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I came across this while going through Library Data, and it appears both in the Classic Library Data Supplement and also Mongoose Library Data, so I assume that it is as official and canonical as it can be.

Finally, the Imperium took notice, and dispatched major fleet elements to the area, but the time for action had passed. Terran invention of the jump-3 drive made the ninth war a crushing victory for Terra and forced the Imperium to relinquish most of the Solomani Rim.
From this it appears that the Vland Imperium was limited to Jump-1 and Jump-2 drives. The questions that follow are based on this.

1. Did Vland only have Jump-1 and Jump-2 ships?

2. How long does it take to get from Vland to the vicinity of Terra at Jump-2?

3. Is there a route to Terra from Vland which only requires Jump-1 and Jump-2?

There is also a problem with this idea of limiting Vland to Jump-2, as looking at the Tonnage-Drive Table in Starter Traveller (which I have on my computer), Jump Drives F and G will give you Jump-3 in a 400 dTon ship verses Jump-2 in a 600 dTon Ship, while Jump Drive H will give Jump-4 in a 400 dTon ship verses Jump-2 in a 600 dTon ship. Even in a Small Ship universe, those are not very big ships. The listed Drives are available at Tech Level 10, which I assume represents the Vland Imperium Tech Level at a minimum.
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