2221st Mechanized Infantry Division

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2221st Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname Bob’s Sled Division
Parent Formation LXXI Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The 2221st Mechanized 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 LXXI Corps, Seventh Army, to District 3 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising.[1] The 2221st was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[1]

Officers[edit]

Major General Vincent Mori was commander in 2764.[2]

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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 154, "Seventh"
  2. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 101, "2221st Mechanized Infantry Division"
  3. The Star League, p. 133

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