Participants in the Battle for Earth

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Battle for Earth

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There were numerous participants in the Battle for Earth. The UNSC consolidated the last of of their forces at Earth, allowing for large deployments of forces.


Main article: United Nations Space Command

Naval assets[edit]


Fleet Class Name Status
Fifth Fleet[Note 1] Marathon-class heavy cruiser UNSC Canberra Unknown
UNSC Feeling Lucky Destroyed
UNSC Say My Name Unknown
Seventh Fleet[Note 1] Charon-class light frigate UNSC Aegis Fate Survived
UNSC Chioglossa Destroyed
UNSC Forward Unto Dawn Survived
Unknown UNSC destroyer UNSC Brasidas Survived
Paris-class heavy frigate UNSC Paris Survived
Stalwart-class light frigate UNSC In Amber Clad Survived
UNSC frigate UNSC Chalons Unknown
UNSC Redoubtable Unknown
UNSC prowler UNSC Dusk Survived
UNSC Tokyo Rules Unknown
UNSC corvette UNSC Coral Sea Survived
UNSC Pony Express Unknown
Freighter UNSC Onan Unknown

Space stations[edit]

Class Name Status
Moncton-class orbital weapon platform Malta Station Destroyed
Cairo Station Survived
Athens Station Destroyed
Nassau Station Unknown

Military personnel[edit]

Branch Rank Name Status
UNSC Navy Fleet Admiral Lord Terrence Hood Survived
Joseph Harper Survived
Admiral Unidentified Admiral Unknown
I. Zhou Unknown
Captain Veronica Dare Survived
Unidentified Navy captain Unknown
Commander Richard Lash Survived
Miranda Keyes Survived
Lieutenant Commander Julian Waters Survived
Xaing Cho Survived
Lieutenant Bethany Durruno Survived
Joe Yang Survived
Hocus Survived
Lieutenant, Junior Grade Frederic-104 Survived
Master Chief Petty Officer John-117 Survived
Petty Officer Second Class Linda-058 Survived
William-043 Survived
UNSC Marine Corps Colonel Rochambeau Unknown[1]
Lieutenant Niraj Shah Survived
Parisa Unknown
Major Pawel Czernek Survived
Roland Huffman Survived
Sergeant Major Avery Johnson Survived
Gunnery Sergeant Edward Buck Survived
Kino Monolarky Unknown
Reynolds Survived
Marcus P. Stacker Survived
Master Gunnery Sergeant "Gunns" KIA
Staff Sergeant Banks Survived
Sergeant Thomas Chang KIA
Twyker Unknown
Laura Tanner Unknown
Corporal James Dessen KIA
Taylor H. Miles Survived
Palmer Unknown
Perez Survived
T. Rymann KIA
Jim Higgins Unknown
Lance Corporal Kojo Agu Survived
Morton Unknown
Pineada Unknown
Jonathan Doherty Survived
Fones Unknown
T. B. Williams Unknown
Private First Class Michael Crespo Survived
Chips Dubbo Survived
Galliard Unknown
Locke Unknown
Colum McGinnis Survived
Sullivan Unknown
Caio Zanato Unknown
Private Emerson Unknown
S. Hartley Unknown
Jemison Unknown
McKenzie Survived
Scottlee Unknown
Butkus Unknown
Walpole Unknown
O'Brien Unknown
Corpsman R. Coney Unknown
Unnamed Corpsman Unknown
Unknown Wesley Unknown
Unidentified Marine officer Unknown


Ground forces[edit]



The UNSC used a variety of different vehicles during the battle. They utilised a variety of M12 FAV variants. The M12 LRV,[2][3][4] the M12G1 LAAV,[5] and the M831 Troop Transport.[4] The MBT used by the UNSC in the battle was the M808B MBT.[5] The M312 HRV was also used to transport cargo.[6]

The UNSC also employed different types of aircraft. The UH-144 Falcon was used during the battle.[7] The AV-14 Attack VTOL[8] and the AV-22 Sparrowhawk[9] were both used as ground support aircraft. The D77-TC Pelican was also used early in the battle as a cargo transport,[2] but was eventually switched for the D77H-TCI Pelican, later.[10] The F-99 UCAV drone aircraft were also deployed.[11]

Named vehicles[edit]

Type Name Status
M808B Main Battle Tank 12-9F5 Unknown
957-A3 Destroyed
D77H-TCI Pelican Echo 051 Destroyed
Kilo 023 Survived
Oscar 6 Unknown

Artificial intelligence[edit]

Main article: Artificial intelligence
Name Status
Superintendent Destroyed
Cortana Survived


