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Wurfrahmen
WF Ingame Wurfrahmen
Unit
Affiliation

WF FlagIco German Germany

Role

Artillery vehicle

Cost

$750

Army points

2

Produced by

Tank factory

Hit points

260

WF Icon Wurfrahmen

The Wurfrahmen, which literally means "Throwing Frame," was Germany's answer to the Russian Katyusha rocket launching vehicle. By attaching a specialized launch rack to a SdKfz 251 fighting vehicle, the Germans had quickly created a mobile rocket platform nicknamed "Stuka zu Fuss" ("Stuka by foot") for its ability to deal massive amounts of damage while maintaining a high level of mobility. The Wurfrahmen fires 280mm or 300mm explosive rockets, or 320mm incendiary rockets.

BackgroundEdit

The chassis of the Sdkfz 251 is again put to good use, this time as a mobile rocket launcher. The Wurfrahmen 40 featured side-mounted rocket launchers, while the Wurfrahmen auf Infanterieschlepper sported a rear-mounted frame for launching rockets and resembles the unit seen in War Front.

OverviewEdit

  • Pros: Cheap, long-range artillery unit that can be ordered to bombard any spot on the battlefield. A great choice for mobile base defense because it doesn't drain valuable power supplies.
  • Cons: A bit thin in terms of armor, and because it is artillery its projectiles take a while to reach the target.
  • Bottom Line: An excellent value in terms of resources and production time. You'll probably be using this even when the Hummel is available.

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

VTE
WF FlagIco German War Front: Turning Point German Forces WF FlagIco German
Logistic Engineer truckOpel BlitzSdKfz 251 repair truckBruckenleger
Infantry Wehrmacht infantryWehrmacht PanzerfaustJetpack infantryExoskeletonParatroopsHeavy paratroopsCommando paratroops
Vehicles Flammwagen APCWurfrahmenPantherWirbelwindTigerHummelElephantMausSonic tankRheintochter
Aircraft Me 262StukaGiant zeppelinHorten bomberJunkers bomber
Heroes Roland HellmannDietrich PreissElsa Adler
Buildings Command centerSupply depotPower plantBarracksCombat academyTank factoryRadar facilityAirfieldResearch labsV-1 launch pad (V-2 launch pad)
Defenses Flame bunkerAT 88 bunkerAA bunker

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