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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The troopers unsure of there orders do nothing and request orders from Ace, but Ace filled with fear freezes and simply says “I don’t know”. Lieutenant Willy led a further charge dividing the company into squads.

Battle of Klendathu

By any measure, the battle was an unmitigated disaster. Within klendayhu, the Mobile Infantry were rushed into their dropships. 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. Crippled, Rico was unable to return to the dropships.

Johnny Rico, seeing his friend die, fired upon the Warrior, knocking it to the ground. Troopers, killing a Brain Bug before being extracted. Warrior Bugs Plasma Bugs. It is covered with massive protophyte jungle. Contents invasoon show ]. A general retreat was ordered within the first half hour after the first drop and the Mobile Infantry retreat that followed nearly became a full blown rout.

For a list of other meanings, see Battle of Klendathu disambiguation. Contents [ show ]. When the general retreat was called, with troops around them already in retreat, the Wildcats retreat in some disorder with many stragglers becoming easy picking for Warrior Bugs.

It has two moons and borders an asteroid belt that has an unlimited surplus of asteroids that are presumably the remains of Klendathu’s twin world.

The invasion began with Athena class starships launching F Thunderbolts and Dropships from orbit whilst under Arachnid plasma bolt fire from the planet’s surface. Waves of Mobile Infantry troopers would be brought to the surface in the initial offensive. The unit was disbanded, and the aforementioned three were transferred to the Roughnecks. Sign In Don’t have an account? The Mobile Infantry suffered far overcasualties in the Klendathu Invasion,of which died in the first hour.


However, Warrior Bugs presence turned out to be in far greater quantity than predicted by Military Intelligence and the Mobile Infantry were quickly overwhelmed by vast numbers of bugs. Strategically, with so invason 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 imvasion directions.

Second Battle of Klendathu

These Power suits were then deployed in a team for the rest of the battle. Despite the Federations space and air superiority throughout the battle the Arachnids were still capable of firing large quantities of plasma against the Fleet. The first wave was virtually destroyed by the time the General Retreat was ordered. To attempt to rectify this, the Federal Military made the first deployment of a Powered armor suit to test its combat capabilities against the Arachnids.

The battle eventually became a slugging match with neither the Federation or the Arachnids gaining a decisive winning edge. The second and third waves were able to return to their drop ships as they did not have enough time to get far from the drop zones.

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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. The planet has many Warriors and Workers all over its surface.

Thus, the Federation planned a second invasion on Klendathu. Contents [ show ]. Running around a large rock, a invawion attack by a Warrior Bug tears Lieutenant Willy to bits in a matter of seconds. After the surviving Mobile Infantry troopers were recovered by dropships and brought back aboard the Corvette Transports, the remaining ships in the fleet retreated to Fleet Battlestation Ticonderoga.


The remaining troopers, under Squad Leader Ace Levykill that Warrior but soon hordes of hundreds, maybe even thousands, of Warriors appear. It took Johnny Rico to give the squad the orders they needed “Kill them, Kill them all!

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.

After the destruction of a Terran capital city on EarthBuenos Aires unprovoked by the BugsSky Marshal Dienes launches a full scale invasion of Klendathu — which ended in disaster, costingMobile Infantry their lives, the destruction of several ships and damage klencathu many others. Retrieved from ” http: The Federation was confident of an easy victory and sent a correspondent to report live from the surface of the planet during the invasion.

The Second Battle of Klendathuas its names suggests, is humanity’s second invasion on the planet Klendathu. Well overground troops were killed in the battle, withkilled in the first hour alone.

Believing the Warrior Bug to be dead, Rico relaxed and lowered his weapon, but the Warrior unexpectedly used its last burst of energy to lunge at Rico, piercing the trooper through the leg. Klendathu is the homeworld of the Arachnids. The Rodger Young and a few other ships bearing scars of battle as they retreat to Ticonderoga.

The squad engages invaeion Warriors losing several soldiers such as Shujumiwho ran out in front of the squad and became easy prey, and Katrina McIntirewho fled before falling into a Bug hole and being dragged into a tunnel to her doom by a Warrior.

Johnny Rico was, however, rescued after the battle, possibly by Roughnecks

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