From the back of the book:
The New Earth Commonwealth, along with its main fighting arm the Colonial Expeditionary Force (CEF), is one of the main antagonists of the Heavy Gear universe. Equipped with advanced technology and vat-grown gene-engineered warriors, the NEC forces are intent on subjugating the entire interstellar network of human-colonized worlds for the greater glory (and profit) of the Commonwealth! This sourcebook details the history, structure, procedures and equipment of this deadly foe:
- A complete history of both 62nd Century Earth and the Colonial Expeditionary Force;
- An examination of culture, geography and daily life on the Post-Ice Age Earth;
- Background details on the strategies, uniforms, medals and procedures of the CEF;
- NEC characters, equipment and fighting vehicles, including the CEF fleet.