50th Royal Mechanized Infantry Division

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50th Royal Mechanized Infantry Division
Formed unknown
Nickname Grace Under Pressure[1]
Affiliation SLDF
Parent Command LIII Corps


The Fiftieth Royal Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army. It was one of the SLDF's Royal units, which consisted of troops from the Terran Hegemony.


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the LIII Corps, Seventh Army, to District 3 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery to take part in the Periphery Uprising by 2765.[2] The Division survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.[2]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 50th Mechanized Infantry Division
Major General Terrence Karpinski 2764[1]


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.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual SLDF, page 97
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 154, "Seventh"
  3. The Star League, p. 133