Forward Observers are specialist units with the ability to tag a target so that other allies may rain down indirect or guided fire upon them even without a clear Line of Fire.
|FORWARD OBSERVER||SHORT SKILL|
|BS Attack, Optional.|
The user must be able to draw LoF to the target.
|Forward Observer||0-8" 0||8-24" 0||24-48" -3||48-96" -6||--||2||*||Non-Lethal, Non-Lootable, Technical Weapon|
- NOTE: The target enters the Targeted state.
Critical hits with Forward Observer
Critical hits with Forward Observer have no additional special benefits. Specifically, rolling a Critical with this Special Skill does not turn subsequent Guided Special Ammunition attacks into automatic Criticals.
Forward Observers are specialists armed with the tools to provide allies with telemetry and data on the exact location of hostile forces on the battlefield in order to maximize the effectiveness of indirect fire. These units are responsible for the targeting and correction of artillery and support fire coming from airspace and naval platforms and from the field itself. To do this, they carry state-of-the-art communications equipment whose signal-emitting capabilities can be repurposed as defensive Flash Pulse projectors.
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|Related Pages: Burst Support Bonus, Deactivator, Discover, Forward Observer, MediKit, Minesweeper, Triangulated Fire|
Editor's note - remember that Deactivators, Minesweepers and Discover are not BS Weapons so still won't benefit from the Burst Support Bonus and cannot be used with Triangulated Fire.