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—An Ivan Cadet make a suicide attack

The Ivan Cadet is a pilot of the Jaguar Tank who may survive from the destruction of their vehicle, which can then take control of de-piloted vehicles or use his bomb vest to take their enemies with him.

For a detailed list of changes from the original game, click here.

Official description

Even if the Jaguar is destroyed, a surprise awaits the foes of the Latin Confederation. The driver can often escape relatively unharmed thanks to a myriad of fail safes, allowing him to capture any empty vehicles on the battlefield. In dire situations, all Jaguar drivers are equipped with explosive vests for a last ditch attempt to cripple or wound enemies.[1]


Act One

  • Ivan Cadets debut in Road Trippin' as enemy unit and Happy Birthday as player's controllable unit, along with the Jaguar Tanks.
  • In Wrong Side, there are large amount of Ivan Cadets staying at top right part of the map.


  • Decent damage.
  • Fast.
  • Can take control of depiloted vehicles.
  • Only available when a Jaguar Tank is destroyed.
  • One-shot suicide unit.
  • Low health.
  • Can be killed before reaching the target.
  • Helpless against aircraft.
  • Cannot be trained by normal means.

Behind the scenes

  • The Ivan Cadet was known as the Bomb Pilot prior to version 3.3.6, where he uses mini nuclear bomb instead of high explosive bomb; In version 3.0, he was named as Desperate Driver.

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