Army US Forces
Type Infantry
Cost
200
Population
5
Build Time 16s
Reinforce Cost
25
Squad Size 4
Entity Health 80

Rear Echelon Troops

Rear Echelon Troops are often caught up in combat augmenting frontline combat troops. Effective defenders and versatile, no army can do without them.

Good for crewing team weapons, constructing defenses, hasty battlefield repairs, or last ditch infantry pushes.


Veterancy

320 XP

+20% accuracy.

640 XP

-23% received accuracy, -20% weapon cooldown.

1280 XP

Increases the squad size to 5, +0.5 HP/s repair rate per model.



Upgrades

Hazard Removal Package

Squad loses firepower as a mine detector replaces one of their weapons. Also allows the cutting of wire.

Allows Battlefield Mine Detection (Passive). Unlocks the 'Wire Cutters' ability.

Upgrade Time: 10s

30

(PASSIVE) M2 Flamethrower

Flamethrowers add a risk of explosive death if hit by incoming projectiles.

Improves anti-infantry capability with area-effect weapon.

Upgrade Time: 20s

60


Abilities

Repair

Rear Echelon Troops can repair any damaged structure, vehicle, or bridge with a repair rate of 1.6 HP/s per model.

Right-click on damaged object, or select Repair and left-click.

Volley Fire

Rear Echelon Troops lay down a volume of fire with their rapid-firing carbines. While active, the targeted squad slowly becomes suppressed.

Duration 15s. Targeted squad is suppressed over time.

20

Wire Cutters

Wire Cutters are used to cut through barbed wire fences or barbed wire fields.

Left-click and target enemy barbed wire.

M23 Smoke Screen Grenade

Fires a rifle grenade smoke round that creates a line of smoke in the targeted direction. Any vehicles hit by the grenade will be temporarily blinded and slowed.

Left-click ability, left-click target area.

15