Officer Service Uniform
A comfortable BDU for use by officers of all departments of the United Systems Military. Comes in Navy Blue, Army Green, Air Force Olive Drab and Special Operations Black.
Battle Dress Uniform
A uniform for use by enlisted personnel or officers when needed. Comes in all available camouflage patterns, and can be mounted with a ballistic vest, groin guard, limb guards and MOPP gloves.
Service Dress Uniform
Ceremonial and formal uniforms worn by the staff of the United Systems Military.
Deck Work Uniform
Worn by service crews, engineers and deckhands.
GUARDIAN Combat Vest: A Ballistic Protection Level V qualified vest by Pinnacle Armor, in wide use by PMCs, corporate security and civilians.
CBT-30 Combat Armor: Some areas and situations, such as the interiors of cramped ships and bases, do not allow for the constant use of power armor. That's where the CBT-30 comes in: it is a standard security uniform used almost exclusively by Naval Security and some Marine units, and while it is considered inferior to all power armor models, its agility is appreciated by special operators.
CBT-50X Environmental Combat Armor: Combining the strength of myomer-propelled power armor and the agility of the CBT-30, the CBT-50X is a fast, agile and light suit of semi-powered armor that is used by special operations agents and Marines alike in time-sensitive missions. It is fully environmentally sealed and contains an internal oxygen supply that can, under standard conditions, keep its user alive for two days, while it also accepts extra canisters.
CBT-60 Environmental Combat Armor: An unpowered military combat armor with environmental seals for up to 72 hours of continuous protection against hazardous environments, the CBT-60 is most often used with an external exoskeleton mount.
Mark II Extravehicular Activity Suit: A military grade spacesuit used for spacewalks, hull repair and other low-risk operations, and is often used with a load-bearing exoskeleton to mount additional radiation shielding for working in the deadly vacuum of the Europa system. Its kevlar-woven exterior, along with a hardened helmet and titanium armor vest helm protect the user from shrapnel. When modified with an exoskeleton, combat chassis, radiation shielding, shock dampening assembly and survival kit, it becomes the Mark III Endo-Exo Vehicular Flight Suit or the Mark IV All-Environment Combat Suit if the undersuit is replaced with a ballistic carbon fiber jumpsuit with an additional ballistic layer.
General Dynamics Land Systems Mark X Exoskeleton: With the release of the Mark X in the late 2430s, GDLS ensured its dominance over the field of combat exoskeletons. The modular frame and powerful fusion reactor provide an unprecedented amount of lifting capacity, and any amount of extra armor, weapons, gear or additional power sources can be mounted on it.
GDLS PA-18 Powered Infantry Armor
A twenty-year-old power armor design mass produced by General Dynamics Land Systems. The PA-18 is being slowly phased out of service in favour of the upgraded PA-22, but it remains in the arsenals of several PMCs and various other non-government entities. It introduced the concept of small teams instead of massive advances, as a single squad of troops in PA-18 armor could wipe out entire towns or military bases.
GDLS PA-18 MKII Enhanced Power Armor
Even though most of the armed forces are transitioning to the PA-22, the Special Operations branch funded a program to modernize the PA-18 for its operators. The result was a somewhat agile but still powerful armoured exoskeleton.
GDLS PA-22 Advanced Powered Infantry Armor
The 'next step in infantry combat', as described by the CEO of General Dynamics during his landmark speech following the first demonstration of the PA-22, this suit of armor was introduced two years ago into the United Systems Marine Corps and has since replaced 50% of the stocks of the armed forces. It improves on every aspect of the PA-18, including better armor and an electronic suite, but its top speed has been reduced by 20%.
Pinnacle 'PATRIOT' Combat Exoskeleton:
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Digital Woodland (A)
A randomized pattern fitting with the colouration of jungles and forests.
An urban camouflage pattern based on shades of gray.
Digital Navy (NAVPAT)
Camouflage worn by almost all Navy officers during maritime duty. Also, most ships are painted in this pattern.
With almost 10% of the armed forces taking regular trips to the surface of Europa, snow camouflage is vital.
The Urban Environment Disruptive Pattern is a new addition to the Coalition's arsenal of camouflage designed by the Europa Institute of Technology for the Special Operations Command.
Colt 2311 Service Pistol
Standard issue service pistol. Used by soldiers and PMCs throughout the Coalition thanks to its strength and reliability.
Deadly .50 caliber pistol. Very expensive.
AR-3 Submachinegun: A modular submachinegun in wide use by pilots, PMCs and police forces.
Carbines, Assault Rifles, Battle Rifles
H&K G12 Battle Rifle
Decade-old railgun, but nevertheless standard issue in the armed forces. Powerful, but can not fire automatic or burst.
