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For other uses, see War factory.
RA1 War Factory Icons.png RAR War Factory Cameo.png

War Factory

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autosize

Unit
Internal name

WEAP

Affiliation

RAR Allies Logo.png Allied Forces
RAR Soviets Logo.png Soviet Union

Role

Vehicle production

Tier

1

Tech level

2

Properties
Hit points

1000

Armour type

Light

Production
Cost

$2000

Produced by

Construction yard

Requires

Ore refinery

Combat
Sight range

4

Function
Power

-30

Produces

(See production section)

A War factory is the primary vehicle construction building in Red Alert 1.

Background[edit | edit source]

The war factory is a large structure, resembling an oversized garage. Basically, it consists of a central open area where actual manufacturing of the unit would take place, a collection of robot welding arms, a smelter, and various other small processes related to the manufacturing of parts for the assembly of units. The robotic arms though had to be guided by human minds therefore factions using war factories employed engineers into them to make sure there was no fault in the vehicle.

During the Third World War, both the Allies and the Soviets used a new design, with the ability to produce air units except jet aircraft such as the Harrier.

On the other hand, it was the basis for the Global Defense Initiative to create their Weapons factory in the First Tiberium War.

Game building[edit | edit source]

This large building is extremely susceptible to heavier weapons and the Hind's chaingun. They can literally tear it apart. The more war factories built the faster vehicles are built.

Allies[edit | edit source]

The Allies War Factory could produce:

Icon Unit Requirements Ability
RAR APC Cameo.png APC Barracks

Transports 5 infantry

RAR Ore Truck Cameo.png Ore truck Ore refinery
  • Collects ore and gems
  • Self-repairs
RAR Ranger Cameo.png Ranger none

none

RAR Artillery Cameo.png Artillery none

none

RAR Light Tank Cameo.png Light tank none

none

RAR Medium Tank Cameo.png Medium tank none

none

RAR Radar Jammer Cameo.png Radar jammer

Disables enemy radar

RAR Minelayer Cameo.png Anti-tank minelayer Service depot

Mine deployment

RAR MCV Cameo.png MCV

Deploys into a construction yard

RAR Mobile Gap Gen Cameo.png Mobile gap generator

Casts a shroud over a small area

RAR Chrono Tank Cameo.png Chrono tank

Teleports

RAR Demo Truck Cameo.png Demolition truck

Suicide attack

Soviets[edit | edit source]

The Soviet War Factory could produce:

Icon Unit Requirements Ability
RAR Ore Truck Cameo.png Ore truck Ore refinery
  • Collects ore and gems
  • Self-repairs
RAR Heavy Tank Cameo.png Heavy tank none

none

RAR V2 Rocket Cameo.png V2 rocket launcher Radar dome

none

RAR Minelayer Cameo.png Anti-personnel minelayer Service depot

Mine deployment

RAR MCV Cameo.png MCV

Deploys into a construction yard

RAR Mammoth Tank Cameo.png Mammoth tank Tech center
  • Can engage ground and air targets
  • Self-repairs up to 50% of health
RAR MAD Tank Cameo.png MAD tank

Suicide attack

RAR Demo Truck Cameo.png Demolition truck

Suicide attack

RAR Tesla Tank Cameo.png Tesla tank

Disables enemy radar

Capture[edit | edit source]

Capturing the opposing side's War Factory enables any of them to produce whatever vehicles for either side were available with the player's current buildings.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

RAR Allies Logo.png Allied Second World War Arsenal RAR Allies Logo.png
RAR Soviets Logo.png Soviet Second World War Arsenal RAR Soviets Logo.png