All Killstreaks in MW3 so far, including Guardian SC, Juggernaut Recon & more

All Killstreaks in MW3 so far, including Guardian SC, Juggernaut Recon & more
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Written by 

Alex Garton

Last updated 

11th Nov 2023 16:19

Killstreaks are fundamental to the Call of Duty experience and that's certainly no different in Modern Warfare 3.

If you can rack up enough eliminations in a row on Modern Warfare 3, you'll be rewarded with a set of deadly killstreaks that can turn the tide of battle for your team.

Of course, to make the ideal set of MW3 killstreaks selections, you'll need to be aware of all the scorestreaks and how they can help you in your matches. So, let's check out every MW3 killstreak we know about so far.

Every Killstreak in Modern Warfare 3 so far

MW3 Operator holding gun
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There are 23 killstreaks available in the Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer. Here's the full list:

Killstreak/Scorestreak Description Kills/Score
UAV UAV Recon Ship that reveals enemy locations on the minimap. 4/500
Mosquito Drone Explosive drone that circles the area around where the drone is launched. Dive bombs on enemies it spots and explodes 4/500
SAM Turret Launch a targeted missile strike against air vehicles. 4/500
Bomb Drone A remote-controlled drone with an attached C4 charge. 4/500
Guardian-SC A beam-shaped, non-lethal, area denial weapon that has similar effects to a stun grenade. 5/625
Care Package Call in a random killstreak care package to your location. 5/625
Counter UAV A drone that scrambles all enemy minimaps. 5/625
Cluster Mine Throw a device that launches a cluster of smaller mines within the immediate area. 6/750
Precision Airstrike Call in twin jets for a precision strike along the best available path. 6/750
Cruise Missile Control a long-range cruise missile with boost capabilities. 6/750
SAE Call in a trio of jets to release aerial explosives over a target area. 7/875
Mortar Strike Signal several waves of mortars to attack a location. 7/875
Remote Turret An automated turret that scans for nearby enemies. 7/875
Juggernaut Recon Juggernaut Recon Gear delivered by care package. Contains Riot Shield, Heymaker, and Smoke Grenade. 8/1000
Wheelson-HS Remote-controlled amphibious vehicle with auto-sentry capabilities. 8/1000
Overwatch Helo An escort help that will watch over your position and ping nearby enemy locations before engaging them. 8/1000
VTOL Jet Release a pair of precision bombs before circling back and guarding a location of the player's choice. 10/1250
Emergency Airdrop Call in 4 random killstreak care packages. 10/1250
Carpet Bomb Call in a bomber that releases a large line of explosives along its path. 10/1250
Advanced UAV An untargetable UAV that reveals the enemy's direction on the minimap in real-time. 12/1500
Chopper Gunner Control an assault chopper armed with a turret and air-to-land missiles. 12/1500
Gunship A heavy assault gunship equipped with a laser tracking missile, along with the standard 40mm and 25mm cannons. 12/1500
Juggernaut Juggernaut assault gear delivered by care package. The minigun will drop when the Juggernaut dies. 15/1875

How do MW3 Killstreaks & Scorestreaks work?

MW3 Operators defending hall
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MW3 Killstreaks are lethal and useful abilities earned by racking up multiple eliminations in a row without dying. Before jumping into a match, players can select three killstreaks to be active at any time.

It's worth noting that MW3 also allows players to change their killstreaks to scorestreaks, allowing competitors to earn their killstreaks by capturing objectives and racking up assists. So select whichever one best fits your playstyle.

Keep in mind, just like MW2, eliminations from killstreaks do not count towards your current streak, so make sure you're in a safe area when using them.

Finally, the nuke in MW3 is not a killstreak this time and works a little differently, so check out our MGB Tactical Nuke guide so you know exactly how to earn one yourself.

If you're looking to destroy your foes with the strongest guns, then check out our list of the best MW3 weapon loadouts. Be sure to check out our MW3 homepage for all of the latest news and guides.

Alex Garton
About the author
Alex Garton
Alex is a Senior Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) in English, he has previously written for Dexerto & Gfinity. Specialising in Call of Duty & Apex Legends, he loves (attempting) to improve his aim in competitive shooters and will always make time for a single-player RPG.
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