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Battle Group X-Ray

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Battle Group X-Ray
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Affiliation:

United Nations Space Command

Branch:

UNSC Navy

Size:

40 warships[1]

Task Force Yama

Task Force Pantea

  • At least five Halberd-class destroyers[4]

Engagements:

Second Battle of Harvest[1][5]

Commanders:

Vice Admiral Preston J. Cole[1][5]

 
"We returned to Harvest with enough firepower to assault the vaults of Heaven."
— Preston Cole, describing X-Ray going into the Second Battle of Harvest[5]

Battle Group X-Ray was a battle group fleet given to Admiral Cole to command in 2526.[6]

History[edit]

Harvest[edit]

Main article: Second Battle of Harvest

On March 1, 2526, Battle Group X-Ray engaged the Covenant over Harvest. The engagement resulted in the destruction of 13 UNSC vessels and a single Covenant super-destroyer.[5][6]

SILENT STORM[edit]

Main article: Operation: SILENT STORM

Seven days after the battle at Harvest, Admiral Cole as well as several others formulated Operation: SILENT STORM. The group predicted that the Covenant would likely attack Biko. With this, Task Force Yama would secretly waiting to counter-attack the Covenant when they got there. At the same time, Battle Group X-Ray would start harassing Covenant forces independently of Yama.[3]

Post-2526[edit]

The battle group was disbanded or transferred to another flag-officer sometime prior to the Battle of Psi Serpentis, as Admiral Cole then commanded UNSC Battle Group India.[1][5][7]

Composition[edit]

Main force[edit]

Battle Group X-Ray was comprised of 40 Warships.[1]

Task Force Yama[edit]

Main article: Task Force Yama

Task Force Pantea[edit]

Main article: Task Force Pantea

Gallery[edit]

List of appearances[edit]

Sources[edit]