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284th BattleMech Division

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284th BattleMech Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Caph Division
Parent Formation XXIII Corps
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2782[1]


The 284th BattleMech Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764 the 284th was assigned, as a part of the XXIII Corps, Fifteenth Army, to District 2 of the Draconis Combine Military Region. Though intended to be a multinational force like the 410th BattleMech Division over time many of the officers from the Star League Member States and Terran Hegemony were promoted out of the unit. This left many officers from the Periphery nations in command, and morale suffered as they saw other officers "pass them by". The SLDF command tried to remedy this by assigning new officers from the Terran Hegemony to the unit, but as of 2765 this had made little difference to the morale problem.[2]

During the Periphery Uprising it was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[3] In 2782 an ad-hoc regiment of personnel were persuaded to join the Outworlds Alliance, and in 2784 these troops were used to reactivate the Alpheratz Guards.[1]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 284th BattleMech Division




As an SLDF BattleMech division the 284th would have been formed from two Brigades of BattleMech regiments and a brigade of Mechanized Infantry regiments.[4]


  • 2841st Brigade [5]
  • 2842nd Brigade
  • 2843rd Brigade


  1. 1.0 1.1 First Succession War, p. 34, "Those Left Behind (Continued)"
  2. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 183
  3. The Star League, p. 148, "Fifteenth"
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 13