Are there air strikes in Bad Company 2 or is it just Morter strik

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#1 Posted by DragonNinja789 (459 posts) -

Please I must know... its for a friend he just got the game, has never played battlefield before.
 
Not gunna lie its for personal gain too lol.
 
leave your comments below.

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#2 Edited by The_Laughing_Man (13807 posts) -

Just morter. Recon class only. 

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#3 Posted by DragonNinja789 (459 posts) -
@The_Laughing_Man: really?
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#4 Posted by Damien (1378 posts) -
@DragonNinja789: He's correct.
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#5 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13807 posts) -
@DragonNinja789 said:
" @The_Laughing_Man: really? "
Its a class only thing. Via binoculars. Its on a recharge and all that. Pretty nice for taking out buildings or clearing the area around a sat com. 
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#6 Edited by Ryax (4580 posts) -

the laughing man is correct.  
  
could have googled it too 

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#7 Posted by Killa_Jo (73 posts) -
@The_Laughing_Man said:
" Just morter. Recon class only.  "
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#8 Posted by DragonNinja789 (459 posts) -
@The_Laughing_Man: 
Hmm only one set perk no signif. others. No wonder Modern Warfare is so popular? lol
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#9 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13807 posts) -
@DragonNinja789 said:
" @The_Laughing_Man:  Hmm only one set perk no signif. others. No wonder Modern Warfare is so popular? lol "
Mw2 is also more hacked. Do not start comparing the two unless you want a flame war. I warn you. 
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#10 Posted by DragonNinja789 (459 posts) -
@The_Laughing_Man: 
Yikes! noted.
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#11 Posted by Redbullet685 (6453 posts) -
@The_Laughing_Man said:
" @DragonNinja789 said:
" @The_Laughing_Man:  Hmm only one set perk no signif. others. No wonder Modern Warfare is so popular? lol "
Mw2 is also more hacked. Do not start comparing the two unless you want a flame war. I warn you.  "
Hey man! MW2 is so g00dz. Its much bettarz than tha stoopid Fag Company 2. OnLy h4v1ng MortERz sTriKez fo' tha SNipES clazz is R3T4rded yo.  Hackz is 4we$om3 2, you gay Fag
 
 
that was me pretending I was an 11 year old MW2 fanboy. Was my impression good?
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#12 Edited by CountBolkonsky (70 posts) -
@Redbullet685 said:

" @The_Laughing_Man said:

" @DragonNinja789 said:
" @The_Laughing_Man:  Hmm only one set perk no signif. others. No wonder Modern Warfare is so popular? lol "
Mw2 is also more hacked. Do not start comparing the two unless you want a flame war. I warn you.  "
Hey man! MW2 is so g00dz. Its much bettarz than tha stoopid Fag Company 2. OnLy h4v1ng MortERz sTriKez fo' tha SNipES clazz is R3T4rded yo.  Hackz is 4we$om3 2, you gay Fag  that was me pretending I was an 11 year old MW2 fanboy. Was my impression good? "  
I give your impression a thumbs up. the only thing missing is to accuse other players of cheating.
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#13 Posted by angryphil (93 posts) -
@Redbullet685:  haha good stuff
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#14 Posted by memo (425 posts) -
@Redbullet685 said:
" @The_Laughing_Man said:
" @DragonNinja789 said:
" @The_Laughing_Man:  Hmm only one set perk no signif. others. No wonder Modern Warfare is so popular? lol "
Mw2 is also more hacked. Do not start comparing the two unless you want a flame war. I warn you.  "
Hey man! MW2 is so g00dz. Its much bettarz than tha stoopid Fag Company 2. OnLy h4v1ng MortERz sTriKez fo' tha SNipES clazz is R3T4rded yo.  Hackz is 4we$om3 2, you gay Fag  that was me pretending I was an 11 year old MW2 fanboy. Was my impression good? "
WOW...FLAME WAR ALREADY.  Might as well close this thread, especially if unable to type correctly.
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#15 Posted by Joelteon7 (111 posts) -

Different 'strikes' available in this game: 
-Recon only mortar strike. It's on a timed cooldown, possibly 60 seconds. It can be adapted to do heavy damage to vehicles, but typically doesn't destroy a heavy in one pass unless the driver is an idiot and stays in the middle of it. It's very good at moving infantry and doing tactical damage. 
-Long-barrelled tank - With a vehicle specialisation you can zoom in on an area and do long range bombardment with your tank shell. A good aim makes this very powerful. 
-Helicopter - Has missiles good for striking buildings and armoured targets. It's gunner seat allows for small cannon fire onto the ground, great for taking out infantry and light vehicles. 
 
