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For the insurgents I think it would be cool to add a PTRS Anti-Tank Rifle as the gun for Rifleman AT as insurgents, if you are given the choice for an alternate kit. An RPG has it's quirks, but an AT rifle would be a good choice as a longer-range approach to taking out targets. In the stats above, you can see it won't be very effective against tanks, but it could still tear through something like a Humvee, Logistics truck, or other lightly armored vehicles. While an RPG would do an excellent job, it would be very tricky to hit a fast moving target. This PTRS wouldn't have nearly as much of a problem, and it would still pack alot of punch and deal a fair amount of damage to the vehicle. I think it would be a good option to have for players who would prefer to use an accurate, sniping sort of AT weapon to support their teammates. It also wouldn't lead a nice, big smoke trail to your doorstep, inviting that vehicle you just barely missed to shoot directly at your pretty obvious position as it falls back. As for realism, I don't know if any insurgent forces in the world actually use this gun. I doubt they do, but IRL there is alot bigger threat of an Abrams rolling around than in a game like Squad, as there can only be a few on the battlefield at once. Here is a size reference of the gun compared to a person: It's a pretty big gun and I could easily see it being useful against light targets (which you should, in theory, be seeing more of than heavily armored targets), as a stealthier approach to taking out your foes. It'd by no means be invisible, but more effective than an RPG at longer ranges. It could also have bullet penetration. On surfaces an RPG would just explode, the PTRS round might be able to pierce through the cover and hit someone or something behind it, while the RPG would only really would the person instead of killing them. EDIT: I just thought I might add that it would be a good idea to give a pistol as a secondary. 2nd Edit: I regret putting up a poll. It's not helping at all. Here is a wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PTRS-41 Idk if this has been suggested before. I took a quick look and didn't see any posts involving AT rifles, but I may not have searched thoroughly enough. If there are other posts about this same topic, I ask this be considered alongside of the other posts.