Hurley is the Vanguard mobile tactical resource unit. It is an autonomous AI capable of offering both tactical support and backup, along with serious offensive capabilities. Hurley's ace card is the ability to deploy and control drones, which are are able to fulfil several different support and offensive roles.

Hurley interfaces with the Vanguard tactical network. Designed to provide Vanguard troopers with defensive and offensive support, the Hurley fulfils multiple roles through the use of autonomous drones that respond to the Hurley AI’s own instruction. The Hurley uses a class obsidian firewall, and is capable of preventing network intrusion and viral attack on the Vanguard Tac-Net.

It is also armed with a Kinesis Cannon, frequently referred to as the Comfort Gun.