Battleset 3: Cold War
At a time when the potential loss of life from a failed nuclear
gambit went beyond rational comprehension, conventional warfare
was seen by some to be the last best hope of preserving their ways
of living. The war of political rhetoric and posturing that had
been raging for nearly four decades was about to end...
Predictably, when the opening shots of the Pacific Rim War
were first fired, merchants of all the involved countries,
and a great number of neutrals, began to scream for protection.
Can NATO scramble fast enough to meet the initial USSR thrust?
Soviet Backfire and Badger Bombers have pummeled the military
facilities on Iceland, and the main amphibious assault is about
to begin. Many theories of how the Soviets might open a gambit
with military action hold Iceland as being a crucial territory,
for whoever can claim it. Can the Soviets take it? Can they
hold it? Can they use it well?
With the first war shots, DEFCON ONE status was automatic.
Every submarine in the inventory that was capable of getting
underway left port for the greater safety of the open sea.
In modern naval combat, the submarines you control can be
deadly assets, yet the submarines you fight will be deadly
At least one PACRIM SAG is loose in the Pacific. Centered
on the Kirov class cruiser Frunze, this powerful group must be
eliminated quickly. Perhaps easier said than done, though...
Worldwide systems analysts have unanimously agreed that NATO
forces were at least 2 generations ahead of the Soviets in command
and control systems. No one in the West could have predicted
the almosts seamless operation of the Soviet offensive forces.
Their C3I network has performed better than expected. Why?
Cuba, a long time satellite of the Soviet state, threatens
to be a convenient point from which to launch attacks against
the American homeland. With a war in full swing, can this crisis
revisited possibly avoid battle?
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