The Imperial Army, also known as the Imperial Forces or Imperial ground forces, was the land-based branch of the Galactic Empire's military. The stormtroopers, the Empire's elite shock troops were organized under the Stormtrooper Corps, which operated as part of the army. It also depended on mechanized vehicles such as the bipedal All Terrain Scout Transport and the heavier, quadrupedal All Terrain Armored Transport.
- Elite AT-AT
- AT-AP (Briefly)
- AT-OP (Briefly)
- AT-RT (Briefly)
- AT-TE (Briefly)
- AT-ST Mark III
- AT-MP Mark III
- Umbaran MHC
- 2-M Hover Tank
- 74-Z speeder bike
- 614-AvA speeder bike
- BARC speeder (Briefly)
- DRK-1 probe
- Imperial assault tank
- Imperial combat speeder
- Imperial Troop Transport
The Imperial Army also maintained numerous TIE/LN starfighters for combat use in planetary atmospheres. As a result, TIE fighter pilots in the Imperial Army were nicknamed ground-hogs unlike their Imperial Navy counterpart, the vac-heads. Since vac-heads maintained better public recognition through the HoloNet News, a bitter rivalry existed between the two branches, with each having their own anthem and bars at Imperial flight bases in order to avoid conflict. However the Bright Jewel Oversector Flight Base did not separate its bar between the branches, in one instance resulting in members of Nashtah Squadron to provoke other members of the Imperial Navy by singing the Ground-hog anthem.
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- Lords of the Sith
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