11th Royal BattleMech Division

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11th Royal BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2784)
Nickname The Orion Division
Parent Formation II Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The Eleventh Royal BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army. It was one of the SLDF's Royal units, which consisted of troops from the Terran Hegemony.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the II Corps, Eleventh Army, to District 2 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery to take part in the Periphery Uprising by 2765.[1] The Eleventh survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.[1]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Shawna Orlando.[2]

Notable Members of the Regiment[edit]

David Rippon, a founding member of Clan Smoke Jaguar and test pilot for Mountain Wolf BattleMechs, served as a member of the 11th Royal BattleMech Division during the Amaris Civil War.[3]

Daniel Mattlov, a founding member of Clan Jade Falcon served as an Aerospace pilot in the 11th Royal BattleMech Division during the Amaris Civil War.[4]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF BattleMech Division the Eleventh would have been composed with two Brigades of 'Mech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[5]

2764[edit]

11th Royal BattleMech Division [6]

  • 111th Royal BattleMech Brigade
  • 112th Royal BattleMech Brigade
  • 113th Royal Mechanized Infantry Brigade

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 145, "Twelfth"
  2. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 149
  3. Historical: Operation Klondike, p. 162
  4. Jade Falcon sourcebook, p. 11
  5. The Star League, p. 133
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13


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