From: Columbia, MD. USA
Hubert, those formula you gave are identical.
From the manual units with HQ support:
Readiness = (((Unit Strength + HQ Rating)/2 + Unit Morale/10 + HQ Experience)/2) * 10
Additionally in the same section it states that the HQ Rating itself is modified by the strength of the HQ. Given the quote (see below) I would bet it is
HQ Rating = HQ Rating x HQ Strength/10. So a 7 Rating HQ at strength 8 is providing a HQ Rating of 5.6, while at full strength provides a 7.
7.29.4 (top of pg 87)
The Importance of HQs
The HQ Rating itself is proportionate to the HQ’s
strength, so an HQ at half strength only provides
half its potential benefit to the units under its
Because this has such an important impact on
readiness for land and air units, purchasing the
more expensive but highest rated HQs is highly
recommended, providing you have the funds
available to do so.
Also, an HQ’s experience from combat leadership
is passed down to all units under its command as a
combat morale bonus.
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