222nd Mechanized Infantry Division

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222nd Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2784)
Nickname The Reichenbach Regulars
Parent Formation LII Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The 202nd Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.[1]

History[edit]

The 222nd formed a part of LII Corps, Second Army, and in 2764 the unit was stationed on Rosamond[2], in District 1 of the Federated Suns Military Region. Following the New Vandenberg Uprising the 222nd was deployed into District 2 of the FSMR by the end of 2765 to backfill for units deployed into the Periphery.[1]

The 222nd took heavy losses during the Hegemony Campaign and by 2784 the division had been disbanded. One of the 222nd sub-units, the 567th Striker Regiment, joined the Lyran Commonwealth after the Hegemony Campaign.[1]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 is Major General Chiyo Yuki.[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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Star League, p. 150
  2. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 55, "222nd Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133

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