23rd Mechanized Infantry Division
|23rd Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2764)|
|Parent Formation||VIII Corps|
The Twenty-Third Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764 the Twenty-Third was a part of VIII Corps within the Fourteenth Army and was assigned to District 1 of the Draconis Combine Military Region. The Twenth-Third was then transferred to District 2 by 2765 in response to the Periphery Uprising. The Twenty-Third was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.
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.
- The Star League, p. 147, "Fourteenth"