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|270th Mechanized Infantry Divisiion|
|Unit Profile (as of 2767)|
|Nickname||The Rhodes Rifles|
|Parent Formation||LXII Corps|
The 270th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764, the unit was stationed on Adelson, assigned as a part of the LXII Corps, Fourth Army, to District 3 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed are of the Periphery by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising. The 270th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.
|Commanding Officers of the 270th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Lieutenant General||Philo "Beancounter" Potts||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, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
- The Star League, p. 152, "Fourth"
- Field Manual: SLDF, p. 73, "270th Mechanized Infantry Division"
- The Star League, p. 133