Depends on how you read into strike!

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#16 Posted by BionicMonster (1046 posts) -
@Joelteon7 said:
"Different 'strikes' available in this game: -Recon only mortar strike. It's on a timed cooldown, possibly 60 seconds. It can be adapted to do heavy damage to vehicles, but typically doesn't destroy a heavy in one pass unless the driver is an idiot and stays in the middle of it. It's very good at moving infantry and doing tactical damage. -Long-barrelled tank - With a vehicle specialisation you can zoom in on an area and do long range bombardment with your tank shell. A good aim makes this very powerful. -Helicopter - Has missiles good for striking buildings and armoured targets. It's gunner seat allows for small cannon fire onto the ground, great for taking out infantry and light vehicles.  Depends on how you read into strike! "

you forgot the UAV with predator missiles.
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#17 Posted by Frozen_Ice (52 posts) -
@Redbullet685 said:
" @The_Laughing_Man said:
" @DragonNinja789 said:
" @The_Laughing_Man:  Hmm only one set perk no signif. others. No wonder Modern Warfare is so popular? lol "
Mw2 is also more hacked. Do not start comparing the two unless you want a flame war. I warn you.  "
Hey man! MW2 is so g00dz. Its much bettarz than tha stoopid Fag Company 2. OnLy h4v1ng MortERz sTriKez fo' tha SNipES clazz is R3T4rded yo.  Hackz is 4we$om3 2, you gay Fag  that was me pretending I was an 11 year old MW2 fanboy. Was my impression good? "
Okay, here's my impression of a Battlefield fanboy! \/
 
@The_Laughing_Man
said: 
Mw2 is also more hacked. Do not start comparing the two unless you want a flame war. I warn you.  "
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#18 Posted by Joelteon7 (111 posts) -
@BionicMonster: Darn it! Yes, there's the UAV too!
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#19 Posted by lilbigsupermario (813 posts) -

Most likely what you saw is the Recon class' Mortar Strike, similar to Call of Duty: World at War's artillery strike kill streak reward.  Although the difference is that the Mortar Strike is not a kill streak reward, but rather, it's actually a recon class weapon you can use anytime with a significantly long cool down time.  
 
Here's how it works, view at 0:40 seconds of the video: 
 
  

  
 
Or it may also be an attack from a tank, especially  the BAKCHA tank since it fires multiple rounds and if the other team is using it from a higher location, it can act like an artillery strike. 
 
Or it may be a group of assault class soldiers shooting 40mm grenades simultaneously lol!
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#20 Posted by emkeighcameron (1895 posts) -

Who needs mortars when you can strap 6 pieces of super-C4 onto a dirt bike and slam it into the house at 90 mph?

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#21 Posted by Marz (6016 posts) -

There are Apaches in the game, they sorta "air" strike on people :)

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#22 Posted by lilbigsupermario (813 posts) -
@emkeighcameron said:
" Who needs mortars when you can strap 6 pieces of super-C4 onto a dirt bike and slam it into the house at 90 mph? "
Coz the quad bike can actually blow up while you're driving it and someone shoots it lol! while the mortar strike can be launched from a distance hehe!
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#23 Posted by emkeighcameron (1895 posts) -
@lilbigsupermario said:
" @emkeighcameron said:
" Who needs mortars when you can strap 6 pieces of super-C4 onto a dirt bike and slam it into the house at 90 mph? "
Coz the quad bike can actually blow up while you're driving it and someone shoots it lol! while the mortar strike can be launched from a distance hehe! "
That's why you throw the C4 on the underside of the quad and have a buddy riding dirty shooting smoke everywhere.
 
Granted, it still only works like 10% of the time, but damn it does a lot of MCOM damage.
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#24 Posted by lilbigsupermario (813 posts) -
@emkeighcameron said:
" @lilbigsupermario said:
" @emkeighcameron said:
" Who needs mortars when you can strap 6 pieces of super-C4 onto a dirt bike and slam it into the house at 90 mph? "
Coz the quad bike can actually blow up while you're driving it and someone shoots it lol! while the mortar strike can be launched from a distance hehe! "
That's why you throw the C4 on the underside of the quad and have a buddy riding dirty shooting smoke everywhere.  Granted, it still only works like 10% of the time, but damn it does a lot of MCOM damage. "
LOL! true, and it is very satisfying to actual pull off the quad bike + C4 tactic on the MCOM hehe!
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#25 Posted by xXHesekielXx (383 posts) -

Only mortars. Select the sniperclass, and use the binoculars, aim somewhere and hold the firebutton!! 

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