|Assault battle droid|
|Chronological and political information|
The assault battle droid or assault droid was a variation of the B1 battle droid used by the Trade Federation during the Clone Wars and The Separatist Crisis. Their assigned targets were enemy vehicles, as they were equipped with E-60R missile launcher, HX2 antipersonnel mines, and V-1 thermal detonators, as well as an SE-14 blaster pistol for taking out close-range, individual targets.
During the Clone Wars, the heavy assault droids stood out from the standard battle droids, with their dark red or blue torso, with occasionally other red markings, like and not to be confused with OOM security battle droids. They had masculine programming They were B1 battle droid variants, and stood 1.91 meters tall, with black sensors and tan plating and were constructed by Baktoid Armor Workshop.
Assault droids were produced by the CIS during the Clone Wars as anti-aircraft and anti-artillery units, used to destroy Republic turrets and vehicles on the battlefield using their primary weapon, the E-60R missile launcher. Supplementing the launcher was an SE-14 blaster pistol and 3 V-1 thermal detonators. Assault droids were used to punch a hole in enemy armor, such as heavily grouped infantry, barricades, and most of all, vehicles. They also deployed HX2 antipersonnel mines mines to guard important positions. They were seen on many battles, such as Geonosis, Kashyyyk, Rhen Var, and Muunilinst. Following the end of the Clone Wars, they saw action with Separatist holdouts.
Behind the scenesEdit
- Star Wars: Battlefront
- Star Wars: Battlefront II
- Star Wars: Clone Wars – "Chapter 2" (First appearance)