Citizens of the Ratten Reich,
We have prepared a new batch of news for you! Let's start with an overview of the new cockroach concept.
The heavy infantry of the tsarist army instills fear in the souls of any soldiers that cross their path, but the cockroach infantry is more than just a scary bedtime story. The best cockroaches have been hardened by battle and are selected for heavy infantry; they undergo additional training with heavy equipment. Due to their anatomical features, cockroaches are one of the most feared enemies that can be found in the trenches. In close combat, cockroaches gain a huge advantage due to their anatomy; they have 4 “hands” which allows them to wield multiple melee weapons at once.
Another feature of the cockroach is their natural armor - their carapace. Such armor is ineffective against bullets but, in close combat, it can protect against small wounds. The equipment of such soldiers consists of a cuirass, a special protective helmet with a mask, a saber, and a rifle. Although the equipment of the tsarist army may differ (some cockroaches have trophy weapons and pillaged equipment), squads of heavy infantry are continuously sent into the most bitter cauldrons of the war.
Violet Ackermann, Head of the Imperial Chancellery. A participant in the Desert War, a close friend of Kuffins, in addition to the emperor himself. The entire system of recruitment and unit dispatch - as well as the military communications departments - are at her disposal. She often personally commands small squads to collect intelligence. The Imperial Chancellery is the bureau for army communication and supplies, as well the most innovative branch of the emperor's regime when it comes to spy technologies. These technologies supply the empire's spy networks and communications. Often, these are monolithic concrete towers. For example, in the capital of the empire, the Imperial Chancellery is 88 meters. This woman is the personification of the protection of women in the era of war. She is the initiator of the voluntary troop conremoveion among women. It is through her merit and political influence that the government does not allow the mass conremoveion of women to the front, but does advocate for the voluntary elite corps. Violet Ackermann handles these militia infantry groups and the women's guard.
Kuffins Kuff is the heir to the Koff industry, which produces 90% of all military equipment and 40% of all consumer goods. As a cult personality, faithful companion, and right hand of the emperor, Kuffins is the Chief Engineer of the Empire. He is a Veteran of the Desert War and the war for the Sun Emperor's throne. There is not a single rat that Kuffins and the Emperor do not care about. Kuffins, in addition to being a master of engineering, is also an army general for the ^Geist^. He is simply incapable of sympathy for his soldiers and, therefore, will make any sacrifice necessary. Victory by any odds must be assured. His army consists almost entirely of tank corps. His political influence is immense, as is his loyalty to the Emperor and the Empire.
The soldiers of the Empire of the Sun
The soldiers of the Empire of the Sun are small gears that are responsible for the operation of the entire mechanism, represented by the great Empire. They are armed with old and new weapons, have excellent combat skills, and they fully devote their lives to serving the Empire of the Sun. If necessary, they are ready to go on a sacrificial attack on the enemy. Most of their weapons were supplied by the allied country RR (i.e. tanks and aircraft), but they also possess their own weapons that are ultimately inferior to the weapons of other countries. Such a lag in production capacity is due to the long feudal period - the outdated foundations of the Empire - the constant war with the Red Dragon, and the location of the islands. They also supply Amaterasu-class battleships to the RR.
We tried revamping the fur for our characters. In the screenshot below, you can see an ordinary infantryman of the Ost West army of the Ratten Reich. What you see in this image is in early development. In the future, we will improve the fur of our characters to offer a more polished look.
Introducing the basic FMR revolver. This model is abundantly produced at the factories of Angul. It is the go-to pistol for everybody in the FMR. It has a simple and reliable design which has subsequently made this weapon a favorite firearm for the soldiers. Now, this basic revolver makes regular appearances in the holsters of the highest ranked officers. It owes its mass quantity to pre-war production and the ability to withstand the test of time.
Rodent Coffin TF-01 Tank
The engineers named this tank TF-01 but, at the frontline, this tank received a far different name: the Rodent Coffin. Due to the thickness of the armor and the tight quarters inside, it was granted its iconic nickname. This nickname characterizes its technical aspects as well; since a single vehicle is hardly a threat to enemy vehicles, it is otherwise able to hold back onslaughts of infantry. When there are dozens of Rodent Coffins on the battlefield, even a masterfully crafted war machine will have a hard time. Also, this tank is quite maneuverable and cheap to manufacture which is the main variable that allows the FMR to mass-produce these units.
Armored Vehicle VH-1 FMR
This vehicle was created to support the infantry. To this end, 2 machine guns were installed on the armored vehicle to create suppressive fire. To protect the crew, the turret was reinforced with additional armor plates at a slight angle to ricochet incoming bullets and shells. At the front, this design choice has proven itself to be very effective. Overwhelming power and maneuverability justified the production of this armored vehicle, but due to the desire to save resources in production, a fatal mistake was made. Instead of tracks, wheels were put on the car. This decision had a negative effect on the off-road capability of the vehicle, as well as making the wheels an easy target for infantry.
FMR Transport Vehicle
Due to the need for multifunctional vehicles, the FMR created its own original machine; the chassis of which a huge number of other models were built for varying needs. This transport was used for peaceful purposes - such as the transportation of goods and construction - in addition to its military contributions. Due to the variety of modifications, the technical characteristics of this machinery also vary. The first models had a number of problems with steam engines. Higher FMR officials claimed that this is a completely original design, but among ordinary residents, there are rumors that the schematics were stolen from the Ratten Reich and that the FMR model was made from the blueprints of those secret documents.
The FMR was never famous for its weaponry. This rifle was produced long before the war, so it has a number of drawbacks in the form of frequent jams and misfires. Some models are so old that they have problems with the external condition of the weapon (i.e. serious rust and cracks on the wooden stock). The FMR is slowly phasing out this rifle model and moving on to a newer design.
Old artillery of the Ratten Reich. It has a number of imperfections: heavy weight, poor aiming, outdated ammunition, but the Eisenbrecher is still superior to its FMR counterparts. New, more advanced models are coming to replace this artillery. In this regard, Eisenbrecher is used to protect and break through unimportant positions. The gun is mounted on the chassis of some machinery.
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