An assault regiment was a formation of the Imperial Army.
Two armor battalions of 112th vanguard armor regiment and two battalions of imperial army infantry and stormtrooper was organized into an assault regiment called Battle Group Turak. General Maltaz commanded the unit during battle of Turak IV. But was killed and the entire ordeal was considered the worst defeat of 112th, against the rebel alliance.
Assault regiments were made up two assault battalions, a line battalion, and an armor battalion. Assault regiments were 3,546 personnel strong, backed by 121 repulsorcraft and 53 heavy tanks. Assault regiments were deployed to assault enemy strongholds, clear resistance then move on to another theatre of operations with their place being taken by a line regiment.