281st Light Horse Regiment

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281st Light Horse Regiment
Unit Profile (as of 2770)
Nickname Vaugn’s Calvary
Parent Formation XXIV Corps
Formed unknown


The 281st 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 XXIV Corps, Fifth Army, to District 1 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region and then transferred to District 2 in 2765 as part of the redeployment effort to fight the Periphery Uprising.[1]The 281st was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[1]


As an SLDF Light Horse regiment the 281st 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.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 153, "Fifth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133