218th Mechanized Infantry Division

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218th Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname n/a
Parent Formation XLI Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The 218th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764 the 218th was a part of XLI Corps within the Ninth Army and was assigned to District 2 of the Free Worlds League Military Region. The 218th was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in 2765 in response to the Periphery Uprising but defected after arriving, joining the Periphery rebels.[1]

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. The Star League, p. 142, "Ninth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133

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