Tau Empire Cadre Census

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TwilightWalker
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Re: Tau Empire Cadre Census

Post#21 » Oct 22 2008 09:20

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DESIGNATION: Kai'dyr Shadowstorm Expeditionary Force.
LOCATION: Sept Kai'dyr, Fire Wastes Training Area
FOUNDING:983.M41, Sept Kai'dyr (Volcano World)
CURRENT STATUS: Undergoing Training

Ethereal Caste Officer: Aun'O 'Sleeping Wisdom'
Commanding Fire Caste Officer: Shas'O 'Twilight Fire'
Executive Fire Caste Officer: Shas'O 'Death Storm'
Commanding Air Caste Officer: Kor'O 'Void Thunder'
Executive Air Caste Officer: Kor'O 'Glowing Breeze'
Master Shaper: Arokh Pah

Fleet Assets:
Custodian
Custodian
Explorer
Explorer
Explorer
Protector
Protector
Protector
Protector
Protector
Hero
Hero
Hero
Merchant
Merchant
Merchant
Merchant
Merchant
12 Castellan Class Escorts
18 Defender Class Escorts

Assigned Close Air
2 x Tigershark AX-1-0
2 x Tigershark
6 x Barracuda
4 x Remora Drone Fighter
2 x Orca Orbital Transport

Assigned Ground Personell:
1 XV-22 Command Stealth Suit
18 XV-8 Crisis Suits
24 XV-15 Stealth Suits
8 XV-25 Stealth Suits
3 XV-88 Broadside Suits
3 XV-88-2 Broadside Suits
72 Fire Warrior Troops
24 Pathfinder Troops
3 Sniper Drone Teams
~60 Gun Drones
100+ Stonehide Kindred Kroot

Assigned Vehicles:
2 Skyray Missile Defense Gunship
6 Hammerhead Gunship
4 Devilfish Troop Transport
4 Tetra Scout Speeder
3 Piranha Light Skimmer

Experimental Units:
1 'Sand Tiger' Superheavy Skimmer
1 Project 'Distant Darkness' Lar'Shi'Vre Protector

(( Thank the Ethereals for Aeronautica Imperialis and Battlefleet Gothic ))

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Re: Tau Empire Cadre Census

Post#22 » Oct 22 2008 10:57

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DESIGNATION: 1st Airborne Assault Cadre "Ack 1"
LOCATION:Classified
FOUNDING:Tamla'ya 1294 M41.

COMMANDING OFFICER: Shas'O Kais'korst'la "Commander Reaper"

OFFICERS: 2nd in command Shas'El Greeto

PERSONNEL: 200 Various Caste members

HELPERS:Classified

AUXILIARY:75 Human security force

VEHICLES : 3 Modified Orca Assault ships, 2 Hammerheads, 5 Devilfish and, several vehicles from the 299th Armoured.

CURRENT STATUS: Undergoing counter Special Operations
CURRENT LOCATION:Classified

MISSION STATUS:Opening stages

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taco
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Re: Tau Empire Cadre Census

Post#23 » Oct 23 2008 01:44

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DESIGNATION: 148th mobile support division ("yurei")
LOCATION: arthas mo'lach
FOUNDING: classified

COMMANDING OFFICER: shas'O Elysy'eir Ta'ro'cha (shas'O three minds)
OFFICERS: 3
PERSONNEL: over 300, mixed castes
HELPERS: classified
AUXILIARY: 30 kroot
VEHICLES: 3 x hammerheads , 3 x devilfish , 1 x Pathfinder Devilfish , 3 x piranha
CURRENT STATUS: classified
CURRENT LOCATION: arthas mo'lach

MISSION STATUS: investigate ruins where the dawn blade was discovered, and unlock the ancient technologies found in the ruins. the cadre's main objective is to ensure the continued survival of earth the caste scientists researching the ruins.

