All Field Equipment in Modern Warfare 3: Trophy System, Comm Scrambler, A.C.S, more

Joseph Pascoulis
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Field Equipment gives you a tactical advantage in Modern Warfare 3. So here’s all of the Field Upgrades in MW3, as well as what they do.

As Call of Duty players get their hands on early access for the campaign, they’ll be diving into classic maps with a new arsenal of weapons, Killstreaks, and more for multiplayer come November 10.

As well as revamping the Perk system with the new Gear mechanic in Modern Warfare 3, the devs have also changed Field Upgrades to Field Equipment.

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Although the name is slightly different, Field Equipment operates the same as Field Upgrades. So for those wondering what they all are and the benefits they provide on the battlefield, here’s every Field Equipment in Modern Warfare 3.

Every Field Upgrade in MW3: All Field Equipment

Here’s a full list of Modern Warfare 3 Field Equipment, as well as their descriptions:

  • Trophy System: Deployable autonomous defense system that destroys up to three nearby pieces of equipment and projectiles.
  • Comm Scrambler: Disables communication with intel within its radius. Enemies will not be able to activate Killstreaks.
  • Med Box: Deploy a box of medical supplies for you and your teammates.
  • Munitions Box: Deploys a box of ammo and equipment for you and your teammates.
  • A.C.S.: The Automated Computer Spike slowly captures points and temporarily hacks nearby enemy devices.
  • Heartbeat Sensor: A limited use tablet that displays rough information about nearby enemies.
  • Inflatable Decoy: Proximity activated decoy mine.
  • Tactical Insertion: Marks a location as your next spawn point. Tactical Insertion doesn’t have an effect in one-life modes, such as Search & Destroy.
  • Tactical Camera: Remote-controlled camera that marks enemies.
  • DDoS: Activates a device that deactivates electronics, and disrupts enemy sensors in the immediate area for a short time.
  • Deployable Cover: Portable, rapidly deployable ballistic cover.
  • Recon Drone: Remote-controlled drone that has manual and auto marking capabilities.
  • Dead Silence: Temporarily makes your footsteps silent. Gun, melee, and throwing knife kills refresh duration.
  • Loadout Drop: Call in a team-based loadout crate with limited uses. Each player can only use it once.
  • Portable Radar: Emits a periodic radar ping to detect nearby enemies.
  • Smoke Airdrop: Call in a line of drones to deploy a smoke wall at a targeted location.
  • Suppression Mine: Trip mine that when triggered, emits a constant sound wave that disrupts enemy vision and slows their movement.
  • Anti-Armor Rounds: Gives weapon ammo that applies bonus damage against armored targets; this includes vehicles, equipment, body armor, and targets behind penetrable cover.
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There are many Field Upgrades to choose from in Modern Warfare 3.

As you can see, some classic Field Upgrades such as the Trophy System and Munitions Box return, while the A.C.S. is an interesting new addition that could be very helpful in objective-based game modes such as War, Domination, and even Hardpoint.

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That was all the Field Equipment available in Modern Warfare 3. For more guides, check out:

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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]