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Orca Strike Craft

Three Strike Craft
Three Strike Craft
Unit
Affiliation

CNC3 GDI logo.png GDI
CNCKW ZOCOM Logo.png ZOCOM
CNCKW Steel Talons Logo.png Steel Talons

Role

Tactical bomber

Properties
Hit points

3000

Armour type

GDIOrcaArmor (100% Cannon, 100% Rocket, 100% Grenade, 100% Gun, 1% Sniper)

Production
Cost

$500

Build time
  • 5:00 (TW)
  • 1:30 (KW)
Requires

Airfield

Combat
Ground attack
  • Standard: 750 (Rocket)
  • ZOCOM: 1000 (Rocket)
Air speed

200

Attack range
  • Standard: 200
  • ZOCOM: 250
Sight range
  • 180 (vision)
  • 600 (shroud clearing range)
Function
Abilities

Orders several Orca Strike Craft to bombard a location on the battlefield.

Copy, bombers on their way.
- Pilot of an Orca Strike Craft, executing a bombing run.

The Orca Strike Craft is a tactical bomber appearing in Tiberium Wars and Kane's Wrath.

Background[edit | edit source]

The Orca has oversized supercharged engines on articulated mounts and a modified pilot cockpit. They cannot be constructed on the battlefield directly and are called in to perform a tactical strike. The Orca is very fast and has surprisingly high armor compared to the standard Orca.

It has 2 rocket pods mounted on both sides just under the cockpit which do moderate damage against buildings and light damage against vehicles. It will also kill infantry with 1 hit. ZOCOM uses a modified version of this aircraft, which use sonic grenades instead of rockets.

In-game[edit | edit source]

If an airfield is built, a commander can request an Orca Strike for $500. Three Orca Strike Craft fly in from outside the combat zone, bomb the selected area, and then fly off again. The Orca Strike is only capable of damaging stationary targets, and a beacon, deployed in the area to guide the pilots, can reveal to the enemy the bombing target.

In skirmish mode, GDI AIs use this strike on opposing teams' Power Plants. Although this will not destroy one outright, it will cause significant damage.

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

  • An Orca Strike Craft was seen along with a group of A-15 Orcas defending the outskirts of Sydney during the initial Scrin invasion.


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