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"yurei" mobile support cadre

Heavy Support :
3 x hammerhead (ion and rail head config.)
4 x XV88 broadside
3 x sniper drone teams

Elites :
25 x XV25 stealth suits
15 x XV8 crisis suits

Troops :
48 x firewarriors (all trained in the exclusive use of pulse rifles)
3 x devilfish
25 x Kroot
5 x Kroot hounds

Fast Attack
6 x 'vespid' pattern firewarriors
8 x pathfinders
1 x devilfish
24 x gun drones
3 x piranha


and a pick of my colour scheme:
Picture here.
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Brokensword
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Re: Tau Empire Cadre Census

Post#24 » Oct 24 2008 08:55

So far an excellent response , with some excellent write up's there , most impressive well done to you all ! :biggrin:

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Re: Tau Empire Cadre Census

Post#25 » Oct 25 2008 06:33

Well my guys are a break away faction and not technically a Sept or Cadre of the Tau empire anymore so I'll post anyways. The history of my break away faction has been completely influenced on games and campaigns of the local club lol. The Defense Forces don't follow usual rules of course, as they are in system fleets that do not require to leave their respective solar systems and make up the obvious bulk of the Unity Coalitions naval assets as they own so few planets.


----------------------------------MASS FLUFF WARNINGS!!-------------------------------------
The Valaska Unity Coalition was a fairly routed Sept, T'au'Kidel, it had naval assets to defend a fairly strategically important world which had several archeological finds of possibly artifacts that helped explain much of the Tau's home system its history, along with information on the Horus Heresy, the ages of the Imperium of Man, this library explained much of the Galaxy.
The earth caste's discoveries warranted the T'au'Kidel to be further supplied new warships, their older ships were then subsidized amongst the Tau empire which allowed a fairly painless redistribution of ships to bolster the defense of such an important world.
Over the years T'au'Kidel came under attack from multiple foe's, their ability to overcome virtually any circumstance even though it had a fairly limited fire caste forces, its naval fleets abilities saved them more than a few times. Over the years the Fire Caste of T'au'Kidel was bolstered and quickly became a match of even the mighty T'au Sept, but this would soon be put to the test.

A large scale campaign by the Imperium found Kidel once again, Space Marines of the Dark Angels Chapter, and Imperial Guardsmen from the Cadian's regiments landed for their respective reasons, Tyranids from Leviathan awoke and approached the planet, bringing their number to bare, and the greenskin tide of White Scorpion orks touched planet fall. An Errant group of Eldar landed with their mysterious motifs as well as forces from the Craftworld Bel'tian. Chaos Undivided turned its eye on the library's secrets, and the Black Templar's to defend them.
The Naval battle ensued, and was quickly decided, the Tau forces were the obvious victor, holding claim over their own space and allowed them to drop forces effectively into enemy territories, the other navies were forced to avoid the fleets of each other and made dropping forces trickier and harder.
The T'au'Kidel Sept quickly mobilized, and over a long and arduous campaign came out as one of the three obvious victors, the Imperial Guard though now lay heavy claim to the planet of Kidel, the T'au'Kidel sept's claims ran deep and vast, heavily fortified followed by the Greenskin's Waaagh! Which now was halted in reinforcing their positions.
The Tyranids were all but annihilated by T'au'Kidel's forces, only gaining one indecisive victory, as they also ground Chaos to a halt and then pushed them back. The Dark Angels Chapter lost many battle brothers to pulse fire and an unshakable will, the Imperial Guard and the Tau forces only colliding once in a battle which held murderously heavy losses on both sides though the orcs proved troublesome and caused the retreat of the Tau Forces many times, they were ground against the Imperial Guards forces.
The Eldar faired possibly the worst against the Tau forces, the scrying of both Far seers proves obviously flawed as they exclusively attack together against the Tau forces, of which they being completely annihilated as the Tau forces barely loose a fire warrior.
The Black Templar forces only engage the T'au'Kidel sept being aids to the errant Eldar faction had no effect on the Tau forces and even less gains.

