The Galactic Terran-Vasudan Alliance
was formed in 2345, ten years after the Great War. This treaty
organization recognized the autonomy its constituents as it
provided a framework for trade and mutual defense. The Great
War had transformed the enmity between Terrans and Vasudans
into a lasting fellowship.
the Industry and Economy of the T-V systems recovered, support
for a more powerful GTVA gained momentum. In 2358, delegates
signed into existence the Beta Aquilae Convention (BETAC), named
after the system where the constitution was drafted and ratified.
BETAC dismantled the governments of the Terran blocs and recognized
the General Assembly, the Security Council and the Vasudan Imperium
as the supreme authorities of T-V space.
Under BETAC, the Vasudans and the Terrans
maintain separate fleets under a single command structure. A
warship is designated GT or GV, indicating whether it is Galactic
Terran or Galactic Vasudan. The two species openly exchange
information and technology, and the most recent fighters and
bombers can be modified to accommodate pilots of either species.
Technically, BETAC is but one of a series
of conventions and treaties that define how the GTVA functions
as a political, military, and economic entity.