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Deathstrike is an elite Klingon military unit.

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Deathstrike are the fiercest guerilla fighters within the Imperial Marines. It's a super-elite force that consists of exactly 258 Klingons, which lives only for training and battle. Six of them are assigned on a rotating basis to the Emperor's personal guard. The others are ready, to mobilize on a moment's notice, from the spaceport on their private island on the penal colony world Slivi.

Once a year, the best among the Imperial marines compete for the privilege of being selected to be one of the 750 Klingons who are dropped onto the island via gravbelts. During the "six days of death" exercise, the island is defended by the Deathstrike who are outnumbered three to one by the intruders. Casualties among the defenders are filled from among the ranks of the surviving attacking force at the end of the exercise. It's the only way that one gets recruited into Deathstrike, and it's also the only way that one gets "retired". (FASA RPG module: The Klingons: Game Operation Manual)



Klingon units
Klingon Defense Force fleets 5th FleetGho'vaD Defense FleetHegh yan Strike FleetQabjech Exploratory FleetQo'noS Home FleetRoptargh Heavy Assault FleetSuk'valt Strike Fleet Klingon icon image.
Battle groups Battle Group 1Battle Group 5Battle Group 10123rd Assault FlotillaChoS Battle Group
Divisions 3rd Frontier Naval Division
Squadrons 44th Cruiser Squadron123rd Red Wing123rd Gold Wing123rd Steel Wing126th Escort Squadron7703rd Escort SquadronKaz's SquadronKija's SquadronKilistz's SquadronKinin's SquadronKolar's SquadronKuln's SquadronSecond Triangle Squadron
Other units 4th Frontier Force16th Service Group81st Transport Group688th Patrol GroupThreat Eradication Force
Imperial Marines units 1285th Marine Regiment1650th Marine RegimentDeathstrike
Other troops and guard units 15th SquadAssault squadHonor GuardHouse Pegh forcesPlanetary RegimentsYan-Isleth
Klingon Alliance fleets
(mirror universe)
2nd Fleet4th Fleet8th Fleet