At the end of the Campaign the T'au sept itself replaced the T'au'Kidel sept under heavy objections and scrutiny by the T'au'Kidel sept. Being moved to one of the many Kroot held planets in the Perdous Rift, the sept quickly repainted itself to match its new surroundings and kept the imperial name, Kidel, as its sept title, soured and angered the Tau forces of the Kidel Sept were possibly only held back by the pleading of Ethereals leading the Sept and its vast dedicated fleet.
The sept immediately had friendly relations with the kroot of the world, who were also on edge on the Tau empire, and quickly became very accustomed with dealing with the Kroot Mercenaries directly, the Kroot themselves teaching the Tau various ways to survive and culture, the shift was on move from the Greater Good above all, to something unknown, the Ethereals were almost oblivious of their loosening control, but unrest was not enough to sway the Tau of Kidel.
On a scouting/scouring mission examining planets beyond the Perdus Rift, the Kidel fleet came under attack by an unknown race, the Kroot war sphere accompanying the fleet was severely damaged in the first moments of combat and the Emissary class ships supported by two Protector's was critically damaged, three Defender class ships were called into for support, as they arrived the unknown ships suddenly vanished suffering no losses.
The Kidel fleet then after doing self repairs moved to investigate the planet the ships supposedly came from, suddenly more ships appeared and assaulted the Tau fleet again, each ship being apparently individually crafted were easily recognizable as none of the previous group, quickly they harassed the weakened Emissary again, putting it in its same position as before, and critically damaging all three of the Defender class, the ships seemed to be showing signs of damage but then vanished. Abruptly the same battle group that engaged them before came in as the others vanished and seriously damaged both protectors, the Warsphere long since surrendered, finally the rest of the fleet would as well.
Now being contacted by several vocal dialects over common communication ranges, finally being greeted by Imperial Speach the Ethereal manning the Emissary craft replied. After extremely brief talks the unknown craft pulled themselves beside the Tau fleet, troop transports docked with the Tau Emissary ship, four tall, large, more beast than man figures stepped forward, penetrating yellow, green eyes, slender long tails and bodies covered in fine fur striped as if tattooed markings, wearing nothing but some tribal garb and holding far too sophisticated for their attire weapons, adorned blades of luminescent metals glowing an odd blue, and obvious ranged weaponry of the same substance.
They were silent, without a word, standing taller than an XV-25, they were intimidating and unmoved by the Ethereal's words of greeting, not even reacting in the slightest, eying down the honor guard of Fire Warriors. Finally after minutes of the Ethereal speaking, tirelessly, one of the figures stepped back, looking back into the darkness of the ship that brought them. Motioning silently as if a machine, towards the black abyss, suddenly emerging from the blackness came a being such as the others but his fur was as ebony as the darkness, eyes of glowing emerald and adorned with armor, yet still insufficient to cover most of his body, carrying a brilliant stave. Beside him a young Gue'la woman appeared, hair an orange as if fire, wearing elegant robes.
The following moments would change the Kidel Sept for all time, the years of unrest unraveling and an entire Sept and most of the Kroot from a planet suddenly dropping contact, the Dal'Yth Sept was mobilized to check what had happened, what they found was a world largely abandoned most of the Tau buildings and outposts were stripped clean, some completely dismantled and no signs of hostility, until the local offices were examined, the bodies of dozens of Ethereals were discovered, some from obvious battle wounds, others from starvation, locked within a room with rations that apparently had run out.
Though the Ethereals wrote many logs of the events that lead up to abandoned cities of tens of thousands of Tau, the Tau Empire never released the truth to the public, and ever since have been hunting the newly formed Valaska Unity Coalition. They've since returned to the planet Kidel, and are staging for another extended Campaign, and have been battling the Tau Empire's enemies, and the Tau Empire itself since, and has begun mass production of weapons and technologies, bolstered with the tactics and planning of the new, unknown race.

