Military Science Fiction

Military science fiction is a subgenre of science fiction that features the use of science fiction technology, mainly weapons, for military purposes and usually principal characters that are members of a military organization involved in military activity; occurring sometimes in outer space or on a different planet or planets. It exists in literature, comics, film and video games.

A detailed description of the conflict, the tactics and weapons used for it, and the role of a military service and the individual members of that military organization forms the basis for a typical work of military s

New Releases Tagged "Military Science Fiction"

Centers of Gravity (Frontlines, #8)
Centers of Gravity (Frontlines, #8)
Fields of Fire (Frontlines, #5)
Points of Impact (Frontlines, #6)
Orders of Battle (Frontlines, #7)
Citadel (The Palladium Wars #3)
Aftershocks (The Palladium Wars #1)
Fallout (Expeditionary Force, #13)
Beyond the Eyes of Mars (Starship's Mage, #12)
Ballistic (The Palladium Wars #2)
Genesis (First Colony, #1)
Legacy (First Colony #3)
Valkyrie (Expeditionary Force, #9)
Brushfire (Expeditionary Force, #11)
Nemesis (First Colony, #2)
Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
Dauntless (The Lost Fleet, #1)
On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington, #1)
The Forever War (The Forever War, #1)
Starship Troopers
Fearless (The Lost Fleet, #2)
The Honor of the Queen (Honor Harrington, #2)
The Ghost Brigades (Old Man's War, #2)
The Short Victorious War (Honor Harrington, #3)
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
Terms of Enlistment (Frontlines, #1)
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Kick-Ass Military Science Fiction Books
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Powered Armor
107 books — 31 voters

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott LynchProsper's Demon by K.J. ParkerThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussRed Seas Under Red Skies by Scott LynchThe Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch
SFF: Best Prose
61 books — 3 voters
The Forever War by Joe HaldemanOld Man's War by John ScalziEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardKolkata Heat by Matthew SylvesterStarship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
MVP Military Sci-fi
81 books — 12 voters

On Basilisk Station by David WeberEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardThe Ani Maxima Files by Scott McElhaneyPtolemy's Child by Scott McElhaneySuperVirus by Scott McElhaney
Best Kindle Space Opera
155 books — 66 voters
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SFF: Best Plot
61 books — 3 voters

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