70th Mechanized Infantry Division
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|70th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2764)|
|Parent Formation||XXV Corps|
The Seventieth 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 XXV Corps, Eighth Army, to District 1 of the Free Worlds League Military Region and then transferred to District 3 by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising. The Division was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.
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. 141, "Eighth"
- The Star League, p. 133