31st Royal Mechanized Infantry Division

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31st Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2784)
Nickname N/A
Parent Formation XLVIII Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The Thirty-first Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army. As a Royal unit the 31st was formed from personnel recruited exclusively from worlds within the Terran Hegemony.[1]

History[edit]

The 31st formed a part of XLVIII Corps, Seventh Army, and in 2764 was stationed on an undisclosed world within the Magistracy of Canopus Territorial State.[1]

The Thirty-first survived both the Periphery Uprising in 2765 and the Hegemony Campaign, and the division followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus.[1]

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Star League, p. 155
  2. The Star League, p. 133

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