179th Jump Infantry Division

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179th Jump Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname n/a
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The One Hundred Seventy-ninth Jump Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the VIII Corps, Fourteenth Army, to District 1 of the Draconis Combine Military Region and then transferred to District 2 in 2765 as part of the redeployment effort to fight the Periphery Uprising.[1] The 179th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[1]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF Jump Infantry division the 179th would have been formed from two brigades of Jump Troops, one brigade of 'Mech regiments and two Ground Aero Wings.[2]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 147, "Fourteenth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133

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