This page is about the planet cracking weapon in the film universe, for its novel counterpart, see Nova Bomb.

The Q Bomb is a planet cracking weapon that can destroy a planet on contact.


There has been controversy on Earth over the use of the Q Bomb: Religious fanatics say that the Federation shouldn't decide what planet lives and dies; politicians don't bother; and military officials think that since the Bugs don't use a Q Bomb, why shouldn't they?

The Q Bomb was first launched and tested within the Arachnid colony on planet OM-1 to destroy Behemecoatyl, the God Bug. Starship Troopers 3: Marauder

Years later, Sky Marshal Amy Snapp attempted to put down Martian Independence by using a Q-Bomb. Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars

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See alsoEdit

  • Nova Bomb - Equivalent of Nova Bomb in the Novel universe.
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