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Various MCVs

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The Mobile Construction Vehicle (MCV) was used to establish field bases during the World Wars. The MCV deployed into a construction yard, which in turn produced additional structures.


Second World War

Lessons learned from WWI saw long, arduous, cost ineffective (if not exaggerated) strategies that comes from "hold position" style of trench warfare. This type of warfare invest mainly in immobile and vulnerable trench. As such the end of WWI saw all side saying goodbye to this type of warfare, replaced by putting more automotive machine on the war. Nevertheless, durable building still needs to be constructed rapidly to protect the expensive and often fragile engines and coordinate supply of reinforcement, encumbrances, and coordination required by each of battlefield commander. Each faction began using standardized civilian-constructed vehicles that carried necessary construction apparatus for the war effort. Thus, the MCV concept was pioneered prior to the Second World War and widely used by both the Allies and Soviets. Both factions used a similar truck design, but with different blueprint available to each of them.

WWII MCV's used simple hydraulic technology to unfold into portable Construction Yard, vitally important buildings that formed the heart of any military base. With Construction Yards Allied or Soviet commanders could construct a wide variety of military buildings to form their individual armies on the spot, allowing for surgical assaults or insurgencies on any battlefield they chose. Once deployed, a Construction yard would typically construct heavily protection such as walls, guns, and razor wire in order to ensure it's survival. It was not uncommon for commanders to build extra MCV's after gaining capability to assemble them via deploying a Repair Bay, using the extras as insurance or to expand their dominion over the battlefield via new bases.

MCV drivers were highly trained individuals; not only did they need to know how to maneuver their massive charges, but they also needed detailed knowledge of land variables in order to determine where to deploy Construction Yards. It was not uncommon for drivers to double as Construction Coordinators once the MCV was deployed, their duties then consisting of coordinating construction efforts from within the yard itself.

Third World War (First Iteration)

Opposed to the Second World War, there was a proliferation of MCV designs leading up to the Third World War although all continued to provide the same basic function. MCV's now boasted Artificial Intelligence assisted construction equipment, allowing for faster building speed while removing chances for human error. Now construction yards for all faction can do dual job (construct two building) at once. But as equipment and allotment is limited, the building constructed is separated in to two type of building: guardian structure and production related structures. The limitation also prohibit several building, such as Missile Silo, to be constructed only once (unless loss) for each faction.

Third World War (Second Iteration)

Yuri's force also developed a MCV. Their existence remained a secret until Allied forces travelled back in time to the beginning of the war to pre-empt the "Psychic Dominator Disaster". Yuri's MCV's were identical to their Allied and Soviet counterparts, with the exception that they used cybernetically enhanced disembodied brains instead of computers to coordinate construction efforts.

Third World War (Third Iteration)

Timeline manipulation by Anatoly Cherdenko also altered the circumstances surrounding the MCV. The widespread adoption of the MCV and construction yard concept occurred only prior to the Third, and not the Second, World War. These MCV's were much more advanced then their timeline erased predecessors in that they were heavily computerized and had amphibious capability.


What can you do for you, sir?
- Allied MCV

Support for the adoption of the MCV Battle Command and Supply System followed favorable theoretical analysis.

By the Third World War, the front-line Allied MCV was an advanced automated design by Strauss-Fuhrmann Autowerks of Germany. It was amphibious and could readily repack from a construction yard back into an MCV, both in land and water base. Both Allied and Soviet have a limited, but wide area of construction once deployed, area expansion is available via Command Hub. Allied construction yard and Command hub have special secured communication apparatus which enable pruduction building inside their range to gain acces to higher tiered units.


I present to you, the MCV!
- Soviet MCV

The Soviet MCV of the Third World War was designed by Arkhangelsk Tank Plant. It first caught international attention while providing relief to earthquake victims in Smedznegorsk, Ukraine. MCVs went on to provide disaster relief elsewhere and spur economic development in poor areas. The opening Soviet offensives of the war originated from forward bases and munitions constructed worldwide by MCVs diverted to military purposes. Soviet can construct outside its construction zone by deploying Outpost from Sputnik expansion vehicles.

Empire of the Rising Sun

The existence of the Imperial MCV was unknown to the Allies until it was fielded during the Battle of Green Island. The Allies correctly suspected Imperial espionage played a role in the design an investigations led to the imprisonment of Bart Truxton. Soviet investigation led to the arrest, and later death, of Maxim Novikov. The two men were later exonerated after the Allies broke the Wistful Blossom encryption and discovered the ingenuity of Imperial intelligence.

The Imperial MCV used in the Third World War was reportedly constructed by Gomusubi Heavy Industries. It was amphibious. Differ from Allied and Soviet counterpart, the Empire is not directly construct building, but produce Nanocores that then deployed into building. This type of construction ensure faster and much more mobile construction. But it also put penalty to blueprint available, cost associated, and require more micro management in these endeavors.

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