Jump to content

More reactive ground units


Recommended Posts

Ground units are really passive and mindless in DCS. They never really react to anything other than scattering if a friendly nearby is hit. If they see a missile being fired at them, they won't pop smoke and reverse into cover, (or use other known countermeasures like ir dazzlers, see below) they keep attacking even if the rest of their entire battalion is destroyed, They don't find hull down positions or retreat of overrun.


Edited by WelshZeCorgi
Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, Xilon_x said:

even tanks use chaffs and flares as countermeasure systems.


in DCS chaff and flare for tanks I haven't seen them

 

I've never seen tanks fire flares (as countermeasures) and chaff. Chaff would be fairly useless for tanks, as the majority of missiles fired are optical SACLOS, or are laser guided (either semi-active or beam-riding). Obviously the AGM-114L has a mmW active homing mode, but never seen a ground vehicle chaff dispenser.

 

Much of it is just smoke (blocking optical and IR sensors), and in some cases IR dazzlers (mostly to disrupt SACLOS missiles like TOW and HOT). Then in more modern vehicles they might employ EW (mostly against remotely operated IEDs), as well as more advanced camouflage schemes like SAAB barracuda.

 

Of course there's also things like active protection systems, particularly hard kill.

 

 

But yes +1 to the OP, it would be better to see vehicles react in a more appropriate way, instead of fanning out in the same pattern and deploying smoke (with a pretty bad effect) when hit. Among other things. 

  • Like 1

Modules I own: F-14A/B, F/A-18C, Supercarrier, F-16CM, AJS-37, F-5E-3, MiG-21bis, Ka-50, A-10C (+ A-10C II), UH-1H, Mi-8MTV2, P-47D, P-51D, FC3, MiG-15bis, Yak-52, CA, C-101, Hawk

Terrains I own: Syria, The Channel, SoH

 

System (RIP my old PC): Dell XPS 15 9570 w/ Intel i7-8750H, NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti Max-Q, 16GB DDR4, 500GB Samsung PM871 SSD (upgraded with 1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD)

 

VKB Gunfighter Mk.II w. MCG Pro

 

Dreams: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/mBG4dD

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...