The First Wave on a colonized world that was infested with an alien organism via infected ship. The colony dropped out of contact with the networks tying it into the rest of the inhabited systems. Within 72 hours, the entire population was killed. A recon team sent to this planet dropped out of radio contact within the first hour of touching down.
Calling down the might of the armies of the Galactic Council, Neuro-Computic sent down their prototype exosuit battlearmor units, believing it to be the best option to re-take this backwater world. Boy, they were wrong.