129th BattleMech Division

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129th BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2766)
Nickname The Despair Division
Parent Formation XXXIII Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2766


The One Hundred Twenty-ninth BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was stationed on Lexington[1], assigned as a part of the XXXIII Corps, Third Army, to District 2 of the Federated Suns Military Region but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery to take part in the Periphery Uprising by 2765.[2].The 129th suffered heavy losses, and was disbanded in 2766.[2]


The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Cordula Dahl.[3]


As an SLDF BattleMech Division the 129th would have been composed with two Brigades of 'Mech regiments and one brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[4]


  • 1291st Brigade [5]
  • 1292nd Brigade
  • 1293rd Brigade


  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 151, "Third"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 61, "129th BattleMech Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13