Download Unreal Engine Asset – Character Factory Vol. 1 Special Forces: Special Forces Soldier character with advanced customization
Inspired by modern Special Forces units. This characters pack has in-depth customization and can be used to create a various look. Use camouflage patterns and colour customization to make something completely unique.
Fully compatible with UE4 default mannequin and can be integrated into your project in just a few clicks.
Optimized to be used as third-person camera character mesh or as NPC.
Characters in this series are fully modular with the main idea to keep cross-compatibility between assets.
Scaled to Epic Skeleton: Yes
Rigged to Epic Skeleton: Yes
Animated: Animations provided for demo purposes only (from Animation Starter Pack)
Vertex Counts of Characters: 35500 vert
Texture Resolutions: 2048×2048
Number of Characters: 4 + separate parts skinned to Skeleton
Supported Development Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Supported Target Build Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux, Current Gen Consoles
On 15 April 1952, the three battalions serving with the Parachute Brigade were removed from their respective Infantry Regiments to form the Parachute Regiment. Since then the Parachute Regiment has grown to comprise ten battalions including Parachute (Special Forces) battalions. In 1986, 8 PARA became 12 Battalion, Mechanised Infantry Regiment, while 21 Maratha LI converted to PARA (Special Forces). During their short but eventful existence so far, the regiment’s battalions have had extensive operational experience, and singular achievements, to speak of their level of professionalism.
During the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, an ad hoc commando unit, named Meghdoot Force, consisting of volunteers from various infantry units was organized by then Major Megh Singh of the Brigade of the Guards. The unit performed exceptionally well during the war destroying many strategic bridges and killing many Pakistani soldiers, and thus the Government authorized the formal raising of a commando unit. Lt Col Megh Singh was selected to raise the unit which was originally intended to be a part of the Brigade of the Guards. However, recognizing parachute qualification as an integral element of special operations, the unit was transferred to the Parachute Regiment and raised as its 9th Battalion (Commando) on 1 July 1966. The erstwhile members of the Meghdoot Force formed the nucleus, and the new unit was based in Gwalior. In June 1967 the unit was split equally into two to form a second commando unit, designated as 10th Battalion, each with three Companies. 10th Battalion was mandated to operate in the Western Desert and 9th Battalion in the northern mountains. In 1969, these battalions were re-designated as 9 and 10 Para (Commando) battalions.
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