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The Bradley Fighting Vehicle is a Tier 8 progression Armored Fighting Vehicle under Sophie Wölfli's dealership.

History[ | ]

Class: Infantry Fighting Vehicle
Developed: 1972-1980
Service: 1981+
Vehicles Built: 6720
Operators: USA, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Croatia

The Bradley is the principal Infantry Fighting Vehicle of the U.S. Army. It went through a long development process that involved multiple stages. What was supposed to be a simple vehicle however became over time one of the most complex and expensive infantry fighting vehicles of all times with its development especially long and troubled.

The Bradley family is generally referred to as “Bradley Fighting Vehicle” and it is named after General Omar Bradley, famous American Second World War commander who led the US 1st Army during the D-Day and beyond. The Bradley was born out of the necessity to replace the aging M113 APCs and to match the IFV development of the Soviet Union since the Soviet army had been for a time equipped with the best armed infantry fighting vehicles in the world. It started out as an APC program but soon evolved into a full-fledged IFV with powerful armament. Its most notable features include aluminum armor (less durable but lighter since the Bradley was supposed to be amphibious), a manned turret armed with a Bushmaster autocannon and an integrated TOW ATGM launcher.

The Bradley entered service in 1981 and remains active in the U.S. Army to this day. It has seen a lot of successful combat during the Gulf War and the Iraq War, making it almost as famous as the Abrams. Unlike its former Soviet counterparts, it has never been massively exported with the only major foreign user being Saudi Arabia. In one form or another, it is therefore expected to serve for many years to come even when the United States are already looking for a replacement. Recently, the United States have started offering the vehicle for free to potentially interested parties such as Croatia or even Greece.

The comedy movie Pentagon Wars deals with Bradley's problematic development process and procurement.

Vehicle Traits[ | ]

  • Harder to Spot: When moving slowly, this vehicle does not lose any camouflage and can effectively creep around.
  • Designate Target: This vehicle has the ability to designate targets that are within its line of sight. Designated targets are marked to other players and take increased damage.
  • Troop Compartment: This vehicle features a troop compartment, allowing you to repair your modules faster and to capture objectives more effectively.

Ammunition[ | ]

# Ammo
Name
Ammo
Type
XP Cost Damage Penetration Velocity Reload
Time
More
Info
1 30mm Mk258 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 40 320[note 2] mm 1345 m/s 2.50 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.08 °
  • Shots Before Overheat: 50
  • Cooldown Time: 2.50 s
  • Burst Fire Rate: 550.00 rd/min
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
2 40mm Super 40 AP APFSDS Experience 120,095 52 390[note 3] mm 1345 m/s 2.50 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.08 °
  • Shots Before Overheat: 50
  • Cooldown Time: 2.50 s
  • Burst Fire Rate: 550.00 rd/min
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
3 30mm Mk266 HEI HE Stock 54[note 4] 10 mm 1100 m/s 2.50 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.11 °
  • Shots Before Overheat: 50
  • Cooldown Time: 2.50 s
  • Burst Fire Rate: 550.00 rd/min
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 100 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 100 %
  • Splash Radius: 0.25 m
  • Splash Penetration: 35 mm
4 BGM-71D TOW-2 ATGM ATGM Stock 850[note 5] 850 mm 250 m/s 20.00 s
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  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Partial Reload: Yes
  • Magazine Size: 2
  • Reload within Magazine: 2.00 s
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 300 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 25 %
  • Flight Agility: 20.00 deg/s
  • Self-Guided: No
5 BGM-71E TOW-2A ATGM-TH ATGM Experience 120,095 900[note 6] 1000 mm 250 m/s 20.00 s
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  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Partial Reload: Yes
  • Magazine Size: 2
  • Reload within Magazine: 2.00 s
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 300 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 25 %
  • Flight Agility: 20.00 deg/s
  • Self-Guided: No

Upgrades[ | ]

Armor[ | ]

Bradley Armor Package
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Stock Stock 120 mm (vs AP)
220 mm (vs HEAT)
Military Aluminum 65 mm (vs AP)
120 mm (vs HEAT)
Military Aluminum ASPRO-H ERA (Gen 2) 20% (vs AP)
80% (vs HEAT)
All in all, the Bradley is, despite its aluminum hull, a well-protected vehicle. Its frontal armor can withstand various shells up to 30mm caliber (since that's the caliber most Soviet IFVs used at the time) while its flanks are capable of resisting heavy machinegun fire. Additional protection is provided by a second generation ERA kit.

