49th Mechanized Infantry Division
|49th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2784)|
|Nickname||The Colony Commanders|
|Parent Formation||LVII Corps|
The Fourty-ninth Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the LVII Corps, Sixth Army, to District 2 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery to take part in the Periphery Uprising by 2765.. The Fourty-ninth survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.
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. 154, "Sixth"
- The Star League, p. 133