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COBRA PARATROOPER / COBRA C.L.A.W.S. TROOPER (v1)

AIRBORNE INFANTRY / HEAVY WEAPONS TROOPER 

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YoJoe ID: 118-HAF-2008-CBPRTRPR-01

Series: Twenty Four (2008)

Cobra Paratrooper was released with the DVD Battles Pack, set 5 of 5. The set also included Alpine (v5), Cobra Commander (v36), Duke (v29), and a Cobra C.L.A.W. Additionally, this set included a DVD of the "Best of" '80s Episodes and a component of the M.A.S.S. Device vehicle - the beam emitter.

Cobra Paratrooper was re-released in the 50th Anniversary line in the Chase For The M.A.S.S. Device 3-Pack and renamed Cobra C.L.A.W.S. Trooper. The set included Cobra Commander (v36), Duke (v29), and a Cobra C.L.A.W.

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Accessories

Cobra Paratrooper came with a blue helmet, a white parachute harness, a gunmetal rifle, a silver and black knife, a black a silver video camera, a three-piece gray camera stand, and a black display stand.

See variations below.

Filecard Information

File Name: Various
Birthplace: Various
Primary Specialty: Paratrooper
Secondary Specialty: Infantry
Motto: "We're the grunts of the COBRA organization, the guys who pour into the field and fight for all we're worth, overpowering the enemy with might, meanness and machine guns."

COBRA PARATROOPER forces are the lowest ranks in the COBRA legions, yet their great numbers provide COBRA with much of its muscle. Thugs, mercenaries, pirates and assorted lowlifes are recruited from all over the world with promises of future wealth - and instant opportunities to demolish and destroy. After some rudimentary training, they are handed a parachute and weapons and told to go out and wreak havoc. The battle may be on the ground or in the air, but wherever the location, COBRA PARATROOPER forces gleefully leap into the fray, guns blazing and eyes burning with a zeal for battle.

Variations

The 50th Anniversary release featured a different display stand.

Featured In

Cobra Paratrooper was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards, Comic Books, Cartoons and Commercials.

Body Construction

Cobra Paratrooper was created using the entire body of Cobra (v2) (2007) with a new head.

Reference Information

The below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Cobra Paratrooper / Cobra C.L.A.W.S. Trooper (v1).

Original Retail: $19.99 (DVD Battles), $19.99 (50th)
Product Number: 65909 (DVD Battles), B4068 (50th)
Lee's Guide: n/a
The Ultimate Guide: n/a
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: n/a
RAHC/Rank & File: TFA - 150/249 - 0839 (DVD Battles), 50 - 022/044 - 1264 (50th)
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a
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