Static DefenseThis category includes Garrison, Cadre and Security Duty, all fairly low risk. low pay, long service operations that are dull and inglorious.
Garrison Duty Security Duty Cadre Duty
Territorial CampaignMissions in this class are more concerned with the need to protect or seize territorial objectives than they are with battle. Specifically this category includes Riot Duty and Siege Campaigns. Though dangerous, these operations do not provide a great deal of pay. Service length is average .
Riot Duty Siege Campaign
Combat CampaignUnits given this class of mission will undertake either Offensive or Defensive Campaigns. These are considered a standard type of mission, with moderate length, hazard and numeration.
Offensive Campaign Defensive Campaign
Minor RaidThis category includes both Recon and Objective Raids, which tend to be short and dangerous (though not as much as a Major Raid). They offer higher rates of pay than less strenuous duties.
Recon Raid Objective Raid Extraction Pirate Hunting
InvasionThis category denotes operations that require units to move against a world where enemy forces are in control of the approaches and some or all of the surface. It specifically includes Planetary Assaults and Relief Duty. Duty is short but hazardous and well-paying.
Planetary Assault Relief Duty
Major RaidMajor Raids are Diversionary and Guerrilla Warfare assignments. They tend to take longer than ordinary raids and are high-paying missions (because they are so dangerous).
Diversionary Raid Guerrilla Warfare
Black Market MinorThis is not an official category and the MRBC does allow listings of these types of contracts but they sometimes they are under the guise of another contract type and the deals are done behind closed doors between the employer and mercenary unit.
Black Market MajorThis is not an official category and the MRBC does allow listings of these types of contracts but they sometimes they are under the guise of another contract type and the deals are done behind closed doors between the employer and mercenary unit.