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Elena Ivanova is one of the characters that appear in the game, Vanquish. She acts as radio support for the protagonist, Sam Gideon. She is responsible for providing Sam with offensive, defensive and tactical strategies, and also provides him with information regarding his surroundings, enemies, and his next destination.[2]

Lauded as a prodigy, she received special education as part of a Department of Defense project, and was later reassigned to DARPA at the request of Professor Francois Candide.[1] Her current role is to provide logistical support to one of DARPA's own, Sam Gideon[1]. She is also known for her superior hacking techniques and analytical abilities[1].


  • I'm not sure if you've noticed, but your new friends don't seem too fond of you.[2]
  • Enemy aircraft, approaching at high speed![2]


  • Based on her surname, Elena's nationality is most likely Russian.
  • Elena Ivanova is also the name of a Russian figure skater, as well as a contestant on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 11 (albeit with a slightly different spelling, Elina). Ivanova is also the last name of the First officer of the Space Station Babylon 5, Susan Ivanova.devon


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