Chaos Space Marine Squad
Chaos Space Marine Squads are the standard fighting unit of Chaos Space Marine warbands.
Chaos Space Marines have all the strengths and skills of their loyalist kin, but are further augmented by the powers of Chaos and experience from ten thousand years of battle. Since the Horus Heresy these warriors have known that there can be no peace, forgiveness, or absolution for them. They are wholly committed to the path they now tread, for good or ill, and they can expect no quarter from their former battle-brothers. There is little uniformity between squads much of the organization and structure of the former Space Marine Legions has fallen by the wayside as they turned to the path of Chaos. In place of appointed sergeants they follow the strongest and most merciless Chaos Champions.
Clad in Power Armour, the armament of Chaos Space Marines differs little from their loyalist counterparts, consisting of Bolters, Plasma Guns, Meltaguns, Flamers, and Heavy Bolters or one-handed Bolt Pistols and Plasma Pistols. For close combat, they are equipped with Close Combat Weapons, Chainswords, Power Fists, Power Swords, Power Axes, or other ritual weapons. Chaos Space Marine heavy weapon squads are known as Havocs.
Chaos Space Marine Squad (2nd Edition)