VBL Ingwe

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VBL Ingwe
VBL Ingwe
Tier / Class:
Sophie Wölfli
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
750 (850) mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
11 / 11 / 9
Turret F/S/R:
9 / 9 / 9
Max Speed:
100.00 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
1.77 s
Hull Traverse:
80.00 deg/s
420 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
-8.0 / -7.0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
51.10 deg/s

The VBL Ingwe is a tier 7 Armored Fighting Vehicle originating from France, and is sold by Sophie Wölfli. It can be unlocked from the FV721 Fox, and leads to the VBR.

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.
  • Missile weapons only: this vehicle only has missile weaponry.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Featuring excellent mobility and a potent ATGM launcher, the VBL Ingwe is an ATGM-only vehicle which functions as a flanker and long-range sniper. With excellent camouflage, a good view range, and effectively limitless gun depression, the VBL Ingwe is tailor made for long range ridge poking and sniping, relying on its camo rating and mobility to make up for the fact that its armor is ineffective against many weapons.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Excellent camouflage rating
  • Very good mobility
  • Gun depression not an issue
  • Devastating burst damage with four shot ATGM salvo

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Negligible armor
  • Only fires ATGMs
  • Long reload time between salvos

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Because of the VBL Ingwe’s reliance on firepower and mobility upgrading to the Ingwe-B ATGM-TH and Improved Power Steering should be an early priority.

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]

VBL Scout Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 11/11/9 Steel 9/9/9 Steel
This wheeled vehicle's THD steel and ballistic glass give it small arms resistance, making it an incredibly mobile infantry support and recon vehicle.

Firepower[edit | edit source]

Ingwe ATGM Launcher
Missile Name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Reload Time Missiles in Launcher Reload within Launcher Burst Fire Rate Flight Agility Self-Guided
ZT3 Ingwe ATGM HEAT Stock 550 750mm 200m/s 24.00s 4 {{{reloadm}}}s 30.00rd/min {{{agility}}}deg/s No

ZT3 Ingwe-B ATGM-TH Tandem-HEAT 116,625 550 850mm 200m/s 24.00s 4 {{{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
Steyr M14 TCI Turbo-diesel Engine Stock Stock 100.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 1.77s {{{0-max}}} 80.00deg/s {{{firechance}}}

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

VBL Ingwe Technology
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
GALIX 17 Smoke Grenades 40,715 678,895 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 Thermal Sight 69,980 1,166,850 Increases effectiveness of spotting through foliage by 30%.

Improved Power Steering 15,690 261,655 Increases wheeled vehicle turning speed by 15%.

Improved Suspension 27,140 452,600 Improves handling on rough terrain by 10%.

History[edit | edit source]

This French-designed light armored vehicle offers great agility and protection in a compact package. Developed in the 1980’s, the VBL entered service in 1990 and remains active to this day. The VBL has participated in combat in Western Africa, Eastern and Western Europe, North America, and Southeast Asia.

Variants[edit | edit source]

VBL Ingwe Beast
  • VBL Ingwe Beast

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]