The starting profiles are presets for different classes that you would see in real life. Each class has different skills and gear.
The assault USEC profile starts with an M4, an M9A3 pistol, and medical supplies.
The assault BEAR profile starts with an Ak-105 assault rifle, an MP-133 shotgun, a MP-443 Grach pistol, and medical supplies.
The medic USEC profile starts with an ADAR 2-15 assault carbine, an MP5 submachine gun, an M9A3 pistol, and medical supplies.
The BEAR medic class has an OP-SKS 7.62x39 rifle, an PP-9 klin submachine gun, an MP-443 Grach pistol, and medical supplies.
The sniper USEC class starts with a M700 bolt-action rifle, an MP5K-n submachine gun, and medical supplies.
The BEAR side sniper class has an SV-98 7.62x54R bolt-action sniper rifle with 20 rounds of 7N1 and LPS Gzh ammunition, a PP-91-01 Kedr-B suppressed submachine gun, and medical supplies.
The BEAR side Specialist class starts with an NVG mask, PP-19-01 SMG, MP-133 pistol-gripped shotgun, MP-443 sidearm, assorted medical and food items.
The USEC side Specialist class starts with an NVG mask, MP5 SMG, M870 pistol-gripped shotgun, P226R sidearm, assorted medical and food items.
Starting skills: SMGs, Throwables, Covert Movement, Night Ops, Silent Ops all Level 4.
The BEAR side Ironman loadout features an MP-443 sidearm with one magazine, and the USEC side Ironman loadout features an M9A3 sidearm with one magazine, respectively.