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"

Uncompromising Honor (Honor Harrington, #14)
Uncompromising Honor (Honor Harrington, #14)
Constitution (Legacy Fleet Trilogy, #1)
Terms of Enlistment (Frontlines #1)
Mavericks (Expeditionary Force, #6)
Angles of Attack (Frontlines, #3)
Cold Welcome (Vatta's Peace, #1)
The Little Ships (Alexis Carew #3)
To Sail a Darkling Sea (Black Tide Rising, #2)
Fields of Fire (Frontlines, #5)
Odysseus Ascendant (Odyssey One #7)
Chains of Command (Frontlines, #4)
Legionnaire (Galaxy's Edge, #1)
Forging Zero (The Legend of ZERO, #1)
Lines of Departure (Frontlines, #2)
The End of All Things (Old Man's War, #6)

Popular Military Science Fiction Books

Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
Dauntless (The Lost Fleet, #1)
The Forever War (The Forever War, #1)
On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington, #1)
Starship Troopers
Fearless (The Lost Fleet, #2)
The Honor of the Queen (Honor Harrington, #2)
The Ghost Brigades (Old Man's War, #2)
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
Relentless (The Lost Fleet, #5)
Courageous (The Lost Fleet, #3)
A Soldier's Duty by Jean JohnsonOn Basilisk Station by David WeberDamnation by Jean JohnsonAn Officer's Duty by Jean JohnsonHellfire by Jean Johnson
Heroines of Military Science Fiction
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Star Force
17 books — 2 voters
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Damn Sight, Good Space Opera
81 books — 55 voters

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How long you been in the infantry, sir? Anything under ten miles counts as 'almost there'.
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That’s the difference between good military commanders and good politicians, John Geary. You’ve shown me that a good military commander spends the lives of their people reluctantly and with regret, but does spend them when necessary. The good politician does the same thing with principles. There aren’t any fine burials for sacrificed principles, though.
Jack Campbell

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