153rd Mechanized Infantry Division

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153rd Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2765)
Nickname The Vein-Openers
Parent Formation V Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2765


The 153rd Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the V Corps, Eleventh Army, to District 1 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region and then transferred to District 3 by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising.[1] The 153rd was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[1]


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]

As an SLDF mechanized infantry division the 153rd would have been composed of two brigades of mechanized infantry and a brigade of 'Mech regiments.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 144, "Eleventh"
  2. The Star League, p. 133, "Unit Composition"