B1 Battle Droid

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[[Image:battle_droids.jpg|thumb|right|Battle droids deploying at Naboo]]'''Battle droids''' are a model of [[droid]] built by Baktoid Combat Automata<ref>[http://www.starwars.com/databank/droid/battledroid/index.html Starwars.com]</ref> to serve as military foot-soldiers.  Humanoid in form, they can operate weapons and vehicles designed for humanoid infantry. Although inferior to living troops because they lack the capacity for "original thinking" (see below), they can be produced rapidly in large numbers and never question their orders.
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[[Image:battle_droids.jpg|thumb|right|Battle droids deploying at Naboo]]'''Battle droids''' are a model of [[droid]] built by Baktoid Combat Automata<ref>[http://www.starwars.com/databank/droid/battledroid/index.html Starwars.com]</ref> to serve as military foot-soldiers.  Humanoid in form, they can operate weapons and vehicles designed for humanoid infantry.
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Although they can be produced rapidly in large numbers and never question their orders, battle droids lack the capacity for "original thinking", making them inferior to living opponents without a large numerical advantage. B1 battle droids, in particular, appear to be painfully stupid.
  
 
Battle droids require less logistical support than living troops.  Having no need for food, water, or air, they can be folded and stored on racks indefinitely when not in use.
 
Battle droids require less logistical support than living troops.  Having no need for food, water, or air, they can be folded and stored on racks indefinitely when not in use.
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* The control ship sent a "stay alive" signal, which the control ship could stop if necessary to prevent a droid rebellion.
 
* The control ship sent a "stay alive" signal, which the control ship could stop if necessary to prevent a droid rebellion.
  
Whatever the reason, the manufacturer apparently corrected the problem after the [[Battle of Naboo]], as battle droids stopped having this vulnerability in later engagements
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Whatever the reason, the manufacturer apparently corrected the problem after the [[Battle of Naboo]], as battle droids stopped having this vulnerability in later engagements.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

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