Battlefield 3 Support Kit Guide

If you choose Support Kit in Battlefield 3, you are given heavy weaponry for long-range support and have enough supplies to distribute among your teammates when they run out of ammo.

For more help, read our PC Troubleshooting and Weapons Guide.

Battlefield 3 Support Kit

M27 IAR

This US-based automatic weapon carries 45 5.56x45mm NATO rounds in its magazine. With the rate of fire of 750 RPM, you can use it for suppressing fire. It damages rates at 18.4-25 and it has the quickest reload time of 1.8-2.5 seconds.

Accessories
Play more with M27 IAR to unlock all these accessories.

Optics

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

Primary

  • Bipod – Default
  • Foregrip – 30 Kills

Secondary

  • Heavy Barrel – Default
  • Laser Sight – 20 Kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 Kills
  • Suppressor – 80 kills
  • Flash Suppressor – 60 kills

M240B

This fully automatic machine gun has 100 rounds in a single magazine. It fires at a rate of 750 RPM causing damage of high 22-34. Its reload time is 6 seconds. If you like to blind fire, just give it a try.

Accessories
Play more with M240B to unlock all these accessories.

Optics

  • M145 (3.4x) – 10 kills
  • Reflex Red Dot Sight – 60 kills
  • IRNV (IRx1) – 100 kills
  • ACOG 4X – 125 kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 150 kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 175 kills
  • KOBRA RDS – 200 kills
  • PSO-1 (4x) – 235 kills

Primary

  • Bipod – Default
  • Foregrip – 60 kills
  • Extended Mag – 30 kills

Secondary

  • Flash Suppressor – 20 kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 kills
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 50 kills
  • Suppressor – 70 kills

M249

M249 is a fully automatic US-based Light Machine Gun and has more fire rate than the other machine guns mentioned before. It has a fire rate of astounding 800 RPM causing damage of 18.4-25 per successful shot. The fast firing rate causes a pretty bad vertical recoil and therefore the bipod attachment comes strongly advisable. There are 100 rounds in each magazine with an extended magazine making it 200.

Accessories
Play more with M249 to unlock all these accessories.

Optics

  • Reflex Red Dot – 80 kills
  • M145 (3.4x) – 10 kills
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 50 kills
  • Reflex (RDS)
  • IRNV (IR 1x) – 100 kills
  • ACOG (4x) – 125 kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 150 kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 175 kills
  • Kobra (RDS) – 200 kills
  • PSO-1 (4x) – 235 kills

Primary

  • Bipod – Default
  • Extended Mags – 30 kills
  • Foregrip – 60 kills
  • Laser Sight – 70 kills

Secondary

  • Flash Suppressor – 20 kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 kills
  • Laser Sight – 70 kills
  • Suppressor – 90 kills

M60E4

It has a slower fire rate of about 500 RPM but the high damage ranging between 22-34 compensates its sluggishness. This fully automatic LMG carries 100 7.62x51mm rounds in each magazine with a reload time of 7.5 seconds.

Accessories
Play more with M60E4 to unlock all these accessories.

Optics

  • M145 (3.4x) – 10 kills
  • Holographic (HOLO)- 50 kills
  • Reflex Red Dot Sight – 80 kills
  • RNV (IRx1) – 100 kills
  • ACOG 4X – 125 kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 150 kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 175 kills
  • KOBRA RDS – 200 kills
  • PSO-1 (4x) – 235 kills

Primary

  • Bipod – Default
  • Extended Mag – 30 kills
  • Foregrip – 60 kills
  • Laser Sight – 70 kills

Secondary

  • Flash Suppressor – 20 kills
  • Tactical Light 40 kills
  • Suppressor – 90 kills

MG36

This is one of the weapons in the Back to Karkand Expansion Pack that is unlocked through the Assignment “Keep your heads down”. It has a fast fire rate of about 750 RPM causing damage of 18.4-25 on each hit.

It carries 50 rounds of 5.56x45mm ammo with the extended mag carrying 100 rounds. Its reload time is 3-4.5 seconds. It also features three different firing modes.

Accessories
Play more with M60E4 to unlock all these accessories.

Optics

  • Ballistic (12x) – Default
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 10 Kills
  • M145 (3.4x) – 50 Kills
  • Reflex RDS – 70 Kills
  • ACOG 4x – 90 Kills
  • IRNV (IR 1x) – 100 Kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 150 Kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 175 Kills
  • Kobra RDS – 200 Kills
  • PSO-1 4x – 235 Kills

Primary

  • Bipod – Default
  • Foregrip – 30 Kills

Secondary

  • Extended Mag – Default
  • Laser Sight – 20 Kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 Kills
  • Flash Suppressor – 60 Kills
  • Suppressor – 80 Kills
  • Extended Mag – 300 Kills
  • Heavy Barrel – 350 Kills

PKP Pecheneg

It’s a variant of Russian PK Machine Gun. The weapon fires at 650 RPM speed and carries 100 7.62x54mm rounds in each magazine. Its damage ranges between 22-34 and its reload time is 5.5 seconds.

Accessories
Play more with PKP Pecheneg to unlock all these accessories.

Optics

  • M145 (3.4x) – 10 kills
  • Holographic (HOLO)- 50 kills
  • Reflex Red Dot Sight – 80 kills
  • RNV (IRx1) – 100 kills
  • ACOG 4X – 125 kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 150 kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 175 kills
  • KOBRA RDS – 200 kills
  • PSO-1 (4x) – 235 kills

Primary

  • Bipod – Default
  • Extended Mag – 30 kills
  • Foregrip – 60 kills
  • Laser Sight – 70 kills

Secondary

  • Flash Suppressor – 20 kills
  • Tactical Light 40 kills
  • Suppressor – 90 kills

RPK-74M

This upgraded version of RPK-74 has relatively lower fire rate but it can be an effective weapon of choice for medium-range shooting. Each magazine of RPK-74 carries 45 rounds. Its fire rate is 600 RPM with a damage range of 18.4-25

Accessories
Play more with RPK-74M to unlock all these accessories.

Optics

  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 10 Kills
  • PK-A (3.4x) – 50 kills
  • Kobra (RDS) – 70 kills
  • PSO-1 (4x) – 90 kills
  • IRNV (IR 1x) – 100 kills
  • PKS-07 (7x) – 125 kills
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 150 kills
  • M145 (3.4x) – 175 kills

Primary

  • Bipod – Default
  • Foregrip – 30 Kills

Secondary

  • Laser Sight – 20 Kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 Kills
  • Flash Suppressor – 60 kills
  • Suppressor – 80 kills

Type 88 LMG

This weapon is only available when you have physical warfare pack installed or through Back to Karkand Expansion Pack. 88 LMG is a fully automatic machine gun with 100 rounds in its every magazine firing at a decent rate of 700 RPM causing damage of between 18.4-25.

Accessories
Play more with Type 88 LMG to unlock all these accessories.

Optics

  • PK-A (3.4x) – 10 Kills
  • PKA-S (HOLO) – 50 Kills
  • Kobra (RDS) – 80 Kills
  • IRNV (IR 1x) – 100 Kills
  • PSO-1 (4x) – 125 Kills
  • M145 (3.4x) – 150 Kills
  • Holographic (HOLO) – 175 Kills
  • Reflex (RDS) – 200 Kills
  • ACOG (4x) – 235 Kills

Primary

  • Bipod – Default
  • Foregrip – 60 Kills

Secondary

  • Flash Suppressor – 20 Kills
  • Extended Mag – 30 Kills
  • Tactical Light – 40 Kills
  • Laser Sight – 70 Kills

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