A Rocket Launcher is any device that launches a rocket-propelled projectile.


Starship Troopers novelEdit

Each Powered Armor is equipped with a Rocket Launcher.

Starship Troopers animeEdit

The Missile Launcher (ミサイルランチャー Misairu Ranchā) is an optional weapon for the Soldier Powered Suit. It's a short-barreled fix type missile launcher capable of rapid firing, while the missile is homing. It is the most powerful weapon of the Powered Suit. It is so powerful that the blast can damage the Powered Suit nearby. The Missile Launcher is removed during the training.[1]

Starship Troopers film universeEdit

Starship Troopers filmEdit

Main article: M55 Rocket Launcher

The Mobile Infantry troopers use the M55 Rocket Launcher to destroy large targets.

Starship Troopers video gameEdit

In addition to the Rocket Launcher, there is another weapon known as the Multiple Rocket Launcher, which is only used by the Marauder.

There are also M54-S Nuke Launcher and M56-C Missile Launcher.

Starship Troopers: InvasionEdit

Main power suit conceptual design

Small sized rocket launcher


Multi-purpose launcher

The small-sized Missile Launcher is an optional equipment of the Powered Suit.[2]

The Marauder MK-II is equipped with two Missile Pods on its shoulders.

Roughnecks: Starship Troopers ChroniclesEdit

The Ape Marauder is equipped with a missile launcher on the back that can fire various forms of ordinance.

Starship Troopers: The Miniatures GameEdit

M9B Nighthawk

M9B Nighthawk

Some Marauders, such as the M9B Nighthawk, are equipped with Multiple Rocket Launchers.

Starship Troopers: The Roleplaying GameEdit

There are several types of Rocket Launchers:


  1. Page 74, Starship Troopers Memorial Handbook
  2. BD extra from the Japanese version of Starship Troopers: Invasion Blu-ray DVD.
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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