Who is stormtrooper TK-421?

Who is stormtrooper TK-421?

TK-421 was the designation of an Imperial stormtrooper who was stationed on the Death Star in 0 BBY. Initially working in the Sector AA-345 Maintenance Unit alongside the MSE-6 series repair droid MSE-6-G735Y, he hoped he could be transferred to Coruscant and enter the droid on the racing circuit there.

Why are stormtroopers called TK?

So the short answer is TK = Trooper Korps. The abbreviations for the other specialties stemmed from this central Korps, so most of them retain the “T”. In the history of the Empire, I’m sure the “TC” for clones came about retroactively to distinguish a period when troopers were exclusively clones.

Which stormtrooper was not at his post?

Lt. Pol Treidum (observing from Docking Control Room 327 that TK-421 was absent) attempted to contact the stormtrooper, asking (via comlink) why he wasn’t stationed at his post.

What is a Tk trooper?

Stormtroopers (ST)—known as TK stormtroopers and as TK troopers during the early Imperial Era, Remnant Stormtroopers after the Battle of Endor, and colloquially referred to as “bucketheads”—were the infantry soldiers of the Galactic Empire.

Is Luke Skywalker a stormtrooper?

Aboard the Death Star, Luke Skywalker, disguised as a Stormtrooper, staged a rescue mission alongside Han Solo to save Princess Leia Organa from Darth Vader!

Are all stormtroopers TK?

In most cases, especially stormtroopers, the two letters are “TK,” (likely referencing Star Wars), but there are many instances of personnel, including stormtroopers, with designations other than TK numbers. In Star Wars Rebels, Imperial Officer Cumberlayne Aresko goes by the operating number LRC-01.

Do any stormtroopers have names?

Clone troopers in the Star Wars franchise have a history of using distinct names, but stormtroopers strictly use numbers as identifiers. Both groups were originally formed for a similar purpose, acting as an army during tense periods within the galaxy.