Stormtrooper character jug produced in China by Galerie of Hebron, Kentucky, circa 2010. Stormtroopers, also known as Imperial stormtroopers and colloquially referred to as bucketheads, were the elite shock troops of the Star Wars' Galactic Empire, and were part of the Stormtrooper Corps, an independent military branch operating under the Imperial Army. These elite, obedient and zealous soldiers wore armor consisting of white plastoid plates over a black body glove, and their standard weapon was the E-11 medium blaster rifle. In addition to the standard variant trooper, various specialized units such as scout troopers and snowtroopers comprised the ranks of the corps.
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