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During the Republic Era[4] and fall of the Republic, the Trade Federation maintained a military.[1] In addition to a fleet of starships, a major branch of the Federation military was its army of battle droids,[2] which let the Federation easily target planets that did not have a military force,[5] was used to back the economic might of the Federation, and gave them the ability to influence local politics.[1] The Federation also hid the true power of the Droid Army from the Galactic Senate.[6] During the Invasion of Naboo, the Federation blockaded the planet of Naboo with their Lucrehulk-class Battleships and deployed the army of droids[2] for the first time.[7]

The Federation military was defeated at Naboo. After the losing thousands of B1 battle droid, Federation leaders researched concepts for an improved combat model, ultimately resulting in the B2 super battle droid.[5] The Federation also began to build up its military. Prior to the Separatist Crisis, the Federation and other organizations secretly allied with Dooku, the Count of Serenno and a Sith Lord.[1] Federation Viceroy Nute Gunray pledged battle droids to Dooku's cause, the Confederacy of Independent Systems.[8] However, after Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi learned that Dooku was building a Droid Army with the Federation and other commerce guilds, the Galactic Republic deployed its new Grand Army of clone troopers to combat the CIS.[3]

During the ensuing Clone Wars, Senator Lott Dod claimed the Federation was neutral, but the Federation continued to do business with the Separatists[9] and secretly aided Dooku.[1] During the war, the Federation fleet blockaded Pantora to push the planet towards the Separatists.[10]

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Separatist military units
Primary Component Militaries
Commerce Guild Punitive Security Forces · Corporate Alliance Policy Administration Directorate · InterGalactic Banking Clan Collections and Security Division · Retail Caucus droid army · Techno Union Droid Army · Trade Federation military
Other Units
Cassian Andor's insurrectionist cell · Escarte Guard · Iotran Guard · Kerkoidian Defense Force · Koorivar Fusiliers · Salissian special forces
Confederacy navy
Bulwark flotilla · Christophsis blockade · Dooku's flotilla · Felucia blockade · Lola Sayu defense fleet
Quellor sector fleet · Ryloth blockade · Trade Federation fleet · Umbara blockade · Ventress' fleet
Sabaoth Squadron · Tofen's Raiders · Trident One · Trident Two · Unidentified droid contingent
Other Naval Units
CIS admiralty · Nebula Raiders · Sikurdian privateers · Sullustan Home Guard · The Grievous Legion
Separatist Droid Army
Geonosian droid army · IG-series battle droid army · Malastare droid army · Trade Federation Droid Army
Trench's army · Ventress's army · Whorm Loathsom's army
Battalions & Legions
Riff Tamson's legion · TJ-55's battle droid battalion
Unidentified battle droid legion · Unidentified droid battalion
Squads & Platoons
Patrol 118 · Squad One · Squad Two · Squad Three · Team Three · Team Four
Unidentified droid patrol · Unidentified Separatist platoon
Other Army Units
Army infantry corps · Hissrich droid unit · Horain garrison
Muun officer corps · Trade Federation Home Defense Legions
Separatist holdouts
Agamar garrison (D Squad · Squad Six)
Citadel Separatist holdout · PM-6986 Separatist holdout
Affiliated Militias & Groups
Death Watch · Delmaasi pirates · Freelance Mercenary Corps · Inner Rim Mercenaries · Red Fury Brotherhood · Royal Onderon Militia · Umbaran Militia · Vibroblade Brigade · Vipers
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