Vehicles & Weapons

Vehicles & Weapons

Some details on the weaponry and vehicles represented in the game

North Vietnam Army and Viet Cong

  • T-54 is a Soviet medium tank – the most-produced tank in history – the total number of manufactured pieces amounted to 100,000, including the T-55 variant. Many countries still have it in service. It weights just 36 tons despite being decently armored (up to 200mm) and armed (100mm gun, one 12.7mm and two 7.62mm machine guns).
  • The T-34-85 is a famous WWII Soviet tank (more than 35,000 units were manufactured since 1944; some of them still serve in the armies of several countries). It is equipped with 85mm gun and two 7.62mm machine guns while its armor is up to 90mm thick (gun mantlet). It weights 32 tons.
  • The YW-531 is a Chinese amphibious armored personnel carrier also known as Type 63. Its armor thickness is up to 14mm and the armament consists of a single 12.7mm heavy machine gun.
  • The ZU-23-2 is a towable twin anti-air auto cannon originating as far back as late 1950s, which is often used against various ground targets as well.
  • NVA and Viet Cong had used ZiS and GAZ-67 cars as well as motorboats and fishing boats for transportation.
  • Mi-4 military helicopters provided air support for the NVA units.

Campaigns
General info on the in-game campaigns
Personnel
Meet the Men of War: Vietnam heroes from both sides of the conflict.