48th Royal BattleMech Division

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48th Royal BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2770)
Nickname The Goliath Division[1]
Parent Formation I Corps
Formed unknown


The Forty-eighth Royal BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army. It was one of the SLDF's Royal units, which consisted of troops from the Terran Hegemony.


In 2764, the unit was stationed on Terra[2], assigned as a part of the I Corps, First Army, of the Terran Military Region[3]. The Forty-eighth survived the Amaris Civil War in 2766, but was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[3]


From 2758 to 2764, the Commanding Officer was Major General Sir Charles Radescu.[1]

Composition History[edit]

As an SLDF BattleMech Division the Forty-eighth would have been composed with two Brigades of 'Mech regiments and one brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[4]


48th Royal BattleMech Division [5]

  • 481st Royal BattleMech Brigade
  • 482nd Royal BattleMech Brigade
  • 483rd Royal Mechanized Infantry Brigade


  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 39, "48th Royal BattleMech Division"
  2. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 251, "SLDF - Terran Hegemony Military Command Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Star League, p. 140, "First"
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13