In Battlefield 4, the Recon class has a number of laser designator gadget options available. From the base game, a recon has the Portable Laser Designator (PLD) and the Special Operations Forces Laser Marker (SOFLAM). With the release of China Rising DLC, DICE has added the Small Unmanned Air Vehicle (SUAV) to the recon’s gadget list.
The PLD is a starting gadget for the recon class. The PLD uses thermal imaging to spot targets, and will laser designate vehicles closest to the center of its sight within a range of approximately 300 meters. It is a portable gadget, allowing the player to use it on the move, but requires the lock be maintained for laser designation, meaning the recon must be exposed to enemy sight to operate effectively...Read More