279th BattleMech Division

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279th BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Bunker Hill Division
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Formed unknown


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


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XVIII Corps, Seventeenth Army, to the Periphery Military Region.[1]. The 279th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[1]


As an SLDF BattleMech division the 279th would have been formed from two Brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[2]


  • 2791st Brigade [3]
  • 2792nd Brigade
  • 2793rd Brigade


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 155, "Seventeenth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13