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168th Mechanized Infantry Division

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168th Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2765)
Nickname n/a
Parent Formation IV Corps
Formed unknown

OverviewEdit

The 168th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

HistoryEdit

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the IV Corps, Tenth Army, to District 3 of the Free Worlds League Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in response to the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[1] The 168th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[1]

OfficersEdit

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 168th Mechanized Infantry Division

TacticsEdit

The Mechanised 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 HistoryEdit

The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanised Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 143, "Tenth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133

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