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DESIGNATION: Valaska Unity Coalition
LOCATION:
Past the Damocles Gulf:
Paramina;
1 Aircast City Class Orbital Station
4 Orbital Security Stations
2 Fleets
Paramina Formal(Defense Force) Kor'O Talinthis
2 Custodian Class Battle Ships
-3 Warden Escorts
-3 Warden Escorts
1 Merchant Class Starship
-2 Orca Escorts
2 Emissary Class Envoy Ships
5 Protector Class Warships
24 Castelan Class Heavy Support Local
31 Warden Escorts Local
20 Defender Escorts Local
12 Transport Craft

Paramina Reactionary Kor'O Taei'ka
1 Custodian Class Battle Ship
-3 Warden Escort Ships
1 Hero Class Battle Ship
4 Protector Class Ships
2 Emissary Class Ship
4 Defender Escort Craft
6 Castellan Heavy Escort Craft
10 Transport Craft

Twyicross
1 Orbital Security Station
2 Orbitals
1 Orbitals Waystation
1 Fleet

Twyicross Regional Guard Kor'El Silent Star[/b]
1 Merchant Class Battleship
-2 Orca's
1 Hero Class Battleship
2 Protector Class Ships
12 Defender Class Ships
14 Orca's Local

Other Planets With Major to Minor holdings;
Ilia, Far Reach, Hesperus II

Beyond the Perdus Rift
Vespera
All information Unknown, as it is -apparently- the home planet of the unknown race. There is apparently a large Tau and Unknown alien fleet protecting this planet and its outlaying system.

FOUNDING: Tau Empire's need for a defense of Kidel, later founding would be done by a mysterious xenos named Valaska.
COMMANDING OFFICER: Valaska
OFFICERS:
Some of these Names are distinctly not Tau, as such, they are not Tau at all.

Fire Caste Commanders
These are the supreme commanders and delegates of the Ground Forces of the Unity Coalition.
Shas'O Aklarung
Shas'O/Kor'O Talinthis
Shas'O Fair Strike (Tau)
Shas'O Dead Moon (Tau)
Shas'O Samael
Shas'O Kavara Kasona
Shas'O Lucius Victor
Shas'El Vaishmael
Shas'El Alexander Ellison
Shas'El Dark Tide (Tau)
Shas'El Shatter Dream (Tau)
Shas'El Ice Hand (Tau)
Shas'El Eternal Sight (Tau)

Air Caste Admirals/Commanders
These are the most adept Admirals and Commanders of the Unity Coalitions Navy.
Kor'O/Shas'O Talinthis
Kor'O Taei'ka (Tau)
Kor'O Shiar Vlak (Tau)
Kor'O Fior'Alu (Tau)
Kor'El Julian Mistaro
Kor'El Silent Star (Tau)
Kor'El Orai Krak (Tau)
Kor'El Grey Sky (Tau)
Kor'El Remus Osorio
Kor'El Teuir (Tau)
Kor'El KhoKo
Kor'El Kais (Tau)(No Relation)

[b]PERSONNEL
:
7 Battle's (Kavaal)
6 Contingents
2 Special Forces Contingents
HELPERS:
4 Kroot War Spheres
Nearly 1 Small Regiment of Gue'vesa
RESERVES:
Each World holds 1-2 Contingents of planetary Reserves.
VEHICLES:
Aside from each Cadre/Contingent/Battle or other respective formations vehicle formations the Unity Coalition also has;
1st Armored Contingent
2nd Armored Paramina (Battle)
3nd Armored Sendina Contingent
CURRENT STATUS:
Active, reinforcing. Hostile with Fellow Tau forces, caution advised.
CURRENT LOCATION:
Multiple Worlds.
MISSION STATUS:
Recruiting, Salvage, Seizure of Tau Empire assets, Resource Raiding to fund the vast production of fleets. Research and Development of new an improved technologies, compatible battle suits for the "Xenos", new aircraft and vehicles, new ship classes of integrated Unknown technology.
Research and Development in Artifact technology, Research into the forces of Chaos, Research into the Imperium of Man, ways to combat and counter the 'warp' through technological means. Perfecting their alternative means of travel aside from the Warp.
CAMPAIGN:
A second assault on Kidel and the recovery of assets and the Library.

