229th BattleMech Division

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229th BattleMech Division
Nickname The Chara Division[1]
Affiliation Star League
Parent Command XXX Corps

The 229th BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XXX Corps, Twelfth Army, to District 2 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery to take part in the Periphery Uprising by 2765.[2]. The 229th survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.[2]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 229th BattleMech Division
Lieutenant General Adam Xevak 2764[1]




As an SLDF BattleMech division the 229th would have been formed from two Brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[3]


  • 2291st Brigade [4]
  • 2292nd Brigade
  • 2293rd Brigade


  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual SLDF, page 151
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 145, "Twelfth"
  3. The Star League, p. 133
  4. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13