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Notable Cadian Armoured Regiments

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The following is a list of notable Armoured Regiments of the Cadian Shock Troopers.

Armoured Regiments

Regiment Notes
1st Armoured [Needs Citation]
5th Armoured Fought on the Plains of Azoth[28a]
6th Armoured Fought against Eldar on Betalis III[24]
9th Armoured Known to have fought in the 13th Black Crusade[5b]
13th Armoured Known to contain Medusa Artillery[6q]
14th Armoured Fought on the Plains of Azoth, Karst wasteland.[28a] Their Commander was Colonel Ishmail Mott[29]
16th Armoured Defeated the Ocanan XV traitor guard.[20]
17th Armoured Preacher Eran Gudi addressed to them with exhortation before the battle.[28b]
22rd Armoured Possesses at least one Banesword known as Tyron's Doom. [23]
23th Armoured Nicknamed "The Emperor's Hammer," the 24th Armoured fought in the defense of Kasr Gehr during the 13th Black Crusade. It was commanded by Colonel Polski and at full strength constituted nine companies, with each company primarily composed of Leman Russ Battle Tanks along with several variants such as Vanquishers, Executioners and Conquerors. [22]

By the time Kasr Gehr fell, the 24th had been reduced to three companies of Leman Russ tanks (30 total), a Heavy Company of one Baneblade, and the command company with Colonel Polski's personal Leman Russ and Chimera command variants. It also had one Recon Squadron (3 Sentinels), one Anti-Aircraft Squadron (3 Hydra Flak Tanks), a Workshop Squadron (3 Atlas vehicles) and a Supply Squadron (6 Trojans). The extent of the regiment's losses served as testimony to the intense fighting the 24th faced during the Black Crusade. [22]

31st Armoured
De 31. Cadia Panzerregiment

The 31st Armoured was raised on Cadia and fought at Levilnor IV.[6a] During this fight it contains at least one Manticore (Tank) and Hydra (Platform)s.[6s][6t]

51th Known to have fought in the Thirteenth Black Crusade.[31]
71st Armoured The Cadian 71st, nicknamed "The Hellhounds" were a regiment deployed to fight the Tau on Baktar III. They were commanded by Colonel Anders. [19][Needs Citation]
74th Armoured
De 74. Cadia Panzerregiment

The 74th Armoured was raised on Cadia and fought at the defence of Hamman's World against the Tyranid Hive Fleet Kraken. Includes at least one Leman Russ Conqueror[6b] and at least one Hydra Flak Tank.[6r]

78th Armoured The 78th Armoured consist of at least eight companies and at least one Leman Russ Executioner (in 8th Company) that fought on Hive World Bakus III.[30b]
81st Armoured The 81st Armoured, less formally known as "Rolling Thunder", is a distinguished regiment fighting as part of the 18th Army Group "Exolon". The regiment gained praise for their efforts in "Operation Thunderstorm", where over 90% of the regiment's tanks were lost fighting the Orks on Golgotha. Prior to the engagement on Golgotha, the regiment had numerous Leman Russ Vanquishers, Exterminators, Executioners, Conquerors and a Shadowsword super-heavy tank. [21][Needs Citation]
98th Armoured
De 98. Cadia Panzerregiment

The 98th Armoured was raised on Cadia and fought at the Luxor Uprising. It is known to include a Leman Russ Exterminator of the Gryphonne IV style. [6c] It also includes a Mars pattern Baneblade, which is permanently attached to the regiment. [6d] It also includes a Stormblade permanently attached from another super heavy company. [6e] It also includes Mars pattern Chimeras with a multi-laser[6f], at least one Salamander Command vehicle[6n], Cyclops Demolition Vehicles[6o], some Earthshaker (Platform)s[6t] and some Tarantula sentry guns,[6u] which also took part in putting down the Luxor Uprising.[6f][6n][6o]

124th Armoured [25]
142nd Armoured
De 142. Cadia Panzerregiment

Participated in the defence of the Cadian system during the 13th Black Crusade. It includes a Leman Russ Vanquisher of the Stygies VIII pattern but the Mars Alpha hull pattern.[6g] It also includes a Destroyer Tank Hunter and may well have been the first vehicle of the first company as there was only one squadron of Destroyers under the 142nd.[6h] Also includes at least two Artillery Companies of Basilisks[6p], at least one Hydra Flak Tank[6r] and Hydra (Platform)s.[6t] It also includes at least three Mars-pattern Shadowswords from the Cadian 12th Heavy Tank Company during the defense of Cadia in the 13th Black Crusade.[6l]

155th Armoured Participated in the defence of Cadia. It includes at least three Companies and at least one Leman Russ Exterminator of the Gryphonne IV pattern.[30aF]
185th Armoured Known to have fought in the Thirteenth Black Crusade.[31]
212th Armoured
De 212. Cadia Panzerregiment

The 212th Cadian Armoured Regiment is a regiment of the Imperial Guard raised on Cadia. It is known to contain at least one Leman Russ Conqueror. [6i]

346th Ironheads Fought in the Battle of Greystar
423rd Armoured Defeated the Adamant Fury Traitor Titan Legion in the largest tank battle for the Imperium since the Battle of Tallarn[26]
1652nd Armoured, "The Steel Host" Fought in the Red Waaagh![27]

Heavy Tank Companies

Regiment Notes
3rd Heavy Tank Company
De 3. Cadia Schweres Panzerregiment

c.M41 - The regiment participated in the Defence of the Imperial City of Vogen during the Khai Zhan rebellion. They were attached to the Cadian 122nd Shock Troops Regiment during the most fierce phase of the street fighting. [6][Needs Citation] It may also be the same unit as the Cadian 3rd Armoured featured in Dan Abnett's First And Only, in which case it has also been engaged in the Sabbat Worlds Crusade, notably on the shrine world of Menazoid Epsilon, where they suffered severe casualties.[Needs Citation] It is known to include a Mars pattern Baneblade which fought in the Battle for Vogen during the Khai-Zhan Uprising and is the companies sixth vehicle. [6j]

8th Heavy Tank Company
De 8. Cadia Schweres Panzerregiment

Participated in the defence of the Cadian system during the 13th Black Crusade. During this time the regiments order of battle was made up of 6 Shadowswords, although at least one has been redesigned into a Stormsword. [6k]

12th Heavy Tank Company
De 12. Cadia Schweres Panzerregiment

Participated in the defence of the Cadian system during the 13th Black Crusade, where the companies 3 Mars pattern Shadowswords were permanently attached to the Cadian 142nd Armoured Regiment. One vehicle was attached directly to the 142nd's third company. [6l] One of the Shadowswords was called Creed's Vengeance. [15] There is also a Stormsword deployed to the Cadian 12th Heavy Tank Regiment which could be the same thing as the 12th Company, simply a typo. In any case it is the first tank of the sixth squadron. [6m]

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31: Gathering Storm: Fall of Cadia

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