If you love the movie Aliens, then this is the book for you. This book is rich in detailing the organization, structure, and technology within the United States Colonial Marines. Even better, there's descriptions and drawings of technology not featured in the film Aliens.
As the videogame Aliens: Colonial Marines is currently in development, I'm hoping the developers at Gearbox are referencing this book to flesh out weapons and other critical technologies in the game.
The book was originally published in 1995, but as of May 29, 2012, the book has finally been re-issued, so all you fellow Aliens fans should pick this one up.
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