NSDF M183A1 Howitzer
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Faction: NSDF
Name: M183A1 Howitzer
Codename: Longbow
Vehicle Type: Self-Propelled Long-Range Artillery Turret
Built By: Unit Factory

Health: 2000
Ammo: 2000
Built Time: 15s
Scrap Cost: 8

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NSDF M183A1-BD Howitzer
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Faction: NSDF Black Dogs
Name: M183A1-BD Howitzer
Codename: Longbow
Vehicle Type: Self-Propelled Long-Range Artillery Turret
Built By: Unit Factory

Description[edit | edit source]

The M183 Longbow is much the same as the M173 Badger, save for its armament's range and damage capabilities. With its STAB unit deployed, the Longbow can accurately deliver heavy impact shells up to 750 meters away, carefully extrapolating the enemy's position based on its velocity and orientation when the shot is fired. This unit compliments the field commander's vehicle perfectly. Commanders on the front line can order artillery strikes by linking with the Longbow's communications channel and relaying the desired coordinates.

Unfortunately, the calculated precision of the Longbow at long range makes it virtually useless in close quarters, where enemy positions change rapidly relative to its position. The Longbow is often paired with a Badger to account for this shortcoming.

Bug icon.pngBug! Undeployed howitzers can be rendered hostile by a failed attempt to snipe them, prompting them to turn and fire on the player responsible without deploying.

Attributes[edit | edit source]

Physics[edit | edit source]

  • 15m/s maximum forward velocity
  • 10m/s maximum reverse velocity
  • 15m/s maximum lateral velocity
  • 90°/s maximum rotation

Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 30mm EDD armor
  • 2000 ammunition cells

Weapons[edit | edit source]

  • Howitzer

Variants[edit | edit source]

Black Dog Longbow[edit | edit source]

Longbows must be deployed before they can fire, but are potent weapons when placed carefully. A single Longbow can easily command hundreds of meters of ground if placed on a high platform. Fitted with long range howitzers as standard.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

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  • The Longbow's original design was very different from its final version, it had six cannons and two appendages where the final version has its cannons.
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