This list was designed for reference in the unlocks for Halo 4’s armour.
Armour Sets - Spartan IV Specialization
Newly inducted Spartans receive a standard-issue default-configuration armor system known as RECRUIT. Most SPARTAN-IV assets required to use RECRUIT-class armor for an individually determined timeframe before requisitioning custom kits.
-Unlocked by Default
Streamlined for agility and speed of movement, the WARRIOR-class variant’s architecture leverages intel from Covenant encounters to improve overall design and execution. It is typically considered the most pervasively distributed armor system currently in production.
-Unlocked at SR 8
Air Assault:- Specs
In late 2552, as the Covenant lay siege to humanity’s home system, ONI security personnel were deployed with AIR ASSAULT-class armor. The goal was simple: prevent the enemy from gaining control of the skyhook defense complexes that line the suborbital planes of both Earth and Luna.
-Unlocked at SR 11
SOLDIER-class armor typically functions in a support capacity on the battlefield. Operators can carry substantially more equipment than Spartans using other armor types while retaining their field mobility and dexterity.
-Unlocked at SR 15
Spartan pilots meeting D3-17 regulations and higher must be outfitted in AVIATOR-class armor for all Broadsword A/X engagement operations to comply with standard asset security protocols and the Budgetary Retention Hearings of 2554.
-Unlocked at SR 17
After the Covenant War, the Orfanec Commission held at the Damascus Testing Facility approved the long-term aggressive focus on defense-centric armor systems. The most notable of these is easily IMC’s versatile DEFENDER-class armor designed in Ankara.
-Unlocked at SR 21
Although the RECON-class of GEN2 Mjolnir armor is not substantially different from its predecessors, its new manufacturer has offered improved movement stabilizers and adjustable shield distribution channels for versatility during deep-field reconnaissance.
-Unlocked at SR 26
Staying true to Material Group’s prodigious GEN1 architecture, EVA-class armor has provided Spartan personnel with highly effective exoatmospheric and zero-gravity combat systems for over three decades.
-Unlocked at SR 27
War Master- Specs
Easily the most exotic armor system deployed by Lethbridge Industrial, WAR MASTER-class armor is a multi-use, multi-function configuration, which, when utilized properly, can benefit the user in almost any combat scenario propagated on the battlefield.
-Unlocked at SR 37
Favored by Class-8 FDO (Forward Deployed Operators), SCOUT-class armor contains the most capable covert anti-tracking system and shroud-induction packages available for use. Its success behind enemy lines is unquestionable.
-Unlocked at SR 38
Naphtali Contractor Corporation’s ORBITAL-class armor set was comprehensively tested during the Covenant’s assault on the Sol system in October and November of 2552, particularly in battles waged along the skyhooks and tethers orbiting Earth and Luna.
-Unlocked at SR 41
Access-oriented systems, such as the INFILTRATOR-class armor, are explicitly designed to assist Spartan operatives in gaining undetected entry into heavily fortified, enemy-controlled sites.
-Unlocked at SR 42
When its contract was transferred from the Materials Group, Acheron Security re-architected the GEN2 HAZOP-class armor systems explicitly for extended operations within exotic and environmentally hazardous locales.
-Unlocked at SR 43
The EOD-class armor’s current manufacturer, the NCC, has further adjusted the system’s plate configuration to reduce potential for dismemberment during explosive ordnance disposal activity and facilitation.
-Unlocked at SR 45
Now ubiquitous regardless of environment, Hannibal Weapon System’s OCEANIC-class armor was originally designed to be most effective when used in aphotic deep-sea scenarios under the constant duress of extreme pressure and temperature.
-Unlocked at SR 47
As of May 2553, all ZULU-level classified Office of Naval Intelligence sites must require security detail to wear fully operable ENFORCER-class armor, as tested under Ankara Field Stricture BL58-0 and approved by Ordnance Commission.
-Unlocked at SR 50
Next Post will cover skins.