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WORMS
WORMS
Personal information
Real Name

Varies

Birthplace

Varies

D.O.B.

Varies

Alias(s)

Varies

Military information
Service branch

Cobra Ground Forces

Primary MOS

Maggot Operator

Secondary MOS

Mechanic

Rank

Varies

Weapon(s)

Maggot

Organizational information
Factions

Cobra

Subteams

None

"The early WORMS gets the Joe."

WORMS (Weapons Ordnance Rugged Machine Specialists) are the self-propelled artillery specialists of the Cobra ground forces, and are cross-trained within their blanket specialty. Any single WORMS can man any position on a Maggot, be in driver, gunner, loader, or diesel mechanic. Under optimum conditions, a Maggot is manned by a crew of four: commander, driver, gunner, and loader. Under battle conditions, it is possible for a Maggot to stay in action, maintaining fire-capability with its crew reduced to two. A battery of Maggots can receive target information from a central fire control vehicle and is capable of firing guided and brilliant munitions, some of which as ECM1 resistant, fire-and-forget, self-targeting and proximity-fused HEAT2 rounds. A Maggot’s crew doesn’t have to think too hard, which is why the only requirement for being a WORMS is the ability to walk while holding a bogie wheel under one arm and a 155mm shell under the other. Intensive training takes care of the rest.

1 Electronic Counter-Measures

2 High Explosive Anti-Tank

History

Canonical/Pre-MUX/Theme History:

W.O.R.M.S. are Drivers of the Maggot self-propelled artillery tank. "W.O.R.M.S." stands for Weapons Ordinance Rugged Machine Specialist, referring to their ability to repair their vehicle as battlefield mechanics and to change wheels and artillery shells single-handedly.

They were first deployed in 1988, to Frusenland. [1]

MUX History:

With fewer and fewer Maggots in production and use by Cobra, WORMS are slowly being phased out, and their duties taken over by Techno-Vipers.

Notable WORMS

OOC Notes

Logs

Players

WORMS are available as either DCs or OCs.

References

  1. G.I. Joe #68 "Cut and Freeze Dried"
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