280th BattleMech Division

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280th BattleMech Division
Formed unknown
Nickname The Hall Division[1]
Affiliation SLDF
Parent Command XLIX Corps


The Two Hundred Eightieth BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XLIX Corps, Eleventh Army, to District 1 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region and then transferred to District 2 by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising.[2]

At the start of Operation Chieftain in July 2772 the Division was roughly at full strength.[3]

The 280th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[2]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 280th BattleMech Division
Major General Indira Geathers 2764[1]




As an SLDF BattleMech division the 280th would have been formed from two Brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[4]


  • 2801st Brigade [5]
  • 2802nd Brigade
  • 2803rd Brigade


  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual SLDF, page 143
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 144, "Eleventh"
  3. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 120
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13