The military forces of the UPD are rather unconventional to say the least with all soldiers being mech pilots controlling mechs supported by drone infantry and pilot transport gunships. The mechs of the UPD are balanced machines built with pilot survivability and are known for being highly customizable. Pilots have a large catalog of weapons and ability programs to select from to built their mech to their specifications and preferred fighting style. As a result no persan mech is ever the same and pilots tend to group themselves into fireteams based on personal synergy with commanding officers staying in the back ground and coordinating multiple teams over missions. All persan mechs are controlled by persa meaning that all wield power over an element of liminal energy.
In terms of general strategy though the Persan combat philosophy of rapid maneuverability and operational flexibility. With mechs able to fulfill a vast number of different roles, drone support, and orbital strikes complimenting each other to employ shock and disruption to decapitate the enemy's decision-making capabilities in maneuver warfare. To this end the UPD eschews vast numbers and attrition in favor of smaller, more tightly knit, better equipped and trained forces with strong logistical independence and a highly decentralized command structure with lower level officers given great flexibility in accomplishing the end goals of the higher ranking officers grand strategies.
Thanks to having very limited numbers to work are forced to rely heavily upon drones to augment their lack of man power. While most roles in the military could be replaced by drones and AI the persan are a warrior people at heart and thus many still insist on serving directly on the battlefield. Commanders also recognize the value in citizens being able to see men and women fighting and dying for them as a necessary component for maintaining public for the war effort, as well as the general creativity an organic mind can apply to tasks a machine one generally cannot. So while most jobs requiring a high degree of skill as overseen by organic entities, most menial tasks are performed by drones.
total mobilization time: 1 year
total mobilization time: 6 months
total mobilization time: 3 months
total mobilization time: 1 month
total mobilization time: 2 weeks
total mobilization time: MOBILIZED
“It's exhilarating having this much raw power at your fingertips. When I'm in my Immortal suddenly I can run faster, jump higher, go farther, punch harder, and tank shots no one should able to. It's a feeling of being unstoppable and it's damn near addicting.”
- - Adeptus Zelator Major Akanri
Immortals are mecha controlled by elite pilots (also called Immortals) with aerospace capabilities. The Immortals are in fact psychic bio-mechanical beings encased in armor and installed with a piloting system that can be anywhere between 3 to 15 meters in height and are made from altered Vanara DNA. They are piloted via a neural sync system allowing them to be piloted through thought alone and eliminating the need for physical interfaces (though their cockpits are still installed with one for ease of pilot use). Immortals have a will of their own and have been known to fly into berserker rages when their pilots are endangered.
Pulse weapons are the most common form of weapon deployed by the United Persan Descendants and come in two types of standard pulses and pulse beams. The name pulse weapon comes from the design of rails that fire the projectiles from the weapon. The rails on pulse weapons charge with short pulses of electromagnetic energy for the precisely controlled firing of the weapons. Standard pulse weapons fire caseless kinetic ammunition while pulse beams fire streams of charged particles or anti-particles.
Phase weapons are solely composed of phase missiles and perhaps some of the most enigmatic weapons of the UPD being considered something of a signature of theirs. Phase Missiles are missiles that rely on onboard sensors to detect when they are coming upon shielding, once shields are detected the missiles drops out of phase with normal reality until it has bypassed the shields at which point it returns to realspace. Phase Missiles come in standard realspace varieties and hyperspacial cruise missiles.
Wave weapons are very similar to pulse weapons being a form of railgun, but operate somewhat differently. Instead of being charged by pulses of electromagnetic energy wave weapon's rails are charged by by a continuous wave of electromagnetism. These guns are constantly on from the movement they are turned on making them too dangerous to be used on anything other then a ship. These weapons are burst fed masses of fusion plasma to be fired as projectiles against enemies.
Self Repair Systems
Nanites find their way into everything the Persan do in one way or another. Colonies of these nanites infest the weapon, defensive, and other systems in all military hardware the Persan posses. These nanites remain ever vigilant monitoring the hardware for potential points of failure and dedicating repairs to prevent these failures before they occur. Should failure occur then ninites devout their resources to repairing and replacing parts to keep their hardware functioning.
Atomic Lattice Armor
Persan skill and nanotechnology and nanoengineering has benefited them in many ways, especially in the areas of armor and defensive technology. The primary form of armor of the UPD forces is atomic lattice armor. This armor is made up of graphene sheets that have had their atomic lattice structures interwoven to create a nanomolecular form of chainmail, the gaps in the crystal lattice structures are filled in with a liquid suspension, and the outer layer is given extra protection in a layer of diamond micro-crystals.
Chain Reaction Batteries
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