Poofydoodle Posted December 8, 2021 Share Posted December 8, 2021 Forgive me if I am saying something stupid as I am not very familiar with the PT76 and how it operatates, I had some in the last mission I made as opponents and noticed them being kind of reluctant to engage especially with their main gun. Im not sure if the tank has really primitive sighting systems or what. In my next mission a PT76 is supporting the players group of brdms and btrs and ive noticed that it doesnt seem to use its main gun very often and when it does it tends to use its frag ammo against the m113a1s and m113 recoiless rifle carriers it encounters which wont penetrate. I actually noticed similar behavior with a t55, the commander orders he and will sit there bouncing frag off the front of an m113 rcl even when heat and ke are available. I had a crew dead m113 with a running engine shut down an entire advance as the t55 pumped endless frag rounds into the front point blank until I shot it from the side with 14.5. The rcl 113a1 actually killed the t55 before I revived it with a point blank shot after surviving a point blank frag round from the t55 which seems a little silly haha. But back to my main point I replaced all of the pt76s ammo with only ke and heat and it was better but still seemed reluctant to engage what should have been obvious targets in my opinion even ones up quite close inside the fairly short effective range. I replaced the pt76 with a bmp1 and noticed performance that was quite.a bit better firing off main gun shots on a fairly regular basis at reasonable targets as opposed to the pt76 that seems to wait a very long time to get its bearings on a stationary target in the open and only use its frag for vehicles and not seem to engage infantry with it and maybe seldom an occupied watch tower. I had an amx13, a similar era and type of vehicle, destroy the pt76 head on at around 100m or so, I kept instantly repairing the pt76 and not once did it seem to even really get close to engaging the target it was looking right at. Even with the commander turned out it seems spotting and engaging targets is quite slow. Forgive me if this is all intentional to model the vehicle accurately if it had very poor optics and an awkward to use main gun but I thought I would bring it up. The pt76 suits my intent and style of the mission much better than a bmp1. Also I was wondering if the he on the 113a1s was intentional. 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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