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.
Effective against all targets. Weak to heavy anti-tank, heavy tanks.
Unlocks the 'Secure Mode' veteran ability.
+50% turret rotation speed, +10 weapon range, +20% accuracy.
-30% reload, +20% rotation speed, +20% speed, +20% acceleration.
DShK 38 12.7mm Heavy Machine Gun
Crew uses the potent 'Dushka' 12.7mm Heavy Machine Gun against infantry and aircraft targets.
Improves anti-infantry defense. Basic protection against aircraft.
Upgrade Time: 45s
Vehicle Crew Self Repair
Vehicle crews can repair battlefield damage on their vehicles once they leave combat with a repair rate of 10 HP/s.
Toggled Ability. Vehicle weapons and movement are disabled.
Shift the tank crew to Secure Mode, allowing them to capture territory but disabling weapons.
Toggle ability. Allows the tank to capture points but disables its weapons.
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.
Tanks can hulldown their position and apply camouflage to ambush the enemy.
Toggle ability. Disables movement, but allows the vehicle to camouflage itself.