587th Royal Artillery Regiment
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|587th Royal Artillery Regiment|
|Unit Profile (as of 2784)|
|Parent Formation||III Corps|
The Five-Hundred and Eighty-Seventh Royal Artillery Regiment 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 assigned, as a part of the III Corps, Eighth Army, to District 1 of the Free Worlds League Military Region and then transferred to District 2 by 2765.. The 587th survived the Periphery Uprising and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.
In 2765 it was used by the III Corps commander to assist in training conventional regiments on Marik for the Free Worlds League. In fact, it was specially reactivated from the SLDF's Reserve Command for this mission.
- The Star League, p. 141, "Eighth"
- Field Manual: SLDF, p. 106