Fighting the evil COBRA organization calls for powerful weapons and skilled soldiers trained to use them. MIRAGE is just such a soldier. He's a specialist in weapons from machine guns to the TOW missile systems. Trained to lay down heavy cover fire and launch shoulder-mounted rockets while under an enemy attack, he has become an expert in all individual and crew-served weapons as well as anti-armor systems. MIRAGE advises and trains the G. I. JOE team on what to use and when to use it. He takes particular delight in going up against the COBRA VIPERS, who have lots of weaponry but don't know the best way to use it. MIRAGE showed them that all the firepower in the world won't best a team of highly trained soldiers.
"It's not just knowing how to use your weapons; it's knowing when to use them."
COBRA VIPERS are the grunts of the COBRA legions. If there's a dirty job that needs doing, these guys are first in line. They wear mutli-layered body armor and wrap-around helmets with built-in radio telecommunications gear, and carry multi-burst laser pistols, commando rifles, and grenade launchers. They know that they're looked down upon by the more elite COBRA groups, but that just makes them fight harder, so they can prove to everyone that plain rottenness gets the job done as well as fancy training. They're ready at a moment's notice to cause harm and do damage anywhere that COBRA COMMANDER sends them. when MIRAGE from the G. I. JOE team defeated them despite their massive weaponry, they vowed revenge.
"G. I. JOE be warned! We have more weapons and more guts than you could ever hope to hav