85th Mechanized Infantry Division

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85th Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2766)
Nickname n/a
Parent Formation LXIII Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2766

Overview[edit]

The Eighty-fifth Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the LXIII Corps, Sixth Army, to District 2 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in 2765.[1] The Eighty-fifth was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising.[1]

Tactics[edit]

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.

Composition History[edit]

The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanised Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.[2]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 154, "Sixth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133

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