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Gloto-pattern Breaching Carapace

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Gloto-pattern Breaching Carapace
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Production information

Manufacturer:

Lodam Armory[1][2]

Product line:

Covenant drop pod[1][2]

Technical specifications

Length:

3.9 meters (13 ft)[1][2]

Width:

3.9 meters (13 ft)[1][2]

Height:

8 meters (26 ft)[1][2]

Mass:

0.77 metric tons (0.76 LT; 0.85 ST)[2]

Complement:

1-5[1]

Usage

In service:

Human-Covenant War[1]
Post-Covenant War conflicts[1]

Affiliation:

Covenant[1]
Jul 'Mdama's Covenant[1]

 

The Gloto-pattern Breaching Carapace,[2] also known to to Humans under the Type classification system as the Type-51 Individual Breaching Carapace (T-51 IBC), is a type of multi-occupant orbital entry vehicle used by the Covenant remnants, namely Jul 'Mdama's faction.[1]

Overview[edit]

Specifications[edit]

The Gloko-pattern Breaching Carapace is a 1 to 5 personnel drop pod with a primary purpose to rapidly infiltrate planetary or ship-based defenses with discretion. It is equipped with forward-braking thrusters for deceleration and a set of terrain-locking prongs on its underside to anchor the pod to the ground.[1]

Development history[edit]

The Gloto-pattern Breaching Carapace was developed by Lodam Armory.[1][2]

Usage[edit]

The Gloto-pattern Breaching Carapace is the most prominent model of drop pod used by Jul 'Mdama's faction in the post-Covenant War era.[1]

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List of appearances[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide - Vehicles, Non-human, page 121 (Covenant Drop Pod)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Halo Encyclopedia (2022 edition), page 284