179th BattleMech Division

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179th BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The New Home Division
Parent Formation LXVI Corps
Formed unknown


The 179th BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was stationed on Hoyleton[1], assigned as a part of the LXVI Corps, Third Army, to District 2 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[2] The 179th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[2]


The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Zbynek Maly.[3]


As an SLDF BattleMech Division the 179th would have been composed with two Brigades of 'Mech regiments and one brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[4]


  • 1791st Brigade [5]
  • 1792nd Brigade
  • 1793rd Brigade


  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 151, "Third"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 63, "179th BattleMech Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13