Guard Armies were issued better weapons like the improved T-34/85 with its more potent gun and heavy 120mm mortar. Improved training and knowledge allows crews to repair their own vehicles.
T-34/85s, with powerful 85mm guns, can be requisitioned from the Mechanized Armor Kampaneya.
Special Command Troops can be deployed to the battlefield equipped with PTRS anti-tank rifles.
The heavy HM-38 120mm mortar squad can be ordered in to the battlefield. Effective against static targets and infantry.
Vehicle crews gain an ability to repair battlefield damage on their vehicles once they leave combat.
Targeted vehicle is subject to an increase in focused fire from nearby opponents.