So what, all 10 civs have the same units do they ?
But so what if they change a name. You still have a whole shed load of units whom you will want to remember. Whether the names are real (which they should be - lets face it !) or a new set of anmes, you will still want to remember them for the purposes of discussions.
I think it was pointless !!!!
Nova Squadron, the Elite B-Wing flight group stationed aboard the Nebulon B Frigate 'Oracle', home of the tech library.
'No capitol too large, no corvette too armed. NOVA squadron, for ALL your extermination needs. Our special at the moment - SSDs (See our work with the Iron Fist !) !'
Commander Jon 'DFMD' Adamson - leader of Nova Squadron (B-Wing ID = 'The White Witch')