From: LI, NY
you need to bring 500 heavy guns to the fray.
Where in the he!! is Japan going to get that many "tubes" into one hex. I haven't done a count, but I don't think she has that many in play, especially "heavies". At least not through '42 and most of '43, and some of what she gets won't move (permanently restricted), or shouldn't move, as they're needed where they are. BTW I count a "heavy" as 88 mike mike and above, and you can not "manufacture" them either in this game. Its WYSIWYG.
That being said there are ways to deal with his 'heavies'. You won't massacre them but you can make it so the juice is not worth the squeeze. A/C mentioned above, and some AAA. Even 75mm will shoot down an occasional 4E, or force him to fly higher which should reduce his accuracy. All of it is more deterrence than anything else. Just need to try and get his losses (including op losses) high enough to keep him at bay. I imagine at some point this will not be possible.
I would say if your A/C are getting 'shot down in droves' there's something else afoot and we'll need more info in order to help.
P.S. Early Zeros' and the Oscar are not good choices for 4E deterrence. Their durability is too low.
< Message edited by rustysi -- 2/23/2016 11:36:39 PM >
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