252nd Mechanized Infantry Division

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252nd Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2767)
Nickname The Silver Plate Division
Parent Formation LXIV Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The Two Hundred Fifty-second Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the LXIV Corps, Eighteenth Army, to the Periphery Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising.[1] The 252nd was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[1]

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 156, "Seventh"
  2. The Star League, p. 133

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