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Starship Troopers (book)/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Starship Troopers (book).

Perhaps best recognized for its portrayal of future infantry using powered exoskeleton suits dropped from space, this book, by Robert A. Heinlein, was the first to make the professional reading list of all four U.S. military services, with its insights into military discipline, motivation and command. The movie version shares little besides the title; there are no serious plot similarities