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

Overview[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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]

Officers[edit]

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]

2764[edit]

48th Royal BattleMech Division [5]

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

References[edit]

  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

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