Getting information about enemy disposition and strength is key element to determine combat approach and tactics.
On the ground reconnaissance-in-force is your best bet to achieve better battlefield awareness. We have dedicated units to fulfill this role. Player and AI can use their superior detection range and high mobility to gain critical intelligence on both strategic and tactical level.
First in-game operational unit in this class is the BRDM-2 armored car.
Designed in the former Soviet Union in the 60s it saw widespread use in more than 30 counties with numerous modifications and upgrades. BRDM-2 has excellent cross-country mobility and amphibious capability. However, its thin steel welded armor offers limited protection only against small arms. GAZ-41 140hp gasoline engine is fuel hungry and susceptible to catch fire if hit. Armament consists of heavy 14.5mm KPVT machine gun and 7.62mm PKT coaxial general-purpose machine gun. BRDM-2 has crew of 4 and can carry 2 passengers.