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This article is about the industrial exoskeleton. For the battle armor nicknamed "gorilla" or "gorilla suit", see Inner Sphere Standard (Battle Armor).
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PEX-2B Gorilla
Production information
Manufacturer StarCorp Industries
Equipment Rating
Use General Labor
Weight Class Exoskeleton
Tech Base Inner Sphere
Cost 216,500 C-bills
Introduced Mid thirty-first century
Technical specifications
Mass 400 kg
Top Speed 10 km/h


Armor Type Standard
BV (1.0)  ???
BV (2.0) 4[1]


The PEX-2B Gorilla is an Industrial Exoskeleton which was designed as a modest-cost civilian exoskeleton. The suit was created during the mid thirty-first century when Star League technology became available again. With the introduction of the Battle Armor, Star Corp used newly regained Star League technology to produce the exoskeleton.[2]

Aimed at smaller companies which wouldn't normally to be able purchase high-end Exoskeletons, StarCorp's gambit paid off. Tens of thousands of the suit have been sold across the Inner Sphere and Periphery. It has been particularly popular with the construction trades.[2]

Between 3068 and 3069, sales of the Gorilla spiked in the Arc-Royal Theater. Later investigation found that the survivors of Wolf's Dragoons were buying large numbers of the Gorilla and using them on Outreach.[3]

Weapons and EquipmentEdit

The exoskeleton has been equipped with both Standard and Salvage Arm manipulators. The suit has been fitted out with a searchlight and cutting torch mounted on the body. It is protected with only 50 kilograms of standard armor. With its at maximum speed of 10 kph, the suit is unsuited for battlefield salvage jobs.[2]

The Gorilla has an equipment rating of D/X-X-C/C.[2]


  • Gorilla "Falcata" 
    Introduced in the Jihad, this version of the Gorilla removes the standard equipment and replaces it with a Small Laser and two Heavy Battle Claws. The armor protection is doubled. BV (2.0) = 11[4]
  • PEX-2F Salrilla 
    An off-shoot of the Gorilla, this model is specialized in salvage work.[2]



  1. Record Sheets: Vehicle Annex, IndustrialMechs & Exoskeletons, p. 15
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex, p. 190, "Gorilla/Salrilla" - Profile on Gorilla.
  3. Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex Revised, p. 180
  4. Record Sheets: Vehicle Annex, IndustrialMechs & Exoskeletons, p. 16