Terrain of Zulu Alpha.

Zulu Alpha, Zulu Angel or ZA for short, is infamous remote desert planet deep in the Arachnid Quarantine Zone. It is infamously known for its extreme hostile conditions, including Arachnids which dwell here in extremely large numbers, harsh weather as it's surface is constantly ravaged by deadly sandstorms, and almost zero visibility due to constant fog and darkness.


Main article: Battle of Zulu Alpha

At some point, the United Citizen Federation launched an invasion on Zulu Alpha. During the battle, the Arachnids created a new breed of Bug — the infiltrator Control Bug, and completely decimated the Federation force, however, their further plan was failed thanks to private Lei Sahara and Captain V.J. Dax. Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation


  • The planet could be simply known as "ZA" as Zulu and Alpha are the phonetic alphabets for the letters Z and A respectively.
  • For years, the planet has been referred as "Zulu Angel" on the internet. However, digital compositor David Schnee, who worked on visual effect of Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation, identified the planet as "Zulu Alpha".[1]



  1. - david schnee - vfxlog