Army Soviet
Type Team Weapon
Cost
200
Population
6
Build Time 20s
Reinforce Cost
15
Squad Size 6
Entity Health 80

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.

Effective against light vehicles, light tanks. Avoid frontal engagements.


Veterancy

800 XP

Unlocks the passive 'Vehicle Tracking' veteran ability.

1600 XP

+30% rotation speed, -30% reload.

3200 XP

+30% penetration, +30% accuracy.



Abilities

(PASSIVE) Vehicle Tracking

Skilled crews are able to track hostile vehicles, even if they break visual contact.

Vehicles hit remain visible on the mini-map and in the FOW for 10 seconds.

Anti-Tank Gun Ambush

Anti-tank gun squad puts Maskirovka camouflage training into practice.

Toggle ability. Anti-tank gun moves at a slower speed when toggled on.

Prioritize Vehicles

Attacks vehicles freely, but holds fire against infantry and structures unless given an explicit order to fire.

Toggle ability.

Hold Fire

Hold fire until explicitly ordered to attack.

Toggle ability.

Load Armor Piercing

Armor Piercing round have better chance of penetrating enemy armor and longer range.

Toggle from Canister to Armor Piercing rounds. Effective against vehicles.

Load High Explosive Canister

Canister rounds are effective against massed infantry.

Toggle from Armor Piercing to Canister rounds. Effective against massed infantry.