187th Mechanized Infantry Division

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187th Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Brandenburg Lancers
Parent Formation XXIV Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The 187th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the 187th was stationed on New Hessen[1], as a part of XXIV Corps within the Fifth Army and was assigned to District 1 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region. The 187th was subsequently transferred to District 2 by 2765 in response to the Periphery Uprising.[2] The 187th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 is Major General Arman Karayan.[3]

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.[4]

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 253, "SLDF - Capellan Confederation Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 153, "Fifth"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 81, "187th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133

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