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Black Dog Super Heavy Tank
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Faction: Black Dogs

The super-heavy tank is the largest vehicle in the Black Dog arsenal. Its massive size allows it to wield a more substantial armament than any other unit, and it boasts at least four cannon hardpoints and thick, heavy EDD armor.

Development Edit

The Black Dogs began considering development of a super heavy tank after discovering the development of the CCA Mammoth on Mars. Cobra One was sent on a stealth reconnaissance mission to retrieve a technical readout. The CCA discovered the Black Dogs' presence and attempted to hide their prototype, but the Black Dogs were successful in locating and stealing it regardless, destroying the production facility in the process. Reverse-engineering this prototype allowed the Black Dogs to develop a super heavy tank of their own.

Description Edit

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The Black Dog super heavy tank is similar in size to the Mammoth, but has a sleeker shape and a slightly wider profile. Its cannons are mounted on small stems at the top of the vehicle and are much more widely spaced, which produces the same issue present in the Sasquatch; hitting a target with all four cannons is difficult, and the gap between the cannons is more than large enough for a Czar or Tusker to safely position itself between their firing lines.

Presumably the tank would have similar armament to the CCA version, using each cannon for two separate weapons.

Fate Edit

The tank never made an appearance in Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs, and as such it is not clear whether it was actually put into production or not. The reasons behind its removal are unclear, but they have been theorized to be a result of the number of hardpoints; in Battlezone units cannot have more than five hardpoints. Due to the somewhat clumsy, inelegant nature of Rise of the Black Dogs' programming it may have been that the tank had so many hardpoints that attempting to pick up a weapon caused a crash; the CCA Mammoth appears in a situation where its weapons cannot be changed by any means.

If this is the case then there may simply never have been time to create a mission where the Black Dog super heavy tank could appear. It is possible that it was originally intended to have been usable in the final mission of the Black Dog campaign, which would explain the absence of the Mobile Unit Factory.

Appearances Edit

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