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Dounby Station's Information

Built inside one of the Westray Field's larger asteroids by the Independent Miners Guild in 801 AS to capitalise on potential rare metals theorised to exist in the field. However, economical significance of the area proved to be lower than initially expected relegating Dounby to a backwater base with low importance. Its population consisted primarily of miners who preferred its relative safety over the riskier mining operations in Tau-23 and Tau-37. That was all to change by 817 AS.

Initially the distant minefield was thought to be nothing more than an Outcast blockade and eagerly avoided by the mining crews, until a series of explosions were detected prompting an investigation. Amidst the detentions a group Council ships emerged and made contact with the mining crews, revealing the presence of a jumphole and the realm of House Gallia.

In the wake of the Gallic pursuit of the Council, Dounby found itself briefly on the frontlines as the attacking Gallic Royal Navy forces poured into Orkney. Operations were temporarily suspended until an accord was reached between the Independent Miners Guild and the Gallic Crown, after operations were resumed most of the raw minerals harvested from the Westray Field were purchased by passing Gallic transports returning from the Bretonian front.

In 824 AS the ruthless Gallic Brigands launched a bold attack on Dounby station. Though caught unaware, the security forces of the IMG put up an admirable defense of the poorly armed base but ultimately were outmatched and overwhelmed by the calculated Brigand assault. The fearsome battle may have left Dounby in a severely damaged state and in need of major repairs, yet the Gallic Brigands still celebrate their victory and the claiming of a base that will allow them expand their influence far beyond the borders of Gallia.

Nickname: br08_03_base
Archetype: miningbase_small_rock
System: Orkney
Location: G2
Owner: Gallic Brigands

TODO: Loop over bribes offered here:

Dounby Station's Equipment

Protector Fr. Shield Shield $108,200
Protector H. F. Shield Shield $53,550
Protector L. F. Shield Shield $49,580
Bulwark Fr. Shield Shield $108,200
Bulwark H. F. Shield Shield $53,550
Bulwark L. F. Shield Shield $49,580
Aegis Fr. Shield Shield $108,200
Aegis H. F. Shield Shield $53,550
Aegis L. F. Shield Shield $49,580
Adv. Protector H. F. Shield Shield $118,380
Adv. Protector L. F. Shield Shield $109,610
Champion H. F. Shield Shield $260,240
Champion L. F. Shield Shield $240,960
Light Transport Graviton Shield Shield $600,000
Medium Transport Graviton Shield Shield $1,200,000
Medium Transport Molecular Shield Shield $1,200,000
Medium Transport Positron Shield Shield $1,200,000
Heavy Transport Graviton Shield Shield $2,000,000
Heavy Transport Molecular Shield Shield $2,000,000
Heavy Transport Positron Shield Shield $2,000,000
Adv. Champion H. F. Shield Shield $612,280
Adv. Champion L. F. Shield Shield $569,150
Adv. Barrier H. F. Shield Shield $612,280
Adv. Barrier L. F. Shield Shield $569,150
Adv. Brigandine H. F. Shield Shield $612,280
Adv. Brigandine L. F. Shield Shield $569,150
Adv. Protector Fr. Shield Shield $272,000
Adv. Bulwark Fr. Shield Shield $272,000
Barrier Fr. Shield Shield $364,000
Adv. Aegis Fr. Shield Shield $272,000
Brigandine Fr. Shield Shield $364,000
Vanguard Gunboat Shield Shield $3,000,000
Adv. Vanguard Gunboat Shield Shield $8,000,000
Preserver Gunboat Shield Shield $15,000,000
Redoubt Gunboat Shield Shield $3,000,000
Adv. Redoubt Gunboat Shield Shield $8,000,000
Bastion Gunboat Shield Shield $15,000,000
Sallet Gunboat Shield Shield $3,000,000
Adv. Sallet Gunboat Shield Shield $8,000,000
Cuirass Gunboat Shield Shield $15,000,000
Thruster Thruster $826,000
Cheetah Thruster Thruster $24,540,000
Wasp Cruise Disruptor Weapon $1,980
Hornet Cruise Disruptor Weapon $82,460
Dulzian Transport Turret Weapon $425,000
Iron Hammer Transport Turret Weapon $400,000
Mosquito Cruise Disruptor Weapon $192,000
Train Cruise Disruptor Weapon $164,000
Maxim Chaingun Weapon $3,720,000
Bomber EMP Cannon Weapon $204,984
Bomber Energy Cannon Weapon $191,703
Charon Transport Turret Weapon $350,000
Zapper Transport Turret Weapon $425,000
Heavy Transport Turret Weapon $1,062,500
Transport EMP Defense Turret Weapon $8,650,000
Lyre Point Defense Turret Weapon $7,240,000
Transport Pulse Turret Weapon $300,000
Pot-de-fer Weapon $35,620
Pot-de-fer II Weapon $95,200
Cruche-de-fer Weapon $195,200
Carbine Weapon $58,450
Carbine II Weapon $58,450
Petit Carbine Weapon $62,820
Pot-de-fer Turret Weapon $31,120
Pot-de-fer II Turret Weapon $95,200
Carbine Turret Weapon $145,121
Arquebus Weapon $51,810
Arquebus II Weapon $131,810
Arquebus Weapon $51,810
Arquebus Turret Weapon $52,810
Arquebus II Turret Weapon $131,253
Gallic Brigands Gunboat Turret Weapon $450,000
Paralyzer Missile Weapon $194,580
Incapacitator Torpedo Weapon $3,120,000
Cannonball Missile Weapon $220,480
Nova Torpedo Launcher Weapon $2,120,000
Sidewinder Missile Weapon $388,000
Hellfire Rocket Pod Weapon $1,500,520
Basic Gunboat Turret Weapon $150,000
Cerberus Gunboat Turret Weapon $915,000
Solaris Gatling Gunboat Turret Weapon $750,000
Solaris Gunboat Turret Weapon $750,000
Gunboat Pulse Cannon Weapon $2,680,000
Mini Razor Weapon $4,185,000
Gunboat Glaive Weapon $2,850,000
Gallic Antimatter Cannon Weapon $7,025,000
Bomber Scattergun Weapon $204,984
Bomber Chaingun Weapon $204,984
Neutralizer Bomb Weapon $7,025,000
Scorcher Bomb Weapon $7,025,000
Fortress CM Dropper CM $324,000
Sentinel CM Dropper CM $320,000
Hvy. Countermeasure Dropper CM $224,000

Dounby Station's Commodities

Beryllium $199 1 Yes
Blue Jillies $3,072 1 No
Cigars $3,049 1 No
Robotics $2,460 1 No
Consumer Goods $1,392 1 No
Deuterium $2,247 1 No
Drill Bits $964 1 No
H-Fuel $2,360 1 Yes
Hydrocarbons $1,502 1 No
Industrial Materials $1,187 1 No
Mining Machinery $1,701 1 Yes
MOX $3,646 1 No
Thorium MOX $4,046 1 No
Nuclear Devices $6,539 2 No
Kyushu Rice $1,158 1 No
Solar Panels $1,382 1 No
Synth Paste $3,327 1 No
Whiskey $1,697 1 No
Oxygen $75 1 Yes
Water $100 1 No
Sirius Credit Card (10.000) $10,000 1 Yes

Local News at Dounby Station

TODO: loop over all the news here