249th Mechanized Infantry Division

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249th Mechanized Infantry Division
Formed unknown
Nickname The Force from Ford
Affiliation SLDF
Parent Command LIV Corps


The 249th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was stationed on Susulatna[1], assigned as a part of the LIV Corps, Fourth Army, to District 3 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in 2765.[2] The 249th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising.[2]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 249th Mechanized Infantry Division
Major General Alec Coston 2764[3]


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.[4]


  • Heavy Assault Regiment
  • Striker Regiment
  • Battle Regiment


  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 152, "Fourth"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 71, "249th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133