260th BattleMech Division

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260th BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Little Big Horn Division
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The Two Hundred Sixtieth BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2695, the 260th earned its unit nickname by defeating a seditionist group, the Land of the Free, on Raldamax.[1]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XLVIII Corps, Seventeenth Army, to the Periphery Military Region.[2] The 260th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Siphiwe Mwale.[3]

Composition History[edit]

2764[edit]

260th BattleMech Division[3]

As an SLDF BattleMech division the 260th would have been formed from two Brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[4]

  • 2601st Brigade [5]
  • 2602nd Brigade
  • 2603rd Brigade

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 205, "260th BattleMech Division"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 155, "Seventeenth"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 205, "Seventeenth Army"
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13

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