faction

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Introduced with Arma 2 version 1.00
  Arguments of this scripting command don't have to be local to the client the command is executed on

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Introduced in

Game:
Arma 2
Version:
1.00

Description

Description:
Gets unit faction. Factions are defined under CfgFactionClasses. If the given faction is not defined, the command returns empty string. Standard Factions include:
Arma 2:
  • West: "USMC", "CDF"
  • East: "RU", "INS"
  • Guer: "GUE"
  • Civ: "CIV", "CIV_RU"
Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead:
  • West: "BIS_US", "BIS_CZ", "BIS_GER"
  • East: "BIS_TK", "BIS_TK_INS"
  • Guer: "BIS_TK_GUE", "BIS_UN"
  • Civ: "BIS_TK_CIV", "BIS_CIV_special"
DLC Factions
Arma 2: British Armed Forces:
  • West: "BIS_BAF"
Arma 2: Private Military Company:
  • Guer: "PMC_BAF"
Arma 3:
  • West: "BLU_F" (NATO), "BLU_G_F" (FIA)
  • East: "OPF_F" (CSAT), "OPF_G_F" (FIA)
  • Guer: "IND_F" (AAF), "IND_G_F" (FIA)
  • Civ: "CIV_F" (Civilians)

Syntax

Syntax:
String = faction unitName
Parameters:
unitName: Object
Return Value:
String. See above.

Examples

Example 1:
_faction = faction _object;

Additional Information

Multiplayer:
-
See also:
See also needed

Notes

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Notes

Tankbuster
Faction behaves slightly differently to side. Side can refer to the pilot or commander of a vehicle, but faction never changes. It always returns the 'country of manufacture'.

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