Jump to content

MIRAGE IIC Armor Core


Accessing

Recommended Posts

Intelligence Officer

Intelligence Officer

  • [C] UNIT LEADER
  • ACCESS [4] TOP SECRET〔CW〕

MIRAGE À TROIS

Crop of SPI armor depicted in the 2022 Halo Encyclopedia

Coming to Halo Infinite in Season 3 (which launches March 7) is the new MIRAGE IIC armor core—or, as many have more colloquially known it: SPI (“Semi-Powered Infiltration”) armor.

 
 

Fictionally, the roots of SPI armor can be traced back to Colonel James Ackerson, who proposed a top-secret project to produce super-soldiers that were cheaper and more expendable than Doctor Catherine Halsey’s SPARTAN-II project.

Though Dr. Halsey’s super-soldiers were one of the UNSC’s most valuable assets, they were incredibly costly, pulled from a very small gene-candidate pool, did not produce many units, and they were known by military personnel through hushed whispers and battlefield myths long before ONI Section Two decided to go public with the existence of Spartans to boost morale.

And so, the SPARTAN-III project was born. Comparatively inexpensive, highly classified, with soldiers trained to go on missions not even Halsey’s Spartans would be considered for...

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...