105th Mechanized Infantry Division

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105th Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2770)
Nickname The Cameron Highlanders Division
Parent Formation XVI Corps
Formed unknown

The 105th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was stationed on Marduk[1], assigned as a part of the XVI Corps, Second Army, to District 1 of the Federated Suns Military Region and then transferred to District 3 in 2765, a result of the New Vandenberg Uprising.[2] The 105th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Quidel Josephs.[3]

Tactics[edit]

The Mechanised Infantry Divisions of the Star League were used offensively to exploit gaps in the enemy front created by the BattleMech Divisions. They also bore the brunt of defensive actions.

Composition History[edit]

The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanised Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.[4]

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 150, "Second"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 51, "105th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133

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