Granted access to the mass of German Rift-tech development, Japanese scientists were able to make significant advances in new areas of technology. One such field was that of exoskeletons intended to enhance the endurance and speed of the fighting soldier. Based on the earlier ‘battleframes’, a modified suit has been deployed specially adapted for close quarters fighting.
The Totsugeki-Gaikokkaku squads are highly mobile and armed with weaponry geared towards close range, mounting either an SMG or occasionally a rapid-firing compression rifle. The suits also incorporate a close combat blade, which the soldiers taking pride in mastering to a fearsome level of proficiency.