270th Mechanized Infantry Division

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270th Mechanized Infantry Divisiion
Unit Profile (as of 2767)
Nickname The Rhodes Rifles
Parent Formation LXII Corps
Formed unknown


The 270th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was stationed on Adelson[1], assigned as a part of the LXII Corps, Fourth Army, to District 3 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed are of the Periphery by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising.[2] The 270th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[2]


The commanding officer in 2764 is Lieutenant General Philo "Beancounter" Potts.[3]


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]


  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 152, "Fourth"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 73, "270th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133