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96th Regiment
96th Regiment

Unit type:

Armor

Colors:

Blue

Strength:

Clone troopers
Clone gunners
Clone trooper pilots

Equipment:

DC-15S blaster carbines
DC-15A blaster rifles
AT-AP Walkers
TX-130 Saber-class fighter tanks

Notable battles:

Geonosis
Saleucami

Era:

Clone Wars

This is a Class 3 article.

96th Regiment was a clone trooper regiment that was assigned to serve in the Grand Army of the Republic during the Clone Wars.

History[]

96th Regiment was a unit that was assigned to serve in the Grand Army of the Republic and was created in 32 BBY.[1] The unit was trained specifically for using TX-130 Saber-class fighter tanks and AT-APs.[2]

The unit saw action on the planet of Geonosis, alongside their heavy armor counterparts 282nd Regiment,[3] fighting in the First Battle of Geonosis in 22 BBY.[2][4] The unit would also be deployed to fight on the planet of Saluecami, likely around 19 BBY.[5]

Armor and Equipment[]

The 96th Regiment was given TX-130 Saber-class fighter tanks and AT-APs that were marked with blue markings. The unit was likely outfitted with both Phase I and Phase II clone trooper armor, as well as DC-15S blaster carbines and DC-15A blaster rifles. The unit also was outfitted with pilot and gunner armor.

References[]

  1. Regulation 4, Clone Trooper Birth Date
  2. 2.0 2.1 Star Wars PocketModel TCG - Ground Assault
  3. Hasbro's Star Wars: The Clone Wars Republic Fighter Tank (red markings)
  4. Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  5. Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
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