Main article: Civilian


Class Name Status
Motor boat Abdel Unknown


Name Status
Mike Branley Unknown
Roberto Bustamante KIA
Daniel Endesha KIA
Sadie Endesha Survived
Benjamin Giraud Survived
Marshall Glick KIA
Petra Janecek Survived
Jim Odingo KIA
Tom Uberti KIA
Ruwan Ackerson KIA
Myras Tyla Unknown
Carlos Wambua KIA
Jonas Unknown
Kinsler KIA
Stephen Unknown
Philip Unknown
Laurette Agryna Survived
Unnamed Communications Officer Unknown
Unnamed Crone KIA
Unnamed NMPD Officer KIA
Unnamed Commuter Unknown


Main article: Covenant

Naval assets[edit]

Fleet Class Name Status
Fleet of Sacred Consecration CAS-class assault carrier Solemn Penance Survived
Day of Jubilation Destroyed
Ket-pattern battlecruiser Pious Inquisitor (Pre-Great Schism) Survived
Truth's fleet Keyship Anodyne Spirit Survived
Fleet of Furious Redemption Ket-pattern battlecruiser Triumphant Declaration Unknown
Unknown Ket-pattern battlecruiser Harbinger of Piety Destroyed
Sinaris-pattern heavy destroyer Bloodied Spirit Survived
Varric-pattern heavy cruiser Gathering of Praise[12] Survived
Covenant frigate Twilight Compunction[12] Survived

Military Personnel[edit]

Branch Rank Name Status
Covenant fleet Shipmaster Lepidus Unknown
Rhul 'Salmutee (Pre-Great Schism) Survived
Unknown Kaidon Thav 'Sebarim (Pre-Great Schism) Survived
Blademaster Vero 'Ahtulai (Pre-Great Schism) KIA
Chieftain Bracktanus KIA
Unknown Hekabe Survived



The Covenant used a lot of different types of ground vehicles during their siege. The Karo'etba-pattern Ghost were deployed early on,[2] but were eventually overtaken by the Barukaza Workshop Chopper.[4] As land transportation, the Covenant used the Ruwaa-pattern Shadow.[2] As their main battle tank, the Covenant used the Type-26 Assault Gun Carriage.[5] Their main anti-air vehicle was the Ogab'd-pattern anti-aircraft Wraith.[8][13] Finally, to assist in breaking down any defenses, the Covenant used the feared Type-47 Scarab in both the Protos variant,[5] and the Deutoros variant.[8][14]

The Covenant's main ground attack aircraft was the Type-26 Banshee. Two variants of which were used during the battle; the T26A[2] and the T26C.[10] The Ru'swum-pattern Phantom was also used as a cargo transport for the Covenant.[5]


Branch Rank Name Status
High Council High Prophet Prophet of Regret Survived
Prophet of Truth Survived
Ministry of Inquisition Minister Minister of Inquisition KIA
Unknown Unknown Quick to Adjust Defected, survived

Covenant separatists[edit]

Main article: Covenant separatists

Naval assets[edit]

Fleet Class Name Status
Fleet of Retribution CAS-class assault carrier Shadow of Intent Survived

Military personnel[edit]

Rank Name Status
Shipmaster Rtas 'Vadum Survived
Arbiter Thel 'Vadam Survived
Unknown Usze 'Taham Survived
N'tho 'Sraom Survived



  1. ^ a b On September 5th, 2552, all remaining UNSC Navy fleets were merged into the Home Fleet. However, the various fleet elements were often grouped and identified by their former fleets.


  1. ^ Halo Infinite: Memory Agent, Chapter 5: Intruder Alert
  2. ^ a b c d e Halo 2, campaign level, Outskirts
  3. ^ Halo 3, Halo: Landfall
  4. ^ a b c Halo 3, campaign level, Tsavo Highway
  5. ^ a b c d e Halo 2, campaign level, Metropolis
  6. ^ Halo: Spartan Strike, campaign Level, Mission 3: Conduit
  7. ^ Halo: Reach, multiplayer map, Breakneck
  8. ^ a b c Halo 3, campaign level, The Storm
  9. ^ Halo: Spartan Strike, campaign level, Mission 1: New Mombasa Nightmare
  10. ^ a b Halo 3, campaign level, Sierra 117
  11. ^ Halo 3: ODST, campaign level, Uplift Reserve
  12. ^ a b Halo Legendary Crate, Data Drop #5
  13. ^ Halo 3: ODST, campaign level, Kikowani Station
  14. ^ Halo 3: ODST, campaign level, Coastal Highway