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Battlefield 3 Recon Kit Guide


If you are among those who don’t want to be spotted by enemies and rack up some kills from distance then Recon kit gadgets will suite your playing style.

Supported weapons are either assault or sniper rifles. For more help on Battlefield 3, read our crashes troubleshooting guide and weapons, gadgets, and accessories Tips.

MK11 MOD 0

It’s a US manufactured semi-automatic sniper rifle with 7.62x51mm cartridge. Each magazine has 10 rounds and you can stock up to 88 rounds.

Accessories
Accessories that you can unlock by racking up kills with MK11 MOD 0.

Optics

  • Rifle Scope – 8x (Default)
  • ACOG – 4x (10 Kills)
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 50 Kills
  • Ballistic (12x) – 80 kills
  • Reflex Red Dot Sight – 90 kills
  • IRNV (IRx1) – 100 kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 125 kills
  • M145 (3.4x) – 150 kills
  • PSO-1 (4x) – 175 kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 200 kills
  • KOBRA RDS – 235 kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 270 kills

Primary

  • Foregrip – 30 Kills
  • Bipod – 60 Kills

Secondary

  • Laser Sight – 20 Kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 Kills
  • Suppressor – 70 Kills

SVD

This semi-atutomatic Russian sniper rifle was manufactured in 1963. Wtih 7.62x54mm cartridge, you can blow off enemy heads from distance. The weapon is available by default. Each magazine carries 10 rounds.

Accessories
Accessories that you can unlock by racking up kills with SVD.

Optics

  • PKS-07 (7x) – Default
  • PSO-1 (4x) – 10 Kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 50 kills
  • Ballistic (12x) – 80 kills
  • KOBRA RDS – 90 kills
  • IRNV (IRx1) – 100
  • Rifle Scope (6x) – 125 kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 150 kills
  • ACOG 4X – 175 kills
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 200 kills
  • Reflex Red Dot Sight – 235 kills
  • M145 (3.4x) – 270 kills

Primary

  • Foregrip – 30 Kills
  • Bipod – 60 kills

Secondary

  • Laser Sight – 20 Kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 kills
  • Suppressor – 70 kills

SV98

It’s another Russian bolt-action sniper. Each cartridge has 10 rounds of 7.62x54mm bullets. It’s a sniper, so yes, it is effective at long-range.

Accessories
Accessories that you can unlock by racking up kills with SV98.

Optics

  • PKS-07 (7x) – Default
  • Ballistic(12x) – 10 Kills
  • PSO-1 (4x)- 50 Kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 80 Kills
  • Kobra (RDS) – 90 Kills
  • IRNV (IR 1x) – 100 Kills
  • Rifle Scope (8x) – 125 Kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 150 Kills
  • ACOG (4x) – 175 Kills
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 200 Kills
  • Reflex (RDS) – 235 Kills
  • M145 (3.4x) – 270 Kills

Primary

  • Bipod – 30 Kills
  • Straight Pull Bolt – 60 Kills

Secondary

  • Laser Sight – 20 Kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 Kills
  • Suppressor – 70 Kills
  • Flash Suppressor – 300 Kills

SKS

This semi-automatic weapon carries 20 rounds (7.62x39mm) in each cartridge which is almost twice as compared to the similar snipers. You can carry 147 rounds for this weapon at max at any given time.

Accessories
Accessories that you can unlock by racking up kills with SKS.

Optics

  • PKS-07 (7x) – Default
  • Ballistic(12x) – 10 Kills
  • PSO-1 (4x)- 50 Kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 80 Kills
  • Kobra (RDS) – 90 Kills
  • IRNV (IR 1x) – 100 Kills
  • Rifle Scope (8x) – 125 Kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 150 Kills
  • ACOG (4x) – 175 Kills
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 200 Kills
  • Reflex (RDS) – 235 Kills
  • M145 (3.4x) – 270 Kills

Primary

  • Bipod – 30 Kills
  • Straight Pull Bolt – 60 Kills

Secondary

  • Laser Sight – 20 Kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 Kills
  • Suppressor – 70 Kills
  • Flash Suppressor – 300 Kills

M40A5

Manufactured in US, M40A5 is a A5 variant which was introduced in 2009. It fires 7.62x51mm NATO rounds in bolt-action.

Accessories
Accessories that you can unlock by racking up kills with M40A5.

Optics

  • Rifle Scope (8x) – Default
  • Ballistic (12x) – 10 kills
  • ACOG 4X – 50 kills
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 80 kills
  • Reflex Red Dot Sight – 90 kills
  • IRNV (IRx1) – 100 kills
  • PKS-07 (7X) – 125 kills
  • M145 (3.4x – 150 kills
  • PSO-1 (4X) – 175 kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 200 kills
  • KOBRA RDS – 235 kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 270 kills

Primary

  • Bipod – 30 kills
  • Straight Pull Bolt – 60 kills

Secondary

  • Laser Sight – 20 kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 kills
  • Suppressor – 70 kills

M98B

M98B is a bolt-action sniper rifle made in 2008 in US. It carries .338 Lapua Magnum Cartridge. Slow reload is the downside though Battlefield veterans may still prefer a bolt-action rifle over automatic.

Accessories
Accessories that you can unlock by racking up kills with M98B.

Optics

  • Rifle Scope (8x) – Default
  • Ballistic (12x) – 10 kills
  • ACOG 4X – 50 kills
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 80 kills
  • Reflex Red Dot Sight – 90 kills
  • IRNV (IRx1) – 100 kills
  • PKS-07 (7X) – 125 kills
  • M145 (3.4x – 150 kills
  • PSO-1 (4X) – 175 kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 200 kills
  • KOBRA RDS – 235 kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 270 kills

Primary

  • Bipod – 30 kills
  • Straight Pull Bolt – 60 kills

Secondary

  • Laser Sight – 20 kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 kills
  • Suppressor – 70 kills

M39 EMR

Enhanced Marksman Rifle is an upgraded version of M14. This semi-automatic weapon gets unlocked in co-op mode. M39 carries 20 rounds in each magazine.

Accessories
Accessories that you can unlock by racking up kills with M39 EMR.

Optics

  • N/A

Primary

  • N/A

Secondary

  • N/A

Work in progress – guide will be updated with more information soon!