Mechanized Infantry

Mechanized infantry are equipped and trained to fight with armoured vehicles.

Mechanized infantry include German gepanzert panzergrenadiers, US armoured infantry and Commonwealth infantry equipped with universal carriers or half-tracks.

There is no need to track a mechanized infantry’s mounted status. As combat commander your job is to order the armoured infantry into combat. The mechanized infantry’s commander then deploys his troops as he sees fit.

Mechanized Infantry Statistics

Mechanized infantry are listed as a platoon, plus their armoured carrier. E. G. Gepanzerte Panzergrenadier Platoon with 251/1 SPW.

Movement: Mechanized Infantry move at Average Speed. They move at Fast Speed when using Rapid Deployment.

Reliability: Mechanized infantry are subject to vehicle break-downs. A unit’s reliability is determined by its transport vehicle.

Reaction Dice: Mechanized infantry gain a Reaction Dice bonus from their armoured carrier.

Rapid Deployment: Mechanized infantry can use Rapid Deployment.

Targeting Mechanized Infantry

Mechanized infantry are targeted with FP and cannot be targeted with AT fire even though transported in armoured vehicles. Their transports are part of the infantry unit and cannot be targeted separately. If the infantry are Dispersed, the transports are also Dispersed.

 

About Jim Bambra

Jim has designed and developed a wide variety of games such as Warhammer Fantasy Battles, Warhammer 40,000, Star Wars Miniatures, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, Dungeons and Dragons, Star Frontiers, GURPS, Star Wars, and TORG. In addition to tabletop games, Jim has also developed games for PCs and consoles: Special Forces, Warzone 2100, Conflict: Desert Storm I & II, the Great Escape, Conflict: Vietnam, and Conflict: Global Storm, amongst others.

Combat HQ is his latest set of rules. It grew out of Jim’s desire to play a fast moving World War Two miniatures game that not only required him to make decisions as an army commander, but also contained sufficient detail to capture the intricacies and complexities of World War Two combat in an entertaining manner.

Jim lives in Fuerteventura where he plays a wide range of games from miniature wargames to video games. In his spare time he likes to read, teach Aikido and go walking with his dogs.

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