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Artic HISS

"Cobra's signature "tank" the HISS is not ideally suited for arctic operations as its tracks do not extend the full length of its hull, and thus have limited mobility in deep snow. It is however, a vehicle that Cobra has in large supply, and it is inevitable that the Cobra legions operating in cold climates will be partially equipped with HISS tanks. With other vehicles better suited to mobility in arctic conditions, the HISS tanks that have been sent to the tundra wastes have been given a role where their limited agility is deemed somewhat less of a tactical handicap - they have been modified for the air defense role, with a turret mounted battery of four short range SAMs that can take out low flying helicopters and attack planes.


The Air Defense HISS crew do the best they can with the vehicle they've been assigned and console themselves that what they lack in mobility, they make up for in incrementally better armor protection than their mounted comrades in WOLFs, Ice Sabres, and Paralyzers."



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Taken on November 9, 2019