5th Hussar Regiment

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Fifth Hussar Regiment
Unit Profile (as of 2784)
Nickname Paulson’s Posse
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Disbanded 2784[1]


The Fifth Hussar Regiment was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XXIV Corps, Fifth Army, to District 1 within the Capellan Confederation Military Region, and transferred to District 2 during the Periphery Uprising.[2] The Fifth survived the war, to be absorbed by the Armed Forces of the Federated Suns[2] in 2784.[1] The Armed Forces of the Federated Suns redesignated the Fifth the Second Avalon Borderers, expanding the Avalon Borderers brigade using the 2004th and two other former SLDF regiments.[1]


As an SLDF Hussar regiment the Fifth would have been composed primarily of medium to heavy 'Mechs, tanks and hovercraft.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 First succession War, p. 33, "Those Left Behind"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 153, "Fifth Army"
  3. The Star League, p. 133