Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

This novel is really not what you would expect, if you saw the movie first. This book is primarily about the individual and society, and what kind of activities make a person exceptional. But yes, there are bugs and - best of all - powered suits to play in.


(Power Suit from 'Starship Troopers' by Robert Heinlein)

Select an invention:

Hands Free Helmet - chin up
The helmet of a powered suit has controls activated by head movements.

Neodog - smarter than Fido
Canine-derived animal, genetically engineered for increased intelligence and speech.

Powered Armor (or Powered Suit) - military exoskeleton
An armored suit that magnifies the power of the soldier's muscles, along with other weapons.

Talking Bomb - psych warfare
A psychological warfare weapon that talks to the enemy.

 

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