YU-X c1-2 1a.

    Patience Middleton, representing Taurus Mining Ventures, provided this statement:

    "'Salvation' has claimed the exclusive rights to exploit the Proteus site, which was discovered thanks to his specialist knowledge. He has contracted us to pay for Guardian caskets, orbs, relics, tablets, totems and urns brought to the megaship Glorious Prospect."

    The Alliance, Empire and Federation consider depriving Aegis of resources to be a criminal act. As a result, pilots are warned that any ship modules received from Taurus Mining Ventures will be marked as 'hot', thereby incurring extra costs to be cleaned prior to installation.

    If Tier 1 is reached, the top 10% of contributors will receive a focused long-range high-penetration fixed Class 2 Guardian Shard Cannon with additional weight, power draw and heat. This will be placed into storage at the Glorious Prospect in the PMD2009 48 system by the 3rd of July 3307. If Taurus Mining Ventures outcompetes Aegis, the top 75% of contributors will receive the module.

    The initiative begins on the 24th of June 3307 and will run for one week. If the final target is met earlier than planned, the campaign will end immediately.

  • Aegis Appeal for Guardian Artefacts

    Location: PMD2009 48 / Archimedes | Contributors: 294 | End: Jul 1, 2021

    Aegis Research and Taurus Mining Ventures have requested deliveries of Guardian artefacts to the PMD2009 48 system.

    The rival campaigns follow the discovery of an ancient battleground between the Guardians and the Thargoids on Trapezium Sector YU-X c1-2 1a.

    Aegis Research has positioned a megaship, the Archimedes, in the PMD2009 48 system. Professor Alba Tesreau announced:

    "It is vital that Aegis replaces the Guardian artefacts that were lost aboard the Alexandria. Without sufficient materials, our anti-xeno research programme will be severely hampered."

    Pilots are asked to deliver Guardian artefacts identified as caskets, orbs, relics, tablets, totems and urns to Aegis Research at the Archimedes in the PMD2009 48 system.

    If Tier 1 is reached and Aegis outcompetes Taurus Mining Ventures, an approximate 5% reduction will be applied to Guardian material requirements at all technology brokers for each tier, to a maximum of 25%. This will last for four weeks from the 2nd of July 3307.

    The initiative begins on the 24th of June 3307 and will run for one week. If the final target is met earlier than planned, the campaign will end immediately.

  • June 24, 2021
  • Finished

    Engineered Detailed Surface Scanner Initiative

    Location: Luyten's Star / Ashby City | Contributors: 5,405 | End: Jun 24, 2021

    Sirius Corporation has requested commodities to make a fully engineered detailed surface scanner commercially available.

    The ship module was produced in limited numbers during a terraforming programme campaign by Sirius Atmospherics in late 3306. It was awarded to pilots who provided data on worlds with ammonia-based atmospheres for its terraforming programme.

    Sinclair Faraldo, marketing director for Sirius Corporation, provided details:

    "Following a feasibility study, we have determined that this module can be economically mass produced for general sale. Our fully engineered detailed surface scanner has twice the probe coverage, allowing planets and moons to be mapped more efficiently."

    "In order to begin production, we require large quantities of CMM Composites, Muon Imagers and Synthetic Reagents. We will generously reward pilots who can deliver these to Ashby City in the Luyten's Star system."

    If the initiative is successful, Sirius Corporation will make the module available for purchase at all human technology brokers by the 25th of June 3307.

    Each tier reached will further reduce the resources required for acquiring the module in the first two weeks of availability.

    Niobium base requirements 24, reduced by three for each tier above Tier 1. Mechanical Components base requirements 28, reduced by four for each tier above Tier 1. Germanium base requirements 22, reduced by three for each tier above Tier 1. Mechanical scrap base requirements 26, reduced by four for each tier above Tier 1.

    If the initiative is successful, Sirius Corporation will gift the module to the top 75% of contributing pilots. The module will be placed in storage at the Ashby City starport in the Luyten's Star system by the 25th of June 3307.

  • June 10, 2021
  • Fight for Jupiter Division's Survival in the Ts'ao Tach System

    Location: Ts'ao Tach / Victory's Forge | Contributors: 856 | End: Jun 10, 2021

    Jupiter Division is fighting for survival against the Silver Legal Group in the Ts'ao Tach system.

    Jupiter Division was formed by rogue Core Dynamics departments loyal to ex-CEO Jupiter Rochester. Although it was defeated in February, a growing corporatist movement within the Federation has helped rebuild its strength.

    Vice-Executive Blanca Carbonell, a senior leader of Jupiter Division, broadcast this message:

    "To all those seeking a better Federation – stand up and make your voice heard! Only direct corporate rule can end government corruption. Jupiter Division must survive to lead that change!"

    Two megaships, Victory's Forge and Iron Wings of Justice, are once again serving as the centres of operation for Jupiter Division and the Silver Legal Group.

    Political commentators believe that this second conflict will be a decisive one, determining whether or not Jupiter Division can survive without its founder.

    Jupiter Division has offered credit rewards to any pilots willing to help secure its existence by handing in Combat Bonds at the megaship Victory's Forge.

    The two factions have set out seven-day campaigns, which will end when the top tier is reached or early on Thursday the 10th of June 3307.