238th Mechanized Infantry Division

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238th Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2767)
Nickname The Czech Lancers
Parent Formation LXX Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2767


The 238th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was statione on Horsham[1], assigned as a part of the LXX Corps, Fourth Army, to District 3 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in response to the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[2] The 238th took heavy losses during the Uprising, and was disbanded during the Amaris Civil War, elements joined the rebels.


The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Vicente Detweiler.[3]


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]

Each infantry brigade had an attached medium tank regiment and artillery battalion.


  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. The Star League, p. 152, "Fourth"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 75, "238th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133