Contract - Operation : "Wait-and-See"


MRB Mercenary Contract – Operation "Wait-and-See”

This agreement, executed between House Davion of the Federated Suns (hereafter designated “Employer”) and the Iron Dingoes (hereafter designated “Unit”), provides employment for the Unit and military and support forces in the service of the Employer. This employment is subject to the terms and conditions outlines below.

I. Mission : The Unit is hired for the performance of a mission planned and assigned by the Employer, defined as an Retainer (Pirate Hunting) mission under the conventions and usages of contemporary military terminology. Said Unit will perform all operations that fall within the framework of this mission, as well as serving the general interests and needs of the Employer. If the Unit has been hired on retainer, the following types of missions are specifically excluded during the length of service : None.

II. Forces : The Unit agrees to provide combat and support forces, estimated at 16 squads of mixed combat and/or combat support troops, as of the date this contract goes into effect. The Employer reserves the right to terminate the agreement if actual forces mustered at the time this contract goes into effect are 75% or less of the originally contracted forces, or if they exceed the agreed-upon strength by more than 10%, unless excess troops serve for no more remuneration than as originally designated in this agreement.

III. Length of Service : This contract will remain in effect for 24 months, commencing on the 1st of October, 3025 and concluding on the 31st of October, 3027. On the commencement date, the Unit agrees to be located in the system of Malagrotta; if the unit fails to appear by the said date, Unit shall relinquish 5% of its fee. Upon termination of this agreement, the Unit will be discharged from all duties and responsibilities to the employer, unless discharge is superseded by a fresh agreement.

IV. Remuneration : The Employer agrees to pay 25,000 C-Bill-equivalents per squad per month to the Unit, amounting to an estimated 9,600,000 C-Bill-equivalents. This money is to be paid out through representatives of ComStar, and will be paid to the Unit upon completion of the mission. Up to 25% may be advanced, though such demands attachment of a ComStar representative to the Unit HQ as a surety of bond.

V. Command Rights : The Unit is completely Independent of all outside command, acting strictly on the initiative of the Unit’s commanding officer.

VI. Transport : The Employer agrees to provide for the interstellar and/or interplanetary transport of the Unit. 0% of the Unit accepts Employer interstellar transport, and 0% of the Unit accepts Employer interplanetary transport. The Employer shall pay the Unit nothing to reimburse the Unit for providing transport to the Unit and any auxiliary portion thereof.

VII. Supply : The Employer agrees to provide the amount of 192,000 C-Bills of consumables for the logistical support of the Unit. Resupply of munitions and other specific battlefield materiel after each major battle or campaign shall consist of 8000 C-Bills worth of consumables over and above said supply requirements.

VII. Salvage Rights : All equipment, vehicles, and other war materiel recovered by the Unit from enemy forces, depots, garrisons, industrial or civil centers, prisoners, and other sources shall be subject to the following claims and terms of division to be “Merc Claims”, meaning all material taken by the Unit belongs to the unit, in addition to normal income.

IX. Other Terms : Other terms of this contract, agreed to by both parties, shall be negotiated on a case by case basis and attached, individually signed and witnessed, as riders to this document.

Signed at Ciudad Garcia, the District of Garcia, Sangria, Terramatrix on this 7th day of September in the year 3025 AD.

Captain Valentina Masterson “Valentine”
Commanding the * The Blood Raiders, of * “The Iron Dingoes”.

Signed at Ciudad Garcia, the District of Garcia, Sangria, Terramatrix on this 7th day of September in the year 3025 AD.

Lieutenant Dayton Broch
As representative of the AFFS, in the Federated Suns.

Witnessed by : Adept Koda Svenson of Comstar


Contract - Operation : "Wait-and-See"

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