Wiesel 1 TOW

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Wiesel 1 TOW
Wiesel 1 TOW
Tier / Class:
5 TD
Sophie Wölfli
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
550 (650)
430 (630) mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
8 / 8 / 8
Turret F/S/R:
8 / 8 / 8
Max Speed:
80.00 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
3.40 (2.93) s
Hull Traverse:
49.10 (56.30) deg/s
410 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
-10.0 / -8.0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
60.00 deg/s

The Wiesel 1 TOW is a tier 5 Tank Destroyer originating from Germany, and is sold by Sophie Wölfli. It can be unlocked from the M113 ACAV, and leads to the FV438 Swingfire.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • High spot and rof: had high spotting ranges and rate of fire.
  • Missile weapons only: this vehicle only had weaponry.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Featuring excellent mobility and a potent ATGM launcher, the Wiesel 1 TOW is an ATGM-only vehicle which functions as a long-range sniper. With excellent camouflage, a good view range, and excellent gun depression, the Wiesel 1 TOW is tailor made for long range ridge poking and sniping, relying on its camo rating and mobility to compensate for ineffective armor.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Excellent camouflage rating
  • Very good mobility
  • Very good gun depression

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Negligible armor
  • Only fires ATGMs
  • Only 180° Firing Arc to the Front

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

With a reliance on firepower and mobility, upgrading to the BGM-71C TOW ATGM and 069 S-5 Diesel Engine should be an early priority, to capitalize on the strengths of the vehicle.

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]

Wiesel 1 Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 8/8/8 Steel 8/8/8 Steel
Due to its role as a Recon support vehicle for infantry air drops, the Wiesel only utilizes 8mm of sloped steel, offering some resistance to small arms fire.

Firepower[edit | edit source]

TOW ATGM Launcher
Missile Name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Reload Time Missiles in Launcher Reload within Launcher Burst Fire Rate Flight Agility Self-Guided
BGM-71A TOW ATGM HEAT Stock 550 430mm 200m/s 14.00s 1 {{{reloadm}}}s 4.28rd/min {{{agility}}}deg/s No

BGM-71C TOW ATGM HEAT 45,265 650 630mm 250m/s 14.00s 1 {{{reloadm}}}s 4.28rd/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
Audi EA831 S-4 Petrol Engine Stock Stock 80.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 3.40s {{{0-max}}} 49.10deg/s {{{firechance}}}

Volkswagen 069 S-5 Diesel Engine 6,585 188,235 80.00km/h {{{reverse}}} 2.93s {{{0-max}}} 56.30deg/s {{{firechance}}}

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Wiesel 1 TOW Technology
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
GALIX 17 Smoke Grenades 15,800 451,765 Provides 8 total smoke deployments with a 2-round magazine. Smoke can be fired every 6 seconds. The magazine takes 80 seconds to reload.

History[edit | edit source]

Developed for the German Army by Porsche, this light armored vehicle was built for reconnaissance, allowing it to be air-dropped into hostile environments to scout as well as engage enemies when needed. A total of 350 units were produced between 1989 and 1992, with most going to the German Army. Having since been replaced by the more modern Wiesel 2, the vehicle had participated in peace-keeping operations primarily in Western Asia.

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