Arma 2: US Armed Forces

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United States Army
Faction BIS_US
Scripting uniques
Heads Head_USMC
Language EN
Names EnglishNames

The United States Army (USA) represents the United States of America in Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead.


The United States Army is main driving force that invades Takistan to stop Colonel Aziz and the Takistan Army from invading neighboring countries. Its vehicles are painted in desert camouflage schemes and its soldiers are seen wearing the Army Combat Uniform (ACU) in Universal Camouflage Pattern (UCP). Some SFOD-D special forces soldiers can be seen wearing the Army Combat Uniform (ACU) in Operation Enduring Freedom Camouflage Pattern (OCP), commonly known as "Multicam". Much like in Arma 2, where the USMC is supported by the U.S. Navy, in Operation Arrowhead, the U.S. Army is supported by the United States Air Force (USAF), who transports soldiers, vehicles and supplies to the frontline using its vast fleet of C-130J cargo planes.

Weaponry and equipment


  • A-10
  • AH-6X
  • MH-6J
  • AH-64D
  • AV-8B
  • C-130J
  • F-35B
  • UH-60M
  • MQ-9
  • CH-47F
  • MQ9 Predator

Wheeled vehicles

  • HMMWV (and variants)
  • AN/TWQ-1 Avenger
  • MTVR truck
  • ATV

Tracked vehicles

  • Stryker armored personnel carrier (and variants)
  • M1A1 main battle tank
  • M1A2 main battle tank (with TUSK kit installed)
  • M2A2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicle
  • M2A3 Bradley infantry fighting vehicle
  • M6 Linebacker
  • M270 Multiple Launch Rocker System (MLRS)


  • CRRC
  • RHIB (also with Mk19)

Support vehicles

  • HMMWV (Ambulance)
  • MTVR truck (Fuel/Ammunition/Maintenance)

Small arms

  • Beretta M9
  • M4A3
  • M134 anti-tank rocket launcher
  • FIM-92A Stinger anti-aircraft missile launcher
  • FN Minimi squad automatic weapon
  • FN M240G light machine gun
  • M48
  • M110
  • M24
  • M107
  • M47
  • MK13
  • M32
  • Javelin anti-tank missile launcher

Main Characters


  • The United States Army does not use the FN SCAR as its standard infantry rifle, nor does it usually utilize the M4A3, which, although is an American weapon, is used primarily by the militaries of the Czech Republic and New Zealand. Also, the United States Army does not use the MTVR truck, but rather uses the FMTV truck.