150th Royal BattleMech Division

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150th Royal BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Rigil Kentaurus Division
Parent Formation XXIV Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The 150th 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]

The Division finished second twice in the Martial Olympiads of 2732 and 2736.[1][2]

In 2764, the unit was stationed on Ohrensen[3], assigned as a part of the XXIV Corps, Fifth Army, to the Capellan Confederation Military Region and transferred to District 2 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region by 2765.[4]. The 150th survived the Periphery Uprising and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.[4]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Fahkir Ben Hashim.[1]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF BattleMech Division the 150th would have been composed with two Brigades of 'Mech regiments and one brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[5]

2764[edit]

  • 1501st BattleMech Brigade [1]
  • Heavy Assault Regiment
  • Heavy Assault Regiment
  • Battle Regiment
  • 1502nd BattleMech Brigade
  • Striker Regiment
  • Striker Regiment
  • Battle Regiment
  • 1503rd Infantry Brigade
  • Armor Regiment (additional)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 81, "150th Royal BattleMech Division"
  2. The Star League, p. 135
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 253, "SLDF - Capellan Confederation Military Command Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 The Star League, p. 153, "Fifth Army"
  5. The Star League, p. 133

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