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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Troopers, killing a Brain Bug before being extracted.

The unit inbasion disbanded, and the aforementioned three were transferred to the Roughnecks. The name or term “Battle of Klendathu” refers to more than one character or idea.

The Second Battle of Klendathuas its names suggests, is humanity’s second invasion on the planet Klendathu. Unknown, possibly light compare to the UCF. Klendzthu the months following the Meteor Attack on Buenos Airesthe Kledathu Citizen Federation sped across the galaxy in a campaign against Klendathuwhich they thought was just a single Arachnid planet. Sky Marshal Dienes planned landing troops in a mass swarming assault across the planet.

Invvasion is the homeworld of Pseudo-Arachnid. It took Johnny Rico to give the squad the orders they needed “Kill them, Kill them all!

Sky Marshal Tehat Meru. Lieutenant Willy led a further charge dividing the company into squads. Thus, the Federation planned a second invasion on Klendathu.

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. The first wave was virtually destroyed by the time the General Retreat was ordered. However, its Brains and Queens live deep underground and are capable of surviving an invasion by the Federal Military. Battle of New Kansas concurrent.

Apart from material losses, the psychological effect invaeion the disaster drastically damaged morale across the Federation. The Federation was confident of an easy victory and sent a correspondent to report live from the surface of the planet during the invasion. Despite the Federations space and air superiority throughout the battle the Arachnids were still capable of firing large quantities of plasma against the Fleet.

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Many of the ships that participated in the battle were non-operational and had to be towed to safety. Running around a large rock, a surprise attack by a Warrior Bug tears Lieutenant Willy to bits in a matter of seconds. Bug defenses began almost immediately in the form of plasma bursts from the surface.

Sign In Don’t have an account? Believing the Warrior Bug to be dead, Rico incasion and lowered his weapon, but the Warrior unexpectedly used its last burst of energy to lunge at Rico, piercing the trooper through the leg. Maru’s leadership outlined a new grand strategy inbasion using surviving forces to clear out the planets outlying Klendathu one at a time, which were less heavily populated by the Arachnids. Two more Invasipn then spotted and charge towards him but using his Morita Assault Rifle ‘s inbuilt shotgun Rico was able to fight them off just barely.

The battle eventually became a slugging match with neither the Federation or the Arachnids gaining a decisive winning edge. Once the Mobile Infantry reached the surface, fighting began immediately with troopers using Tactical Oxygen Nukes to destroy many Plasma Bugs. Johnny Rico, seeing his friend die, fired upon the Klenrathu, knocking it to the ground.

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 invvasion numbers of bugs. Sign In Don’t have an account? Crippled, Rico was unable to return to the 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 invasiom through the leg.

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. Raid on Tango Urilla.

Battle of Klendathu

Kitten Smith was then maimed to death by a Warrior Bug. At the same time, this would provide more opportunities to observe and research the Arachnids to examine them for tactical weaknesses.


It invsion located in the Klendathu System. Warrior Bugs Plasma Bugs. When a general retreat was ordered, however, the reporter was killed by a Warrior Bug caught live on camera shortly after the broadcast began, and the cameraman then retreated after Rico tells him to get out of there.

Klendathu is the homeworld of the Arachnids. 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”.

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

It is covered with massive protophyte jungle. 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.

The Terran Navy was cut to ribbons when so many of its ships were massed in Klendathu’s lower orbit, limiting the operational deployment of Federation forces in Arachnids space for some time. By any measure, the battle was an unmitigated disaster.

Second Battle of Klendathu

klendwthu The attack was a complete failure, resulting in heavy casualties for the United Citizen Federation. 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.

Invasion of Planet P. Rico was declared Killed in Action causing Carmen to mistakenly take him as dead. This article is a stub. The Rodger Young and a few other ships bearing scars of battle as they retreat to Ticonderoga.

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Meteor Attack on Buenos Aires. The surface of the planet contains a breathable atmosphere but is arid and extremely mountainous. The Wildcats were deployed in the first wave.