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The British paratroopers motto
The British Armed Forces represent the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in ArmA II: British Armed Forces.
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Individual Weapons Edit
L85A2 Individual Weapon is the standard assault rifle of the British Armed Forces. It can be fitted with various attachments such as the UGL (Under-slung Grenade Launcher) and SUSAT sight. It fires the NATO standard 5.56x45mm cartridge.
L86A2 LSW is a long barreled version of the L85A2 IW, fitted with an ACOG optic. It is designed to be a Light Support Weapon providing fire support.
L110A1 is the British designation to the Belgian FN Minimi Para. It is fitted with a Red dot aimpoint and AN/PEQ-2 laser pointer. It fires at 700-800 rounds a minute and can carry a 200 round box magazine (5.56x45mm) for sustained fire support.
L7A2 GPMG is the British designation to the Belgian FN MAG. It fires the highly regarded 7.62x51mm cartridge known for its stopping power. The GPMG stands for General Purpose Machine Gun, however a welsh squadie in Afghanistan once dubbed it the GMGP.
"I'm the General using this Machine Gun with Purpose"AS50 is a long range sniper/anti-materiel rifle as it fires the .50 BMG round capable of defeating armour on lightly armored vehicles such as the Opfor "Vodnik".
LRR (Long Range Rifle) is a long range sniper rifle which fires the, highly respectable, .338 Lapua Magnum round. The .338 Lapua Magnum round maintains long range capability like the .50 BMG however it is much lighter and so more ammunition can be carried by the operator.
FGM-148 Javelin, is a fire and forget anti tank missile. It is designed to defeat modern tank armour. An example of enemy armor the Javelin is designed to destroy on Opfor would be the highly venerable T-72 and technologically advanced T-90 used by the Russian Armed Forces
FIM-92F Stinger is a shoulder-fired anti-aircraft guided-missile. It tracks targets using an infrared homing system. It has seen use in real life wars such as the Falklands War.
NLAW (Next-generation Light Anti-tank Weapon) is a fire and forget short range anti tank missile similar to the Javelin however with significantly less range and firepower. However it only weighs in at 12.5kg making it significantly lighter than the Javelin (22.3kg).
12.5kg is around 27.5lb and 22.3kg is roughly 49.2lb.
Mounted Weapons Edit
L111A1, is the BAF designation to the M2 .50 caliber machine gun. It sports an ACOG optic for improved long rang accuracy. In game it has been mounted to the Jackal HMG variant but; it is also available for use on standalone tripods and mini-tripods.
L134A1, is the BAF designation for the H&K 40mm GMG which also share a similar optic to the NLAW in game. It can also be mounted on tripods and mini-tripods. The Jackal GMG variant also makes use of this weapon system.
Light Vehicles Edit
The Jackal MWMIK (Mobility Weapon-Mounted Installation Kit) is designed as a light off road vehicle which sports a GPMG for the commander. The gunner can also operate an L111A1 or an L134A1 depending on the Variant of the Jackal.
The ATV is a 4 wheeled "all terrain vehicle". It is most suited to off road environments.
Armored Vehicles Edit
The FV510 Warrior is an armored personnel carrier used by the British Army. The Warriors operating in Takistan are fitted with the 40mm CTWS cannon, improved targeting and protection.
Utility Helicopters Edit
The Chinook HC4 is a heavy lift and troop transport helicopter. It has a very high service ceiling and a top speed of 315 km/h.
The AW101 or Merlin HC3 to the BAF is a medium-lift/transport helicopter which can carry 2 "sections" of infantry in to battle. The helicopter has "advanced protection systems" which improve the survivability of the helicopter and crew/passengers.
Attack Helicopters Edit
AH1 Apache is the British Armed Forces designation of the AH-64D Apache Longbow. It carries 70mm CRV7 unguided rockets and AGM-114 Hellfire anti tank guided missiles. The gunner also makes use of the 30mm chain gun mounted under the nose.
Multi-role Helicopters Edit
AH11 Wildcat is the successor to both the Lynx and the Super Lynx. The model in ArmA 2 is armed with a 20mm auto-cannon and CRV7 unguided rockets.