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Title: Imperial Army Regiments


The Red Sorcerer - October 22, 2009 11:07 AM (GMT)
So... all the legions have their own section of the forum, we have a thread on Pre-Heresy Titan Legions, so its probably time the Imperial Army got a thread - particularly given various people seem to have been considering doing an Imperial Army force recently. So, I present to you:

Imperial Army Regiments

Archite Palatines
Commander Lord Commander Thaddeus Fayle
Notable Actions Served with the 28th Expedition Fleet with the Emperor's Children. Involved on Laeran and Istvaan V.
Uniform Red tunic and silver breastplate
Other Info
Source:Fulgrim

Arcturan Dragoons
Commander
Notable Actions Served in the 954th Expedition with the Space Wolves 13th Company
Uniform
Other Info Seem to be a mechanised regiment, with vetarans at least riding to battle in Chimeras.
Source: Tales of Heresy

Byzant Janizars
Commander Lord Commander Hector Varvarus (assasinated on Aureus)
Notable Actions Have a history streaching back to the Age of Strife. Served with the 63rd Expeditionary Fleet with the Luna Wolves. Involved on Davin, 63-19, Murder, Xenobia, Aureus.
Uniform Cream Greatcoats with gold frogging, Chrome Helmets with scarlet cockades
Other Info Possibly one of the 'Old Hundred'
Source: Horus Rising, False Gods, Legion

Caliban Jaegers
Commander The regiments on Caliban are commanded by General Morten, a Terran responsible for raising Calibans Army Regiments and PDF
Notable Actions Pacification of rebellious elements on Caliban. Many regiments were sent off planet to take part in the wider Great Crusade
Uniform Dark green uniforms
Other Info On Caliban they make use of 'Condor airborne assault carriers'. It is unknown whether they used them off-world - certainly they also make use of 'standard' Imperial vehicles supplied by the Mechanicus when fighting away from Caliban.
Source: Fallen Angels


Calth 2nd Irregulars
Commander
Notable Actions
Uniform Green fatigues and vest, red headbands (like 40K Catachans)
Other Info
Source: Collected Visions

Calth 3rd Infantry
Commander
Notable Actions
Uniform Grey camo uniform, black body armour, grey helmet
Other Info
Source: Collected Visions

Crescent-Sind Sixth Torrent
Commander Lord Wilde
Notable Actions Served with the 670th Expedition Fleet under Lord Commander Teng Namitjira on Nurth
Uniform
Other Info .
Source: Legion

Fasadian 4th Infantry
Commander
Notable Actions
Uniform Sand coloured robes, brown fatigues, white headscarves (similar to Tallarn uniform)
Other Info
Source: Collected Visions

Fasadian 45th Infantry
Commander
Notable Actions
Uniform Sand coloured greatcoat with red cuffs, rebreather, round helm
Other Info
Source: Collected Visions

Fellesian Airbourne
Commander
Notable Actions
Uniform Almost identical to 40K Elysian Droptroops
Other Info Drop infantry. Make use of drop sentinels. Known regiments are the 5th and the 23rd.
Source: Collected Visions

G9K Division Kill
Commander
Notable Actions War vs Olamic Quietude, on Fraemium moons, vs Thuyelsa Craftworld Eldar, on X173 Plural vs Xenos
Uniform Long dusters over semi-powered combat suits.
Other Info
Source: Prospero Burns

Geno Five-Two Chilead
Commander Uxor Primus Sri Vedt
Notable Actions Fought during the Unification Wars on Terra. During the Great Crusade they fought the Orks on Foechion and the Dragonoid Cadres on Zantium. Served with the 670th Expedition Fleet under Lord Commander Teng Namitjira on Nurth.
Uniform Leather and chain armour bodysuit, yellow silk robes, silver or orange spiked helmets
Other Info Command structure in the regiment is divided between Uxors (female low-level psykers responsible for strategic command) and Hetmans (Company Commanders usually appointed from outside the Regiment). The soldiers of the regiment themselves are gene-bred for strength. The regiment is from Terra and is one of the 'Old Hundred'.
Source:Legion

15th Hesperan Lancers
Commander
Notable Actions Assigned to Horus' 51st Expeditionary Fleet. Representatives were present on Diamat after Istvaan III to help negotiate the transfer of Mechanicus Siege Guns to Horus' forces.
Uniform
Other Info
Source: Fallen Angels

JaggedPanzor Regiments
Commander
Notable Actions Fought against the Olamic Quietude
Uniform Described as 'austere'
Other Info
Source: Prospero Burns

Jovian Grenadiers
Commander
Notable Actions Fought at the Mondus Gamma Forge Complex during the Martian Rebellion under the command of Camba Diaz of the Imperial Fists
Uniform
Other Info
Source: Mechanicum

