Contract - Operation : "Where the Wild Things Are"

Pirate Hunting Contract


MRB Mercenary Contract – Operation : "Where the Wild Things Are”

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 Objective (Minor – Pirate Hunting) Raid 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 50 squads of combat and/or combat support troops, as of the date this contract goes into effect. The Employer reserves the right to terminate the agreement is actual forces mustered at the time this contract goes into effect are 75% or less of the originally estimated 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 3 months, commencing on the 1st of January, 3024 and concluding on the 31st of March, 3024. On the commencement date, the Unit agrees to be located in the system of Great Gorge; 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this agreement, the Unit will be discharged from all duties and responsibilities to the employer, unless discharge is superceded by a fresh agreement.

IV. Remuneration : The Employer agrees to pay 21,000 C-Bill-equivalents per squad per month to the Unit, amounting to an estimated 3,150,000 C-Bill-equivalents. This money is to be paid out upon completion of the task, or proof of its accomplishment is returned to authorities in Great Gorge. There is no surety of bond, or other third party oversight for this contract.

V. Command Rights : The Unit hereby agrees to place itself under the overall direction of the Employer. The Employer will implement this direction through the assignment of a Liaison Officer to the Unit for the period of the contract. The Unit is guaranteed to retain internal coherence and consistency of its command structure within the usual limits of these assigned command rights.

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 300,000 C-Bills 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 75,000 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 25,000 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 materiel captured by the unit is owned by the unit, in addition to any 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 2nd day of November in the year 3023 AD.

Colonel Kanto Jokukad “Pitbull”
Commanding the Dire Dingoes Battalion, of the Iron Dingoes Mercenary Company

Signed at Ciudad Garcia, the District of Garcia, Sangria, Terramatrix on this 2nd day of November in the year 3023 AD.

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

Witnessed by : Adept Koda Svenson of Comstar


* “The Iron Dingoes” took a short-term pirate-hunting contract on November 2nd, 3023, though it involved a great deal of rapid travel and some intuitive investigation to accomplish.

Contract - Operation : "Where the Wild Things Are"

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