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Scanner pack

Upgrade
Affiliation

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

Tier

2

Research
Cost

$1000

Build time

0:30

Researched at

Armory (TW)
Command post (KW)

Hot key

Ctrl+A

Affected objects

Zone troopers
Zone raiders

Scanner pack was an upgrade used by the Global Defense Initiative during the Third Tiberium War.

Background[edit | edit source]

This upgrade augmented the powered armour of zone troopers with specialized scanners, which allowed them to see farther and detect stealthed foes[1]. The Zone raiders adapted this technology for Red Zone use, allowing them to locate stealthy enemy combatants hiding in the devastation[2].

In-game[edit | edit source]

Although the brief description reads "detects stealth in a small radius," the detection range is comparable to—if not greater than that found on defensive structures such as watchtowers, Guardian cannons or AA batteries. Combined with zone troopers' resistance to tank weapons, as well as their excellent anti-armour capabilities, the ability to detect stealth just makes them even more dangerous against enemy vehicles of every type.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars manual. Los Angeles, California: Electronic Arts Los Angeles, 2007.
  2. Kane's Wrath Zocom Zone Raider Spotlight. EA Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars - News. 2008-02-20. Archived from the original on 2008-09-06.
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