179th Mechanized Infantry Division

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179th Mechanized Infantry Division
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2765
Nickname n/a
Affiliation SLDF
Parent Command XLVII Corps


The 179th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764 the 179th was a part of LXV Corps within the Twentieth Army and was assigned to the Periphery Military Region.[1] The 179th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[1]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 179th Mechanized Infantry Division


The Mechanized 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 Mechanized Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 158, "Twentieth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133