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Airstrip (Tiberian Dawn)

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TD Gameicon.png C&C Covert Ops Cover.gif
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For the Renegade variant, see Airstrip (Renegade). For other uses, see Airfield.
TD Airstrip Icons.gif TDR Airstrip Cameo.png
Airstrip

TDR Airstrip Ingame.jpg

TD Airstrip Ingame.jpg

Structure
Internal name

AFLD

Affiliation

CNCR NodLogo.png Brotherhood of Nod

Role

Vehicle deployment zone

Tech level

2

Properties
Hit points

500

Production
Cost

$2000

Build time

1:13

Produced by

Nod construction yard

Requires

Tiberium refinery

Combat
Sight range

5

Function
Power

-30

Produces

The Airstrip is a Nod vehicle creation building in Tiberian Dawn.

Background[edit | edit source]

While GDI produces vehicles at field bases with the weapons factory, the Brotherhood's field bases import completed units. The bases covered the cost of flying in goods by collecting Tiberium. The airstrip is the receiving area for the vehicles. This stems from Nod's nature as a new emerging force with somewhat inadequate war related industries but with excessive fund. They "cooperate" with any military industries available (nearly all black market deals), ordering in mass to lower the cost then store it in a secret place.

The large cargo plane does not land at the field. Instead it slowly flies in at an extremely low altitude and releases the vehicle from the aircrafts cargo bay as it passes over the gently inclined runway.

After the First Tiberium War the Brotherhood abandoned the airfield just to use war factories instead.

Game building[edit | edit source]

It functions just like a War Factory: vehicles "emerge" from it once the plane has passed.

The more airstrips will be built, owned and maintained, the faster vehicles will be delivered.

It is also featured in Command & Conquer: Renegade. The cargo plane can kill players and destroys any vehicle in the red circle when flying in.

Production[edit | edit source]

Icon Unit Requirements Ability
TDR APC Cameo.png APC

Transports 5 infantry

TDR Harvester Cameo.png Harvester Tiberium refinery

Collects Tiberium

TDR Recon Bike Cameo.png Recon bike none

none

TDR Buggy Cameo.png Buggy none

none

TDR Light Tank Cameo.png Light tank none

none

TDR Artillery Cameo.png Artillery none

none

TDR Flame Tank Cameo.png Flame tank Communications center

none

TDR Stealth Tank Cameo.png Stealth tank Communications center

Stealthed when not attacking

TDR Rocket Launcher Cameo.png MLRS (Rocket launcher)

Can engage ground and air targets

TDR MCV Cameo.png MCV Temple of Nod

Deploys into a construction yard

TDR SSM Launcher Cameo.png SSM launcher

none

Gallery[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

CNCR NodLogo.png Brotherhood of Nod First Tiberium War Arsenal CNCR NodLogo.png