This mod is for all the players frustrated with the cartoony nature of Zero Hour units and buildings. We intend to replace every fanciful unit in Zero Hour with its closest possible real world equivalent, without changing the unit's capabilities.

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T-55 "Scorpion"
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BossGeneral
BossGeneral Mar 23 2013, 9:36pm says:

Very nice update. The old reliable tank also known as 'Old Man' or 'Old Thing' in many circles.

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dhd
dhd Mar 24 2013, 1:17am replied:

And how it looks in-game: I.imgur.com

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Dr.Thrax123
Dr.Thrax123 Mar 26 2013, 9:57am replied:

Looks great! Love the T-72 in the picture as well.
Keep up the great work! :)

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ThePotatoGiant
ThePotatoGiant Mar 23 2013, 10:32pm says:

Looking good! :)

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Timgao929
Timgao929 Mar 23 2013, 10:46pm says:

But how will you guys make the missile/rocket launcher in vanilla Generals?
That launcher looks like 9K11 Malyutka, but in real life they did not mount it on T-54/55(as far as I know). How will you guys mount on a T-55?

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Orange_Tomato
Orange_Tomato Mar 24 2013, 9:25am replied:

Ok, I'm not trying to picky and stuff, but this prototype from Peru certainly won't be found in "Middle Eastern rebel" arsenals. I rather suggest some crude modifications, it would fit the "homebrew"/makeshift-GLA-appeal a lot more.

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BossGeneral
BossGeneral Mar 24 2013, 10:53am replied:

Its not a prototype and the T-55 is widely exported so there is always a possibility a batch of Leons were received or captured by the GLA.

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Orange_Tomato
Orange_Tomato Mar 24 2013, 5:02pm replied:

"At least three physical demonstrators were made, but none became an operational prototype. Rejected by the Peruvian Army."

Source: En.wikipedia.org

Of course T 55s are not in short supply, so therefore there are porbably hundreds of different mods, especially in rebel armies. So why not think somehthing crude up? That's more probable than some Peruvian demonstrator.

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dhd
dhd Mar 24 2013, 5:51pm replied:

yup

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BossGeneral
BossGeneral Mar 25 2013, 9:03am replied:

Demonstrators are different from Prototypes. These could be called Proof of Concept Demonstrators or Technology demonstrators but not Prototypes. Prototypes are pre-production technology that will achieve IOC.

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Vesperon
Vesperon Mar 24 2013, 12:06am says:

just like i expected to replace scorpion tank, T-55 from warsaw pact nation was better than Italian obsolete tanks :)

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GLALeaderDaDon
GLALeaderDaDon Mar 24 2013, 12:13am says:

Dont know why it doesnt look exact like this in game

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dhd
dhd Mar 24 2013, 12:54am replied:

That's because I just made this. All images that get posted here are of something new that will be in the next version.

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GARYOSAVAN
GARYOSAVAN Mar 24 2013, 6:38am says:

Allways perfect. :)

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The_Freedom_Fighter
The_Freedom_Fighter Mar 24 2013, 6:46am says:

Ah, the cannon fodder tank. Though their modernized versions are all beautiful :)

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BossGeneral
BossGeneral Mar 24 2013, 3:10pm replied:

T-55AMV or MV5/MV6 are modern T-55 variants that underwent significant modernization.

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T55
T55 Mar 24 2013, 12:12pm says:

Sweet. I like the in-game photo where it is with T-72. :) All best.

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Claine
Claine Mar 29 2013, 11:53am says:

very nice^^

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Vesperon
Vesperon Apr 4 2013, 8:30am says:

The rocket upgrade on T-55 can be AT-3 Sagger like on the original scorpion tank, or tube-launched will be good also ;)

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Just sprucing up the old model and skin to conform to standards.

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