All Equipment in Modern Warfare 3: Lethals & Tacticals explained

Joseph Pascoulis
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Modern Warfare 3 players will want to deck out their loadouts with all the trimmings, including equipment. So, here are all of the Lethal and Tactical equipment available in MW3.

Modern Warfare 3 is set to reignite Call of Duty players, as launch is just around the corner now that the early access for the campaign is live.

While the more glaring content such as weapons, Operators, maps, and Perks may be of more interest to players, some of the more tactical players may be wondering what Field Upgrades and equipment are in MW3.

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So, with that said, here are all of the Lethal and Tactical equipment you can get in MW3.

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Every Lethal & Tactical in MW3: Equipment list

Here’s a full breakdown of all the Tactical and Lethal equipment you can expect to see in MW3 at launch, as well as their descriptions:

All MW3 Tactical equipment

  • Flash Grenade: Blinds and deafens targets.
  • Battle Rage: Experimental stimulant that gives you an adrenaline rush. Health regenerates quickly and Tactical Equipment is resisted.
  • EMD Grenade: Applies a tracking device to enemies hit, revealing them on your team’s minimap.
  • Smoke Grenade: Deploys a smoke screen that blocks vision and automated targeting systems.
  • Scatter Drone: Throw a field of mines across a wide area that detonates when enemies come within range.
  • Stun Grenade: Slows victim’s movement and aiming.
  • Decoy Grenade: Counter-intel grenade that simulates gunfire, movement, and radar signatures to confuse the enemy.
  • Snapshot Grenade: Provides a momentary glimpse of enemies within the blast radius for your team or squad.
  • Shock Stick: Electrical device that sticks to surfaces. Electrocutes enemies, destroys equipment, and causes vehicles to go haywire.
  • Stim: Military stimulant that promotes clotting to close wounds quickly and refreshes Tactical Sprint.
  • Tear Gas: Explodes on impact with the ground, releasing a lingering cloud of tear gas that causes slowed movement, blurred vision, and coughing.
  • Experimental Gas Grenade: Grenade that releases a lingering cloud of gas that causes slowed movement, blurred vision, coughing, and light damage.
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The Flash Grenade is a classic, and it returns in Modern Warfare 3.

All MW3 Lethal equipment

  • Frag Grenade: Cookable fragmentation grendade.
  • Breacher Drone: Explosive drone that explodes on proximity to an enemy or impact.
  • Semtex: Timed sticky grenade.
  • Thermobaric Grenade: Cookable grenade. Creates a large explosion that stuns, leaves a fiery residue, and increases the lethality of explosives for a period of time.
  • Claymore: Proximity-activated explosive mine.
  • Throwing Knife: Retrievable throwing knife that is lethal on impact in Core MP.
  • Thermite: Explosive incendiary device that sticks to all surfaces.
  • Proximity Mine: Proximity-triggered explosive that launches in the air, and deals heavy damage to the surrounding area.
  • Drill Charge: Charge with a thermal lance that can burrow into surfaces before exploding.
  • C4: Large explosive that sticks to surfaces and can be detonated remotely using a “use Lethal Equipment” button when the equipment is deployed.
  • Molotov Cocktail: Improvised incendiary device that explodes on impact.
  • Throwing Star: A swift and deadly throwing star that inflicts a wounding effect on the target.

Well, there you have it, that was every Lethal and Tactical equipment in Modern Warfare 3. As you can see, some iconic favorites return such as the Semtex and Flash Grenade, while new additions such as the Scatter Drone and Thermobaric Grenade offer new experiences and ways to play.

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After graduating from the University of Southampton, Joseph joined CharlieIntel as a Games Writer after a short stint of freelance journalism. He enjoys most genres of games and will play anything that sparks his interest, but his expertise lies within the FPS category. If Joey isn't writing about games, then he's most likely playing them. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]