272nd BattleMech Division

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272nd BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Custer Division
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The Two Hundred Seventy-second BattleMech 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 LXXI Corps, Seventh Army, to District 3 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed are of the Periphery by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising.[1] The 272nd was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[1]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF BattleMech division the 272nd would have been formed from two Brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[2]

2764[edit]

  • 2721st Brigade [3]
  • 2722nd Brigade
  • 2723rd Brigade

References[edit]

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

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