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 The Independent Assault Unit (IAU)

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  1. Stratus

    Stratus I did not have sexual relations with that Porg

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    The Independent Assault Unit
    A semi-autonomous sub-faction of the Corporate Alliance
    What is it?
    The Independent Assault Unit (IAU) is a small band of mercenaries that carry out raids, attacks, rescues, escorts and various other missions for paying customers, such as the Accord, the Hutts, the Mandalorians and many more. Many of the members have had pasts in fields, such as Bounty Hunting, which is a desirable skill. What sets the group apart from others is that it is not aligned to one side, but rather works for whoever is willing to pay the price. Membership is kept to a minimum to maintain trust for each other and for efficiency (More money for each person might also be a contributing factor).

    Intent
    To create a combat group that is available to anyone, provided they have the credits, so that both missions can be carried out against other factions without them knowing who sent the attack, and so that factions can have combat support in battles, such as the Battle of Coruscant; A faction that doesn't care about what is going on in the galaxy, just how many credits they are paid.


    Roles

    Ranks are not really something that we have in the IAU, as we see each other as equals, which helps with the trust. Instead, we have roles:
    Leader - While still seen as being equal to everyone else, they are allowed to give orders to others on the battlefield and make important decisions for the group.
    Pilot - The person(s) that fly the ships and are masters in their field, a lot of the time.
    Sniper - Someone who is content with hanging back, away from the front line and picking off targets from afar.
    Heavy Gunner - A member carrying a big blaster and special equipment.
    Trooper - The bog-standard member of the IAU, carries a blaster and is not afraid to get their hands dirty in combat.


    Assets

    Non-Military

    A small base on the planet Teth: Sleeping quarters for the members; A hanger for ship storage.
    Military
    2x Shukala-Class Heavy Corvettes Ignis and Aqua
    1x CZ-100 Corvette Merlin (Modified)
    4x MRAT/i Assault Transport (
    Modified)

    NPC Crews
    CZ-100 Merlin Full Crew
    Shulaka-Class Ignis and Aqua Full Crews
    6x MRAT/i pilots
    48x Members of IAU squads

    1x CZ-100 Corvette The Merlin (Modified - Removal of science and research equipment allows for a passenger capacity of 25. Exploration craft removed, space for a second shuttle added.)
    4x MRAT/i Assault Transport (Modified - Co-Pilot has been replaced by an M-Series Astromech Droid.)


    NPC Gear
    Wolverine Blaster Rifle - Link
    Axis Blaster Pistol - Link
    Thermal Detonators
    Sentinel-Series Body Armour - Link - Mainly white with a blue IAU logo on left shoulder plate; decorated by individual members for distinguishment.
    Standard Communication Link/Radio
    One member per squad will have: M83 HEPM Launcher - Link

    Roster (3)
    Leader:
    StratusGold - Letiak "Nighthawk" Sandor (Leader)
    christhebarker - Inara Alleyne (Pilot)
    Nox (Sniper)
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2017
  2. Arclight

    Arclight Active Member

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    The Mandalorian Dominion would be willing to hire the IAU.
     
  3. Stratus

    Stratus I did not have sexual relations with that Porg

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    Sounds great! We look forward to working with you in the future!
     
  4. The Living Daylights

    The Living Daylights The Returned

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    Looks like something the Hutts would pay credits for :)
     
  5. Stratus

    Stratus I did not have sexual relations with that Porg

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    :)
     
  6. Darasaurus

    Darasaurus Skilled-Scrub/Plotting Mod Plot Moderator

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    sounds like a contractor/hiring firm where mercs and new peeps can try work for a wage and then if the larger factions like what they've got they can hire them on directly.
     
  7. Stratus

    Stratus I did not have sexual relations with that Porg

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    Through my weary eyes, I think I get the gist of what you're saying @Darasuum . Basically it's a group of mercs that people can hire to do stuff for them- assaults, rescues, escorts etc.
     
  8. Arclight

    Arclight Active Member

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    So i would like to pop in and say i started the Mandalorians out with a similar idea to this, the mercenary faction Ha'rangir's Chosen. I can say the idea has merit, especially if you are willing to pvp and do espionage.
     
  9. Darasaurus

    Darasaurus Skilled-Scrub/Plotting Mod Plot Moderator

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    my npc corporation has manufactured stuff for corporations just like this so if you want to rp acquiring some more assets just pm me and we can rp it.
     
  10. Darasaurus

    Darasaurus Skilled-Scrub/Plotting Mod Plot Moderator

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    also Shaukat might be good to be a part of this.
     
  11. Nor'baal

    Nor'baal That guy who RPed Hutts all the time.

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    If it helps with approval, the Desilijic Faction are happy to support/bankroll this group to support it (as it seems like a pretty sweet idea). This includes a 'Work for Assets' deal we discussed, aka: CZ-100 :)
     
  12. Darasaurus

    Darasaurus Skilled-Scrub/Plotting Mod Plot Moderator

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    Shaukat joining.
     
  13. Stratus

    Stratus I did not have sexual relations with that Porg

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    Sounds good. Just let me know when you want me to add you into the roster and what role etc.

    Thanks for the support, Nor! I really appreciate it!
     
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  14. Darasaurus

    Darasaurus Skilled-Scrub/Plotting Mod Plot Moderator

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    Probably heavy gunner. Heavy weapons for other ppl are just like standard rifles for him. Need to take a look at those large weapons.
     
  15. Stratus

    Stratus I did not have sexual relations with that Porg

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    Gotcha ;)
     
  16. Dmitri

    Dmitri Admin Emeritus

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    Depending if both parties want to, this faction could be a subsidiary/sub-faction of the Desilijic/Corporate Alliance, doing missions for that faction and others. Completely your choice, Gold.
     
  17. Nor'baal

    Nor'baal That guy who RPed Hutts all the time.

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    I'm happy to support whatever choice you make :)
     
  18. Darasaurus

    Darasaurus Skilled-Scrub/Plotting Mod Plot Moderator

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    join the hutts...doooooiiiit! lol jk, do what you want.
     
  19. Stratus

    Stratus I did not have sexual relations with that Porg

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    I'd be happy to do that!
    Would that mean that we'd be approved then or do we still have to wait for 5 members?
     
  20. Dmitri

    Dmitri Admin Emeritus

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    You would become a sub-faction of Norb's faction, thus all that would be would be an expansion of his faction, which I can approve if all parties desire.