17th Royal Mechanized Infantry Division
|17th Royal Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2764)|
|Parent Formation||VIII Corps|
In 2764, the Seventeenth Royal was a part of VIII Corps within the Fourteenth Army and assigned to District 1 of the Draconis Combine Military Region. The Seventeenth Royal was then transferred to District 2 by 2765, in response to the Periphery Uprising. The Seventeenth Royal survived the war, the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.
The Mechanized 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 Mechanized Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.
- The Star League, p. 147, "Fourteenth"