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Grenzer
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Info
Nation Flag East Germany East Germany
Class Recon Squad
Cost 10 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 0 / Side 0 / Rear 0 / Top 0
Icon WALB Strength 5
Icon WALB Training Militia
Size Very small
Optics

Very good

Speed 15 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Good
Icon WALB Year 1975
Icon WALB Type Mechanized, Armored, Motorized, Support
Weapons
Assault Rifle MPi-K (7.62mm)
LAW RPG-2 (82mm HEAT)

Grenztruppen (Lit. Border Troops) were the border guards of the NVA, tasked with protecting both the Berlin wall, and the Iron Curtain.

Like other infantry forces of the NVA, Grenzers were armed with the MPi-K assault rifle, and the reliable yet very dated RPG-5.

Grenzers are recon infantry, and the only one in the Pact arsenal at that. They have poor statistics overall, and shouldn't be trusted with any assault task, on top of that they are only 8 available, so use them in buildings.

HistoryEdit

Many Germanic nations had a history of using "Grenzers" during the Renaissance and Napoleonic times, Austria's Grenzers were frontiersmen yielding from Croatia Trnaslavisya, used to guard the borders of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from the Ottoman menace.

Grenztruppen were never really expected to hold off an attack by West Germany, they were armed and trained to stand long enough for reinforcements to arrive. They also guarded the borders to make sure no citizens escaped the country to West Germany, and vise versa. They were among the most loyal and trusted troops (and had to be to not defect at the first chance) and randomly dispersed through their ranks were Stasi officers disguised as enlisted men who's purpose was to weed out anyone who thought of defecting. Soldiers who bunked together were never allowed to patrol together and patrol groups were mixed up weekly for the same reason.

Grenzers were equipped in similar fashion as other NVA forces, with Strichtarn (raindrop) camouflage uniforms, grey web gear, and usually side caps.

TransportsEdit

Red DragonEdit

  • LKV URAL
  • SPW-50PK
  • MZTM MT-LB
  • SPW-152K
  • SPW-60PB
  • SPW-70
  • SPW-80
  • THS Mi-24A
  • THS Mi-24D

WeaponsEdit

European EscalationEdit

Weapons AK47 RPG RGO
Type Assault Rifle LAW Grenade
Name MPi-K RPG-2 RGO
Caliber 7,62mm 82mm HEAT Frag
Ammo x 900 rounds x 6 rockets 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 5 4 8
Icon WRD Stabilizer N/A N/A N/A
AP Power 0 10 0
HE Power 1 0 1
Icon WALB Suppression N/A N/A N/A
Rate of fire 642 r/min 7 r/min 5 r/min

Red DragonEdit

Weapons WRD Icon MPi-K WRD Icon RPG-2
Type Assault Rifle LAW No Weapon
Name MPi-K RPG-2
Caliber
7.62mm
[HEAT] [STAT]
82mm HEAT
Ammo x 600 x 3
Range Ground = 525 m
Helicopters = 525 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Ground = 525 m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Accuracy 23% 30%
Icon WRD Stabilizer 10% N/A
AP Power N/A 10
HE Power 1 N/A
Icon WALB Suppression 40 328
Rate of fire 128 r/min 10 r/min

GalleryEdit

See AlsoEdit

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