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Dealing with helicopters... - 4/27/2018 7:41:31 PM   
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I am playing the scenario with a regiment of Hinds... they just sit there mocking me like a bunch of crows..

How do I safely move my AA units to deal with them?

Should I concentrate my AA units or leave them spread out?

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RE: Dealing with helicopters... - 4/28/2018 1:37:49 PM   
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See Kenneth (Waz) fight in this video against a hoard of Mi-24s. He has a good number of AD assets and they are in good position to engage the Hinds in open ground at max range. ALso supported by less effective fires from a number of Brads via 25mm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTMIc2TdSAw

Kenneth has done many vids on the game and they are worth a look!

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RE: Dealing with helicopters... - 4/28/2018 4:58:14 PM   
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Wow. He was ripping through those Hinds at the start!! That was some good shooting!

I am the NATO player in a PBEM game using this scenario. We’ll see how it goes.

A-10’s good for taking out helicopters?

I will be checking out his videos!

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RE: Dealing with helicopters... - 4/28/2018 7:13:56 PM   
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A-10s can target helicopters. May be hard to hit if other targets are near by the strike area.

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RE: Dealing with helicopters... - 4/29/2018 2:10:57 PM   
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Ok thanks, I wonder how an A-10 pilot would view a group of Hinds that popped up out of the blue (as targets) while on a strike mission.

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RE: Dealing with helicopters... - 8/9/2018 2:07:53 AM   
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In an emergency situation you can even use your Artillery to target helicopters

the combat log below record a 81mm Mtr Plt took out 2 Mi-24

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0628 hrs - 1st Mtr - neutralizing fire (3x) in hex 2307
0628 hrs - 1st Mtr : fires 81mm L1 basic hit chance of (12%) against a Mi-24P Hind at a range of 4500m / 1866m
0628 hrs - 1st Mtr (Unidentified enemy units) in 1411 is engaging a helo unit (1 Helo) in hex 2307 at range 4,360m.
0628 hrs - 1st Mtr - new orders received: Barrage: Neutralizing Fire (3x) on hex 2307 at 0631 hrs.


there were some issue on the combat log, it didn't record the hit. The pic below proves that the crew of 1st Mtr plt have brilliant marksman skill.





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RE: Dealing with helicopters... - 8/9/2018 3:05:34 AM   
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Hovering helos are a target like anybody else caught in the rain. You want ugly, wait until your helos get hit by ICM.

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RE: Dealing with helicopters... - 8/9/2018 3:14:40 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: CapnDarwin

Hovering helos are a target like anybody else caught in the rain. You want ugly, wait until your helos get hit by ICM.

Good to know, Thanks
I haven't got a chance to try ICM on Helo. But I can image devastating effects

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