243rd Mechanized Infantry Division
|243rd Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Nickname||The Morning Star Division|
|Parent Command||XXXV Corps|
The 243rd Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XXXV Corps, Fifteenth Army, to District 2 of the Draconis Combine Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery. The 243rd was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.
|Commanding Officers of the 243rd Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Major General||Cynthia Aleskerova||2764|
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.
The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanized Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.
- Field Manual SLDF, page 185
- The Star League, p. 148, "Fifteenth"
- The Star League, p. 133