282nd Mechanized Infantry Division

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282nd Mechanized Infantry Division
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2780
Nickname The Denebola Division
Affiliation SLDF
Parent Command X Corps


The 282nd Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was stationed on Denebola[1], assigned as a part of the X Corps, First Army, to the Terran Military Region and then transferred to District 1 of the Federated Suns Military Region in 2765 as part of the New Vandenberg Uprising.[2] The 282nd suffered heavy losses in the Hegemony Campaign, and was disbanded in 2780.[2]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 282nd Mechanized Infantry Division
Major General Adel Carmody 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]


  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 251, "SLDF - Terran Hegemony Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 140, "First"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 41, "282nd Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133