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[[File:Pf98 02.png|thumb|The PF-98 in real life, being operated by two PLA soldiers.]]
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The '''QAB PF-98''' (or Type 98) is a 120mm [[China|Chinese]] [[Rocket Launcher|rocket launcher]] made by Norinco. It was designed to replace the aging Type 78 and Type 65 recoilless rifles of the [[People's Liberation Army]] arsenal during the late nineties.
 
The '''QAB PF-98''' (or Type 98) is a 120mm [[China|Chinese]] [[Rocket Launcher|rocket launcher]] made by Norinco. It was designed to replace the aging Type 78 and Type 65 recoilless rifles of the [[People's Liberation Army]] arsenal during the late nineties.
   
The launcher itself is reusable and has a fiberglass-lined tube, giving it a low weight for its size. Two versions of the launcher exist, both with 4X telescopic day/night sights attached. The company-level version has a computer that helps assist in leading a target after it has been acquired while the battalion-level version has that, as well a laser range-finder and an LED display.{{clear}}
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The launcher itself is reusable and has a fiberglass-lined tube, giving it a low weight for its size. Two versions of the launcher exist, both with 4X telescopic day/night sights attached. The company-level version has a computer that helps assist in leading a target after it has been acquired while the battalion-level version has that, as well a laser range-finder and an LED display.
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The PF-98 has only been featured in ''[[Battlefield 2: Modern Combat]]''.
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==Battlefield 2: Modern Combat==
 
==Battlefield 2: Modern Combat==
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In ''[[Battlefield 2: Modern Combat]]'', the '''PF-98''' is the standard rocket launcher issued to the PLA [[Engineer (Kit)|Engineer]] kit. It is also mounted on the secondary position of the PLA [[BMD-3]] and the [[MEC]] [[BMP-2]]. It performs identically to the [[USMC]] [[SMAW]], the [[EU]] [[M2 Carl Gustav|Carl-Gustaf M3]], and the MEC [[RPG-7V]]. Without a locking feature, this weapon works best for its intended purpose - destroying enemy armor.
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In ''Battlefield 2: Modern Combat'', the '''PF-98''' is the standard rocket launcher issued to the PLA [[Engineer (Kit)|Engineer]] kit. It is also mounted on the secondary position of the PLA [[BMD-3]] and the [[MEC]] [[BMP-2]]. It performs identically to the [[USMC]] [[SMAW]], the [[EU]] [[M2 Carl Gustav|Carl-Gustaf M3]], and the MEC [[RPG-7V]]. Without a locking feature, this weapon works best for its intended purpose - destroying enemy armor.
   
 
Tanks pose little threat to a coordinated assault by multiple [[Engineer (Kit)|Engineers]] armed with this launcher. However, against helicopters such as the [[AH-64]] or [[AH-6 Little Bird|AH-6J Little Bird]], this launcher is ineffective. Unless if the user can predict where the helicopter will be, the rocket will likely miss. Any hit to a helicopter will destroy it, so if a user practices their aim or if the pilot is predictable, then the user may be able to take down the helicopter.
 
Tanks pose little threat to a coordinated assault by multiple [[Engineer (Kit)|Engineers]] armed with this launcher. However, against helicopters such as the [[AH-64]] or [[AH-6 Little Bird|AH-6J Little Bird]], this launcher is ineffective. Unless if the user can predict where the helicopter will be, the rocket will likely miss. Any hit to a helicopter will destroy it, so if a user practices their aim or if the pilot is predictable, then the user may be able to take down the helicopter.
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As for the tank-mounted PF-98 on the BMD and BMP, it provides a helpful edge in armor engagement as the launcher acts almost like an unguided [[BGM-71 TOW|TOW]] missile seen on the [[M3A3 Bradley]] in other ''Battlefield'' titles.
 
As for the tank-mounted PF-98 on the BMD and BMP, it provides a helpful edge in armor engagement as the launcher acts almost like an unguided [[BGM-71 TOW|TOW]] missile seen on the [[M3A3 Bradley]] in other ''Battlefield'' titles.
   
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[[wikipedia:PF-98|PF-98 on Wikipedia]]
 
*[[wikipedia:PF-98|PF-98 on Wikipedia]]
 
[[Category:Shoulder-fired Missiles]]
 
[[Category:Shoulder-fired Missiles]]
[[Category:Shoulder-fired Missiles of Battlefield 2: Modern Combat]]
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[[Category:Weapons of Battlefield 2: Modern Combat]]
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