1008th Heavy Assault Regiment

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1008th Heavy Assault Regiment
Unit Profile (as of 2784)
Nickname Uxbridge Regiment
Parent Formation 159th BattleMech Divison
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The 1008th Heavy Assault Regiment was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the 159th BattleMech Divison, XXIX Corps, Second Army to District 1 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an District 3 during the Periphery Uprising by 2765.[1]

The 1008th survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, to be absorbed by the Armed Forces of the Federated Suns by 2784.[1] This was probably due to the high numbers of Federated Suns citizen in command positions within the Regiment.[2]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 150, "Second Army"
  2. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 53, "159th BattleMech Division"

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