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The Assault/Reconnaissance Enhanced Spartan Program or the ARES Program was developed by Dr. Steven Voss to increase a Spartan's capabilities on enemy territory. Unforunantly the project was scrapped when Dr. Steven Voss was murdered by Insurrectionists on Ganymede. The project came to a grinding halt and the only ARES unit, X-004, was marooned by undercover Insurrectionists on an unknown planet.