290th Mechanized Infantry Division

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290th Mechanized Infantry Divisiion
Unit Profile (as of 2766)
Nickname Hammer and Nails
Parent Formation I Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2766

Overview[edit]

The 290th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was stationed on Terra[1], assigned as a part of the I Corps, First Army, to the Terran Military Region[2]. The 290th was destroyed during the Amaris Civil War in 2766.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 was Major General Brianna Ford.[3]

Tactics[edit]

The Mechanised Infantry Divisions of the Star League were used offensively to exploit gaps in the enemy front created by the BattleMech Divisions. They also bore the brunt of defensive actions.

Composition History[edit]

The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanised Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.

2764[edit]

  • 2901st Brigade [3]
  • 2902nd Brigade
  • 2903rd Brigade


References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 251, "SLDF - Terran Hegemony Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 140, "First"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 39, "290th Mechanized Infantry Division"

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