Nexter 'Arme de Combat de la Manufacture d'Armes de Saint-Étienne'
The Nexter 'ACMAS' is the space-age version of the FAMAS, manufactured in the Saint-Étienne Memorial Army Plant deep beneath the surface of Europa. It is a very capable selective-fire rail rifle.
Built with the unmatched quality of SIG rifles, the SG-620 is a powerful .50 caliber battle rifle that can immobilize jeeps, aircraft or even weaker tanks. SIG remains the only corporation so far to supply the Coalition with a .50 caliber battle rifle.
FN SCAR MK37
The FN SCAR Mk37 is a special operations battle rifle available in 5.56 (MOD 0), 7.62 (MOD 1) and .50 caliber (MOD 2) variants. A very expensive railgun to produce, but it makes up for the cost with its excellent performance in all environments.
BAE Systems SA40
The SA40 (Small Arms for the 40s) is a BAE manufactured combat carbine that fires the 5.56x45mm railgun cartridge.
Izhmash Kalashnikov AK-32
The 2358 version of the Kalashnikov is not officially used by any branches of the military, but is the weapon of choice of gangsters and outlaws throughout the coalition due to its cheap build.
Marksman Rifles, Anti-Materiel Rifles
Barrett G82 Anti-Materiel Rifle
A destructive .50 caliber anti-materiel weapon manufactured by Barrett. Its internal antimatter power source turns each bullet into a miniature cannon shell.
Colt S12 Anti-Tank Rifle
Bordering on being classified a cannon, the Colt S12 fires a 20mm HEIAP shell capable of crippling tanks in a few shots. A very rare weapon.
An unconventional rifle, the 'Lambda' fires 7.62x51mm antipersonnel rounds, and is fully automatic.
Izhmash Snayperskaya Vintovka Dragunova 2336
The Izhmash Dragunov Sniper Rifle 36 (SVD-36) is an advanced sniper rifle that rellies on pinpoint accuracy instead of the superior firepower of its competitors. Using the computerized targeting systems, untrained civilians have managed to break colonial records in marksmanship. It fires the proprietary 7.62x54mmG guided projectile.
Heavy Weapons, ExplosivesM29 Flamethrower
Colt S4 Stun Rifle
M247 Light Machinegun
M100 Joint Explosive Weapon
Light/Medium/Utility VehiclesGeneral Motors M110 Extreme Mobility Vehicle
The M110 EMVe, called the 'Emvy' and nicknamed the 'Humvee' due to its resemblance to the 20th century vehicle of the same name, is a multipurpose light vehicle built by General Motors after it acquired AT General in the late 2310s. Introduced into service in 2316, the EMVe is completely sealed from the outside and has the air supply to keep six occupants alive for a week. Light electric reactive armor protects it from small arms fire.
GDLS M137 'Hornet' Extreme Mobility Armoured Personnel Carrier
General Dynamics Land Systems developed the M137 in secret under orders from the USM Special Operations Command, and remains the only vehicle in the USM to operate on a hydrogen combustion engine. While this gives it lower autonomy, as the other vehicles can go for weeks without refueling, the Hornet is not built for long missions. It is a rapid insertion and extraction vehicle, and that is made clear by the rocket boosters on the front, back and underside of the Hornet. It can make jumps across terrain, or accelerate and deccelerate rapidly.
BAE Systems M221 'Lima' Infantry Fighting Vehicle
The Lima is a hybrid between an IFV and an APC, sacrificing some of its armor for mobility and crew capacity. Its main weapon is its 40mm Coil Anti-Tank Cannon, a heavy armor-piercing weapon that allows it to provide covering fire even against enemy tanks. The M2/R .50 caliber railgun mounted near the hatch can support troops at almost any range.
M51A1 'Badger'/ M51A2 'Superbadger'
The General Motors M51 series is best known for just how modular it is. An M51A1 APC can be turned into either an M51A2 IFV or an M51A2/A tank destroyer in just under an hour, thanks to compartmentalized systems and the ease with which parts can be exchanged.
M578A1 Tank Destroyer / M578B1 MLRS / M578C1 APC / M578D1 Howitzer
M648A1 Mobile Artillery System / M648B1 RRT Vehicle / M648C1 Fuel Tanker / M648M3 Field Hospital / M648X1 TELAR
Heavy Vehicles, Main Battle Tanks
Designed and built by General Dynamics Land Systems, the Hellfire is a slow moving artillery tank specializing in medium and long range missile attacks.
M77A1 'Mammoth'/ M77A2 'Rex'
The Krauss-Maffei M77 series is the bread and butter of the United Systems Armoured Core, and has been in service for over two decades. It is slowly being replaced by the M80 series, but the Army does not expect the tank to become obsolete for over two more decades. The distinctive characteristic of the M77 is its dual cannons.