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Not quite what I Was supposed to write, but I like being fluffy lol. I wanted to be original, and it didn't make sense to me why a break away faction would completely drop its production etc, so I made my own break away faction which founded itself worlds, set up production and development with Earth caste and such, many of which were.. "Acquired", I am constantly fighting against a new Tau player near me who is playing the simple run of the mill Tau so my matches match my fluff hehe.
Right now the Unity Coalition doesn't have access to Sky Ray's or Vespids, and like Farsight obviously they lack any Ethereals, though I do have models of the "Unknown" xeno's that are counts as, and am making a battlesuit to accommodate one as well.

Oh yeah, I'm a professional writer, so this all took my about 20 minutes to think up and then shape them through the games I play!
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Re: Tau Empire Cadre Census

Post#26 » Oct 25 2008 08:11

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DESIGNATION:17th Enclave Extermination Cadre
LOCATION:Orclod VI
FOUNDING:Need for elimination of Gue'La forces.

COMMANDING OFFICER:Shas'O Ksi'm'yen Suam'Anuk Shi'Ka
OFFICERS:Deceased
PERSONNEL:12 Kor'La 20 Kor'Ui 1 Kor'Vre
24 Shas'La, 13 Shas'Ui, 2 Shas'Vre
21 Fio'La 1 Fio'Ui 6 Fio'Vre
HELPERS:Null
AUXILIARY:Gue'Vesa'La 'Stealthrats'
VEHICLES :6 Hammerhead Gunships, 9 Devilfish APC's, 8 Pirahna Speeders, 3 Skyray Missile Defence Gunships.
CURRENT STATUS:Contact severed, renegades under O'Shovah's influence
CURRENT LOCATION:Classified

MISSION STATUS: Stationed. Preparing for predicted fighting against Ultramarines 2nd Company and Necron forces.

Urban Camouflage Uniform
Image

Ceremonial Uniform
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ProfessorCurly
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Re: Tau Empire Cadre Census

Post#27 » Oct 25 2008 09:49

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DESIGNATION: Mobile Contract-Cadre Montyr'yon
Operational Designation: AVA-MCC-55ABC
LOCATION:?????
FOUNDING: Independent Shovan Enclave of A'ava

COMMANDING OFFICER: Shas'El A'ava Montyr'yon M'yan Monnan
OFFICERS: Variable
PERSONNEL: 164 Shas
HELPERS: 30 DX-3
AUXILIARY: ACCESS DENIED
VEHICLES : 13 TX-6 Modular Devilfish Chassis, 1 TX-18-0 Tigershark
CURRENT STATUS: Contracted
CURRENT LOCATION:ACCESS DENIED

MISSION STATUS: Secondary Objective achieved, moving to Primary
Anonymous: 14
Scientology: 0

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Feyblade
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Re: Tau Empire Cadre Census

Post#28 » Oct 26 2008 12:36

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DESIGNATION: Breakaway Faction
LOCATION: Arthas Moloch
FOUNDING: UNKNOWN
CURRENT STATUS: MIA

Ethereal Caste Officer: KIA
Commanding Fire Caste Officer:Shas'O 'Feyblade'
Executive Fire Caste Officer:Shas'O 'Shadowbane'
Commanding Air Caste Officer: Kor'O 'Silverstorm'
Executive Air Caste Officer: Kor'O 'Hawkwind'
Master Shaper: NONE

Assigned Air Caste Vehicles:
1x Orca Dropship
2x Tigershark AX-1-0

Assigned Ground Personnel:
1x Crisis Commander
1x Crisis Executive
2x Crisis Bodyguard
12x XV-8 Crisis Suit
15x XV-25 Stealth Suit
3x XV-88 Broadside Suit
72x Fire Warrior
16x Pathfinder

Assigned Ground Vehicular Support:
2x Hammerhead Gunship
2x Skyray
4x Devilfish Troop Carrier
6x Piranha Light Skimmer

Experimental Units:
UNKOWN-BELIEVED TESTING OF INVERTED SHIELD GENERATOR TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE A CUTTING SURFACE-A.K.A. 'DAWN BLADE MK II'
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Re: Tau Empire Cadre Census

