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The All Terrain Scout Transport/Assault (AT-ST/A) was a variant of the AT-ST walker.

CharacteristicsEdit

It was approximately 10 meters tall, and was more heavily armed than its shorter cousin, sporting a large, single-barreled heavy blaster cannon instead of the double medium blaster cannons.

The AT-ST/A's legs had greater reinforcement, and its gyro-stabilizing systems were improved from the original design. It was also fitted with enclosed viewports for added protection of the crew.

HistoryEdit

Rebel spies first spotted the vehicle early in the Galactic Civil War, but variants of the AT-ST/A design would continue to be deployed throughout the conflict, even participating in the devastating Imperial in-fighting on Coruscant in 10 ABY.

Behind the scenesEdit

AT-ST-variant

Sketch of an unnamed AT-ST variant from The Star Wars Sourcebook, similar to the AT-ST/A.

The AT-ST/As originated in concept art for the ground-battle on Endor, where it was to have taken the role of the AT-ST (which would be modified from its The Empire Strikes Back-appearance).

Ultimately, a slightly different look was chosen and the Expanded Universe recycled the designs into a bigger, stronger AT-ST variant, more suited for an assault-role.

SourcesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit


Walkers of the Galactic Empire
Reconnaissance/light support
All Terrain Advance Raider · All Terrain Exploration Droid
Light All Terrain Personal Transport · All Terrain Personal Transport
All Terrain Recon Transport · All Terrain Scout Transport
All Terrain Scout Transport/Assault · Mountain Terrain Scout Transport
Heavy support/troop transport
All Terrain Armored Transport · All Terrain Tactical Enforcer
All Terrain Tactical Enforcer (cargo transport) · Shadow AT-AT
Self-propelled artillery
All Terrain Attack Pod · Self-Propelled Medium Artillery
All Terrain Anti-Aircraft · All Terrain Ion Cannon
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