M80A1 'Sherman'/ M80A2 'Hammer'
General Motors has attempted for decades to take the crown from the M77 series of main battle tank, and it has succeeded with the M80. Although very expensive, and only equipped with a single cannon, the M80's innovations come from its antimatter reactor. The reactor gives it enough energy to power the 'siege cannon', as it has been nicknamed, which can cause crippling damage even to the toughest of tanks and mechs.
Krauss-Maffei M-X 'Tiger'
Named after the legendary Tiger tank, the Krauss-Maffei M-X is undoubtedly the king of the battlefield. It has even been known to cripple Titan heavy mechs with a single salvo of its weapons. The characteristics remain a tightly guarded secret, but it is known that its main cannon has a caliber in excess of 300mm.
All-Terrain Combat Vehicles (Mechs)
GDLS RM-03 'Orion'
A light, agile mech from General Dynamics Land Systems, the Orion is often used to scout out enemy positions or relay targeting information to Ballista and Longbow mechs.
GDLS SM-04 'Guardian'
A mech primarily used for police duties, the unit can operate autonomously or with a human crew.
HM-05 'Ballista'/ Krauss-MaffeiAM-05 'Longbow'
Krauss-Maffei developed the Ballista and Longbow battlemechs as a second-line indirect support platform. The first weights 90 tons without ammo, while the second 150. They represent a clever solution to the vulnerability of mech legs, even though those are vital to access difficult terrain; never present the legs to the enemy. The two mechs can rain down missiles onto the enemy with extreme prejudice.
Krauss-Maffei BM-07 'Rifleman'
A 90 ton beast, the Rifleman's firepower is concentrated into its two 'arms', each of which can be mounted with almost any ballistic weapon in existance. The most common variant, the BM-07/CQC, mounts a pair of 100mm anti-tank guns and 20mm gatlings. The Rifleman so far remains the only mech to be capable of mounting experimental laser weapons, although very few variants do so.
Krauss-Maffei AM-15 'Titan'
The 200 ton, 20 meter tall Titan is the product of decades of research by Krauss-Maffei. Built to shrug off direct hits from all but the most damaging anti-tank guns, and packing enough firepower to wipe out entire tank columns, the Titan is a very rare mech, due to the extreme cost of the logistics behind its deployment.
Aerospace Superiority Vehicles
Lockheed Martin F-18/E 'Cobra' Strike Fighter
The Cobra is a fourty-year old fighter design that has been rendered obsolete by advancements in the field of armor and weaponry. Nevertheless, it remains the Coalition's fastest and most agile fighter available, and the vast warehouses filled to the brim with the machines mean that as long as there are pilots to fly them, the Coalition can afford to send wave after wave of them against the enemy. They are most effective inside a planet's atmosphere, where their airplane-like design allows them to take advantage of air resistance instead of fighting against it. Even in 2442, hundreds of Cobra pilots graduate from the United Systems Air Force Academy every year. The F-18/E is the newest and most modernized edition of the craft, upgrading the outdated F-18/D.
Dassault Mirage 3000 Strike Fighter
Not much is known about the Mirage 3000 other than that it is an experimental fighter, or that it is designed by Dassault.
Lockheed Martin F-38/A 'Raptor' Strike Fighter
Brand new from Lockheed Martin's New Meryland facility underneath the ice of Europa, the F-38 was advertised as being the first fighter in 30 years to be built using exclusively paid human labour. The reason for that isn't patriotism, however. The F-38 represents thirty years of top secret research in the field of aerospace superiority, and has already cost the government more than the development of every other asset in the past century combined. With a staggering cost of six hundred million credits per unit, many doubted the need for the F-38 to even exist. The doubts were silenced, however, during field trials. A single squadron of F-38 fighters managed to not only destroy ten squadrons of the older F-18s, but to complete the objective and extract with zero casualties. Lockheed instantly won the contract. The secret behind the F-38's success is quite simple. The F-38 uses a single relativistic autocannon. The projectiles travel at 0.1% the speed of light, and, despite weighting a single gram, they hit with enough energy to tear off wings and alter the course of the enemy ship significantly. The problem is that the F-38 does not have the energy to sustain this weapon for long, and so it needs to recharge between bursts.
Lockheed Martin F-38/R 'Raptor UCAV' Autonomous Joint Strike Fighter
After the successful deployment of the Mirage 3001 'Predator' UCAV, Lockheed was swift to copy the technology that allowed the networked fighter drones to function: it took several years of corporate espionage, original research, and a touch of alien technology acquired from XE-52 and Talarin, but eventually Lockheed managed to produce the F-38/R version of its Raptor. Nicknamed 'Roboraptor' by the grunts, the F-38/R is a larger, better armored and well-equipped alternative to the M-3001 and its later upgrades. But, knowing that the military needed more than that to upgrade, Lockheed sweetened the pot: the Roboraptor includes a hydrogen combustion engine in addition to a fusion reactor, allowing it to run on conventional hydrogen fuel, an endless resource, at the cost of drastically reduced autonomy: the fighters need refueling every few hours.
