329th BattleMech Division

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329th BattleMech Division
Formed unknown
Nickname The Asta Division[1]
Affiliation SLDF
Parent Command LVI Corps


The Three Hundred Twenty-ninth BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the LVI Corps, Nineteenth Army, to the Periphery Military Region.[2] The unit was also feared and hated by the population of New Vandenberg, who saw the commander as an interfering oppressor. The 'Mechs of the 329th were stationed around each of the planet's production centers. This placement was deliberate, to put a check on the Taurian Defense Force.

The unit had trouble working as a Division, because security concerns forced it to restrict gathering forces above the Brigade level.[1]

The 329th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[2]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 329th BattleMech Division
Major General Aldona Antonelli 2765[1]




As an SLDF BattleMech division the 329th was formed from two Brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[3]


  • 3291st Brigade [4]
  • 3292nd Brigade
  • 3293rd Brigade


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 225
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 157, "Nineteenth"
  3. The Star League, p. 133
  4. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13