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Deployed in static firebases they provided long range fire support for troops put in the field as well as much needed defensive firepower when PAVN troops came out of the jungle.
Designed by Tim Adcock
Painted by Andrew Agutters
Below: The M109 decal sheet shown at 150%.
A vital round for tanks and artillery in Vietnam was the devastating,
‘beehive’ canister round, named for the sound of more than a thousand
pellets whizzing past.
A gun equipped with Beehive ammunition may fire this instead of
normal ammunition. A tank firing Beehive ammunition with its main gun
can still fire its machine-guns as it would if the main gun fired any
other sort of ammunition. In addition, it can fire any Cupola MG when
firing Beehive ammunition as no sophisticated aiming is needed.
Beehive ammunition has the characteristics listed below. Unlike
normal ammunition, the ROF of Beehive is not reduced when the firing
team moves or is Pinned Down. Instead it suffers a +1 penalty on its To