The DF.9 Anti-Infantry turret
battery stands ready to defend Rebel troops on Hoth from invading
forces. This model is designed to be effective against infantry
and small vehicles such as speeder bikes and skirmishing or scout
craft. The battery is no match for the full-strength Imperial
battle armor cladding the AT-AT walkers, however, and the Rebels
knew that at best they would fight a delaying action from the
While the turret gun incorporates a proton shield generator and laser armor, the heavy blast cannons of the Imperial walkers pack a devastating punch. As the Imperial Blizzard Force closed range on the Rebel snow trenches, the defensive emplacements and their crews inside were blasted and destroyed.