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Gameicon WEE Gameicon WAB Gameicon WRD
EE
ALB
RD
40. Fallschirmjägerbataillon
Willi Sänger
WRD FJB-40 lr
Info
Nation Flag East Germany East Germany
Class Commando Squad
Variant(s) LStR-40
Cost 25 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 0 / Side 0 / Rear 0 / Top 0
Icon WALB Strength 10
Icon WALB Training Elite
Size Very small
Optics

Medium

Speed 30 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Good
Icon WALB Year 1975
Icon WALB Type Marines, Airborne, Mechanized, Motorized
Weapons
Assault Rifle MPi-AK-74N (5.45mm)
LAW RPG-7V (83mm HEAT)
SAM Strela-3 (Infrared)

FJB-40 are the Pact's special forces infantry, suitable for supply line raiding.

The FJB-40 are armed with a commando version of the assault rifles given to motorized DDR soldiers, however the main distinction is that the FJB have an anti-air small arms weapon, even though it's incredibly inaccurate.

The FJB-40 are good at raiding supply lines, like other special forces infantry, however their HE 3 assault rifles, high availability, air based transports, and good price allow them to fulfill anti-infantry and support roles, they're not good for anything else, due to their lack of anti-tank weapons.

HistoryEdit

In 1960, DDR's first airborne infantry formation was made from the 5th Motorized Rifle Battalion. It was the only airborne formation within the DDR.

It is unknown weather the unit actually carried anti-air small arms, as there are no records of this happening. The Fallshirmjager (German for paratrooper, abbreviated as FJ) used identical rifles to their motorized compatriots, the exception being in the late eighties when they recieved the Mpi-AK-74N (East German AK-74 variant) first as part of a planned overhaul of the country's military.

The 40th Airborne Infantry wore stone grey berets, and wore uniforms similar to other infantry forces in the DDR, field uniforms were Strichtarn (raindrop) camouflage. The FJB-40 was drilled rigorously, every year candidates would apply to join the unit, and only 10% would qualify for training, during training, the unit is taught a number of skills which were to help them with their mission. The unit itself had a strong espirit de corps, as its members were knowingly part of an elite unit.

The FJB-40 were meant to be used as para-commando infantry, assigned to raid enemy supply lines, and do commando operations on weakly guarded buildings of importance.

TransportsEdit

Red DragonEdit

  • SPW-60PB
  • SPW-70
  • SPW-80
  • THS Mi-8T
  • THS Mi-8TV
  • THS Mi-24A
  • THS Mi-24D

WeaponsEdit

European EscalationEdit

Weapons AK47 REDEYE RGO
Type Assault Rifle SAM Grenade
Name MPi-AK-47K Strela-2 RGO
Caliber 7,62mm Infrared Frag
Ammo x 1800 rounds x 4 rocket x 8 rounds
Range Ground = N/A m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Ground = N/A m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Ground = N/A m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Accuracy 9 8 8
Icon WRD Stabilizer N/A N/A N/A
AP Power 0 0 0
HE Power 3 3 1
Icon WALB Suppression N/A N/A N/A
Rate of fire 642 r/min 6 r/min 5 r/min

Red DragonEdit

Weapons WRD Icon MPi-AK-74N WRD Icon RPG-7V WRD Icon Strela-3
Type Assault Rifle LAW SAM
Name MPi-AK-74N RPG-7V Strela-3
Caliber
5.45mm
[HEAT] [STAT]
83mm HEAT
[AoE] [F&F] [STAT]
Infrared
Ammo x 3200 x 6 x 6
Range Ground = 525 m
Helicopters = 525 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Ground = 700 m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Ground = N/A m
Helicopters = 2275 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = 1820 m
Accuracy 60% 40% 50%
Icon WRD Stabilizer 30% N/A N/A
AP Power N/A 17 N/A
HE Power 1 N/A 3
Icon WALB Suppression 40 332 120
Rate of fire 355 r/min 10 r/min 4s r/min

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