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The "Tortoise".

The A.V.S. "Tortoise" (従軍カメラ "カメっ子" Jūgun Kamera Kamekko)[1] is a movable camera deployed on battle field to record everything it can caught on battlefield.

A Tortoise possesses three caterpillar on its top and two sides respectively, making it an all-terrain vehicle.


  • The nickname in Japanese "Kammeko" is a combination of "Camera" (カメラ) and the "Turtle" (カメ) in Japanese.
  • The Tortoise has at least two color variation: green[2] and purple.[3]
  • The Tortoise is dropped to planet surface by a parachute.[3]



  1. Page 83, Starship Troopers Memorial Handbook
  2. Starship Troopers episode "Johnnie"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Starship Troopers episode "Carmencita"