268th Mechanized Infantry Division
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|268th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2780)|
|Nickname||The Defenders of Mycenae|
|Parent Formation||LXVI Corps|
The 268th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764, the unit was stationed on Mayetta, assigned as a part of the LXVI Corps, Third Army, to District 2 of the Federated Suns Military Region but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery to take part in the Periphery Uprising by 2765. The 268th suffered heavy losses in the Hegemony Campaign, and was disbanded in 2780.
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.
- Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
- The Star League, p. 151, "Third"
- Field Manual: SLDF, p. 63, "268th Mechanized Infantry Division"
- The Star League, p. 133