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The AS21 Redback is a Tier 9 progression Armored Fighting Vehicle under Francine De Laroche's dealership.

History[ | ]

Class: Infantry Fighting Vehicle (Prototype)
Developed: 2018-2020
Service: N/A
Vehicles Built: 1-2
Operators: N/A

The cutting edge AS21 Redback by Hanwha is an advanced South Korean AFV prototype and an offshoot of the K31 program to build the successor to the K21 IFV. It was developed primarily for export and was offered widely around the region of South East Asia and in Australia. Its name is derived from a deadly indigenous Australian spider.

Vehicle Traits[ | ]

  • Large Troop Compartment: This vehicle features a large troop compartment, allowing you to repair your modules faster, capture objectives more effectively and deploy more Mechanized Infantry troops.
  • Recon Package: This vehicle's set of advanced optics provides an improved vision range when stationary.
  • PELE Rounds: This vehicle can fire special Penetrator with Lateral Effect rounds. These can penetrate thick armor and deal extra damage to the crew and internal components.
  • Active Camo: If the vehicle is not moving, it receives the same bonus to its camouflage as if it was concealed behind a bush.
  • AI Target Assistant: Electronic assistant that helps you aim at moving targets.

Ammunition[ | ]

# Ammo
Name
Ammo
Type
XP Cost Damage Penetration Velocity Reload
Time
More
Info
1 30mm PMC359 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 40 320[note 1] mm 1,385 m/s 2.00 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.08 °
  • Shots Before Overheat: 50
  • Cooldown Time: 2.50 s
  • Burst Fire Rate: 450.00 rd/min
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
2 30mm PMC384 PELE PELE Stock 45[note 2] 120 mm 1,380 m/s 2.00 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.10 °
  • Shots Before Overheat: 50
  • Cooldown Time: 2.50 s
  • Burst Fire Rate: 450.00 rd/min
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 15 %
3 FGM-148G ATGM ATGM-Top Attack Stock 500[note 3] 700 mm 270 m/s 16.00 s
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  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Partial Reload: Yes
  • Magazine Size: 2
  • Reload within Magazine: 3.00 s
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 300 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Flight Agility: 90.00 deg/s
  • Self-Guided: Yes
  • Lock-on Time: 2.00 s

Upgrades[ | ]

Armor[ | ]

AS21 Redback Stock Armor
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Stock Stock 310 mm (vs AP)
530 mm (vs HEAT)
Composite 385 mm (vs AP)
930 mm (vs HEAT)
Layered Steel Composite N/A vs AP
N/A vs HEAT
AS21 is a modern IFV with composite armor. It is one of the best protected vehicle of its class with its frontal arc invulnerable to most autocannon as well as some ATGMs.

Weapon[ | ]

# Name XP Cost Credit Cost Aim Time Reload Time More Info
Weapon1 30mm ATK Mk.44 Bushmaster II Autocannon
Javelin ATGM Launcher
Stock Stock 1.28 s 2.00 s
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Stats:

  • Depression/Elevation: -8.0° / 60.0°
Ammo:
30mm PMC359 APFSDS
30mm PMC384 PELE
FGM-148G ATGM

Engine[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Max Speed Reverse Speed Forward
Acceleration
Hull Traverse Fire Chance
MTU MT 881 Ka-501 1000 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 65 km/h 36 km/h 4.66 s (0 to 32 km/h)
20.71 s (0 to Max Speed)
35.52° 8 %

