Defiant Defense Force

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Defiant Defense Force
World Detritus
Universe Skyward Universe
Featured In Skyward
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The Defiant Defense Force are a military force responsible for the protection of the Defiant League, the human settlers on Detritus.

They normally maintain twelve flights, having four on duty with one or two on patrol in the air, four on call, and four in deep reserve at any given moment.[1]

Their leader, Admiral Judy Ivans (callsign Ironsides) also acts as leader of all of humanity.

Ship Models Used[edit]

Flights & Callsigns[edit]

Riptide Flight[edit]

  1. Terrier: flight leader[7]
  • 8. Jerkface (later absorbed into this flight as a full pilot)[8]

Ranger Flight[edit]

Valkyrie Flight[edit]

  • Unnamed flightleader shot down trying to claim shipyard[1]

Nightstorm Flight[edit]

Hope Flight[edit]

Nightmare Flight[edit]

  1. Nose: flight leader

Skyward Flight[edit]

aka Cadet Flight B

  1. Jerkface: flight leader
  2. Nedder
  3. Hurl
  4. Rigmarole
  5. Amphisbaena
  6. Quirk
  7. Morningtide
  8. Bim
  9. FM
  10. Spin

Stardragon Flight[edit]

  • two unnamed female pilots[13]

Other Callsigns & Flights[edit]


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