66th Mechanized Infantry Division
|66th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2764)|
|Parent Formation||XI Corps|
The Sixty-sixth 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 XI Corps, Sixteenth Army, to District 3 of the Draconis Combine Military Region but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery to take part in the Periphery Uprising by 2765. In 2783 the Draconis Combine successfully recruited a regiment of personnel from the Sixty-sixth, drawing them together to form the Twenty-sixth Dieron Regulars.
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. 149, "Sixteenth"
- First Succession War, p. 32, "Those Left Behind"
- The Star League, p. 133