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Construction Dozer
Generals Dozers
USA and Chinese Dozers
Unit
Affiliation

USA
China

Role

Construction and maintenance

Armament

Mine Clearing Tools

Protection

Medium

Properties
Hit points

250

Armour type

Dozer Armor

Production
Cost

$1000

Build time

0:05

Produced by

USA or China Command Center

Hotkey

D

Combat
Speed

30 (25 if badly damaged)

Attack range

Melee

Sight range

200

Function
Abilities

Build & repair buildings
Clear mines

Notes

Cannot attack

Gen1 USA Construction Dozer Icons
Gen1 China Construction Dozer Icons

Construction Dozers were used by both the USA and China, primarily to build and repair structures. (Note that although they were differently designed, both factions' dozers performed identically.)

Overview

Advantage

Why do I always get the dirty jobs?
- Dozer operator, on being ordered to clear a mine field.

Construction Dozers are built at the Command Center and can be repaired at the War Factory. Dozers are able to build and repair all battlefield structures, as well as all friendly structures, including those captured or garrisoned by friendly forces. Essentially an armored vehicle, dozer has some immunity against contaminated or irradiated battlefield. This feature gave the commander an option to repair leaked chemical bunker and capture them.

Disadvantage

Layer of the foundation
- Construction Dozer USA

A Dozer, even with the ability to clear minefields, cannot directly attack enemy units. They can, however, drive over enemy infantry. Note that the China dozer is slower and less manuverable, though. Since they are largely defenseless, they are good cannon fodder for enemy tanks. EMP bomb can disable them and hijacker can take over them.

Abilities

I will get rid of those mines
- China Construction dozer preparing to clear mine
Gen1 Clear Mines Icons
Clear Mines Construction dozer will clear mines and booby traps within the assigned area.

Game-Play

Tactics

What's the story?
- Construction Dozer USA

Dozers are recommended to be built at the start of a match to ensure for fast building and expansion, and their ability to clear minefields is invaluable when attacking Chinese structures later in the game.

Counters

Building the Chinese Empire.
- Construction Dozer China

Having no weapons, Construction Dozers need to be escorted whenever they venture out of your main base. Although surprisingly resilient against small arms fire, Dozers can be reduced to wreckage very quickly by rockets or tank shells. A favourite, and often very daring, GLA tactic was to attempt to capture an enemy Dozer, thus allowing them to build American and Chinese structures, and consequently units. Jarmen Kell is often sent in to hijack Construction Dozers.

Structures Built

USA

Yeah?
- Construction Dozer USA

Buildings

Icon Building Requirements Role
Gen1 USA Command Center Icons Command center none

Main headquarters

Gen1 Cold Fusion Reactor Icons
ZH Advanced Cold Fusion Reactor Icons
Cold fusion reactor none

Provides power to base

Gen1 USA Barracks Icons Barracks none

Trains and heals infantry

Gen1 USA Supply Center Icons Supply center Cold fusion reactor

Drop-off for supplies

Generals USA War Factory Icons War factory Supply center

Builds and repair units

Gen1 USA Airfield Icons Airfield Supply center

Builds and repair aircraft

Gen1 Strategy Center Icons Strategy center War factory or Airfield
  • Advanced tech items
  • Anti-ground base defense (with Bombardment)
Gen1 Detention Camp Icons Detention camp

Prison, intelligence gathering

Gen1 Supply Drop Zone Icons Supply drop zone Strategy center

Generates funds

Gen1 Particle Uplink Cannon Icons
ZH Advanced Particle Cannon Icons
Particle cannon Strategy center

Superweapons

Defenses

Icon Building Requirements Role
Gen1 Patriot Missile System Icons Patriot missile system

Anti-aircraft and anti-armour defense

ZH Laser Defense Turret Icons Laser Defense Turret

Multi-purpose defense

ZH EMP Patriot Icons Patriot missile system

Anti-aircraft and anti-armour defense

ZH Fire Base Icons Firebase

Multi-purpose defense

China

We will live in prosperity.
- Construction Dozer China

Buildings

Icon Building Requirements Role
Gen1 China Command Center Icons Command center none

Main headquarters

Gen1 Nuclear Reactor Icons Nuclear reactor none

Provides power to base

ZH Advanced Nuclear Reactor Icons Advanced nuclear reactor Tsing Shi Tao only

Provides power to base

Gen1 China Barracks Icons Barracks none

Trains and heals infantry

Gen1 China Supply Center Icons Supply center Nuclear reactor or Advanced nuclear reactor

