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The UNSC Army is the branch of the UNSCDF responsible for security on Earth and its colonies. It is very rare that an Army unit will engage in operations not pertaining to either garrison or anti-terror operations, as the Marine Corps is usually the branch of choice for waging campaigns outside UNSC-controlled space.
The UNSC Army was, like its sister branches in the UNSC Defense Force, formed in the wake of the Interplanetary War. Army units fought during the Battle of Earth, and were integral to the defense of many major cities.
UNSCDF Ranking System
|Enlisted Ranks of the United Nations Space Command Defense Force|
|E-1||E-2||E-3||E-4||E-5||E-6||E-7||E-8||E-9||Senior Enlisted Advisor|
|UNSC Army:||PV1||PV2||PFC||SPC - CPL||SGT||SSG||SFC||MSG - 1SG||SGM - CSM||SMA|
|Marine Corps:||Pvt||PFC||LCpl||Cpl||Sgt||SSgt||GySgt||MSgt - 1stSgt||MGySgt - SgtMaj||SgtMajMC|
|Navy:||CR||CA||CN||PO3||PO2||PO1||CPO||SCPO||MCPO - CMDCM - FORCM - FLTCM||MCPON|
|Officer's Ranks of the United Nations Space Command Defense Force|
M34 Infantry Combat Suit
- Main article: M34 Infantry Combat Suit
The Army uses a similar model of body armor to the Marine Corps. The M34 Infantry Combat Suit, alternatively known as the Achilles System, features a highly-functional HUD which has mini-map able to show the location of friendly units and objectives, indicate how many rounds are left in your magazine and how many spare magazines you have, and the suit's integrity based on a 1 to 100 scale. The suits are also fitted with a low-level energy shield.
- "They call it the Achilles, and at first we all thought, "Oh hell, there's some flaw." But no, it works like a charm. It's even hardened against anything but an EMP within half a mile."
- ―UNSC Ranger
The Army Rangers use their own specialized version of the Achilles system, colloquially known as Nightstalker. This armor utilizes the same shielding and HUD as the Achilles, but also employs a low-level active camouflage system that helps to hide the Rangers in the shadows. It is less effective in the day, and, it has been remarked, often quite annoying.
D94 Infantry Combat Suit
- Main article: D94 Infantry Combat Suit
The D94 Combat Suit is an experimental powered armor system based off of the older MJOLNIR armor system. Produced jointly by a UNSC and Sangheili team, the D94 is most similar to the combat armor worn by Sangheili in the Human-Covenant War. However, it utilizes the same strength-enhancing systems inherent in the MJOLNIR system, albeit to a lesser extent.