The Jump jet is an equipment on a Powered armor that allows the wearer jump higher.
Starship Troopers novelEdit
Roughnecks: Starship Troopers ChroniclesEdit
The M-1A4 Power Suit and the M-1C8 Command variant are equipped with jump jets. Jump jets are situated in both a troopers boots and his\her armor as a collapsing backpack unit. Using jump jets, troopers can fly over limited area and reach elevations of up to 200 feet. Jump jets use fuel and can only carry a trooper for 1,000 feet before needing to be recharged.
Starship Troopers film universeEdit
There are two jump jets mounted in the lower back of the Power Suit. They will open when in use. With the combination of jump jets and extra muscle power provided by the Inner Suit, the trooper can jump higher than usually he/she can do.