The following events took place in 2182 CE, or Common Era.
- Admiral Kahoku of the Systems Alliance Navy begins investigating the mysterious organization called Cerberus.
- An excavation team on Cailloux stumbles across the remains of a human settlement, Fairland, now populated by dozens of disturbingly lifelike figures.
- In the wake of an aggressive campaign launched by the Nairida Corporation, the Asari Republics finally lift the sanctions placed on Imeria in 1276 CE.
- Admiral Drescher, commanding officer of the Alliance Second Fleet and a hero of the First Contact War, retires and Vice Admiral Benincasa is appointed as Drescher's replacement as commander of the Second Fleet.
- Katzbalger Squad is formed.
- Start of the Systems Alliance-Collectors War.
2181 CE - 2182 CE - 2183 CE