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Icon image of Beweglichkeitsrüstungsysteme's logo, used in Halo Infinite.
Beweglichkeitsrüstungsysteme's logo.

Beweglichkeitsrüstungsysteme (German for "Mobile Armament Systems"),[1] or BWS,[2] is an established, vertically integrated military-industrial manufacturer.[1][3][4]


During the Human-Covenant War, it developed the CQC and CQB-class Mjolnir.[3] Beweglichkeitsrüstungsysteme was also responsible for designing and testing the MJOLNIR JFO variant.[5]


Following the Human-Covenant War, the corporation developed the TECHNICIAN,[6] BARVO,[7] and FREEBOOTER[8] variants of the MJOLNIR Powered Assault Armor [GEN2].

The Rampant VISR, with hopes to position it as the de facto standard visor for integrating with Forerunner sensor systems.[9]

With the rise of the [GEN2] Mjolnir armor, Beweglichkeitsrüstungsysteme no longer controlled aspects of their suits' tactical packages and software, as was the case with nearly all armor-manufacturing corporations.[1]


FREEBOOTER-class MJOLNIR, a GEN2 armor manufactured by Beweglichkeitsrüstungsysteme.



  • VISR Rampant variant


They had a testing site in Essen, Germany on Earth.[10][3][5]

List of appearances[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Halo Waypoint, Canon Fodder - Armory Amore (Retrieved on Jun 1, 2020) [archive]
  2. ^ Halo Infinite, Armor Hall: CNM(5)/BNR/TYPHON-X - Helmet Attachment Description "Collaboration between Emerson and BWS to meet an emergency UNSC upgrade-in-place requirement for older TYPHON modules."
  3. ^ a b c Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, page 39 & 40
  4. ^ Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, page 101
  5. ^ a b, C.Q.B.: Close Quarters Battle (Retrieved on Jun 1, 2020) [archive]
  6. ^ Halo Waypoint, Canon Fodder - Conventional Warfare (Retrieved on Jun 1, 2020) [archive]
  7. ^ Halo Waypoint, Community Update: Championship Update (Retrieved on Jun 1, 2020) [archive]
  8. ^ Halo 5: Guardians: FREEBOOTER REQ description
  9. ^ Halo 5: Guardians: Rampant VISR REQ description
  10. ^ Halo Encyclopedia (2009 edition), Earth, p. 284-285, (2009); p. 296-297 (2011 edition)