Ground Launched Missile Air Defense (Apocalypse)

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A missile launcher which transforms the heavy tank into an effective air defense unit.  From: Apocalypse Ufopaedia
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GLM Air Defense

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  • Weight: 140
  • Size: 4 × 4
  • Accuracy: 75%
  • Fire Rate: 1.06/sec
  • Firing Arc: 360º left/right
  • Firing Arc: 360º up/down
  • Range: 325m
  • Range Max: 1000m
  • Style: road
  • Manufacturer: Marsec
  • Available: Week 1
  • Base Price: $2,100
  • Minimum Weekly Stock: 2
  • Maximum Weekly Stock: 6
  • Storage Space: 160

Ammunition: Air Defense Missile

  • Damage: 28
  • Projectile Speed: 18
  • Ammo Capacity: 16
  • Guided: Yes
  • Turn Rate: 14º/sec
  • Manufacturer: Marsec
  • Available: Week 1
  • Base Price: $180
  • Minimum Weekly Stock: 35
  • Maximum Weekly Stock: 50
  • Storage Space: 2


The GLM Missile Air Defense is a tank-mounted variant of the smaller GLM Array that fires a powerful Ground Launched Missile at a generously long distance.

While not as destructive as the Rumble Cannon nor does it share the range and fire power of the Plasma Turret Cannon , the GLMs enjoy the benefits shared by all missiles in that they home in on their targets. This means it is the more accurate of the three tank turrets.

It also shares the disadvantage of the missiles in that it is susceptible to missile jamming and a smaller ammunition supply.

The extra range and homing ability of the GLM missiles give the Griffon AFV's a new lease of life, allowing them to launch attacks while keeping a good distance away from any form of retaliation. As per standard procedure, the tank(s) would have to be strategically placed around the city in order to even have a chance at intercepting UFOs that are in-transit.

Apocalypse Insignia X-COM: Apocalypse\Vehicles\Vehicle Equipment
Air
Weapons Apoc 40mm auto cannon.png 40mm Auto-Cannon
Apoc bolter laser gun.png Bolter 4K Laser Gun Apoc lancer laser gun.png Lancer 7K Laser Gun
Apoc rendor plasma gun.png Rendor Plasma Gun Apoc lineage plasma cannon.png Lineage Plasma Cannon Apoc plasma multi system.png Plasma Multi-System
Apoc janitor missile array.png Janitor Missile Array Apoc prophet missile launcher.png Prophet Missile Array Apoc justice missile launcher.png Justice Missile Launcher Apoc retribution missile launcher.png Retribution Missile Launcher
Apoc laser defense array.png Laser Defense Array Apoc plasma defense array.png Plasma Defense Array

Apoc light disruptor beam.png Light Disruptor Beam Apoc medium disruptor beam.png Medium Disruptor Beam Apoc heavy disruptor beam.png Heavy Disruptor Beam
Apoc disruptor bomb launcher.png Disruptor Bomb Launcher Apoc disruptor multi bomb launcher.png Disruptor Multi-Bomb Launcher
Apoc stasis bomb launcher.png Stasis Bomb Launcher

Engines SD Standard
SD Deluxe
SD Sports
SD Turbo
SD Elite
SD Special
Ground
Weapons Apoc 40mm auto cannon turret.png 40mm Auto Cannon Turret Apoc airguard anti air cannon.png Airguard Anti-Air Cannon Apoc glm array.png GLM Array
Apoc plasma turret cannon.png Plasma Turret Cannon Apoc glm air defense.png GLM Air Defense Apoc rumble cannon.png Rumble Cannon
Engines Metro Roadhog
Metro Roadgrav
Metro Turbograv
Metro Powergrav
Metro Multipower Plus
Shared
Add-Ons Weapons Control System (Light, Medium, Heavy, Advanced)
Transport Module (Cargo, Passenger, Bio-Transport)
Small / Large Disruption Shield
Missile Evasion Matrix, Cloaking Field
Teleporter