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Kagoshima Depot's Information

Kyushu is often referred to as the Samura "company" planet within Kusari, as so many of its inhabitants depend on Samura's continued largess. As part of an effort to stimulate rice production on Kyushu, Samura gradually organized the Kyushu farmers into cooperatives that would buy Fertilizer and customized seeds from their laboratories in New Tokyo. Consumers paid exorbitant amounts for the rice produced, which everyone swore was much higher quality than that produced in any other part of Kusari, and thus worth the premium price it fetched in Samura's Tokyo supermarkets.

With the eventual introduction of Trade Lanes, Kusari farmers were opened to competition with the rest of the Sirius Sector. They lobbied the government heavily, financed with Samura money, which had the most to lose from cheaper foreign competitors. The government acquiesced for several centuries, leading to astronomical Kusari Food prices. Eventually, under pressure from the Liberty government, Kusari reopened the agricultural imports market, despite intense lobbying by Samura.

Synth Foods moved in and became an overnight success, opening franchises in the urban areas of Honshu and New Tokyo. Demand for expensive Kyushu Food dropped, and many independent farmers were forced out of business. Feeling betrayed, some of the farmers proceeded to organize the Farmers Alliance, a militant group that lobbies for "farmers' rights" -- which include such things as government subsidies and restrictions on the sale of foreign foods in Kusari. In fact, the Farmers Alliance generally is opposed to foreign influence of any kind, particularly the Trade Lanes that have so damaged their livelihoods.

The general population ignores the Farmers Alliance for the most part, though they do have some support among older Kusari citizens. In reality the Farmers Alliance is little more than a puppet of Samura, who wishes to return to its Food and trade monopoly days. Samura uses them for much of its dirty work, attacking foreign shippers, in particular Synth Foods, and even Kishiro on occasion. The Farmers Alliance respect the Hogosha, as they represent the traditional "criminals" of Kusari that fit in with society. They abhor the Golden Chrysanthemums and their disgusting drug habit. Their association with Samura has caused the Blood Dragons to count the Farmers Alliance among their enemies. Kagoshima is the oldest Farmers Alliance depot, a place where their attack fighters are built and repaired. The vast majority of the Farmers Alliance members live among the civilian population on Planet Kyushu itself.

Nickname: ku03_05_base
Archetype: depot
System: Kyushu
Location: G4
Owner: Farmers Alliance

Armored Transport - $3,250,000 credits
Starblazer - $2,009,091 credits
Civilian Gunboat - $27,500,000 credits

TODO: Loop over bribes offered here:

Kagoshima Depot's Equipment

Adv. Protector H. F. Shield Shield $118,380
Adv. Protector L. F. Shield Shield $109,610
Adv. Bulwark H. F. Shield Shield $118,380
Adv. Bulwark L. F. Shield Shield $109,610
Adv. Aegis H. F. Shield Shield $118,380
Adv. Aegis L. F. Shield Shield $109,610
Champion H. F. Shield Shield $260,240
Barrier H. F. Shield Shield $260,240
Brigandine H. F. Shield Shield $260,240
Adv. Protector Fr. Shield Shield $272,000
Adv. Bulwark Fr. Shield Shield $272,000
Adv. Aegis Fr. Shield Shield $272,000
Light Transport Graviton Shield Shield $600,000
Barrier Fr. Shield Shield $364,000
Brigandine Fr. Shield Shield $364,000
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
Champion L. F. Shield Shield $240,960
Barrier L. F. Shield Shield $240,960
Brigandine L. F. Shield Shield $240,960
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
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
Capital Ship Thruster Thruster $750,000
Wasp Cruise Disruptor Weapon $1,980
Hornet Cruise Disruptor Weapon $82,460
Train Cruise Disruptor Weapon $164,000
Mosquito Cruise Disruptor Weapon $192,000
Reinforced Cruise Disruptor Weapon $900,000
Maxim Chaingun Weapon $3,720,000
Adv. Debilitator Mk I Weapon $62,450
Imp. Debilitator Mk I Weapon $184,600
Adv. Debilitator Mk II Weapon $64,450
Imp. Debilitator Mk II Weapon $186,600
Adv. Debilitator Turret Mk I Weapon $49,320
Adv. Debilitator Turret Mk II Weapon $53,320
Nova Torpedo Launcher Weapon $2,120,000
Incapacitator Torpedo Weapon $3,120,000
Hellfire Rocket Pod Weapon $1,500,520
Bomber EMP Cannon Weapon $204,984
Bomber Energy Cannon Weapon $191,703
Bomber Scattergun Weapon $204,984
Bomber Chaingun Weapon $204,984
Neutralizer Bomb Weapon $7,025,000
Scorcher Bomb Weapon $7,025,000
Cannonball Missile Weapon $220,480
Firestalker Missile Weapon $256,620
Catapult Missile Weapon $150,300
Paralyzer Missile Weapon $194,580
Sidewinder Missile Weapon $388,000
Mini Razor Weapon $4,185,000
Gunboat Razor Weapon $2,950,000
Cerberus Gunboat Turret Weapon $915,000
Basic Gunboat Turret Weapon $150,000
Gunboat Pulse Cannon Weapon $2,680,000
Solaris Gatling Gunboat Turret Weapon $750,000
Solaris Gunboat Turret Weapon $750,000
Vulture 2 Weapon $7,460
Vulture 4 Weapon $43,211
Vulture 5 Weapon $108,500
Vulture 4 Turret Weapon $54,620
Vulture 5 Turret Weapon $141,000
Civilian Antimatter Cannon Weapon $7,025,000
Cleanser KP1 Weapon $62,450
Cleanser KP2 Weapon $62,450
Cleanser LP4 Weapon $140,650
Cleanser Turret KP1 Weapon $49,320
Cleanser Turret KP2 Weapon $49,320
Fortress CM Dropper CM $324,000
Sentinel CM Dropper CM $320,000
Silencer CM Dropper CM $318,000
Hvy. Countermeasure Dropper CM $224,000

Kagoshima Depot's Commodities

Bio-Stability Monitors $3,369 1 No
Blue Diamonds $1,681 1 No
Blue Jillies $2,597 1 No
Black Market Light Arms $3,295 1 No
Black Market Munitions $3,526 1 No
Cigars $2,022 1 No
Consumer Goods $397 1 No
Cryocubes $3,133 1 No
Deuterium $2,906 1 No
Diamonds $3,099 1 No
Elixirs $2,068 1 No
Energy Field Equipment $3,186 1 No
Engine Components $1,080 1 No
Furs $1,938 1 No
Gadolinium $2,999 1 No
H-Fuel $1,403 1 Yes
Holmium $1,471 1 No
Holosculptures $1,826 1 No
Hydrocarbons $1,501 1 No
Hydrogen Cyanide $1,964 1 No
Lanthanum $1,569 1 No
Lasers $1,424 1 No
Light Arms $1,984 1 Yes
Manifolds $2,646 1 No
Synthetic Marijuana $1,890 1 Yes
Med-Stasis Bands $2,215 1 No
Molybdenum $2,913 1 No
Nanotubes $2,081 1 No
Neodymium $1,526 1 No
Nickel $2,375 1 No
Palladium $2,362 1 No
Pearls $949 1 No
Pharmaceuticals $1,348 1 No
Propaganda $10,000 1 Yes
Kyushu Rice $279 1 Yes
Sake $358 1 No
Samarium $1,609 1 No
Shape-memory Alloy $1,757 1 No
Side Arms $2,120 1 No
Counterfeit Software $1,566 1 No
Solar Panels $1,107 1 No
Synth Gel $1,856 1 No
Tantalum $1,439 1 No
Tea $2,322 1 No
Tellurium $2,172 1 No
Titanium $2,474 1 No
Tobacco $1,862 1 No
Tungsten $1,526 1 No
Ultralloy $1,515 1 No
Vanadium $1,849 1 No
Wine $1,944 1 No
Yttrium $2,603 1 No
Zinc $1,293 1 No
PlasFoam Conduits $250 1 Yes
Hull Segments $500 2 Yes
Oxygen $60 1 Yes
Water $80 1 No
Gunboat Captain $125,000 2 No
Cruiser Commander $450,000 4 No
Fleet Admiral $1,300,000 8 No
Sirius Credit Card (10.000) $10,000 1 Yes

Local News at Kagoshima Depot

TODO: loop over all the news here