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Returns the number of given empty positions in the vehicle.
To return the actual units in the vehicle use fullCrew. However if only the number is desired, use emptyPositions because it is faster.
Object ManipulationUnit Control


vehicle emptyPositions position
vehicle: Object
position: String - can be one of:
  • "Commander"
  • "Driver"
  • "Gunner"
  • "Cargo" - all cargo positions, FFV or not
  • Arma 3 logo black.png2.10 "" - all empty positions
  • Arma 3 logo black.png2.10 "CargoNoFFV" - non-FFV cargo
  • Arma 3 logo black.png2.10 "CargoFFV" - FFV cargo
  • Arma 3 logo black.png2.14 "Turret" - empty turrets (no FFV turrets, they are included in "CargoFFV")
Return Value:


Example 1:
_freeCargoAndFFVPositions = vehicle player emptyPositions "Cargo";
Example 2:
_freeCargoOnlyPositions = vehicle player emptyPositions "CargoNoFFV";

Additional Information

See also:
moveInDriver moveInTurret moveInCommander moveInGunner moveInCargo getCargoIndex


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DreadedEntity - c
Posted on Mar 20, 2022 - 00:08 (UTC)
emptyPositions combines both turret and cargo in its output. If you must know the true count of either, you will have to use fullCrew (tested on several vehicles)
I have not found a way to test for copilot in helicopters