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RA1 Gameicon.png CS Gameicon.png AF Gameicon.png
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For other uses, see War factory.
RA1 War Factory Icons.png
War Factory

RA1 Allied War Factory.gif

RA1 Soviet War Factory.gif

Unit
Affiliation

Allies
Soviets

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
RA1 APC Icons.gif APC Barracks

Transport 5 infantry

RA1 Ore Truck Icons.gif Ore truck Ore refinery
  • Collects ore and gem
  • Self-repair
RA1 Ranger Icons.png Ranger none

none

RA1 Artillery Icons.png Artillery none

none

RA1 Light Tank Icons.png Light tank none

none

TD Medium Tank Icons.png Medium tank none

none

RA1 Radar Jammer Icons.gif Radar jammer

Disable the enemies radar

RA1 Minelayer Icons.png Anti-tank minelayer Service depot

Mine deployment

RA1 MCV Icons.gif MCV

Deploy into Construction yard

RA1 Mobile Gap Generator Icons.gif Mobile gap generator

Re-shroulds area

RA1 AF Chrono Tank Icons.gif Chrono tank

Teleport

RA1 AF Demolition Truck Icons.gif Demolition truck

Suicide attack

Soviets[edit | edit source]

The Soviet War Factory could produce:

Icon Unit Requirements Ability
RA1 Ore Truck Icons.gif Ore truck Ore refinery
  • Collects ore and gem
  • Self-repair
RA1 Heavy Tank Icons.png Heavy tank none

none

RA1 V2 Launcher Icons.gif V2 rocket launcher Radar dome

none

RA1 Minelayer Icons.png Anti-personnel minelayer Service depot

Mine deployment

RA1 MCV Icons.gif MCV

Deploy into Construction yard

RA1 Mammoth tank Icons.gif Mammoth tank Tech center
  • Can engage ground and air targets
  • Self-repair
RA1 AF MAD Tank Icons.png MAD tank

Suicide attack

RA1 AF Demolition Truck Icons.gif Demolition truck

Suicide attack

RA1 AF Tesla Tank Icons.gif Tesla tank

Disable the enemies 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]

CNCRA Allied Forces Emblem.png Allied Second World War Arsenal CNCRA Allied Forces Emblem.png
Soviet power supreme! Soviet Second World War Arsenal Soviet power supreme!