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Detention Camp
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Structure
Affiliation USA
Role Prison, intelligence gathering
Properties
Hit points 2000
Armor type Structure Armor
Production
Cost $1000
Build time 0:30
Produced by American construction dozer
Requires Strategy center
Hotkey D
Combat
Sight range 200
Function
Power 0
Abilities
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Intelligence

Detention camps are support structures available to the United States in Generals. It is absent from Zero Hour, where its function merged into the strategy center.

Background

They are constructed on the battlefield by the USA in order to hold military prisoners and gain valuable battlefield intelligence.

Game building

From the Detention Camp a commander can access the 'Intelligence' power. Using knowledge gained from inmates and the applied use of satellites, Intelligence enabled US generals to view all enemy units and positions across the battlefield.

Abilities

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Intelligence The Intelligence ability allows a commander to temporarily reveal the locations of all enemy units on the battlefield.
In the expansion Zero Hour this power is activated from the Strategy Center.

Trivia

  • Originally, other sides were also supposed to have their own detention camps.
  • The Detention camp originally was able to build POW truck.

Gallery

Gen USA Logo.png United States of America War against the GLA Arsenal Gen USA Logo.png