181st Royal Mechanized Infantry Division
|181st Royal Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2765)|
|Nickname||The King's Own Scots Rifles|
|Parent Formation||XXVIII Corps|
In 2764 the 181st Royal was a part of XXVIII Corps within the Thirteenth Army and was assigned to to District 3 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region. The 181st Royal was subsequently moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in response to the Periphery Uprising. The 181st was destroyed during the Uprising in 2765.
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.
- Field Manual: SLDF, p. 163, Unit Profile
- The Star League, p. 146, "Thirteenth"
- The Star League, p. 133