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M15 Razorback

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M15 Razorback
Transparent image of the Razorback from Halo Infinite.

Manufacturer:

Misriah Armory

Usage

Role(s):

Transport[1]

Affiliation:

United Nations Space Command

 
"Think of it as the Warthog’s more spacious and robust cousin — perfect for crashing Banished house parties with and taking on scenic drives."
Jeff Easterling[1]

The M15 "Razorback" Light Tactical Vehicle is a vehicle in service with the UNSC Marine Corps.[1][2]

Design details[edit]

The Razorback was initially designed as a specialised offshoot of the ubiquitous Warthog, and was eventually modified over the years to incorporate data from testing programs on a number of virtually uncharted worlds. The Razorback's increased armour and payload capacity ensure the vehicle is a viable option on the battlefield even when not mounted with weapon systems.[2] The Razorback employs a visually similar chassis to the Warthog, albeit with a fortified windshield and a bumper reinforcement. Like the M831 Troop Transport Warthog, the roll cage also extends from the middle of the vehicle to its rear section.[1]

Operational history[edit]

Joyriding[edit]

In 2552, Janissary James stole a Razorback near New York City on Earth to joyride with some friends, and "turtled" it. She was arrested after being caught trying to return the gate pass they had used to steal it. The vehicle would be found after Janissary's arrest, and a police officer asked her if she was aware of the event as part of a PQI test.[3]

Installation 07 conflict[edit]

The Razorback most notably saw use during the Installation 07 conflict in 2560.[1]

Gameplay[edit]

Halo Infinite[edit]

The Razorback is set to debut in the upcoming installment Halo Infinite. 343 Industries writer Jeff Easterling has described the vehicle as "more spacious and robust" than the Warthog.[1] The Razorback has the capacity to store items such as detached turrets, power weapons, fusion coils, and objectives in a storage compartment on the back of the vehicle.[4]

Production notes[edit]

Reflecting its close relation to the similarly-named M12 Warthog, the Razorback is named after domestic pigs that have gone feral in Australia and the Americas.

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