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|M2 Bradley Armored Personnel Carrier|
|Also known as||
Bulldog (Marine callsign)
Infantry fighting vehicle
25mm M242 autocannon
The M2 Bradley Armored Personnel Carrier, callsign Bulldog/Razorback is an APC used by the Marines during the first containment operation on Manhattan Island, and used only by Blackwatch during the Second Outbreak of the Mercer Virus in NYC.
The M2 Bradley Amored Personel Carrier is equipped with a 25mm M242 Autocannon that fires armor-piercing rounds as its primary weapon and a BGM-71 TOW anti-tank guided missile launcher as a secondary weapon installation.
The Armored Personnel Carriers are used effectively by both the United States Marine Corps and Blackwatch. They are impervious to damage inflicted by the regular infected civilian, yet are susceptible to damage from Walkers and Hunters. The APC provides a support role to a squad, company of Marines or Blackwatch, and are used to take down higher-level infected and Hives. When encountering them, keep up close to avoid their autocannon shots, which can quickly bite off a large chunk of Alex's health, despite not knocking him back as with a tank shell. Be aware that they are also capable of calling a Strike Team if given the opportunity. Marine APCs are much less durable than Blackwatch ones. Groundspike attacks or a Groundspike Graveyard devastator are usually best at eliminating these units.
While manning the vehicle, the Bradley is significantly weaker than Abrams tank, and are rarely seen at the endpoints of the game. However, the main gun fires rapidly enough to chew up other military vehicles and infected hides, and its homing missiles are reliable throughout the game in destroying buildings and tougher enemies, land or air.
The APCs in Prototype 2 seem also to be M2 Bradleys, being only lightly modified for Blackwatch's purposes. During the second outbreak, APCs perform much the same function as before. They seem to use their autocannon almost exclusively in engagements. Heller can weaponize the TOW missiles in order to use them on foot. They are especially effective against helicopters, since the missiles will track them as they move. A single volley will take any helicopter down, assuming all missiles connect. The best powers to use against an APC are Tendrils to immobilize it and Hammerfists to smash through its armor.
- The Bradley is in fact an IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle), as it is armed with an autocannon and missiles for directly supporting infantry, whereas an APC is not intended for frontline combat merely for getting soldiers to and from the battlefield and such are only armed for personal defence (e.g. with a M2 50 cal. Browning Machine Gun).
- The TOW missile launcher fires one missile at time in Prototype, meanwhile in Prototype 2, it fires four at a time.