FV721 Fox

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FV721 Fox
FV721 Fox
Details
Tier / Class:
6 AFV
Nation:
United Kingdom
Dealer:
Sophie Wölfli
Reputation:
270,300
Cost:
4,080,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
45
DPM:
5,225
Penetration:
150 mm
Hit Points:
1,485
Hull F/S/R:
15 / 18 / 18
Turret F/S/R:
18 / 18 / 15
Max Speed:
100.00 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
2.26 (1.63) s
Hull Traverse:
75.60 (79.10) deg/s
Camouflage:
37%
Vision:
420 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.10°
Max Cannon Depression:
-14.0 / -14.0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
51.10 deg/s

The FV721 Fox is a tier 6 Armored Fighting Vehicle originating from the United Kingdom, and is sold by Sophie Wölfli. It can be unlocked from the VBL, and leads to the VBL Ingwe.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Subtle movement: moving on a low speed doesn't reduce your camouflage factor. .
  • Designated target: vehicle has the ability to designate targets that are within line of sight and vision range. Designated targets are called out and takes increased damage.
  • Recon package: this vehicle's recon package provides an improved vision range when stationary.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Fast, deadly, and stealthy, the FV721 Fox is a lightly armored but mobile vehicle, capable of flanking around slower enemy vehicles and punishing them with a devastating two shot ATGM launcher and 30mm autocannon. It also works well as a long-range fighter with excellent camouflage, a good view range, and excellent gun depression that make it stealthy and mobile enough to fire at targets, then quickly relocate. Close range fighting should be avoided if possible, because the low health pool and terrible armor of the Fox makes it an easy target for enemy guns.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Excellent camouflage rating
  • Very good mobility
  • Very good gun depression
  • Devastating burst damage with ATGM launcher

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Difficult to control
  • Negligible armor
  • Low damage autocannon

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

The FV721 mainly focuses on firepower and mobility. Upgrading to the MILAN 2 ATGM and XK 2.4L Petrol Engine will offer strong improvements to the damage output and speed of the Fox, offsetting the drawback of zero effective armor.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Advanced Muzzle Reference System
  • Augmented Optics
  • Improved Gun Breech
  • Improved Pioneer Tool Kit

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Commander: Sabrina Washington, to improve the camo rating, view range, and crew stats
  • Driver: Spin to Win, Off-Road Driving
  • Gunner: Sharpshooter, Do the Twist
  • Loader: Rapid Fire, Explosive Shells/Preparation

Armor[edit | edit source]

FV721 Fox Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 15/18/18 Aluminum 18/18/15 Aluminum
The aluminum chassis of the Fox offers partial protection from small arms. This recon vehicle has no protection from autocannons or mounted machine guns.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

30mm L21 Autocannon with MILAN
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
30mm L14A3 APFSDS AP Stock 45 150mm 1,410m/s 0.10° 1.80s 6 {{{reloadm}}}s 200.00rd/min
30mm L13A1 HE HE Stock 45 10mm 950m/s 0.10° 1.80s 6 {{{reloadm}}}s 200.00rd/min


Missile Name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Reload Time Missiles in Launcher Reload within Launcher Burst Fire Rate Flight Agility Self-Guided
MILAN 1 ATGM HEAT Stock 475 660mm 120m/s 20.00s 2 {{{reloadm}}}s 30.00rd/min {{{agility}}}deg/s No


MILAN 2 ATGM Tandem-HEAT 75,085 475 750mm 150m/s 20.00s 2 {{{reloadm}}}s 30.00rd/min {{{agility}}}deg/s No


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
Jaguar J.60 Mk.100B Petrol Engine Stock Stock 100.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 2.26s {{{0-max}}} 75.60deg/s {{{firechance}}}


Jaguar XK 4.2L Petrol Engine 12,015 256,000 100.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 1.63s {{{0-max}}} 79.10deg/s {{{firechance}}}



Upgrades[edit | edit source]

FV721 Fox Technology
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
L8 Smoke Grenades 28,830 614,400 Provides a total of eight smoke deployments with a two-round magazine. Individual charges are on a six second cooldown, with an eighty second cooldown for the magazine.


Improved Suspension 19,220 409,600 Improves handling on rough terrain by 10%.


Retrofits[edit | edit source]

Proven
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Improved Telescopic Lenses v2 33,790 1,200,000 Increases spotting range of the vehicle while stopped.


Special Ability[edit | edit source]

Name Activation Time Duration Reload Time Ability Changes
Designate Target
Ability Designate.png
2 s 20 s 50 s The designated target remains visible and receives full damage. Component saving -10%
Crew saves -10%
Camouflage factor -100%


History[edit | edit source]

This British-built reconnaissance vehicle was created as a replacement for the Ferret Scout Car and modernized the equipment for the British Army. Production began in 1972 and the vehicle entered service the following year, though it was eventually retired by the United Kingdom in the early 1990’s. Equipped with a 30mm autocannon with an option of ATGM launchers, the Fox offers a powerful punch in a compact package.

Variants[edit | edit source]

  • FV721 Fox Shark
The FV721 Fox Shark, a Premium variant that was purchasable during October 2016 and April 2017
  • FV721 "Clover Fox"
FV721 "Clover Fox"

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]