Weapon[ | ]

# Name XP Cost Credit Cost Aim Time Reload Time More Info
Weapon1 30mm Mk.44 Bushmaster II Chain Gun Stock Stock 1.28 s 2.50 s
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Stats:

  • Depression/Elevation: -12.0° / 60.0°
Ammo:
30mm Mk258 APFSDS
30mm Super 40 AP
30mm Mk266 HEI
Weapon2 BGM-71 TOW ATGM Launcher Stock Stock N/A 20.00 s
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Stats:

  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Magazine Size: 2
  • Reload within Magazine: 2.00 s
  • Burst Fire Rate: 30.00 rd/min
  • Depression/Elevation: -12.0° / 60.0°
Ammo:
BGM-71D TOW-2 ATGM
BGM-71E TOW-2A ATGM-TH

Engine[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Max Speed Reverse Speed Forward
Acceleration
Hull Traverse Fire Chance
Cummins VTA-903 500 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 67 km/h 25 km/h 4.10 s (0 to 32 km/h)
13.85 s (0 to Max Speed)
40.80° 8 %

Parts[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Spallliner
Spall Liner
Experience 34,935 Credits 717,025 Hit points are increased by 150
Smokegrenades
M82 Smoke Grenades
Stock Stock Comes with 4 charges
Takes 35s to recharge
Duration: 10s
Smokegrenades
M90 Smoke Grenades
Experience 52,405 Credits 1,075,535 Comes with 6 charges in total
Magazine capacity: 2 charges
Takes 3s to recharge
Duration: 10s
Magazine reload time: 25s
Softkillaps
AN/VLQ-8A Soft Kill APS
Experience 72,055 Credits 1,478,860 Automatic Soft Kill APS
Target Acquisition Range: 300m
Effective Range: 300m
Multiplier to ATGM's Standard Noise: x 7
Additional ATGM Noise Penalty: 3.5
Penalty to ATGM Agility: x0.65
Angle of Effect: 360°
Thermalsight
FLIR Thermal Imager
Experience 90,070 Credits 1,848,580 Ability to spot targets behind foliage improved by 30%
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 4,500 The Battle-Hardened status allows you to earn more Experience and Credits
and also grants preferential matchmaking to the vehicle.
Currencyrep
16,850 Reputation
Experience 67,520 Provides an injection of 16,850 Reputation.
Currencyrep
16,850 Reputation
Experience 67,520 Provides an injection of 16,850 Reputation.
Currencyrep
16,850 Reputation
Experience 67,520 Provides an injection of 16,850 Reputation.
Currencyrep
16,850 Reputation
Experience 67,520 Provides an injection of 16,850 Reputation.
Tokenunlock9
Tier 9 Unlock Token
- Enables you to unlock one Tier 9 vehicle.
Dealer: Sophie Wölfli
[note 7]

Abilities[ | ]

# Name XP Cost Stats Activation
Time
Duration Cooldown More
Info
Designate Ability Designate
Designate Target
Stock N/A 2.5 s 10 s 15 s
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Description:
A target designated by this ability will remain spotted for its duration and will receive increased damage.

Conditions:
No conditions bound to this ability.
ATSquad Ability AT squad
Deploy AT Squad
Stock Squad Size: 4
Upgrade: 84mm AT4 HP
Ammo Type: HEAT
Damage: 200
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.

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 Mortar
Deploy Mortar Squad
Stock Squad Size: 1
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.

Conditions:
No conditions bound to this ability.

Footnotes[]

  1. Enables you to unlock one tier 9 vehicle.
    Dealer: Sophie Wölfli
    Vehicles:
  2. 320 mm at 100m;
    96 mm at 400m
  3. 390 mm at 100m;
    117 mm at 400m
  4. 36 for Partial Penetration;
    18 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  5. 170 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  6. 180 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  7. This upgrade is unavailable until the vehicle progress is complete.
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