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The SBS Pindad is a Tier 8 special premium Armored Fighting Vehicle under Oscar Faraday's dealership.

History[ | ]

Class: Indirect Fire Support Vehicle (Prototype)
Developed: 2010-2014
Service: N/A
Vehicles Built: 1
Operators: N/A

The SBS platform is one of the first domestic Indonesian armored vehicles developed by Pindad (the largest Indonesian armor producer) for Indonesia and is officially listed as a "light tank." It was developed sometime in the early 2010s with some prototypes in different configurations appearing in public in 2014 or so. The variant in the game is a long-range MLRS (multi-launch rocket system) fire support vehicle with a 122mm multi-barreled rocket launcher.

The platform is loosely based on the French AMX-VCI APC, which was in turn developed from the AMX-13 Light Tank. One of the countries the AMX-VCI was exported to was Indonesia with 200 bought in the 1960s. It seems that these APCs are currently still in service, although only approximately 70 of them currently remain operational. However, it's obvious that these vehicles no longer meet the requirements of modern combat, which is why they underwent a deep overhaul at Pindad. From various sources, it seems that this configuration is treated as essentially a component testbed for the launcher itself, not an actual finished combat vehicle. It also seems it is still being tested by Pindad as well as the Indonesian military, but it's unlikely this version will ever see mass-production or service.

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 within its line of sight. Designated targets are marked to other players and take increased damage.
  • Missiles Only: This vehicle is only armed with anti-tank guided missiles or unguided rockets, making it only viable in mid-to-long-range combat, since both are often difficult to aim at short distances.
  • Unguided Rockets: This vehicle can fire rockets that, unlike ATGMs, cannot be guided once in flight.
  • Recon Package: This vehicle's set of advanced optics provides an improved vision range when stationary.
  • Missile Salvo: This vehicle may fire multiple ATGMs or unguided rockets in a short period of time, potentially overwhelming enemy defenses such as the APS.
  • Smoke Generators: This vehicle generates smoke all around it and lays down smoke cover by driving forward.

Ammunition[ | ]

# Ammo
XP Cost Damage Penetration Velocity Reload
1 122mm R-Han Rocket RCKT Stock 500[note 1] 40 mm 75 m/s 32.00 s
  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.20 °
  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Magazine Size: 16
  • Reload within Magazine: 0.30 s
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 100 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 25 %
  • Splash Radius: 3.00 m
  • Splash Penetration: 100 mm

Upgrades[ | ]

Armor[ | ]

SBS Pindad Stock Armor
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Stock Stock 40 mm (vs AP)
50 mm (vs HEAT)
Steel 50 mm (vs AP)
50 mm (vs HEAT)
Steel N/A N/A vs AP
This vehicle's steel plates protect its crew against small arms and light artillery shell fragments only.

Weapon[ | ]

# Name XP Cost Credit Cost Aim Time Reload Time More Info
Weapon1 122mm Multiple Launch Rocket System Stock Stock 4.00 s 32.00 s


  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Magazine Size: 16
  • Reload within Magazine: 0.30 s
  • Burst Fire Rate: 200.00 rd/min
  • Depression/Elevation: -5.0° / 45.0°
122mm R-Han Rocket

Engine[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Max Speed Reverse Speed Forward
Hull Traverse Fire Chance
450 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 70 km/h 35 km/h 2.06 s (0 to 32 km/h)
7.66 s (0 to Max Speed)
47.10° 6 %

Parts[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Upgraded Exhaust Smoke Generator
Stock Stock Provides 6 exhaust smoke charges
Can trigger 2 charges with little delay
Recharge time: 3s
Duration: 14s
Full recharge time: 25s
Reconnaissance Package
Stock Stock Drastically decreases the Spotted by Enemy indicator delay in PvP
Bonus vision range when standing still: 30 m
Improved Cooling System
Experience 10 Credits 10 Camouflage factor is increased by 5%
Enemy Thermal Sights effectiveness is reduced by 30%
[note 2]
Stock Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 89.3%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 75.0%

Abilities[ | ]

# Name XP Cost Stats Activation
Duration Cooldown More
Designate Ability Designate
Designate Target
Stock N/A 2.5 s 10 s 15 s

A target designated by this ability will remain spotted for its duration and will receive increased damage.

No conditions bound to this ability.
Retreat Ability Retreat
Experience 10[note 3] Camouflage Factor: +10%
Acceleration: +50%
Vision Range: -25.0037%
Rate of Fire: -10.71%
N/A 20 s 60 s

This ability allows you to fall back quickly by temporarily improving your camouflage factor and acceleration. However, it also reduces your vision range and reload speed.

No conditions bound to this ability.


  1. 400 for Partial Penetration;
    100 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  2. Requires player to complete 150 Battle Path main missions, repeatable Battle Coin missions, or challenges to unlock.
  3. Requires player to complete 100 Battle Path main missions, repeatable Battle Coin missions, or challenges to unlock.
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