Drop-off for supplies

Generals China War Factory Icons War factory Supply center

Builds and repair units

Gen1 China Airfield Icons Airfield Supply center

Builds and repair aircraft

ZH Internet Center Icons Internet center
  • Provides faster Internet connection for garrisoned Hackers
  • Spy center when upgraded
Gen1 Propaganda Center Icons Propaganda center War factory

Advanced tech items

Gen1 Nuclear Missile Silo Icons Nuclear missile silo Propaganda center

Superweapons

Defenses

Icon Building Requirements Role
Gen1 Gattling Cannon Icons Gatling Cannon Nuclear reactor or Advanced nuclear reactor

Anti-aircraft and anti-infantry defense

Gen1 Bunker Icons Bunker Nuclear reactor or Advanced nuclear reactor

Infantry bunker

ZH Fortified Bunker Icons Fortified bunker

Infantry bunker

Gen1 Speaker Tower Icons Speaker Tower Propaganda center

Improve morale

Selected Quotes

USA

Yeah?
- When selected
Laying the foundation
- When selected
Want to make some improvements?
- When selected
Let's build
- When selected
New construction?
- When selected
Always ready
- When selected
Clocked in
- When selected
Have a job for me?
- When selected
What's the story?
- When selected
Let's get to work
- When selected
Sounds good!
- When moving
Loud and clear
- When moving
Make my own road!
- When moving
Like the neighborhood
- When moving
I'll build anywhere
- When moving
Getting to work
- When moving
Keeping busy
- When moving
Good area
- When ordered to build
Made in the U.S. of A
- When ordered to build
Bring on the scaffolding
- When ordered to build
Going up
- When ordered to build
On the job
- When ordered to build
Why do I always get the dirty jobs?
- When ordered to clear mines
You want me to clear that mine?
- When ordered to clear mines
I'll dig them out
- When ordered to clear mines
I'll take care of it
- When ordered to clear mines
Let's clear those mines
- When ordered to clear mines
I'll fix her up
- When ordered to repairs
Making repairs
- When ordered to repairs
Gonna be like new
- When ordered to repairs
Could use some attention
- When ordered to repairs
Oh, that one's pretty banged up
- When ordered to repairs
I may want to build there
- When ordered to run over
They're standing on buildable ground
- When ordered to run over
Er, uh, excuse me there
- When ordered to run over
That one's done
- After completion of the construction
All finished
- After completion of the construction
Any more projects?
- After completion of the construction
Oh, can't do that
- When unable to build
Let's find a better place
- When unable to build
Can't build there, sir
- When unable to build
Sorry, I can't build there
- When unable to build

China

China has been generous
- When selected
I build for China
- When selected
We have big plans
- When selected
We will live in prosperity
- When selected
Let's build
- When selected
Building a Chinese Empire
- When selected
Ah, yes
- When moving
That's a good start
- When moving
Hmm, let's take a look
- When moving
Of course
- When moving
Looks promising
- When moving
It will look real nice when it's done
- When ordered to build
Hmm, nice location
- When ordered to build
That's a good choice
- When ordered to build
China will grow larger
- When ordered to build
A very good plan
- When ordered to build
A very good plan, General
- When ordered to build
I can disarm those
- When ordered to clear mines
Mines are dangerous to China
- When ordered to clear mines
Our people will be safer
- When ordered to clear mines
I will get rid of those mines
- When ordered to clear mines
Could use a little touch-up
- When ordered to repairs
No problem
- When ordered to repairs
Here, let me help
- When ordered to repairs
I know just what it needs
- When ordered to repairs
We don't have time to go around
- When ordered to run over
Hmm, what are they doing there?
- When ordered to run over
What are they, protestors?
- When ordered to run over
Get out of my way, I'm busy
- When ordered to run over
Build orders complete, sir
- After completion of the construction
Construction built to spec
- After completion of the construction
Construction is complete
- After completion of the construction
Building is complete
- After completion of the construction
Sorry, sir, I can't build there
- When unable to build
That's not a good spot, try another
- When unable to build
I am unable to build there
- When unable to build
There's not enough build space
- When unable to build

Gallery

Videos

Trivia

  • The USA Construction Dozer's voice actor also voices Colonel Burton.
  • The Construction Dozers that General Leang built, are the same models as USA Dozers, but it uses Chinese Dozer's voice-overs.
  • When a Hijacker with a veterancy rank captures a Construction Dozer, the Dozer gains veterancy.
  • It seems highly improbable that a simple construction dozer houses all construction blueprints for a faction's buildings, so as to allow full access to that faction's personnel, infrastructure and technology for whomever controls it.
  • The USA Dozer resembles a wheeled Front Loader while the Chinese Dozer resembles a normal Bulldozer.

See also


Generals USA icon United States of America First GLA War Arsenal Generals USA icon
China People's Republic of China First GLA War Arsenal China

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