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Nuke Cannon
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"We bear gifts."
Unit
Affiliation

People's Republic of China
Special Weapons General Mau

Role

Heavy Artillery

Armament

280mm Nuclear cannon

Protection

Light

Tier

2

Production
Cost

2000

Produced by

War Factory

Requires

Breeder Reactor
Tactical Nuclear Weapons
GP Unlock

Hot key

U

Behold, the bringer of light!
- Nuke Cannon Leaving the War Factory

The Nuke Cannon is a heavy artillery unit employed by Special Weapons General Mau, capable of firing tactical nuclear shells over long range which are extremely destructive against all ground targets.

Nuke Cannon
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Function
Upgrades

- Nationalism

Abilities

-Horde Bonus
(Does not affect the
unit itself)

LoreEdit

The mother of all weapons!
- Nuke Cannon

The Nuke Cannon, semi officially nicknamed 'Meteor' 280mm atomic cannon, first saw action during the later stages of the Global War on Terror.[1] The Nuke Cannon of the new generation is a even more terrifying opponent as it is capable of a much superior firing range and its destructiveness has increased many times over from it's initial deployment back during the GLA wars. However it no longer possesses neutron weaponry since the Budapest Convention of 2037. A bright white light, a shockwave and you are reduced to dust.

Unit DescriptionEdit

Brighter than the sun...
- Nuke Cannon attacking

The Nuke Cannon serves as China's tier 2 artillery unit delivering more range and firepower than the Inferno Cannon. Its long range tactical nuclear shells are effective against all ground targets. The shells have a large blast radius making it specially effective against slow moving targets and big groups. Like other shell-based artillery the Nuke Cannon's shells cannot track their targets but also cannot be intercepted. After impact the shells spread a pool of radiation for short time that is lethal for infantry and can greatly damage light vehicles.

It should be noted that like most upper tier artillery, the Nuke Cannon is expensive, slow and barely armoured. It must deploy itself before firing.

Tactics Edit

Nuke Cannons have a very powerful ranged attack which can kill most units in one shot. They are good at countering enemy artillery and excellent at destroying base defences and buildings due to the weapon's range.

Counters Edit

Expensive, high build time, slow rate of fire and the need to deploy before being able to shoot, it is vulnerable due to the fog of war surrounding it and thus needs a spotter like a Listening Outpost to reveal the entire area around it due to its own limited vision. Like other artillery units, the Nuke Cannon is vulnerable to fast-moving units that can evade its attacks and potentially get within its minimum range (such as the GLA's Combat Cycle). It also has no defence against aircraft, meaning that most helicopters and jets make for a good counter provided care is taken that there are no AA units escorting the Nuke Cannon.

ReferencesEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The Nuke Cannon was likely based on the real life M65 Atomic Cannon.
  • The Nuke Cannon cameo picture is taken from the Grabble Test.
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