A Deathwind Launcher, also called a Deathwind Missile Launcher, is an Imperial Missile Launcher sometimes fitted to some Adeptus Astartes Drop Pods to provide a level of anti-infantry fire support to their passengers. Their high rate of fire and broad destructive spread slaughters those who might attempt to overwhelm the disembarking squad of Space Marines, affording the Emperor's finest with the precious seconds they need to secure an otherwise unassailable perimeter.
- Codex: Space Marines (6th Edition), pg. 120
- Codex: Space Marines (5th Edition), pg. 69
- White Dwarf 348 (UK), pg. 41