Parts[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Thermalcamo
ADAPTIV Active Camo
Experience 62,000 Credits 590,000 When stationary, this system provides the same camouflage bonus as if the vehicle was hiding behind a piece of foliage (a bush or a tree canopy). This effect stacks with regular foliage camo bonuses.
Smokegrenades
M82 Smoke Grenades
Stock Stock Comes with 8 charges in total
Magazine capacity: 2 charges
Takes 6s to recharge
Duration: 10s
Magazine reload time: 80s
Smokegrenades
M90 Smoke Grenades
Experience 21,000 Credits 197,000 Comes with 6 charges in total
Magazine capacity: 3 charges
Takes 3s to recharge
Duration: 10s
Magazine reload time: 25s
Hardkillaps
Iron Fist Hard Kill APS
Experience 208,000 Credits 1,969,000 Target Acquisition Range: 400m
Charges: 6
Cooldown: 30s
Angle of Effect: 360°
Tcspotwarning
Improved ATGM Launcher
Stock Stock ATGM reload speed is improved by 15%
Tcmissilewarning
Improved Target Lock-On System
Experience 166,000 Credits 1,575,000 ATGM lock-on time is reduced by 25%
Thermalsleeve
Improved Weapon Cooling System
Experience 104,000 Credits 985,000 Barrel overheat rate is reduced by 50%
Aitarget
AI Target Assistant
Stock Stock Provides automatic aiming corrections for a locked target or a targeting solution if the weapon is aimed manually.
Telescope
Reconnaissance Package
Experience 125,000 Credits 1,182,000 Drastically decreases the Spotted by Enemy indicator delay in PvP
Bonus vision range when standing still: 30 m
Thermalsight
Improved Thermal Imager
Experience 83,000 Credits 788,000 Spotting through foliage is improved by 30%
Vision range is increased by 25 m
Airconditioner
Improved Air Induction Precleaner
Experience 41,150 Credits 394,000 Crew stats increased by 2%
Treads01
Rubber-Coated Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 90.4%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 76.6%
Troopcompartment
Troop Compartment
Stock Stock Base capture rate increased by 25%
Repair rate while standing increased by 25%

Other unlocks[ | ]

Name Cost Description Notes
Battleharden
Battle Hardened
Golds 7,000 The Battle-Hardened status allows you to earn more Experience and Credits
and also grants preferential matchmaking to the vehicle.
Equiptypeall
Universal Retrofit Slot
Experience 101,270 Unlocks Universal retrofit slot.
Currencyrep
27,000 Reputation
Experience 101,270 Provides an injection of 27,000 Reputation.
Currencyrep
27,000 Reputation
Experience 101,270 Provides an injection of 27,000 Reputation.
Currencyrep
27,000 Reputation
Experience 101,270 Provides an injection of 27,000 Reputation.
Currencyrep
27,000 Reputation
Experience 101,270 Provides an injection of 27,000 Reputation.

Abilities[ | ]

# Name XP Cost Stats Activation
Time
Duration Cooldown More
Info
ATSquad Ability AT Squad2
Deploy AT Squad
Stock Squad Size: 5
Upgrade: 84mm AT4E2 HEAT
Ammo Type: HEAT
Damage: 225
Vision Range while Stopped: 255 m
Camouflage: 60%
1 s N/A N/A
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Description:
Anti-Tank troops set ambushes that are highly effective against lightly armored vehicles. This vehicle can depoly more troops than usual.

Conditions:
No conditions bound to this ability.
Sniper Ability Sniper
Deploy Sniper
Stock Squad Size: 1
Upgrade: 12.7mm M903 AP Bullet
Ammo Type: AP
Damage: 15
Vision Range while Stopped: 400 m
Camouflage: 80%
1 s N/A N/A
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Description:
The sniper is an excellent scout, very effective against enemy infantry and capable of destroying vehicle optics.

Conditions:
No conditions bound to this ability.
Mortar Ability Mortar2
Deploy Mortar Squad
Stock Squad Size: 2
Upgrade: 82mm O-832DU HE
Ammo Type: HE
Damage: 480
Vision Range while Stopped: 175 m
Camouflage: 40%
1 s N/A N/A
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Description:
Mortar squad provides long-range high-arc indirect fire. This vehicle can deploy more troops than usual.

Conditions:
No conditions bound to this ability.

Footnotes[]

  1. 320 mm at 100m;
    96 mm at 400m
  2. 30 for Partial Penetration
    5 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  3. 100 for Non-Penetrating Hit
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