|Anthem: "Green fields"
(and largest colony)
|Official language(s)||Commonwealth standard language, Gigerdian|
|Recognised regional languages||Various Gigerdian dialects|
|Ethnic groups||80% Gigerdian
|-||Prime Minister||Hjelmir Goggaaja|
|-||Total||Hundreds of star systems|
|Currency||Gigerdian standard currency|
|Time zone||Gigerdian standard time|
Gigerdi Federation is one of the major starpowers located in the Alpha Quadrant of the Milky Way galaxy. Its closes neighbors in the Alpha Quadrant are United Commonwealth of Planets, Folan Star Empire and the Timocracy and Hemmoian Federation in the Delta Quadrant. Measured by size, the GF is the supreme single political power in the Milky Way galaxy.
- 1 Etymology
- 2 History
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Territories
- 5 Treaties & Diplomatic Relations
- 6 Government
- 7 Military
- 8 Culture
- 9 See also
Where does the Gigerdian word come from?
- Main article: History of the Gigerdi Federation
The Gigerdi Federation was the first Gigerdian governmental body that both unified the Gigerdian race and also reached space. The Gigerdi Federation undoubtedly was the oldest form of unified government that the Gigerdian race upheld.
The Creation of The Gigerdi Federation
After the fall of the Council of The Wise, which also ended the petty internal strife among the Gigerdians, the entire race was unified under the flag of the Gigerdi Federation. The driving goal behind the creation of this first interstellar governmental form, was the simple goal of reaching nearby solar systems and colonizing/exploring them. The Gigerdian race understood, that in order for it to survive, it had to expand deep into space and form communities of its' own far away from Gigerdi Prime.
Naturally there were small pockets of resistance (primitive tribes) , that disagreed with the Gigerdi Federation's cause of unification through space exploration. The Gigerdi Federation used swift methods of pacification to overcome these violent protesters, and thus quickly controlled over 95% of the entire planet's communities and settlements. The Gigerdi Federation also succeeded in turning the governmental propaganda machine against these separatists, and thus the general opinion quickly turned against them.
On September 2nd 2134, the former national states of the Gigerdians were disbanded, and a new method of leadership was introduced: the race was to be led by an emperor along with a senate. After this reform, the Gigerdian space program was greatly boosted by governmental and private efforts to fund and construct starships and facilities for the colonization efforts. As the first starships, launched by the government, reached Gigerdi Prime's moons, the entire race started to quickly realize their true fate in the galactic playground: with hard work and sheer effort, anyone willing to make a grab for land could reach it among the stars.
- Main article: Colonial Expansion of the Gigerdi Federation
As the Gigerdian government sent colonization ships into far away systems as well as nearby ones, private "colonists" also packed their bags, and either constructed or bought a ship of their own for the trip.
Millions of Gigerdians left their homeworld for the first time to build a home of their own in the stars: as these Gigerdians eventually reached their destinations, they set up small settlements that eventually grew into modern, gigantic colonies. Since the Gigerdian colonization efforts employed millions upon millions of Gigerdians, both in the governmental/commercial and private fields, the expansion was quite fast. The problem was, however, that the private colonists weren't always that willing to share their areas with others: thus a completely new problem to the Gigerdi Federation emanated from deep space.
As a small amount of colonies set up by private colonists started to fight over resources in the same system with other colonists, the GF had to act. This sometimes resulted into harsh, fascist police actions to maintain public order in the fighting colonies. The Liberation of the Delubian Blockade is an excellent example of this, and it also shows that the GF did not completely live up to its founding basis that can best be described as enlightened socialism.
First contacts & New Territories
One of the earliest, if not the very first contact with another race that the Gigerdians witnessed, were the Humans. This contact proved to be a rather successful one, since both of the races were peaceful and willing to negotiate very large trade pacts with each other. The races also seemed to share a rather pleasant sense of brotherhood with each other, due to currently unknown reasons. The discovery of the Humans also helped speed up the colonization efforts even more. Also, the Gigerdians made contact with several other races through the Humans, such as the Vemrers, Folans, Lihters and many more.
During this time, the GF had to fight the Vodoss-Pirate wars on its' new shipping lanes, that also bought criminal elements into them. The GF also started to colonize several systems in the Beta Quadrant at this time. The GF was quickly reinforcing its' status as one of the rising starpowers in the Milky Way Galaxy
The H'vos War, The Bacterian Encounter and The era of the Peace Station
The biggest conflict that the GF had to take part in, was undoubtedly the H'vos War. This campaign was, for the first time, a purely offensive and defensive campaign, that saw the Gigerdians pitted against an aggressive species bent on conquest through powerful military campaigns. Luckily however, the Gigerdians won the campaign against the H'vos through cunning tactics and technological superiority. The H'vos as a race also quickly disappeared after their defeat.
