247th Mechanized Infantry Division

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247th Mechanized Infanty Division
Unit Profile (as of 2765)
Nickname The Matadors
Parent Formation XXXIII Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2765

Overview[edit]

The 247th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was stationed on Northfield[1], assigned as a part of the XXXIII Corps, Third Army, to District 2 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[2] The 247th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Laurentia Agnelli.[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. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 151, "Third"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 61, "247th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133

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