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NAC - New Anglian Confederation - Britain, Canada, the US, Mexico, Central and South America.

ESU - Eurasian Solar Union - China, Russia, most of Central Asia.

FSE - Federal Stats Europa - France, Spain, Italy and other European nations from the failed EC.

NSL - New Swabian League - Germany, Austria and other Central European states.

IF - Islamic Federation - Most of the Arab countries including North Africa.

PAU - Pan African Union - All of Africa, except the Arab countries to the North.

OU - Oceanic Union - Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and other Pacific Island countries.

RH - Romanov Hegemony - Ukraine, part of Russia, other members of the former CIS.

IC - Indonesian Commonwealth - Indonesia, Malasia, the Philippians, Borneo, and most of South East Asia and Indo-China.

LLAR - League of Latin Republics.

NI - New Israel - Founded on a garden planet in the Epsilon Indi system.

KNG - Netherlands (Koninklijke Nederlands Gemenebest - Royal Dutch Commonwealth) - Maintains independence as a separate nation.

Japan (Corporations) - Formally "independent" but closely allied with (and protected by) the NAC.

Switzerland - Neutral, as ever.

SK - Saeed Khalifate, Break away colonies that rebelled against IF rule.

NFR - New French Republic - Break away colonies that rebelled against FSE rule.

FCT - Free Cal-Tex - California, Texas and several small colonies. Broke away from the NAC.

SF - Scandinavian Federation - Made up of North European nations not part of either the NSL or the FSE.

OC - Outrim Coalition.

UN - United Nations - A powerful organization in its own right, within the Core Systems and inner colonies. Very limited presence in the Outworld areas.

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FT Timeline

[1] GZG own Website

[2] Star Ranger Website

[3] Andy Cowell's Dirtside II page

[4] Brian's Homepage

[5] Free Cal-Tex Organisation by Trevor Dow

[6] - Excellent stargrunt site

[7]- Glendale's Full Thrust Site

[8]- Noam Izenberg's Full Thrust Page (NI info came from this excellent site.

[9]- Brigade Models produces a range of vechiles and ships compatible with gzg ranges.

[10] - CygusX1, excellent Full Thrust, Dirtside and Stargrunt II site.