173rd Mechanized Infantry Division
|173rd Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2764)|
|Parent Formation||XX Corps|
The 173rd Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764 the 173rd was a part of XX Corps within the Thirteenth Army and was assigned to District 3 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region. In 2765 the 173rd was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in response to the Periphery Uprising. The 173rd survived the Uprising and the Hegemony Campaign, but it is unknown what with the division has happened.
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.
The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanised Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.
- The Star League, p. 146, "Thirteenth"
- The Star League, p. 133