Known Autobot/Decepticon military units?

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  1. Cobalt Agent

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    I'm trying to map out, in a foolish fan attempt to structure the geewun-verse, not just administrative structure but also military structure. Yes, I know I'm a jackass and it's a foolhardy attempt, but for sake of... research can anyone remember or give any units, divisions, or military groups? I view the Wreckers as a commando unit and Dinobots as shock troopers, but outside of those, what do we know? I'm also aware of the Lightning Strike Coalition.

    Sky Lynx in Marvel Comics states he's the Lieutenant Commander from Cybertron's Third Air Strike Division.

    This isn't Marvel-centric either. Anything else in G1 fiction? Artillery, infantry, et cetera? Anything from Squads, platoons, companys, battalions, brigades, divisions, etc...

    I must admit I'm in the military and a history buff so organizing even fictional characters grabs my attention. :D 
     
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    Do groups like the "Aerialbots" count?
     
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    Uhm, no. I'm looking for units outside of well-known combiner groups or the Wreckers. Like I said in the original post, I'm looking for organized military groups outside typical subgroups. So I'm not looking for the Protectobots, Aerialbots, Technobots, Constructicons, Stunticons, Combaticons, Predacons, or Terrorcons.
     
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    -_-''

    Those are subgroups. Again.

    Maybe this was a bad idea..
     
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    Doubt you're going to get much further than that.
     
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    Well, the thing is both Autobots and Decepticons work more in Subgroups then actual squads, units, Spec Ops teams, etc. So that's as close as you're probably gonna get.

    Squads and units like the Mayhem Attack Squad and Lightning Strike Coalition, which are probably along the lines of what you're looking for, are going to be catagorized as Subgroups.
     
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    Subgroups are always introduced together because the series is for toy promotion. However I'm looking for military groupings along the lines of units, platoons, et al. I appreciate that you're trying to use the tfwiki and provide me with the common groups, but that's just not the topic. Not what I'm looking for. And I understand I'm looking for a needle in a haystack, but it is what it is.
     
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    Did you even check the links? Cause there ARE units, squads and platoons in there such as, as I've mentioned, the Mayhem Attack Squad, Lightning Strike Coalition, etc.
     
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    If you don't mind me altering the post a bit...
    Actual names and divisions.

    Omega Supreme was the designated Guardian Robot of Crystal City if that counts for something.

    Constructicons, prior to the brainwashing, were not actual "Constructicons" or something. They're the Maintenance and Custodial Workers of Crystal City.

    EDIT: Crap there wasn't any definition. Forget what I posted.
     
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    I'm not trying to be an asshole or anything, but did you even check the original post? I know about the Wreckers, Lightning Strike Coalition, et al. I'm looking for things like 3rd Air Strike Division, 5th Infantry, 1st Artillery, et cetera. I'm not looking for the common subgroups.

    Again, not trying to come off as a prick, but we're at 2 pages now and all I'm getting is what I specifically rebutted in my first post.
     
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    1. Where did you get the picture from? The one separating the types of Autobots.

    2. You actually weren't very specific about "groups" or "subgroups", you mentioned those TWO, which is why I asked in my first post. You say you're aware of the LSC, does that not fit what you're looking for? Or are you strictly looking for Human/American Military terminology?
     
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    He mentioned the specifics. The ones that don't grab at attention immediately. Actual numbers and units. Squads and groups that fall under a military structure.

    Found something on Rewind in Blackthorne Comics. Listed him as the equivalent of a citizen soldier due to his primary function as a historian. Not sure about the unit he fell under though.
     
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    Made it in my spare time.

    I actually kind of was. Admittedly I brought up the Dinobots and Wreckers, but only as a reference to what I'm aware of. I go on to mention this: "Artillery, infantry, et cetera? Anything from Squads, platoons, companies, battalions, brigades, divisions, etc..." So yes, military terms. I'm not looking for regular subgroups. For what it's worth
     
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    start with the main cast of G1. look for anything that states they have a military rank. example if ultra magnus is listed as city commander, within TF universe, that could be a military rank.

    i believe jetfire was listed as being a luetenant of some sort so was grimlock. start there.
     
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    Damnit.

    Remembered something. Starscream and Skyfire fall under the Scientific Exploration Unit.
     
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    Well if we go by Starscream in Beast Wars. Air Commander of the Decepticon battle fleet.
     
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    I had made a list of this a long time ago. I can try to find it. I may have used it in the Epic 40K mod I had made, I can't remember exactly.
     
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    If you could find that that'd be awesome.
     

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