176th Mechanized Infantry Division

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176th Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname n/a
Parent Formation LVI Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The 176th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764 the 176th was a part of LVI Corps within the Nineteenth Army and was assigned to the Periphery Military Region.[1] The 176th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[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. 157, "Nineteenth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133

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