Your Favourite Unit?

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Your Favourite Unit?

Postby James-Bond » Sat 19 May 2018 03:22

So as the title says, what is your favourite Unit?
Favourite is opinion. Doesn't mean it has to be thee best unit.

My favourite is the T-72M1M
(T-80A is probably chuckling at my choice)
It is the backbone of my Eastern Bloc Tanks
Its extremely verstile & well rounded imo

1) I don't rely on the ATGM missle.
But it is nice that you can engage units beyond cannon range.
2) good for supporting behind a 'stronger' tanks to take on top tier tanks with ATGM.
3) Even as a standalone can cope well, vs majority of land threats
4) HE 4 cannon is good vs infantry
5) Good armour & 4 Top armour to survive arty spammers.
6) 90pts & good availability, seems to be underestimated by opponent.
7) Fast for a tank [cough] not a chieftain [cough]

A Lowlight, had 3 of these tanks spaced out thinking i could get a side shot or 2 /scare it away with missiles. The Leclerc had other ideas, it rushed forward without a care in the world and it wiped out all 3 lol (I wasn't prepared to lure, and should of retreated)

A Highlight of using this tank.
General Eastern Bloc vs Online players
Punching well above its weight.
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Re: Your Favourite Unit?

Postby damoj » Sat 19 May 2018 18:06

CSSR MiG-29 9-12A

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Re: Your Favourite Unit?

Postby KattiValk » Sun 20 May 2018 03:39

F-117 Memehawk

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It's...SEAD, AT, CAS, and Arty all wrapped up into one package. Also counter battery, though I can't be bothered to find one of those kill lists.

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Re: Your Favourite Unit?

Postby Mike » Sun 20 May 2018 07:26

M1IP remains special in my heart after I used them in tandem with Apaches to hold back the Soviet horde in ALB. The fields were filled with T-80U/BVs.
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Re: Your Favourite Unit?

Postby Markenzwieback » Sun 20 May 2018 10:31

Beyond the obvious (*points at signature*), I have to go for M1IP too. Such a lovely close quarters brawling tank, that took care of so many superheavies and infantrymen during my time in RD.
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Re: Your Favourite Unit?

Postby Panzerspahwagen85 » Tue 22 May 2018 02:03

HVMS, place it well and it will tear through the enemy heavy tanks. I love suing it in 1v1. :lol:
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Postby Nerdfish » Tue 22 May 2018 02:24

MARS, god of war(game). :lol:

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Re: Your Favourite Unit?

Postby another505 » Tue 22 May 2018 04:26

Su-27s holds a special place, despite there are Su-27m and Su-27pu
There is something euphoric seeing two of them splashing a target with 2 R-27.
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Re: Your Favourite Unit?

Postby varis » Tue 22 May 2018 12:21

Has to be T-90. It's cuddly. And can both take and dish out punishment. It makes an impact on the battlefield. Usually take it as the T-72BU variant though. It's a bit sorta like the old T-72B on steroids, from Steel Panthers 2 and EE.

Top tier Challenger a bit too, being the same plus being big and slow and special.

BRM-1K was a bit special in EE, but it's been since overshadowed by other units, change in meta/mechanics etc. so not really a favourite nowadays.
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Re: Your Favourite Unit?

Postby Fodder » Wed 23 May 2018 00:52

ZSU-23-4 with no radar, gr8 for fire support and can provide air defense. For some reason ppl always send SEAD planes to search for it.

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