1.) Where have the old field manuals gone? The wiki talks about pointman, rifleman and sniper field manuals but those don't seem to exist anymore.
I remember seeing those in the shop tho.
When did those get removed and for the love of god, WHY???
Will we ever see them again?
The Silencer manual would have been about the only reason ever to buy a MP7 over a Veresk, but since it got removed...
2.) Out of the 2 field manuals for BP remaining (Demo & Escort manual):
How much of a effect do those have actually?
In the article on Demolition missions
it gives the times for setting (2.7s with manual) and defusing with and without (7.2s - and 6.7 with manual).
But whats the regular time for setting C4?
According to the article on backpack items
the Tank escort manual gives a 50% faster rpg reload and 20% faster repair, so at least we have that data.
That is, if thats still up to date and those manuals didn't get nerfed along with the removal of the other manuals... ?