Game Info Edit
Highly-mobile Ranged Unit specialized in hit-and-run tactics and skirmishing.
The Light Tank is specialized in hit-and-run tactics. Back them up with Rifleman, Tanks, and Artillery for a potent Modern Era fighting force.
Historical Info Edit
A light tank is a tank variant initially designed for rapid movement, and now primarily employed in the reconnaissance role, or in support of expeditionary forces where main battle tanks cannot be made available. Early light tanks were generally armed and armored similar to an armored car, but used tracks in order to provide better cross-country mobility. the fast light tank was was a major feature of the pre-WWII buildup,where it was expected they would be used to exploit breakthroughs in enemy lines created by slower, heavier tanks. Numerous small tank designs and "tankettes" were developed during this period and known under a variety of names, including the 'combat car'.