Top wo Nerae! Gunbuster, Uchuu no Senshi Recommendations
This recommendation seems like it makes no sense, but there is logic behind it. If you're one of the people who really enjoyed Gunbuster's high-school/boot-camp arc, and for reasons other than the bath scene, then you'd probably enjoy Starship Troopers.
It dedicates a good 5 episodes to Johnny Rico's training in power armour piloting, and plays out remarkably close to the book.