Field Commander

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Field Commander
Information
Faction IPDILogoThumb.png Indo-Pacific Defense Initiative
Designation Officer
Cost Unknown
Construction Time Unknown
Unit Type Infantry
Produced at Fort
Ability Coordinate Fire
Heroic Upgrade Unknown
Dev. Status Conceptual
Country of Origin Classified
Trained at IPDI Junior Commander School
Key Features » SCR-21 7.62mm Combat Rifle
» Binoculars
» Ceremonial Sword
» Portable Radio
» Environmental Hazard Uniform w/ Assault Vest


"In our men, we trust."
- Officer's creed

Tactical Analysis

  • Leaders: Field Commanders are junior officers trained to improve the fighting capabilities of their men. Due to their similar uniform, Field Commanders will stealth when in proximity with friendly infantry. Their presence will increase the Morale and Discipline of nearby soldiers. Field Commanders are also equipped with SCR-21 rifles, and can aid their men in suppression fire if necessary.
  • Search and Destroy: Field Commanders have the unique ability to coordinate the fire of their allies, focusing down weakened enemy forces. This causes the enemy to have their casualty pips shifted towards the front of the health bar, making it easier to eliminate squad members. The effect stacks with multiple Field Commanders. Do note that while coordinating fire, the Field Commander has to drop his or her stealth.
  • Targeted: Due to their experience and abilities, Field Commanders are high priority targets on the battlefield. They do not have superior armor or weaponry as compared to standard infantry, and as such as easy to eliminate when spotted. Take extra care when in presence of enemy snipers or air units.

Background

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Indo-Pacific Defense Initiative Taskforce
Quantum Faction
Infantry TrailblazerDarterShepherdGuardsTroop CarrierLancerSignalerSharpshooterField CommanderVigilanteBroken Arrow
Vehicles HMCVFive TonnerFrontier JeepPanther Light TankPazifik-PanzerStriker Battle TankMastiff AA TankStarlight Intelligence VehicleHurricane Artillery PlatformSabretooth Heavy Tank
Aircraft Harrier Cargo HelicopterKestrel FighterOsprey Reconnaissance PlaneNeedletailBittern Attack HelicopterAlbatross Strategic BomberArgentavis Aerofortress
Navy Seeker Patrol BoatSentinel CorvetteTriumph CorvetteWhirlwind FrigateEndeavor Attack SubmarineEndurance LandshipFearless BattleshipProtector Submarine
IPDI Weaponry Upgrades SCR-21 Combat Rifle • QF 2-Pdr Gun • SR-50 EV Rifle • 5cm Flak 41 • 50mm Pak 43 L/50 • 8.8cm Kwk 50 L/71 • 10.5cm Kwk 52 L/68 • 12.8cm Kwk 51 L/55 • 15" Naval Gun • Splinter Missile System • 17cm Kanone 34 • 31" Apocalypse Gun
Structures
Defenses HardpointConcertina WireReinforced WallReinforced GateMinestripSentry TurretAegis CannonBirdwatcherScrambler BeaconTerraforming TowerCorrupter TurretStarfall Artillery Platform
Technologies Chemical WarfareCloud NetworkingArtificial IntelligenceTerraformingRadiological ReconnaissanceEnvironmental Shielding
Detailed Information IPDI Calvary BrigadesIPDI Guardian CorpsSoutheast Asian AirforceIndo-Pacific Guardian NavyBrink of DestructionIPDI High CommandIPDI Small Arms and Equipment