Lucifer Blacks
Commander None
Notable Actions The regiment fought during the Age of Strife and the Wars of Unification, but suffered severe casualties that made it unable to continue at regimental strength.
Uniform Black velvet coats and black armour
Other Info Due to the losses it suffered during the Age of Strife and Wars of Unification, regiment was divided up to serve as bodyguards to high ranking Army officers.
Source: Legion

Ouranti Draks
Commander One of their most senior officers is Major General Hestor Navarre, an experienced veteran from Hy Brasil on Terra.
Notable Actions Pacification of the Ark Reach Cluster. The regiment usually accompany the Word Bearers in the crusade.
Uniform Scale cloaks and reptilian helmets
Other Info The regiment is drawn from jungle regions of Sud Merica on Terra, and are described as 'swathy-skinned'.
Source: Thousand Sons

Outremars
Commander The force seconded to the 670th Expedition fleet was commanded by Khedive Ismael Sherard. This comprised only a small portion of the regiment's overall strength however.
Notable Actions Served with the 670th Expedition Fleet under Lord Commander Teng Namitjira on Nurth. Involved in war against Olamic Quietude.
Uniform Graphite grey robes
Other Info Soldiers from the Outremers made up almost 7% of the Imperial Army around the time of the Ullanor Crusade. Their Khedives (senior officers) are made up of congenital dwarfs of the same bloodline, and the Grand Khedive is one of the Emperor's foremost advisors. The regiment makes use of weapon servitors.
Source: Legion, Prospero Burns

Phyrian 2nd Auxillary
Commander
Notable Actions
Uniform Green fatigues and vest, red headbands (like 40K Catachans)
Other Info
Source: Collected Visions

Prospero Spireguard
Commander Captain Sokhem Vithara is captain of the 15th Prosperine Assault Infantry, one of the Prospero Spireguard Regiments.
Notable Actions Pacification of the Ark Reach Cluster. Usually accompany the Thousand Sons Expeditionary Fleets. Defence of Prospero.
Uniform Crimson greatcoats, heavy boots and silver shakoes
Other Info
Source: Thousand Sons

Regnault Thorns
Commander General Gan Karsh
Notable Actions Served with the 670th Expedition Fleet under Lord Commander Teng Namitjira on Nurth
Uniform Spiked Chrome armour
Other Info
Source: Legion

Sallan 11th Infantry
Commander
Notable Actions
Uniform Red greatcoats, silver grey body armour/helmet, brown fatigues
Other Info
Source: Collected Visions

Saturnine Hoplites
Commander
Notable Actions Fought at Pavonis Mons during the Martian Rebellion.
Uniform
Other Info
Source: Mechanicum

Savarene Harriers
Commander
Notable Actions Fought against Olamic Quietude
Uniform Shakos and gold-topped staves
Other Info
Source: Prospero Burns

Sidthu Barat
Commander
Notable Actions Has a history streaching back to the Age of Strife
Uniform
Other Info Possibly one of the 'Old Hundred'
Source: Legion

Tanagran Dragoons
Commander Governor Thaddeus Kulik
Notable Actions Defended their homeworld of Diamat against Horus' forces at outbreak of the heresy along with the Dark Angels
Uniform
Other Info Kulik was Governor of Diamat and took command of the regiment after its commander was killed in action against traitor forces.
Source: Fallen Angels

Tupolev Lancers
Commander
Notable Actions
Uniform Full war armour with combat visors.
Other Info Part of the Old Hundred - the Tupelov Lancers were originally a regiment that served under Sheng Kal of Ursh before becoming part of the Imperial Army post-Unification. They make use of Hussars - warriors mounted on cybernetic steeds
Source: Prospero Burns, Horus Rising

Urslavic 12th Infantry
Commander
Notable Actions
Uniform Grey greatcoats with red/brown cuffs, black bearskin hats
Other Info
Source: Collected Visions

Zanzibari Hort
Commander Major General Nitin Dev
Notable Actions Served with the 670th Expedition Fleet under Lord Commander Teng Namitjira on Nurth.
Uniform Red uniform with bronze armour and spiked silver helm
Other Info Make extensive use of armoured vehicles
Source: Legion

As always, any further additions, extra detail and so on are greatfully recieved.

Calgar 2.0 - October 22, 2009 10:21 PM (GMT)
This is an awesome list Red Sorcerer. This could be a great source for IA units. Thanks!

The Red Sorcerer - December 10, 2009 12:28 PM (GMT)
Added the Tanagran Dragoons and the 15th Hesperan Lancers from Fallen Angels.




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