Attention Recruits

New information has been discovered regarding a new Nanite Systems vehicle, Lightning. This light weight 75mm tank is designed to take advantage of a war without death, and intel shows it is quick, requires few resources to obtain and only needs a one man crew. Here's the breakdown of the vehicle; study and be ready to use in battle.

  • Capable of firing up to six rounds in under three seconds, allowing the driver to quickly adjust their aim after their first shot
  • Designed to have a modular turret that can be completely swapped out for other turrets types
  • Its "Skyguard" turret is the most effective ground-to-air weapon on the battlefield, as it's fitted with 40mm cannons with an elevation range of 80 degrees
  • Fastest ground vehicle, besides the quad, making it difficult to out run it  
The only weakness the tank seems to have is that it cannot survive a direct confrontation against a main battle tank -- prepare to exploit this in combat.


The Lightning tank will be available to all three factions. For more information on the cannon, visit:

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