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Challenger Marksman
Challenger Marksman
Info
Nation Flag United Kingdom United Kingdom
Class Anti-Aircraft Artillery
Prerequisite FV434 Falcon, Chieftain Marksman
Cost 70 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 15 / Side 6 / Rear 3 / Top 2
Icon WALB Strength 10
Size Big
Icon WRD Air Detection Very Good
Speed 55 km/h
Road Speed 110 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Poor
Fuel Capacity 1950 L
Icon WALB Autonomy 550 km
Icon WALB Year 1990
Icon WALB Type Mechanized, Armored, Support
Icon WALB Prototype Yes
Weapons
Twin Autocannon Twin KBA (35mm Radar)

The Challenger Marksman is a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun that was introduced for the United Kingdom in Wargame: Red Dragon.

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OverviewEdit

In-game the Challenger Marksman is a support unit for the United Kingdom. It's a prototype and therefore limited to UK and Commonwealth Decks only. For 70 points you get a vehicle that is relatively fast, but also has an incredible 15 Front Armour. This armour means that the Challenger marksman can take some of the low AP SEAD missile models (most Blufor SEAD as well as East-German Su-22M4P and Polish Su-22M4P assuming that only 1 of the missile hit the vehicle) hits and survive, as well as howtizer shells and at least one hit from any tanks. These make the vehicle especially viable for newer players who often forget to turn off their radar AA when SEAD is in the air, it also means that this vehicle can be safely placed close to front line troops, making it particularly effective at stunning planes and preventing it from dropping bombs to be finished off by SAM platforms further behind the front line.

Weapon Edit

Weapons WRD Icon Twin KBA
Type Twin Autocannon No Weapon No Weapon
Name Twin KBA
Caliber 35mm RADER
Ammo x 500
Range Ground = 1050 m
Helicopters = 2800 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = 2625 m
Accuracy 50%
Icon WRD Stabilizer 35%
AP Power N/A
HE Power 1
Icon WALB Suppression 140
Rate of fire 717 r/min

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See alsoEdit

Favicon Wikipedia Wikipedia: Marksman anti-aircraft system