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The Modern AT (short for "Modern Anti-Tank") is an Information Era anti-cavalry unit in Civilization VI. It upgrades from the AT Crew (or its replacements).

  • Attributes:
    • +10 Strength Combat Strength vs. light, heavy, and ranged cavalry units.


The Modern AT uses anti-tank missiles that can quickly reduce Helicopters and even Modern Armor to scrap metal. If your enemies have access to the resources needed to field advanced cavalry units, you'll definitely want to have some Modern ATs on hand to repel their armored assaults.

Like other anti-cavalry units, the Modern AT is at a disadvantage against melee units, so avoid pitting it against Mechanized Infantry and the like whenever possible.

Civilopedia entry[]

World War I carried the warning that tanks (once the kinks were worked out) would come to dominate the 20th Century battlefield. The German blitzkrieg operations in the early months of World War II proved that. While anti-tank guns were all well-and-good for stopping enemy armor, on the fluid battlefields of that war the poor grunts needed something more immediate than waiting for the AT guns to arrive, set up, and start firing. Thus the evolution of MPATS (man-portable anti-tank systems). By the end of the first “war to end war” anti-tank rifles were in use. But it became a race between better armor and better MPATS. The second war brought better AT rifles, rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs), bazookas, and panzerschreck, recoilless rifles, and eventually (after the war) man-portable anti-tank missiles such as the American Javelin and Russian Kornet. The battlefield suddenly became a dangerous place for those armored behemoths.


  • The Modern AT is armed with an FGM-148 Javelin, an American-made anti-tank missile that has been used since 1996.
  • After firing, the loader can be seen patting the launcher's operator on the head after loading a rocket. This is common procedure for reusable rocket launchers that are loaded from behind, in order to signal to the operator that the weapon has been loaded and the loader is clear.
    • When attacked, the loader pushes the launcher aside and shoots back with a pistol.
    • Both animations are shared with the AT Crew.
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