Post#29 » Oct 26 2008 12:54

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DESIGNATION: 332nd SA'CEAN MECHANIZED RAPID RESPONSE CADRE
LOCATION: EDGE OF TAU SPACE
FOUNDING: UNKNOWN

COMMANDING OFFICER: SHAS'O SA'CEA MONT'YR CAL'KA
OFFICERS: SHAS'EL VIOR'LA J'KARRA'KA
PERSONNEL:
-XV-SERIES PERSONNEL
--16 XV8 PILOTS
--22 XV15 PILOTS
--02 XV25 PILOTS
--02 XV88 PILOTS
---BOTH XV88 SUITS ARE CURRENTLY IN NON-MISSION CAPABLE STATUS, AS THEY ARE BEING REPAIRED FROM A CLASS 2 DROP-SHIP MISHAP
-NON-XV PERSONNEL
--34 FIRE CASTE LINE WARRIORS
--06 FIRE CASTE PATHFINDERS

HELPERS: NONE KNOWN AT THIS TIME

AUXILIARY: NONE KNOWN AT THIS TIME

VEHICLES :
-03 HAMMERHEAD GUNSHIPS
-02 DEVILFISH TROOP TRANSPORTS
-01 MULTI-ROLE DEVILFISH CHASSIS (CAN DISMOUNT RAILGUN AND SENSOR SUITE TO TRANSPORT TROOPS)
-04 PIRANHA LIGHT GUNSHIPS

AIR SUPPORT:
-02 BARRACUDA AIR SUPERIORITY FIGHTERS

CURRENT STATUS: ENGAGED

CURRENT LOCATION: EDGE OF TAU SPACE

MISSION STATUS: CURRENTLY ENGAGED WITH VARIOUS UNITS OF IMPERIAL GUARD, OR'ES'GUE'LA, AND OCCASIONAL B'GEL FORCES

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Re: Tau Empire Cadre Census

Post#30 » Oct 26 2008 11:35

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DESIGNATION: 3rd Hunter Cadre
edit: (aka Hunter Cadre Shi'eldi). I shall omit the sept naming as to keep it within the bounds of fluffiness.
LOCATION: "Timekiller Base"

COMMAND GROUP
edit: Note that this is actually focusing on Shas'El Shi'eldi as the Cadre leader while the Shas'O and Aun are theater/campaign level commanders. When I play I try to view it from the stand point of a single cadre fighting in a planetary level campaign orchestrated by a "High Command" either in orbit or on a secure position planetside.
Ethereal - Aun Sho'ka Tol
Strategic Commander - Shas'O Mont're Dak'e'shi
Tactical Commander - Shas'El Shi'eldi

TACTICAL OPERATIONS
Tactical Operations Lead - Shas'vre Sasa T'roi
Tactical Operations Secondary - Shas'vre J'kaara Nan
1x XV-8-02 Crisis Battlesuit
1x XV-8-05 Enforcer Battlesuit
7x XV-8 Crisis Battlesuits
2x XV-9 Hazard Battlesuits
1x XV-95 Ghostkeel Battlesuit
6x XV-88 Broadside Battlesuits
3x XV-104 Riptide Battlesuits
1x XV-107 R'varna Battlesuit
1x XV-109 Y'vahra Battlesuit
1x KV-128 Stormsurge Ballistic Suit
1x KX-139 Ta'unar Supremacy Battlesuit
32x Fire Warriors

AUXILIARIES
Auxiliary Lead - Shaper Angkhor Wat
Auxiliary Secondary - Strain Leader ???
2x Kroot Shapers
40x Kroot Carnivores
7x Kroot Hounds
3x Krootoxen
1x Vespid Strain Leader
13x Vespid Stingwings

SPECIAL OPERATIONS
Special Operations Lead - Shas'vre Ar O'ran
Special Operations Secondary - Shas'ui Tash Shi
3x XV-15 Stealth Suits
6x XV-25 Stealth Suits
16x Pathfinders
3x Sniper Drone Spotters
2x Tetra Scout Speeders
3x Remora Drone Fighters

