In the world of the large shell-less beings, being in the “black ops” business requires all kinds of special gadgets. For example, you need infrared goggles for night vision and light-repelling costumes for sneaking up on things.
All of this extra gear can really weigh an operative down.
Of course, as any true secret agent knows, gear is for amateurs.
Truly gifted operatives come already outfitted with the latest technology to do as much sneaking as they want whenever they want.