262nd BattleMech Division

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262nd BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Chief Joseph Division
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Formed unknown

The Two Hundred and Sixty-Second BattleMech Division or the Chief Joseph Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.[1]


The 262nd formed a part of LVII Corps, Sixth Army, and in 2764 was stationed in District 2 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region. Following the New Vandenberg Uprising and subsequent Periphery uprising the 262nd was deployed into an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[1]

The 262nd suffered heavy losses in the Periphery in 2765 and the division was disbanded as a result; some elements of the division joined the rebels.[1]


As an SLDF BattleMech division the 262nd would have been formed from two brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of mechanized infantry regiments.[2]


  • 2621st Brigade [3]
  • 2622nd Brigade
  • 2623rd Brigade


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Star League, p. 154
  2. The Star League, p. 133
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13