The COG has collapsed in Gears 3, and the women finally have guns. These two facts seem to be related, although the game never calls attention to it; no mention is made of Jilane's camps. The women carry the same guns as the men. They have the same number of hit points. They don't look as muscular, but they still look capable of curb-stomping Locust heads. And they do, with their voice actresses screaming bloody murder whenever the scene calls for it.