FlaRakPz 1

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FlaRakPz 1 Roland 2
General characteristics
3 peopleCrew
-1 154 %Visibility
front / side / backArmour
32 / 15 / 11Hull
15 / 15 / 15Turret
32.5 tWeight
1 145 hp600 hpEngine power
35 hp/t19 hp/tPower-to-weight ratio
76 km/h forward
76 km/h back
70 km/h forward
70 km/h back
Roland SAMMain weapon
10 roundsAmmunition
10.0 sReload
2 roundsBelt capacity
145 shots/minFire rate
-10° / 80°Vertical guidance
up to 1 km/hFire on the move
390 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
1 020 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png7 600 / 10 244/5 100 / 6 874/17 000 / 22 915Repair
290 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
1 020 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
2 100 Ge icon.pngAces
232 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
170 % Sl icon.png150 % Sl icon.png150 % Sl icon.png


GarageImage FlaRakPz 1.jpg

The FlaRakPz 1 Roland 2 is a rank VII German self-propelled anti-aircraft vehicle with a battle rating of 10.0 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.89 "Imperial Navy".

General info

Survivability and armour

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Write about the mobility of the ground vehicle. Estimate the specific power and manoeuvrability, as well as the maximum speed forwards and backwards.


Main armament

Give the reader information about the characteristics of the main gun. Assess its effectiveness in a battle based on the reloading speed, ballistics and the power of shells. Do not forget about the flexibility of the fire, that is how quickly the cannon can be aimed at the target, open fire on it and aim at another enemy. Add a link to the main article on the gun: {{main|Name of the weapon}}. Describe in general terms the ammunition available for the main gun. Give advice on how to use them and how to fill the ammunition storage.

Additional armament

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Machine guns

Offensive and anti-aircraft machine guns not only allow you to fight some aircraft but also are effective against lightly armoured vehicles. Evaluate machine guns and give recommendations on its use.

Usage in battles

Arcade Battles

The FlaRakPz 1 in Arcade battles is generally very simple. It does not have any secondary weapons such as an autocannon or machinegun which essentially bounds it to stay in the spawn point for the rest of the battle unless taken down. The missiles have very good explosive power however they arent very fast so they arent very good in dealing with fast and mobile targets such as jets or planes. On the other hand, in Arcade Battles this problem does not exist at the rank in which it will serve, as it will only see helicopters which are much slower and less nimble than planes are, essentially the perfect targets for the FlaRakPz. Unfortunately, other SPAA of its rank can easily do the same thing if not better than this vehicle, especially the Tungushka with its 8 missiles and quad 30 mm cannons. With only missiles in hand, this tank should never engage enemy vehicles at all unless they are aerial targets, instead seek to play close allies or in the spawn or in open areas where you can have the best view of the skies in the map.

Pros and cons


  • Has access to the ground-to-air Roland missiles
  • The missiles are very manoeuvrable
  • Good mobility and armour for an anti-aircraft vehicle
  • Can shoot down planes and choppers from very long range


  • No extra cannon or machine gun
  • Compared to other nations, the missiles are a slower
  • The missiles cannot be used to destroy tanks
  • Can only fire 2 missiles before it needs to reload
  • Lack of cannon makes shooting planes at close range very difficult


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See also

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External links

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Germany anti-aircraft vehicles
Tracked  Flakpanzer I · Flakpanzer 38
Half-track  Sd.Kfz. 6/2
Based on Pz.IV  Wirbelwind · Ostwind · Ostwind II · Kugelblitz
Based on Pz.V  Flakpanzer 341
Post-war  Gepard · FlaRakPz 1