It took about a hundred years after the H'vos War for the GF to see real action again. This time, the boldly grown Gigerdian species responded to an unknown distress signal, that ended up turning into a first contact situation with the Hemmoians and Bacterians. This also resulted into border skirmishes between the GF and the Bacterians, that were relatively short-lived. These border skirmished were small when compared to the First Bacterian War that was raging at that time.
After the First Bacterian War, the Peace Station Interspecies Treaty was forged between the Gigerdians, Bacterians and Hemmoians. This resulted into the Peace Station Project.
- Main Article: Demographics of Gigerdi Federation
Homeworld/Capital World: Gigerdi Prime.
Location: Alpha Quadrant of the Milky Way galaxy.
Territories: The Gigerdi Federation expands to several of colony worlds.
Treaties & Diplomatic Relations
Government Type: Federal Republic.
An emperor leads the Gigerdi Federation; along with her is a large senate of about 2500 members that decide on all other decisions that don't concern the emperor's authority. The Senate is composed of two representatives from each member state or Colony world that the GF has. The Senate elections are held every two years; two members are elected from each state by popular vote to serve six-year terms.
The emperor is both the chief of state and head of government. Emperors are selected usually through family ties.
Chief Of State: Emperor Valerii Ogaitinsha (since March, 12, 3352).
Judicial Branch: Supreme Court (Its nine justices are appointed for life by the president with confirmation by the Senate); Gigerdi Federation Courts of Appeal; Gigerdi Federation District Courts; State and County Courts.
Political Parties And Leaders: Federal Party (Marden Kerlon, national committee chairman); National Freedom Party (Ovan S. Welken, national committee chairman); Green Party; several other groups or parties of minor political significance.
The Official Name: The Gigerdi Federation Military.
Headquarters: The GF Military HQ/Academy, Gigerdi Prime. Several other major bases located in Tarxis IV, Ivor prime, Meduun 7, Konor Minor, and Adlek.
Commander Of Forces: The current head of state (Emperor Ogaitinsha), second in command is Grand Admiral Moik Polus, several branches are commanded by the emperor and the Joint chiefs of staff.
Forces Size: Enlisted troops 18,9 billion, Colonial militia 3,5 billion, various other militias 1,6 billion.
Service Branches: The Gigerdi Federation Military Fleet Force (GFMFF), the Gigerdi Federation Military Ground Forces (GFMGF) (also known as the Clone Infantry), The Gigerdi Federation Colonial Defense Forces (GFCDF).
The GF ground forces have several tasks in the GA military operational branches. Whatever their secondary tasks in operations might be, their main task is always to handle the hands-on combat of planetary and boarding operations. The Ground forces operate at conjunction with the Fleet, tasked with the defense of defending crucial planetary installations; they also have large invasion capabilities.
The Officer corps for the Ground forces is a lot more "Elitist" in nature, needing better training in tactical combat and planetary invasions. Mostly, the GF commanders run the Ground operation from the orbiting fleet, or from hover craft from the planets surface. The GF commanders run the operation trough "Neurological implants" that make the commanders able to command whole platoons trough the "Neurological Matrix".
The Ground forces troopers or Soldiers are called The Clone infantry. The Clone infantry consists of Cloned Gigerdian bodies that have been implanted with heavy weapons and armor. The Cloned bodies have been programmed to follow orders from the Neurological implants in their brains, they are fanatical to the GF generals orders. The Clone infantry has some smaller Planetary tanks and hover craft that they use in their operations to support infantry. The Command hierarchy of the GF forces is similar to the fleet.
Sometimes, the Clone infantry can be used as Law enforcement or Riot control units; they have been programmed on all areas of Crowd control and planetary operations. The Clone infantry has several "Classes" that can be used in various missions, from Light infantry to Heavy.
GF Military Ranks
Gigerdi Federation Military Fleet Force
Ensign, 2nd Class
Grand Admiral (There's only one Grand Admiral, who is appointed by the emperor)
Gigerdi Federation Military Ground Forces (The Clone Infantry)
Captain (Ground Force)
General of the GF Ground forces (There's only one General of the GF Ground forces, who is appointed by the emperor)
- Main article: Gigerdian Culture