A Mobile Infantry trooper throwing a grenade.

A grenade is any explosive device designed to be thrown by hand, or sometimes fired via a launcher.

Starship Troopers novelEdit

Grenades are frequently used by Mobile Infantry troopers against the Pseudo-Arachnids, especially thrown into a Bug hole.

Starship Troopers animeEdit

Recruits are able to used simulation grenades against the robotic batteries during simulation fort assault.[1]

Mobile Infantry troopers use grenades against Extraterrestrial life forms during the battle on Klendathu.[2]

Starship Troopers film universeEdit

During the First Bug War, there at least three type of grenades: Fragmentation Grenade, M7 Incendiary Grenade, and Tactical Oxygen Nuke, which is also used as a small nuclear warhead.

Several types of assault rifles are also equipped with grenade launcher, including the Morita II Assault Rifle and Morita III Assault Rifle. Some Morita Assault Rifles are also customized with a grenade launcher.[3]

Arachnids uses Kamikaze Bombardier as grenades against humans.

Roughnecks: Starship Troopers ChroniclesEdit

The Morita Smart Rifle is able to be loaded with antimatter grenades.

Starship Troopers: The Miniatures GameEdit

The M8 Ape is capable of firing grenades from the SW-422 Hellseed Y-Rack Grenade Launcher .

Starship Troopers: The Roleplaying GameEdit

There are several types of grenades in Starship Troopers: The Roleplaying Game:

The Skinnies also use grenades:

There are also two types of grenade launcher:


  1. Starship Troopers episode "Maria"
  2. Starship Troopers episode "Carmencita"
  3. Starship Troopers (film)
Powered Armor
Types Marauder - Command - Scout
Weapons Rifle - Flamethrower - Y-Rack - Rocket Launcher - Grenade
See also Mobile Infantry - Light Armor - Jump jet - Armors and Suits
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