Panther PzKpfw V Medium Tank
Germany's premier medium tank, the Panther has great frontal protection but weaker side and rear armor. The deadly KwK 42 75mm main gun provides excellent armor penetration.
Effective against all armored vehicles. Weak to infantry anti-tank.
Unlocks the 'Blitzkrieg Tactics' veteran ability.
+10% armor, +40% turret rotation speed.
-30% reload, +20% rotation speed, +10% acceleration.
Vehicle commanders apply spotting scopes to improve their targeting capabilities by increasing line of sight.
When equipped, increases vehicle line of sight when the vehicle is stopped.
Upgrade Time: 20s
Pintle-mounted MG42 machine gun
Tank crew uses the pintle-mounted MG42 for additional defense against infantry and aircraft.
Pintle machine gun offers some 1200 rounds per minute of extra protection.
Upgrade Time: 45s
Tanks employ well-practiced Blitzkrieg tactics, fully utilizing the capacities of their vehicle to execute rapid maneuvers and thereby avoid enemy fire.
Fast-moving tanks are harder to hit and gain increased acceleration.
Use equipped smoke dischargers to block the enemy's line of sight.
Smoke blocks line of sight. Use smoke to reposition or cover a retreat.
Hull Down Release
Releases vehicle from Hull Down mode.
Attacks vehicles freely, but holds fire against infantry and structures unless given an explicit order to fire.
Hold fire until explicitly ordered to attack.