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MACO personnel alongside Starfleet officers

MACO uniforms and equipment were worn by United Earth military personnel in the 22nd century.

See also: Starfleet uniform (2140s-early 2160s)

Combat uniform

The standard combat uniform worn by MACO personnel was a two piece uniform with matching undergarment, gloves and boots. The overall color of the combat uniform and boots was gray with white, black, and brown camouflage effects. The belt, gloves and undergarments were a brown color. This uniform was worn in and out of combat.

Environment suit

The MACO environmental suit

MACO issued its own environmental suits, distinct from the ones used by contemporary Starfleet personnel. MACO EV suits had a silver color, with support systems located in a backpack. The helmet featured two lights in a more central position than on the Starfleet suits. (ENT: "Anomaly (ENT)", et al.)

In the final draft script of "Anomaly", a scene description commented, "The MACO suits are markedly different than the Starfleet versions." Other than referring to them obviously having helmet lights and gravity boots, the script included no further details about how the MACO EV suit was intended to look.
The MACO EV suits were re-used from the 2003 Paramount Pictures movie The Core. [1]

Arms and equipment

MACO soldiers were often outfitted with a diverse set of accessories and weapons. (ENT: "The Xindi", et al.) The former included canteens. (ENT: "Impulse")


A sniper particle rifle with scope and extended barrel


A hard-shell backpack, of a similar design as used by Starfleet, was used to carry additional equipment or armaments.

Equipment belt

The equipment belt, with a pistol holster and pistol charges on the left, and scanner and stun baton on the right side.

An equipment belt was normally worn, carrying the stun baton, two stun grenades, the holstered phase-pistol, three phase-pistol charges, and a hand scanner.

A hand scanner like the one displayed on the image right was sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay. [2]

Ranks and insignia

See: MACO ranks

The MACO uniform displays several insignia. The left shoulder displays a mission patch and name tag, and the right shoulder displays the MACO insignia and a rank device.

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