8th Mechanized Infantry Division
|8th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Unit Profile (as of 2764)|
|Parent Formation||XV Corps|
The Eighth Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764 the Eighth was a part of XV Corps within the Fifteenth Army and was assigned to District 2 of the Draconis Combine Military Region. The Eighth was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in response to the Periphery Uprising and was destroyed during the Uprising in 2765.
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. 148, "Fifteenth Army"