Cold War clashes, banana wars and stealthy Seahawks: Six new Command scenarios available

January 16, 2015 · Posted in Command 

AF117Miguel Molina has posted a new revision of the Command community scenario pack, the compendium of Command scenarios crafted by the user community. The new release contains several scenario updates plus six brand-new scenarios:

  • Boston’s Battle, 1963 : This is an “alternate” scenario to Boston’s Brawl, 1963.  The assumption is that the American Surface Action Group centered around the Boston is on patrol off the coast of West Africa, instead of being in the South Atlantic, and is called upon to destroy a Soviet Surface Action Group.
  • One Final Old-fashioned Banana War, 1947 : An economic slump in Mexico following the end of the WWII commodity boom leads to political unrest in the country, and thus the US military finds itself heading south once again, this time at the request of the Mexican government.
  • Best of the West, Worst of the East, 1982  : Thanks to recently-declassified documents we now know that, had the Cold War escalated to a superpower conflict, the Soviet Navy would preferably keep its modern nuclear submarines in close escort to their all-important strategic missile subs in their bastions, and instead send their modern diesel subs to interdict NATO resupply lines. So as the turbulent early 80s spin up to a bonafide crisis, the Red Banner Northern Fleet’s diesel sub force puts out to sea to challenge NATO’s awesome anti-submarine screens….. and you are in command.
  • Rollback – The First of Many, 1998 : The US military attempts to get rid of Saddam Hussain’s regime via a number of active measures, first and foremost being a series of carrier-launched strategic strikes. This hypothetical scen features the A/F-117 “Seahawk”, a carrier-suitable variant of the F-117 that was nearly adopted by the US Navy in the late 90s.
  • Rollback – Hoisting the Net, 1998 : In addition to airstrikes, the US Navy took other measures to isolate the Hussain regime, one such being the identification and interdiction of supplies headed for Iraq. The USS Denton has been tasked to identify and seize a large container ship enroute to the port of Latakia. Will this be a run-of-mill call?
  • Birmingham Strikes, 1992 : Sierra Leone has plunged into a brutal civil war with the deaths of tens of thousands.  The rebels, known as the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) were infamous because of the atrocities they committed. The RUF captured a large number of weapons from Sierra Leone (and later from some of the UN peacekeepers dispatched to the area), but received further assistance and material from outside countries such as Libya. In this not-so-hypothetical scenario a small British task group centered on the destroyer HMS Birmingham is tasked to disrupt RUF operation in its vicinity.

As always, the community scenario pack is available for download at the WarfareSims download section:

With the new scenario pack release, the total number of released Command scenarios is now 225!


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