VEHICULAR SUPPORT POOL
4x Hammerhead Skimmer Tank Chassis
3x Devilfish Skimmer Transports
4x Piranha Fast Attack Craft
1x Razorshark Strike Fighter
2x Tigershark AX-1-0
1x Manta Dropship

MOBILE DEFENCES
Sensor Tower Grid consisting of:
4x Sensor Towers
Tidewall Rampart consisting of:
2x Tidewall Shieldline
2x Tidewall Droneport
1x Tidewall Gunrig

DRONE STORAGE
17x Gun Drones
9x Sniper Drones
6x Shield Drones
6x Marker Drones
2x Missile Drones
6x Shielded Missile Drones
1x Recon Drone
1x Pulse Accelerator Drone

SUPPORTING KOR FLEET
Battleships
1x Gal'Leath class

Cruisers
1x Lar'Shi class
2x Lar'shi'vre Class
1x Il'Fannor class
2x Il' Porrui Class

Escorts
4x Kir'Qath Class
3x Kir'shasvre Class
3x Kass'L Class

MISSION STATUS: Currently engaged in heavy fighting on Tanjung Primus and a nearby Red Comet.

Edit: Additional fluff on some of the major characters:

Aun Sho'ka Tol
A charismatic leader of the ethereal caste, Sho'ka Tol's mere presence or voice inspires the Tau to give their utmost to the cause of furthering the Tau'va. A wise leader and elder, Sho'ka Tol regularly visits the ranks, to get a better idea of the true overall sentiment and to motivate the common soldier and worker.
Current Status: Aun Ka'ash Sho'ka Tol was rumoured to have been seriously injured in the fighting on Neomartus III. His condition and whereabouts cannot be currently verified.

Shas'o Mont're Dak'e'shi
High commander of the fire caste forces on Neomartus III, the fire of battle has been running in his veins even before he was but a shas'la serving under the forces of the legendary Tau commander, Puretide, in the Dal'yth counterattack. The responsibility of coordinating the Tau forces now weighs heavily on his shoulders. A supreme strategist, he is one of the main reasons why the largely outnumbered Tau still hold a significant position on the planet.
Current Status: During a Blood Angels surprise assault, Shas'o Ka'ash Mont're Dak'e'shi sacrificed himself to buy time for the rest of the Neomartus high command to escape the envelopement. A successor has yet to be appointed, but it is widely believed that Shas'el Shi'eldi is the leading candidate at this moment.

Shas'el Shi'eldi
A much decorated war hero who won his colours through battle with the Tyranid swarms, the quiet and reserved Shi'eldi is both a proven tactician and a superb XV8 battlesuit pilot. Leading his troops by example and his cool, precise commands, he is a veritable force to be reckoned with on the battlefield. His current crisis battlesuit configuration includes a cyclic ion blaster, a plasma rifle, a targeting array and a hardwired multitracker.

Shas'vre J'kaara Nan
Famed XV-88 Battlesuit pilot whose most well known exploit was a single shot kill of a Necron monolith.

Shas'vre Ar O'ran
Newly promoted from Shas'ui after the battle of Sha'is Demlock, where she held together the Tau forces when the original force leader was killed in personal combat with a Chaos Sorceror, Ar'O'ran is a stealth team leader who regularly drops behind enemy lines to gather information and disrupt supply movements. Her team is usually supported by gun drones for autonomous fire support and marker drones to lase enemy targets for a seeker missile strike.

Shas'ui Ka'ash Tash Shi
Ever since his graduation from the tau battle academy as a fresh shas'la, Tash Shi has been thrust deep into the chaos and tragedy on the killing fields of Neomartus III. More than once has he survived when almost every other member of his squad died horrible and gruesome deaths at the hands of the Chaos Space Marines. Despite his low rank, he has seen, felt, and endured more than most fire caste warriors would have in many a campaign. Young and still slightly naive, his recent promotion to Shas'ui has been the result of both his tenacious and spirited showing in combat as well as some choice words to his superiors from Aun Sho'ka Tol, who has foreseen great potential in this fire warrior.
Current Status: Tash Shi has now joined the stealth team fraternity and will be undertaking covert operations for the greater good...

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