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SBS Pindad
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SBS Pindad
Details
Tier / Class:
8 AFV
Nation:
Indonesia
Dealer:
N/A
Reputation:
N/A
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Damage:
400
Penetration:
40 mm
DPM:
10,757
Reload time:
31.3 s
Hit Points:
1,800
Hull F/S/R:
40mm (vs AP) / 50mm (vs HEAT)
Hull composition:
Steel
Turret F/S/R:
50mm (vs Everything)
Turret composition:
Steel
Max Speed:
70 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
2.06 s
Vehicle Mass:
13,000 kg
Hull Traverse:
48.04 °/s
Camouflage:
42 %
Vision:
420 m (moving) / 450 m (stopped) m
Cannon Depression:
-5° / 45 °
Accuracy (Spread):
0.200°
Aim time:
3.69 s
Turret Traverse Speed:
51.00 °/s

The SBS Pindad is a tier 8 Armored Fighting Vehicle originating from Indonesia. It is a Premium Vehicle that could be acquired via Enigma’s Legacy Battle Path.

Features

  • 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 armed only with missiles and suffers greatly in short-range engagements.
  • Unguided rockets: This vehicle fires dumb-fire missiles.
  • Recon Package: This vehicle's advanced optics increases its vision range when at a complete stop.
  • Missile Salvo: This vehicle may fire multiple rockets in a short period of time, potentially overwhelming APS defenses.
  • Smoke Generators: This vehicle generates smoke all around it and lays down smoke cover by driving forward.

Player Recommendations

Armor

Firepower

122 mm Multiple Launch Rocket System
Missile Name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Reload Time Missiles in Launcher Reload within Launcher Burst Fire Rate Flight Agility Self-Guided
122 mm R-Han Rocket HE Stock 500 / 400 (partial) / 100 (non-penetrating) 40mm 75m/s 32s 16 0.3s 2000rd/min N/Adeg/s no

Mobility

Upgrades

Special Abilities

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 Indonesida 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.

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