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This article is about the space station over Reach. For the level, see Anchor 9 (level).


Anchor 9 (HCS: SRRS-01007) was a vessel refit station in service with the UNSC Navy during the Human-Covenant war.[4] Anchor 9 was situated in low orbit over Reach.[3]

Operational History[]

The station orbited Reach during the Fall of Reach in August 2552. During Operation: UPPER CUT, the station was used by SPARTAN-B312 and Jorge-052 to arm a slipspace drive as an improvised bomb against Long Night of Solace. After Long Night of Solace was destroyed by the bomb, another Covenant fleet arrived near Anchor 9. The station was likely destroyed shortly after its arrival.[1]

Design[]

Physical Design[]

It had multiple hangar bays with several YSS-1000 Sabre fighters stored inside.[3] In addition each of it's three main structures, had docking umbilicals for larger vessels such as frigates.[4] The station was surrounded by frigate repair facilities which had several half-built ships in and around them.[1]

Role[]

Anchor 9 was primarily designed to assist in servicing, repairing and refitting variety of ships for the UNSC Navy. Some of which are the YSS-1000 PASS,[1] the UNSC frigate, and the UNSC cruiser.[4]

Trivia[]

  • Anchor 9 also resembles the UNSC Hopeful, a mobile hospital platform and research facility.
  • Anchor 9 is the setting of a multiplayer map of the same name.
  • The top half of the station resembles the number 117.

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