AB Vickers HMG

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AB Vickers HMG
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General data
Deployment cost25
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Vickers MG (7.7mm)
Accuracy: 5/10
Rate of fire: 220 r/m
High Explosive: 6
Range: 600m

Squad strength5
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Mobility and detection
Speed15 km/h
Special abilities
Unlike other troops, airborne units (identified by their wings) don't suffer morale penalties if surrounded in enemy territory. AIRBORNE

AB Vickers HMG is a British Infantry unit.

Overview[edit | edit source]

An improved Maxim machine gun, the Vickers HMG was a reliable machine gun used by the British from the First World War up to the late twentieth century. It was an infantry machine gun, but Vickers variants also saw service on armoured vehicles and were used as anti-aircraft defence on ships.

In the Parachute Battalion's Headquarter Company has two Mortar Platoons which usually are equipped with AB 3-in Mortar. Each crew can switch from Mortars to Vickers with discretion of the unit commander.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Machine guns are effective at pinning down enemy infantry and can also inflict damage on half tracks or jeeps. Like infantry, they should be stationed in bocage terrain or urban terrain.

The Vickers is limited by its 500m range, the shortest MG range in the game, but can be fielded in more numbers than other MGs.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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