Tag: Naval Battles

Dark Mechanicum seizes Mechanicus vessel

“The path of the Omnissiah has left humanity dithering in the darkness, incapable of advancing on the paths of knowledge. Embracing the warp reveals technology that the primitives on Mars could never dream of wielding.“— Magos Caine of the Five-Fold Path, heretek of the Dark Mechanicum * * […]

Crusade fleet routs Tau warships near Garrus Colony

“You have learned a great deal about tactics, maneuver, and leadership at this institution. These were important lessons. But understand this: You don’t win a battle solely through good tactics, maneuver, and leadership—you win a battle by killing your enemy.“—retiring  Admiral Aldous Collymore, speaking to graduating officers of […]

Necrons ambush Imperial cruiser

Imperial Voxcast (6 127 742.M41)—An Imperial cruiser was attacked earlier this week by a dozen Necron warships during a routine patrol of the Vorta System. The Lunar Class vessel, Golden Drake, survived the encounter, destroying four of the xeno vessels and driving the rest out of the system. […]

Ork fleet attempts to blockade Hegira

Imperial Voxcast (3 833 741.M41)—For a few hours today, an ork fleet of more than a dozen warships attempted to blockade the moon of Hegira. The xenos failed. The arrival of Imperial warships drove them away. But the bold greenskin naval action resulted in a 20-hour interruption in […]

Necrons raid Melinoe Naval Base

Imperial Voxcast, 6 714 741 M.41—One-third of all Imperial Navy ships assigned to patrol the Dryillian Quarantine Zone were put out of action by Necron warships during a raid on the Melinoe Naval Base. Two cruisers, three frigates, and two destroyers were utterly destroyed, and a battleship, a […]

Tau ambush Imperial flotilla near Dar Sai

“It’s those damned xeno torpedoes. They’re giving the Tau an edge over our ships. We’ve got to find a countermeasure that will allow us to close with the xenos before they cripple our forces.”—Captain Marcus Speakeman, senior intelligence officer, Fleet Corvus + + Tactical Briefing M-13-Beta-281-SGU + + […]