UNSC Army airborne

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UNSC Army airborne

Affiliation:

United Nations Space Command

Branch:

UNSC Army

Role:

Operations behind enemy lines, spearheading assaults, deep reconnaissance

Size:

At least one division

 

The UNSC Army maintains airborne infantry units.[1][2] It comprises at least one division, the 6th Airborne Division.[3]

Overview[edit]

The airborne field Pathfinder units.[4] The Pathfinders are deployed in advance of their comrades in order to mark drop zones, thus increasing the accuracy and precision of deployments. Airborne personnel are equipped with the Air Assault helmet, which was developed as an improvement on the helmet worn by the Orbital Drop Shock Troopers; Pathfinders prefer the FC-I variant of the helmet.[4][2]

List of appearances[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Halo: Reach, Armory - MJOLNIR/AA variant description: "Entered service in 2535; the MJOLNIR/AA variant is exclusive to Army airborne units."
  2. ^ a b Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, page 4
  3. ^ Halo: Spartan Assault, Flood Missions: "Knowing that monster firing a Battle Rifle at you used to be Kevin from 2nd Platoon is just creepy. That could be me." —Specialist Archibald Berger, 6th Airborne Division, UNSC Army
  4. ^ a b Halo: Reach, Armory - MJOLNIR/AA, FC-I variant description: "FC-I Command network module-Improved; external hardned uplink. A favorite of Pathfinder units."