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The BMP-3 Mauler is Russia's main infantry fighting vehicle for over 50 years. This amphibious vehicle is capable of quickly transporting six infantry units and is armed with a machinegun and an autocannon to deal with infantry and vehicles respectively. Like many Russian vehicles, it is able to fire smoke grenades for defensive purposes.

Lore

The Mauler is Russia's first deployed combat vehicle into the battlefield. Due to its low cost and versatility it is crucial for Russian commanders to use these vehicles in support with infantry long enough for better armored divisions to arrive. The Mauler is able to transport infantry across land and water for strategic purposes and can even take on light vehicles with ease. The Mauler can be further upgraded with Explosive Reactive Armor, giving it improved resistance against missiles. Its armed with a 100mm short-barreled gun and a 30mm autocannon, making it great against infantry and light vehicles, and can also be further upgraded with a missile launcher.

Abilities

Ability Description
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Deploy Smoke Screen
Launch four smoke grenades in front of the vehicle, creating a smokescreen that lasts for 3.5 seconds and make nearby enemies blindly fire at the smokescreen if they are not firing at something else. 30 seconds cooldown.

Behind the scenes

  • Prior to 1.87 the Mauler is simply named BMP.

See also