44th Mechanized Infantry Division
|44th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2779)|
|Parent Formation||XXXIV Corps|
The Forty-fourth Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764 the Forty-fourth was a part of XXXIV Corps within the Ninth Army and was assigned to District 2 of the Free Worlds League Military Region. The Forty-fourth was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in response to the Periphery Uprising in 2765. The Forty-fourth was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.
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.
The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanised Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.
- The Star League, p. 142, "Ninth"
- The Star League, p. 133