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The Marine Riflemen are the American unique Modern Infantry of the Industrial Age, replacing the regular Riflemen. They entrench automatically when not being used or moving making them great for defending cities.
Marine Riflemen upgrade from Enlightenment Age Continental Marines. By upgrading, the unit receives +15 hit points, +1 armor, +2 attack strength, +2 attack range, +3 movement speed, and +2 line of sight.
In comparison to the Riflemen they replace, Marine Riflemen have +9 hit points.
Marine Riflemen are trained and upgraded at the Barracks.
Production cost for this unit increases progressively with every Barracks unit on the field or currently in production. However, the maximum cost for Marine Riflemen is capped at 180 Food / 157 Timber. Actual production and upgrading costs may differ, depending on researched technologies, connected rare resources, or adopted governments.