What rules are you referring to? I just looked at them and didn't see anything like that mentioned anywhere.
Yes, it is possible to mount weapons on a support vehicle. Possible, but not ideal. However, the end result is still a support vehicle for construction purposes. In comparison, a combat vehicle will always be a superior fighting platform.
Tactical Operations has the rules. And I agree the combat side would be better, hence why I am against have two different rule sets for vehicles and have been vocal about it. Only to get the normal BS answer back from TPTB in that they will do what they want with their game and thanks for the input but no thanks. Prime example is the 1945 TRO, all of the vehicles in there are hybrid vehicles built using the combined rules and none are really usable in a game against anything even 3025 tech with no extra thrills.
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