280th BattleMech Division

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280th BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2772)
Nickname The Hall Division
Parent Formation XLIX Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The Two Hundred Eightieth 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 XLIX Corps, Eleventh Army, to District 1 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region and then transferred to District 2 by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising.[1]

At the start of Operation Chieftain in July 2772 the Division was roughly at full strength.[2]

The 280th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[1]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF BattleMech division the 280th would have been formed from two Brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[3]

2764[edit]

  • 2801st Brigade [4]
  • 2802nd Brigade
  • 2803rd Brigade

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 144, "Eleventh"
  2. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 120
  3. The Star League, p. 133
  4. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13

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