“Check it out! We’ve got tactical smart missiles, phased plasma cannon, pulse rifles, RPGs; we’ve got nukes, we’ve got knives, sharp sticks…!”
The United States Colonial Marines. Ultimate trouble-shooters equipped with state-of-the-art firepower, capable of power projection across the vast expanse of deep space. They can sharpshoot a man at a thousand meters or obliterate an entire world from the safety of orbit. They reckon they are unbeatable.
But on a dirtball colony planet known only as LV-426 the unthinkable happened.
The Marines lost.
The Aliens Colonial Marines Technical Manual is your official guide to the equipment and organisation of the United States Colonial Marine Corps. Packed with never-before-published diagrams, technical schematics and plans, the manual takes a detailed look at the guns, vehicles and ships of the USCMC, and the men and women who use them.
A must for all Aliens fans, this book examines the technology of the film’s futuristic nightmare in every detail, and tries to discover exactly what went wrong on LV-426.