Composite armor boosts the armor of all tank units on the battlefield. It massively increased the armor and survivability of all crusader and Paladin tanks by 25% The modern-day composite armor consists of multiple layers of metal alloys, layered in between other substances, usually ceramics.
Composite armour, developed towards the end of the first conflict with the GLA, was designed to lessen the damage done by the innumeral amount of RPG troopers and Stinger sites. When purchased from the strategy center, Crusader tank armour was increased by 40% and Paladin tank tank armour was increased by 20%. This allows Crusader tanks to last considerably longer in battle and Paladin tanks to be almost invincible.
In zero hour, hovever, this upgrade adds insted 25% armour to both tanks.
Behind the Scenes Edit
This armor is in use today by the US, in an advanced variant known as Chobham armour.
- Uranium shells: Chinese upgrade increasing tanks' firepower.
- Nuclear tanks: Chinese upgrade increasing tanks' speed.
- Composite armour (Tiberium): GDI eqivalent