the Python Patrol

Cobra's slithering covert missions unit! Using state-of-the-art technology and sleek combat color schemes, not to mention 'snake-skin' camouflage, Cobra has refurbished and redecorated battle-scarred vehicles for sophisticated counter-strikes against GI Joe!

Personnel:

1989 Pythons:

Copperhead: an unsuccessful speedboat racer who bet on himself too often, Copperhead found working for Cobra a great way to pay off his gambling debts. Of course, he enjoys numerous other advantages of being on that organization's payroll, as well! Availability:

Copperhead (MSH Classic)

Copperhead (4C System)

Copperhead (Marvel Saga)

Pythons: Cobras with a proven track record of success are often inducted into the Python Patrol. Given additional training and a special wraith suit that makes them invisible to radio waves and infrared light, they make excellent stealth operatives. Availability:

Pythons (MSH Classic)

Pythons (4C System)

Pythons (Marvel Saga)

the Python Guard: Cobra's elite shock troops, the Crimson Guard are expert infiltrators and saboteurs. Possessing advanced degrees in addition to their subversive training, those targeted by the Guard rarely, if ever, see them coming. Availability:

the Python Guard (MSH Classic)

the Python Guard (4C System)

the Python Guard (Marvel Saga)

Python Officers: the Patrol's middle management, Python Officers relay orders from the Cobra Command to their underlings, and lead squads on missions when necessary. So they're basically like regular Cobra Officers, except that they get paid better! Availability:

Python Officers (MSH Classic)

Python Officers (4C System)

Python Officers (Marvel Saga)

Python Vipers: those Cobras who show great promise as combatants are often promoted to that organization's light infantry: the Vipers! These thoroughly trained, highly motivated, and well-equipped operatives are a serious threat to freedom world-wide! Availability:

Vipers (MSH Classic)

Vipers (4C System)

Vipers (Marvel Saga)

Tele-Pythons: vital cogs in Cobra operations, Tele-Pythons are the men and women who relay messages back and forth between the Cobra command and its subordinates. As such, it's rare to see Cobra's leadership without a Tele-Viper or Tele-Python handy. Availability:

Tele-Pythons (MSH Classic)

Tele-Pythons (4C System)

Tele-Pythons (Marvel Saga)

2003 Pythons:

HEAT-Pythons: Cobra's anti-armor specialists, HEAT-Pythons (High-Explosive Anti-Tank) utilize the latest in wire-guided projectiles. While their gear can flatten almost any armor, it takes guts to steer those missiles home while GI Joe fires on them! Availability:

HEAT-Pythons (MSH Classic)

HEAT-Pythons (4C System)

HEAT-Pythons (Marvel Saga)

Laser-Pythons: equipped with powerful, back-mounted laser cannons, the Laser-Python corps can indeed fry enemy targets at close range. However, their main job is to 'paint' enemy targets with their lasers, which allows allied munitions to 'ride' right to them! Availability:

Laser-Pythons (MSH Classic)

Laser-Pythons (4C System)

Laser-Pythons (Marvel Saga)

Major Bludd: originally a Major in the Australian Special Air Service, the promise of riches lured Sebastian Bludd away from his patriotic duty and transformed him into a rather amoral mercenary - a path that ultimately led to his employment by Cobra! Availability:

Major Bludd (MSH Classic)

Major Bludd (4C System)

Major Bludd (Marvel Saga)

Python Lampreys: Lampreys are Eels who have been extensively trained in ship to ship combat maneuvers, and are assigned their own Cobra vehicles. They use these craft to patrol Cobra-controlled beachfronts, and regularly engage in battle with other ships. Availability:

Lampreys (MSH Classic)

Lampreys (4C System)

Lampreys (Marvel Saga)

Rock-Pythons: using the latest in climbing gear, and conditioned to work effectively at high altitudes, Rock-Pythons are Cobra's mountaineering experts. They easily take the high ground with their advanced climbing skills, and hold it with their heavy ordnance! Availability:

Rock-Pythons (MSH Classic)

Rock-Pythons (4C System)

Rock-Pythons (Marvel Saga)

SAW-Pythons: bearers of Cobra's Squad Attack Weapons, SAW-Pythons bring the firepower. They're strong enough to haul their heavy weaponry and ordnance anywhere needed, and are usually more than happy to discharge every bullet they bring along! Availability:

SAW-Pythons (MSH Classic)

