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Battlefield 2Edit

The Gunner kit is a hidden, non-selectable kit that exists within the game files of Battlefield 2. It is a solely visual change in appearance for gunners in main battle tanks, as they handle the machine gun directly instead of through a remote system as in other games in the series. In the sense that it is a hidden kit, it is only accessible under certain circumstances, similar to the Flamethrower Kit in Battlefield Vietnam.

Upon exiting the vehicle, the player is switched back to the model for their chosen class and faction.

Battlefield 1Edit

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Primary weapon Pistol carbine
Secondary weapon Handgun
Gadgets • Repair hammer
• Anti-tank grenade
• Gas mask
Equipment one Hand grenade
Equipment two Survival knife

The Tanker is a kit appearing in Battlefield 1. The player gains this role by spawning in a tank or artillery truck, and continues using this kit upon exiting said vehicle. The kit is geared towards vehicle maintenance, rather than as an infantryman seen in other classes.[1]

Like the Pilot class, they are issued with semi-automatic pistol carbines as their primary and an additional handgun as a secondary weapon. Tankers carry a Repair Hammer which allows them to maintain their vehicle, inside and out. They can throw an Anti-Tank Grenade as a last-ditch weapon against enemy vehicles that may have bested them. A survival knife, a hand grenade, and gas mask are their remaining resources until they can procure another vehicle or kit.



  • The Tanker class in Battlefield 1 is seen to be wearing a Splatter Mask, a medieval style mask that was designed to protect the wearer from splinters that would spall from the tank walls when struck from the outside by machinegun fire as well as from incoming shrapnel when looking through a tank's viewpoints.


  1. EA DICE’s lead designer answers our questions about Battlefield 1 - retrieved May 10, 2016

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