The Entire population of Cadia is destined for a military life. The birth rate and recruitment rate being synonymous. The Cadian Shock Troop regiments are highly disciplined and have a reputation for being excellent shots. Indeed a child of Cadia is taught how to strip, reassemble and shoot a lasgun before they can read or write. Cadian regiments march to war in uniform patterns, camofllaged in a manner most suited to the mixed terrain of the Cadian wilderness. As Cadians manufacture excellent military equipment their regiments are equiped with only the finest weapons.