279th Light Horse Regiment
|279th Light Horse Regiment|
|Unit Profile (as of 2784)|
|Parent Formation||XLV Corps|
The 279th Light Horse Regiment was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XLV Corps, Eighteenth Army, of the Periphery Military Region but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in 2765 as part of the redeployment effort to fight the Periphery Uprising.. The 279th survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.
As an SLDF Light Horse regiment the 279th would have been composed of light to medium vehicles backed up by at least two Recon companies composed of 'Mechs designed for information gathering in addition to any regular 'Mechs within the regiment.
- The Star League, p. 156, "Eighteenth"
- The Star League, p. 133, "Unit Composition"