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M577 CPC
WEE M577CPC
Info
Nation Flag United States United States
Class Command Armor
Cost 120 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 2 / Side 2 / Rear 1 / Top 1
Icon WALB Strength 10
Size Medium
Optics

Poor

Speed 60 km/h
Road Speed 110 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Poor
Fuel Capacity 350 L
Icon WALB Autonomy 500 km
Icon WALB Year 1964
Icon WALB Type Mechanized, Armored, Support

The M577 is an US armored command vehicle. It's the command variant of the M113 APC. There is a West German variant, the M577G. It first appears in Wargame: European Escalation.

Command Vehicle TipsEdit

  • If the command zone you want to place your command vehicle in only has one small area forest, do not put in that area. Experienced players will most likely blind fire that patch of forest with artillery in the hope of getting an easy kill.
  • A good tactic is to have Self Propelled Anti-Aircraft Guns (SPAAGs) guarding your command vehicles, as they will deter enemy aircraft from getting too close as well as destroying light ground units and infantry. This being said, it is better to not have your SPAAGs positioned too close to the vehicle they are guarding, as they will draw enemy artillery fire.
  • If a command zone you own is bombarded and the fire is no where near the command vehicle, move your command vehicle. This will trick the opponent into thinking your command vehicle was near the hit area, basically giving them misinformation.
  • If you are evacuating a sector, always make sure the command vehicle is evacuated before any other units as it is worth a high number of points to the enemy.

Overview Edit

Available to NATO forces, the M577 CPC is an American armoured command vehicle. First issue of M577 replacing M39 began to US Army units in Europe in December of 1962.

The passenger compartment is extended to include command and control equipment and to allow passengers to stand upright. A tent is carried on the back to increase work space when stationary.

M557 does not have a mount for weapons but have a weapons racks for crew personal weapons.

See AlsoEdit

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