5th BattleMech Division

Star League Logo.png
5th BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2780)
Nickname The Alula Australis Division
Parent Formation LI Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2780

Overview[edit]

The Fifth BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the LI Corps, Eleventh Army, to District 1 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region and then transferred to District 2 by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising.[1] The Fifth was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[1]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF BattleMech Division the Fifth would have been composed with two Brigades of 'Mech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[2]

2764[edit]

  • 51st Brigade [3]
  • 52nd Brigade
  • 53rd Brigade

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 144, "Eleventh"
  2. The Star League, p. 133
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13

Bibliography[edit]