131st Royal Mechanized Infantry Division

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131st Royal Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Los Angeles Division
Parent Formation XLIV Corps
Formed unknown

The 131st Royal Mechanized Infantry 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 recruited from the Terran Hegemony.

History[edit]

In 2764 the 131st was assigned as a part of XLIV Corps, Sixteenth Army, to District 3 of the Draconis Combine Military Region but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery to take part in the SLDF response to the Periphery Uprising by 2765.[1]. The 131st survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.[1]

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 149, "Sixteenth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133

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