Modern Warfare 2 allows you to customize your loadout in a multitude of ways, picking from a wide range of weapons, attachments, perks, and more to suit your playstyle.

Field Upgrades are an integral part of every player’s loadout. They charge over time, and getting kills and playing the objective help fill up the charge meter.

This happens throughout the match, so you can deploy multiple Field Upgrades in a single game, which means the one you pick can have a big impact.

Here are the best Field Upgrades to use in Modern Warfare 2.

The top 3 Field Upgrades in Modern Warfare 2

There are a total of 15 Field Upgrades in Modern Warfare 2. While you can only bring one Field Upgrade onto the battlefield when you start out, you unlock a second slot at Rank 45.

Dubbed Field Upgrade Pro, this lets you choose which one you want to deploy. However, it comes at the cost of a slow recharge rate.

Trophy System

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 best field upgrade trophy system
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The Trophy System is an autonomous defense system that can destroy up to three incoming pieces of equipment or projectiles.

It is particularly valuable on objectives and in tight, interior spaces where explosive grenades, flashes, and stuns will be constantly lobbed at you. In modes like Hardpoint, Headquarters, and Domination, the Trophy System can be a literal lifesaver.

Dead Silence

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Dead Silence field upgrade
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Dead Silence silences your footsteps, allowing you to sprint around the map and get the drop on enemies without worrying about them hearing you coming. While Dead Silence usually takes the form of a perk in the Call of Duty franchise, it became a Field Upgrade in newer iterations like Modern Warfare, Vanguard, and now Modern Warfare 2.

If you get a kill while Dead Silence is in effect — with the exception of killstreak kills — the duration will refresh.

Footsteps in Modern Warfare 2 are very loud, so Dead Silence is extremely useful when trying to get the positional advantage.

Munitions Box

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Munitions Box field upgrade
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Simple, yet effective. The Munitions Box won’t protect you or help you secure kills, but it will replenish ammunition and tactical equipment for both you and your team.

If you’ve got a Munitions Box on hand, you may not even need to equip the Scavenger perk, which frees up the second Base perk slot for something else.

Many guns in Modern Warfare 2 only come with two magazine clips in reserve, so extra ammo always comes in handy.

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