5th Mechanized Infantry Division
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|5th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2764)|
|Parent Formation||VIII Corps|
The Fifth Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764 the Fifth was a part of VIII Corps within the Fourteenth Army and was assigned to District 1 of the Draconis Combine Military Region. The Fifth was subsequently transferred to District 2 by 2765 in response to the Periphery Uprising.
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. 147, "Fourteenth"