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The Command Post is a GDI field structure in Tiberium Wars and Kane's Wrath.

Background

The heart of a GDI Forward Base is the command post. The post allows a field commander to contact supporting regional assets, and centralise intelligence to facilitate rapid response. The post's high-powered radar and communications equipment maintain real-time feedback with the base's units in the field.
- Intel Database[1]

Game building

The Command Post unlocks the second tier of units and structures, and is the functional equivalent of the Nod Operations Center, and the Scrin Nerve Center.

Additionally, it provides a single but extremely useful support power, the Radar scan.

In Kane's Wrath, three weapon upgrades are made available from the structure. The scanner pack upgrade is researched at the structure rather than the Armory. The Advanced turbines upgrade for the power plant is also accessible after building a Command Post rather than with the tech center.

Upgrades provided

Icon Upgrade Description
CNCKW AP Ammo Cameo.png AP ammo (Kane's Wrath only) This upgrade bestows a firepower boost to Watchtowers, Hammerheads, Riflemen, and APCs, doubling their damage. It costs $2000 and takes 1:00 to research (Ctrl+A).
CNCTW Sensor Pods Cameo.png Sensor pod (Kane's Wrath only) Sensor Pods can be equipped onto Orcas to allow them to launch stealth-detecting pods. This upgrade costs $500 and takes 0:15 to research (Ctrl+F).
CNCTW Scanner Packs Cameo.png Scanner pack (Kane's Wrath only) Scanner Packs cost $500 and allow Zone Troopers to gain additional 20% more range, line of sight, and add stealth detection. This upgrade takes 0:15 to research (Ctrl+A).

Support powers provided

Icon Support power Description
CNCTW Radar Scan Cameo.png Radar scan GDI commanders are able to scan the battlefield via radar sensors to remove shroud and potentially reveal enemy stealth units. This support power costs 300 credits and takes 2:00 to recharge.
CNCKW Sonic Repulsion Field Cameo.png Sonic repulsion field (Kane's Wrath only) Allows GDI commanders to fortify structures with a fence that defends against Commandos, Shadow Teams, and Engineers. This power costs 500 credits and has a cooldown of 0:15. The Sonic Repulsion Field power also doubles the armor of any structure affected.

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Note

  • The command post may have been intended to be a radar provider at one point before the function was integrated into the construction yard. It provides radar during the Stuttgart mission.

References

  1. Electronic Arts Los Angeles, Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars. GDI Weapons, Tactics, and Systems, "Command Post".
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