SAW-Pythons (4C System)

SAW-Pythons (Marvel Saga)

2004 Pythons:

Python Vipers: those Cobras who show great promise as combatants are often promoted to that organization's light infantry: the Vipers! These thoroughly trained, highly motivated, and well-equipped operatives are a serious threat to freedom world-wide! Availability:

Vipers (MSH Classic)

Vipers (4C System)

Vipers (Marvel Saga)

Tele-Pythons: vital cogs in Cobra operations, Tele-Pythons are the men and women who relay messages back and forth between the Cobra command and its subordinates. As such, it's rare to see Cobra's leadership without a Tele-Python or Tele-Viper handy. Availability:

Tele-Pythons (MSH Classic)

Tele-Pythons (4C System)

Tele-Pythons (Marvel Saga)

2009 Pythons:

Copperhead: an unsuccessful speedboat racer who bet on himself too often, Copperhead found working for Cobra a great way to pay off his gambling debts. Of course, he enjoys numerous other advantages of being on that organization's payroll, as well! Availability:

Copperhead (MSH Classic)

Copperhead (4C System)

Copperhead (Marvel Saga)

Python Vipers: those Cobras who show great promise as combatants are often promoted to that organization's light infantry: the Vipers! These thoroughly trained, highly motivated, and well-equipped operatives are a serious threat to freedom world-wide! Availability:

Vipers (MSH Classic)

Vipers (4C System)

Vipers (Marvel Saga)

2011 Pythons:

Motor-Pythons: Cobra's Recon and Perimeter Defense Force, Motor-Pythons patrol, defend, and scout any real estate that group has laid claim to. While sharing the same basic rank (and pay) of regular Cobra troopers, Motor-Pythons at least have their own ride! Availability:

Motor-Pythons (MSH Classic)

Motor-Pythons (4C System)

Motor-Pythons (Marvel Saga)

Tele-Pythons: vital cogs in Cobra operations, Tele-Pythons are the men and women who relay messages back and forth between the Cobra command and its subordinates. As such, it's rare to see Cobra's leadership without a Tele-Python or Tele-Viper handy. Availability:

Tele-Pythons (MSH Classic)

Tele-Pythons (4C System)

Tele-Pythons (Marvel Saga)

2015 Pythons:

Croc Master: obsessed with crocodiles all his life, the man known only as Croc Master founded Guard Gators, Inc., to sell his babies as a deadly security system. This endeared him with Cobra's leadership, who needed to secure its large tropical Island! Availability:

Croc Master (MSH Classic)

Croc Master (4C System)

Croc Master (Marvel Saga)

Equipment:

the Python ASP: a towable weapon system equipped with two Eliminator cannons, the Assault System Pod, or ASP, is a menace to all Cobra's enemies. Capable of striking foes on land, sea, or air, the ASP excels for providing security or fire superiority! Availability:

the Python ASP (MSH Classic)

Python ASP (4C System)

Python ASP (Marvel Saga)

the Python Conquest: after acquiring several of GI Joe's Conquest X-30 aircraft, Cobra repurposed them for their Python Patrol! Thus, these modified Python Conquest X-30 aircraft are just as effective as the original, with added stealth capability! Availability:

the Python X-30 (MSH Classic)

the Python X-30 (4C System)

the Python X-30 (Marvel Saga)

the Python Stinger: an enhancement of Cobra's venerable off-road combat vehicle, the Python Stinger has all the abilities of its regular namesake, plus one: the Python Stinger is invisible to both radar and infrared sensors! Availability:

the Python Stinger (MSH Classic)

the Python Stinger (4C System)

the Python Stinger (Marvel Saga)

the Python Stun: the vehicle of choice for the Cobra Recon and Perimeter Defense Forces, the Stun is a three-wheeled, off-road vehicle. Lightly armored but heavily armed, the Stun has been augmented by the Python Patrol to also be virtually undetectable! Availability:

the Python Stun (MSH Classic)

the Python Stun (4C System)

the Python Stun (Marvel Saga)

the Python Patrol Water Moccasin: Water Moccasins are medium-sized air boats that are light and fast, despite their heavy arms and armor. Thanks to it undergoing the Pythonization process, these special Water Moccasins are also nigh-impossible to detect! Availability:

the Python Patrol Water Moccasin (MSH Classic)

Python Patrol Water Moccasin (4C System)

Python Patrol Water Moccasin (Marvel Saga)

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