160th Jump Infantry Division

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160th Jump Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Valkyrie Division
Parent Formation XIII Corps
Formed unknown

Overview

The One Hundred Sixtieth Jump Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XIII Corps, Tenth Army, to District 3 of the Free Worlds League Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[1] The 160th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[1]

Prior to its destruction, the 160th served as the "ready response" division for XIII Corps. It was officially to drop on hostile worlds and prepare a secure landing zone for other elements of the XIII Corps.[2] They often deployed with the Eleventh Dragoon Regiment, which had a large number of armor battalions.[3]

Officers

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 160th Jump Infantry Division
Major General Robena Shelenberger 2764[4]

Tactics

Unknown.

Composition History

As an SLDF Jump Infantry division the 160th would have been formed from two brigades of Jump Troops, one brigade of 'Mech regiments and two Ground Aero Wings.[5]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 143, "Tenth"
  2. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 129
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 128
  4. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 129, "160th Jump Infantry Division"
  5. The Star League, p. 133

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