83rd BattleMech Division

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83rd BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Balan Division
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The Eighty-third BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was stationed on Styk[1], assigned as a part of the XXIV Corps, Fifth Army, to District 1 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region and then transferred to District 2 by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising.[2]The 83rd was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 is Major General Ora Farkas.[3]

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF BattleMech Division the 83rd would have been composed with two Brigades of 'Mech regiments and one brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[4]

2764[edit]

  • 831st Brigade [5]
  • 832nd Brigade
  • 833rd Brigade

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 253, "SLDF - Capellan Confederation Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 153, "Fifth"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 81, "83rd BattleMech Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13

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