Much like our local police, Stormtroopers must keep up with the most modern of military equipment--to protect themselves from, say, dark, unarmed figures they think look threatening in a hood. So, for Star Wars: Episode VII, director J.J. Abrams has given the Empire soldiers some updated helmets with a very modern, streamlined makeover. Or at least that's what it seems from these leaked images over at Indie Revolver, where they claim that this is the new look for the iconic, bumbling villains.
Head below for a peek at the supposed Snowtrooper redesign, and for a side-by-side comparison of the old look versus the new, Stormtrooper 5s look.
This assessment is quite accurate.
And here's what's supposedly the new Snowtrooper look: