The MJOLNIR GEN2 PAA/Recruit is a variant of the MJOLNIR [GEN2]. It is manufactured by Hannibal Weapon Systems and is used by all new members of the SPARTAN IV Program. The frigate FFG-045 houses a testing facility which at one point tested the Recruit forearms.
- This armor is the default armor in Halo 4.
- The helmet seems to be a mix of the Mark-VI and ODST helmets.
- The helmet bears resemblance to that of a Hornet pilot in Halo 3.
- The shoulders have a similarity with the FJ/PARA shoulders.
- All Spartan-IVs in Campaign and Spartan Ops of Halo 4 are seen wearing this armor.
- It is not known why Fireteam Crimson and Fireteam Majestic have custom sets of armor and other Spartan IVs only have standard Recruit armor.
- The Prime skin is available for this armor in the Halo 4 Limited Edition.