Lockheed Martin FA-37 'Talon' Stealth Fighter
While the F-18 and F-38 duked it out to determine if the F-38 was worth the cost, the United Systems Air Force stealthily introduced the FA-37 Stealth Fighter into its arsenal. Faster than the F-38 but slower than the F-18, its main feature is its ability to 'disappear' from sensors using an advanced suite of electronics, heatsinks and disruptive coating. Squadrons of these fighters have been known to sneak past enemy lines undetected, destroying entire airfields or hunting down enemy cargo transports before anyone even noticed them.
Tactical Bombers, Strategic Bombers
Boeing F-5 'Eagle' Fighter-Bomber
The decade-old fighter-bomber focuses heavily on the delivery of conventional explosives on vulnurable ships, or the precision bombing of airfields and tactical targets. Nevertheless, it is very much capable of the delivery of nuclear warheads, if the mission requires it, and some of the craft have been modified with ports to facilitate the deployment of target painters for nukes.
Boeing B-23 'Raven' Stratobomber
One bomber to rule them all. The FTL-capable Raven is capable of maintaining its stealth for days, navigating its way around enemy strongholds and defensive perimeters. Once it is in place, all is lost: it can carry enough nuclear warheads to level a few countries, or destroy a dreadnought. Its speed leaves much to be desired, however, and the FTL drive requires long cooldowns before being able to jump again.
Boeing CH-48 'Chetco' VTOL
The Boeing CH-48 is named after the people of Chetco, a native Oregon tribe, and is the space capable offspring of the CH-47 Chinook. It is an ancient vehicle, having served in almost every war in the past fourty years, and many of them are used as civilian cargo transports. Up to two main battle tanks, or fourty troops, can fit comfortably inside the hold of a CH-48. It is powered by a fusion reactor and uses a Buzzard scoop to collect reaction mass, giving it an almost unlimited range. Sometimes, the transports are refitted with an FTL drive to ferry cargo between systems.
Boeing AH-12 'Slingshot' Gunship/Boeing AH-16 'Overlord' Ground Attack Craft
The Slingshot is the exact opposite of the Chetco. Agile and armed, it is meant to provide cover for ground troops with a huge arsenal of weaponry, such as rail cannons, missiles and artillery turrets. It can carry a small squad of marines inside it, for rapid deployments, and is fueled by hydrogen fuel cells to give it unparalleled agility when it comes to assault gunships. The Overlord takes that concept one step further, reducing its crew capacity to just a pilot and gunnery operator in favor of a built-in bomb bay and increased weapon payload.
Bell UH-77 'Inuit' Gunship
The UH-77 is named after the Canadian Inuit, part of Canadian heritage in the USC, and is built as a force insertion craft. Its missile pods can clear the path for ground forces to land in, and its railgun can devastate other dropships in dogfights. It is faster and more agile than the Chetco, and can be fitted with an FTL drive to allow it to travel faster than light.
Bell UH-78 'Huey' The Bell UH-78 is a multi-role gunship designed to function as a 'jack of all trades, master of none' for ships and facilities that lack the capacity to carry specialized ships for every task. Its modular 'pod space' system allows everything from weapons, to ECM, to torpedoes to additional passenger seats. It has an FTL drive by default, although it can be removed to save weight and pod space.
Northrop Grumman EC-180 Compass
Originally, the EC-180 was designed to counter the use of the Zeleniyan 'Houndeye' electronic warfare vessel. They are unique in their use of two primary engine pods, each housing a SABRE endo-exo atmospheric jet engine and an antimatter-catalyzed fusion nuclear thermal rocket to enable both atmospheric and space flight with a smooth transition between atmo and orbit, but a single 'COLJEFE, as pronounced by the French company that designed it. The Cold-Jet Fusion Engine is little more than a nuclear thermal rocket, but the exhaust fluid is supercooled constantly by passing through a refrigeration loop in order to eliminate the craft's heat signature. Waste heat is stored in high capacity heatsinks and vented at the first opportunity. The craft is equipped with a vast array of electronic equipment and, when fully staffed, has a crew of twelve aboard. The EC-180/N variant is a strategic command vessel, with only six of them in existence: three of the craft are always in space at any given moment with a full Emergency Command Authority Board aboard, which includes a representative of the Secretary of Defense, two USAF four-star generals, a Military Intelligence general and a Navy admiral. They can authorize nuclear counter-attacks from the depth of space in the event that the command authority on Europa is killed or incapacitated in an enemy first strike.
Boeing C-19 'Goliath':
Boeing 878 Space Shuttle:
Lockheed Martin C5 'Galaxy' Space Shuttle: