Materials Group was a branch of ONI Section Three[1] and an ordnance and materiel manufacturer based out of Damascus on Chi Ceti IV.[2]


Human-Covenant warEdit

In early 2526, ONI tasked SPARTAN-II soldiers with the capture of a Covenant starship. Materials Group were to be the ones to receive it and begin reverse engineering it.[1]


In May 2553, the Materials Group formed the Damascus Ordnance Commission to help refine and mass produce the 2nd Generation of MJOLNIR Armor.[3]

Products & ServicesEdit

Materials Group have manufactured a multitude of assets for the UNSC.


In conjunction with Dr. Catherine Halsey, Materials Group was responsible for the creation of the Mjolnir Powered Assault Armor Mark IV, Mark V and the Mark VI.[4] To assist SPARTANs with entering their armor, Materials Group created the Brokkr Armor Mechanism.[3]


Materials Group was also responsible for the creation of vehicles such as the XRP12 Combat Support Vehicle,[5] the HRUNTING/YGGDRASIL Mark IX Armor Defense System,[6] and the Colossus.[7] It also made the UNSC Infinity's hull.[8]




Materials Group operated a facility on Chi Ceti IV's moon, Muroto.[9]



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  2. Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide, Page 229
  3. 3.0 3.1 Halo Mythos: A Guide to the Story of Halo, Page 128
  4. Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, Page 118-120
  5. Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, Page 83
  6. Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide, Page 111
  7. Halo Waypoint: Community Update - Folks Need Heroes
  8. Halo 4 Limited Edition - Bonus Item: Gabriel Thorne's Data Book
  9. Halo 4 - Map: Shatter
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