Special Rifle Command
The Special Rifle Command provides tough infantry and mobile units capable of aggressive reconnaissance duties on the battlefield.
Tankoviy Battalion Command
Provides traditional light vehicles and tanks to support more mobile warfare. Half-tracks can carry infantry in support, and light tanks can reconnoitre the battlefield.
Mechanized Armor Kampaneya
Medium Tanks, tank destroyers, and Katyusha rocket artillery provide many options for armored combat.
Support Weapon Kampaneya
The Support Weapon Kampaneya units can counter large groups of infantry with heavy machine guns, mortars, and the 76mm field gun.
Regimental Field Headquarters
The Regimental Field Headquarters is the primary command structure, producing two of the core infantry units. Losing the RFHQ is detrimental to success on the battlefield.
Soviet snipers are a product of advanced schools that teach amazing long-range marksmanship. Snipers choose high-value targets for maximum tactical impact.
M3A1 Light Scout Car
The American-built M3A1 Scout Car's four-wheel drive gives good mobility for scouting. Two machine guns provide cover when transporting a single infantry squad.
'Independent thinkers', vicious criminals, and hardened troops serving time for minor offenses are given a chance to redeem themselves through blood--theirs or the enemy's.
M5 Half-track Transport
The M5 Half-track is a lend-lease provision to the Soviet Union. The open-topped M5 is spacious enough to carry two squads, and its .50cal machine gun provides good firepower.
T-70 Light Tank
The T-70 Light Tank is mobile and has good armor for a light tank. The 45mm gun resides in a one-man turret; commander has to choose targets, fire guns, and direct the driver.
SU-76M Assault Gun
Assault Guns like the SU-76M are cheap and versatile, mounting a good gun on a lightly armored chassis. Its role is to move with infantry, destroying any obstacles they encounter.
BM-13 Katyusha Rocket Truck
The BM-13 Katyusha rocket truck carries 16 132mm rockets. Cheap but effective, 'Stalin's Organ' and its fearsome-sounding projectiles have a detrimental effect on enemy morale.
T-34/76 Medium Tank
The T-34 Medium Tank combines good armor, machine guns, and a versatile 76mm main gun. Wide tracks and a 500hp diesel engine provide mobility and speed.
SU-85 Medium Tank Destroyer
The SU-85 Tank Destroyer employs a high-velocity 85mm D-5 main gun which is highly accurate even at extreme ranges. The gun can penetrate the rear armor of any enemy tank.
T-34/85 Medium Tank
The addition of a larger turret and more powerful ZiS-S-53 85mm gun to the robust and mobile T-34 gives this medium tank improved performance against enemy armor.
The M4C Sherman Medium Tank is armed with a versatile 76mm main gun effective against light and medium armor. The Western allied powers sent a number of these vehicles to the Soviet Union as part of a lend-lease program.
KV-1 Heavy Tank
The Kliment Voroshilov KV-1 heavy tank offers robust armor and a versatile 76mm gun. One of the first true heavy tanks, it also mounts a machine gun in the rear of its turret.
KV-8 Heavy Flamethrower Tank
The KV-8 swaps the standard 76mm gun from the KV-1 for a 45mm main gun and an ATO-41 flame projector. This "breakthrough" tank is deadly to infantry targets and light vehicles.
M1910 Maxim Heavy Machine Gun
The venerable 7.62mm M1910 Maxim heavy machine gun can lay down sustained fire that is capable of suppressing even large groups of infantry. Wheeled carriage is mobile.
PM-41 82mm Mortar Squad
Highly mobile mortar teams provide effective indirect fire support on the battlefield. Their high-angle attack can hit targets hidden behind cover or buildings.
ZiS-3 76mm Divisional Field Gun
The 76mm ZiS-3 is a versatile field gun that can hit armored and soft targets. It gives Soviet forces a reliable and effective counter to a broad range of enemy forces.
Combat Engineer Squad
Combat Engineers are basic combat troops whose primary tasks are building structures, creating or clearing battlefield obstacles, and attacking enemy defensive positions.
Conscript Infantry Squad
Basic troops with little combat training or experience. The backbone and bulk of the Soviet Army. Often lost in large numbers, they can be truly effective with good support.
Guards Rifle Infantry
Considered elite amongst the Soviet forces due to their extensive combat training and experience; given the best equipment and sent to the most challenging battlefields.
Partisan Tank Hunters
Young men and women fight behind the lines using whatever weapons they are able to scrounge or steal. Partisans know the countryside well and emerge from hiding in buildings.
HM-38 120mm Mortar Squad
The 120mm HM-38 mortar fires a 16kg high-explosive bomb at great range. The projectiles have a long travel time, but when they arrive, they do so impressively.
Shock Troops combine aggressive spirit with light body armor for close-range assaults. An arsenal of grenades combined with the PPSh-41 submachine guns are effective up close.
ISU-152 Heavy Assault Gun
A potent combination of thick armor and a heavy but slow-firing 152mm gun-howitzer gives this multi-role heavy assault gun an awe-inspiring battlefield presence.
Commissar Command Squad
The Soviet Commissar squad is a potent command unit that inspires nearby soviet infantry improving their combat effectiveness.
IS-2 Heavy Tank
Named for Joseph Stalin himself, the IS-2 marries a heavy but slow-firing 122mm gun with a squat shape and a good armor envelope that adds great survivability.
DShK 38 Heavy Machine Gun
The 12.7mm DShK 38 is often nicknamed 'Dushka' or 'Sweetie' but don't mistake this heavy weapon's capabilities to engage soft and lightly armored targets.
M-42 45mm Anti-tank Gun
The M-42 45mm anti-tank gun has a high rate of fire but lacks real punch. However, when used in numbers and attacking from the flank, the M-42 can damage even medium tanks.
KV-2 Heavy Assault Tank
The Kliment Voroshilov KV-2 Heavy Assault Tank sports a massive M-10 152 mm Howitzer as its main weapon.
Soviet Combined Arms Army
Soviet Reserve Army
Soviet Shock Army
Advanced Warfare Tactics
Conscripts Support Tactics
Guard Motor Coordination Tactics
Guard Motor Coordination Tactics - VonIvan Edition
Guard Rifle Combined Arms Tactics
Mechanized Support Tactics
NKVD Rifle Disruption Tactics
Shock Motor Heavy Tactics
Shock Rifle Frontline Tactics
Defensive Tactics (Community)
Soviet Industry Tactics
Lend Lease Tactics
Tank Hunter Tactics
Urban Defense Tactics
Armored Assault Tactics