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Combat engineer

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Combat engineer


UNSC Marine Corps



"Broadly speaking, sappers are equally at home building things as they are blowing them up."
Halo: Reach Armory description - Assault/Sapper

Combat engineers, also referred to as sappers[1] are specialized UNSC servicemen that perform construction and demolition tasks during combat.


Combat engineers are personnel who are tasked with construction of allied fortifications and demolition of enemy emplacements.[2]


A UNSC combat engineer (left) and a Jiralhanae Chieftain.

During the Fall of Reach, Spartan Emile-A239 employed the Assault/Sapper armor accessory for his B-class Mjolnir.[1]

During the Battle of Draetheus V in 2555, UNSC combat engineers assisted Spartan Edward Davis in destroying a Forerunner structure on the moon of X50.[3][4][5] Several engineers would be deployed on Draetheus V itself.[6]

Known units[edit]

UNSC combat engineers may be structured within the UNSC Marine Corps of Engineers.

Known personnel[edit]


List of appearances[edit]


  1. ^ a b Halo: Reach, Armory - Assault/Sapper chest description
  2. ^ Wikipedia: Combat engineer
  3. ^ Halo: Spartan Assault, campaign level Mission 13: Assault on the Supply Lines
  4. ^ Halo: Spartan Assault, campaign level Mission 14: Infiltration of the Covenant Perimeter
  5. ^ Halo: Spartan Assault, campaign level Mission 15: Superstructure Stand-off
  6. ^ Halo: Spartan Assault, campaign level 15th Marine Forces Reserve
  7. ^ a b Halo: Spartan Assault, Quotes