229th Mechanized Infantry Division
|229th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2764)|
|Nickname||The Steel Alchemists|
|Parent Formation||XXXVII Corps|
The 229th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764, the unit was stationed on New Syrtis, assigned as a part of the XXXVII Corps, Fourth Army, to District 3 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery. The 229th was destroyed during the Periphery 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. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
- The Star League, p. 152, "Fourth"
- Field Manual: SLDF, p. 69, "229th Mechanized Infantry Division"
- The Star League, p. 133