8th BattleMech Division

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8th BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2766)
Nickname The Teutobochus Division
Parent Formation XVII Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2766

Overview[edit]

The Eighth BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was stationed on Tancredi IV[1], assigned as a part of the XVII Corps, Third Army, to District 2 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[2]. The 8th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 is Major General Alexsandras Haueisen.[3]

Composition[edit]

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

2764[edit]

  • 81st Brigade [5]
  • 82nd Brigade
  • 83rd Brigade

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 151, "Third"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 59, "8th BattleMech Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13

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