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Guardian Angel TMD
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Guest
Guest Apr 27 2014, 6:00am says:

hot damn the Boeing yal-1 airborne laser rotr version right ?

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Sgt_6adoel
Sgt_6adoel Apr 27 2014, 6:04am says:

Nice, love this model. Can't wait to use this on the field ^^

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ShockDivision
ShockDivision Apr 27 2014, 6:14am says:

If General. Granger could see us now. :-)

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Kalga
Kalga Apr 27 2014, 8:54am replied:

If only General Townes could join the fun...

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Karpet
Karpet Apr 27 2014, 8:57am replied:

I'm pretty sure that's General Townes who tried to revolt. I don't think Granger revolted, what actually happened to Granger anyways?

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Rikuo
Rikuo Apr 27 2014, 9:52am replied:

i think he got hit by the hammer along with most of the people involved with the Aurora...

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TheNodCommander
TheNodCommander Apr 28 2014, 4:05am replied:

Hey, where can I find this lore-story stuff anyways? Ive often wondered where many of the old generals vanished to.

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Rikuo
Rikuo Apr 28 2014, 10:00am replied:

check the wiki...
:)...

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ShockDivision
ShockDivision Apr 27 2014, 6:15am says:

Damn!!! sweet looking

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Midlii
Midlii Apr 27 2014, 6:58am says:

I hope it drops angel wing pattern flares. That'd be sweet.

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Machine-Reaper
Machine-Reaper Apr 27 2014, 7:00am says:

I'm a flyin with mah Lazor!..pew pew!!

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Lockandload
Lockandload Apr 27 2014, 7:29am says:

So, is this thing going in 1.85, or stays preserved for 2.0, along the big-*** howitzer?

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MARS2588 Creator
MARS2588 Apr 27 2014, 7:32am replied:

We only showcase stuff in updates that'll be available in the most immediate upcoming version, so yes, this will already be in 1.85.

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BlackRangerXIII
BlackRangerXIII Apr 27 2014, 9:19am says:

What does this thing do?

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Apalis
Apalis Apr 27 2014, 12:29pm says:

Just some question about that description. B-2 Spirit, which you can call in 3 level clearance, costed 737 million dollars 'in 1997'. And TMD, which you can call in 5 level clearance, costs 700 million 'in 2050's'(I guess). And you guys describes TMD is too expensive to deploy on low level clearance. I don't understand this.. Is that's just the reason that B-2 is stealth bomber so it can safely bomb enemies?

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MARS2588 Creator
MARS2588 Apr 28 2014, 3:39am replied:

You seem to be overthinking this. The B2 is a rank 3 power because it's part of the same three stage power that also gives you the B52 and the B1 bombing run at the lower levels. A bombing run is a relatively mundane thing to do in modern warfare, which is why the power is available much earlier whereas the Guardian Angel pretty much renders all enemy air defences and missile-based weapons useless for as long as it's circling above the target area which is an extremely potent ability to have at rank 5.

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Wht.Rex
Wht.Rex Apr 27 2014, 3:28pm says:

Russian tech used by USA. lol

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bsnighteye
bsnighteye Apr 27 2014, 3:59pm replied:

Do you mean 1K17 "Szhatie" soviet mobile laser complex?

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WerewolfGeneral
WerewolfGeneral Apr 27 2014, 8:45pm replied:

I searched about it, it seems to be a quite interesting tank to add to the mod, General Alexander could have brought the project back, like he did with other technologies.
What do you, RoTR makers, think about it?

En.wikipedia.org

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MARS2588 Creator
MARS2588 Apr 28 2014, 3:36am replied:

As far as we're concerned, Aleksandr's Tesla weapons -are- lasers, namely electrolasers, the kind that uses a laser to generate a 'channel' of ionised air between itself and the target which is then used to conduct a massive surge of electricity that is powerful enough to fry infantry and damage vehicle components. You could say that this is the reason why his Tesla 'rays' are a lot more straight and beam-like than the ones in old C&C games which would occasionally arc and bend like natural lightning. So from a design/story perspective, the Szhatie would be redundant, since we already have a 'new' version of it in the form of Aleks' Tesla weapons.

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Mernom
Mernom Apr 28 2014, 1:35pm replied:

technicly,it dose not shoot down missiles,but jamms them.

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theonewhonevergivesa
theonewhonevergivesa May 10 2014, 8:18pm replied:

Still, about this plane...
Twin Fang: "I don't give a FLAK about your oversized flashlight!"

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MARS2588 Apr 30 2014, 3:38am replied:

The Guardian Angel TMD is a rank 5 General Power. It replaces the old CIA Intelligence power which is now available by default: As of 1.85, Rangers can use their flashbangs to take enemy infantry units as prisoners instead of inexplicably killing them. Every prisoner grants you one use of the CIA power. Micro your Rangers to take as many prisoners as possible and you'll practically have a brief temporary map hack for every one of them.

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colonelalhafiz
colonelalhafiz May 5 2014, 12:10am says:

what is use of round plate thing on the plane anyway ?

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WerewolfGeneral
WerewolfGeneral May 10 2014, 5:29pm replied:

Radar

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The EAL-3 Guardian Angel entered service as part of the touted Tactical Missile Defense initiative in the early 2040s, which aimed to eliminate the risk of enemy missile systems including ATGMs, SAMs and even ballistic missiles in close coordination with American ground forces. After an extensive series of tests and evaluations, the Department of Defense signalled its approval for a plane whose distinct triple engine setup made it less susceptible to ground-based anti-aircraft fire than its more conventional competitors. The airframe went into serial production with a pinpoint accurate 150kW laser installed on its nose and an advanced sensor radome on its back. The Guardian Angel is also equipped with a sophisticated AI that can detect, identify, prioritise and neutralise missiles more quickly than a team of human operators as well as a large supply of infrared and radar countermeasures to protect itself. Due to its hefty pricetag of roughly 700 million dollars apiece, the EAL-3 can only be called into action by battlefield commanders with a full level 5 clearance.

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