- In a conflict that stemmed from the Rain Forest Wars, the three primary Earth factions clash again, this time on Mars. A series of lightning strikes against Koslovic forces near the Argyre Planitia marks the first extraterrestrial deployment of Marines. The campaign was deemed an unqualified success. As a result, future military doctrines favor large contingents of Marines for ground assaults and ship-boarding actions.
- The United Nations Space Command was established to eliminate the various Rebel organizations in the Sol System.