169th Royal Mechanized Infantry Division
|169th Royal Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2784)|
|Nickname||The Punaluu Division|
|Parent Formation||Star League Defense Force|
In 2764, the unit was stationed on Kathil, assigned as a part of the XXIX Corps, Second Army, to District 1 of the Federated Suns Military Region and then transferred to District 3 in response to the Periphery Uprising in 2765. The 169th survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.
|Commanding Officers of the 169th Royal Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Major General||Tristan Dardan||2764|
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. Component units of the Division are skilled in urban and zero-g warfare.
The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanised Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.
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- Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
- The Star League, p. 150, "Second"
- Field Manual: SLDF, p. 53, "169th Royal Mechanized Infantry Division"