Since buying CSME (i've played the series since the 1990s) I've begun a project to complete the UK OOB and develop a range of scenarios for British covering the following:
Oman - 1957-8 and the Dhofar War of the early 1970s
Radfan and Aden - 1963-7 (building on the excellent scenario and campaign in the box)
Kenya - MauMau Uprising - 1952-60
Cyprus - Emergency 1955-9.
Some units need to be built: My first approach is to imporve on what is already here:
- add three addtional Cheiftain variants (covering early 1967 Mk 2, more powerful 1975 Mk 5, 'Totem Pole' upgraded Mk 11 of 1980-2 with Stillbrew armour and the Shir 2/Khalid late production model of 1979. Also one additional Centurion variant (Mk 12 of 1972will better targeting and more protection).
- add Ferrets Mk. 2/6 (Vigilant) and Mk 4 (Swingfire) and Humber Hornet (Malkara) ATGM vehicles. Also a Saracen w/Vigilant and Spartan w/ Milan.
- Add the 1950s/60s Leyland Martian heavy truck and prime mover series and the Stalwart amphibious armoured load carrier/prime mover and RM Snowcats.
- add the 1950s Churchill VII ARVE (w/165mm demolition gun) as well as Cromwells, Churchills and universal carriers for 1948-52 period.
- add the early bridegelayers (Valentines and Churchills) and the late one (Chieftain) ad well as Cromwell, Churchill, Centurion and Chieftain ARVs.
- add the 1970s Combat Engineer Tractor (CET) and Chieftain AVRE and well as the 1950s M40 Cardinal SP 155mm.
- add the dismounted 120mm Wombat RCL, BAT 120mm RCL and ML 3" and 4.2" mortars and L5 105mm pack howitzer as well as the earlier 75mm pack howitzer.
- add the 1 Ton Landrover and Austin Champ light trucks / prime movers, also SAS 'pink panthers'
- add Foden DROPS supply trucks (1970s/80s)
- add Parachute Regiment 'Pathfinders' (recce) platoons, HAC and 14 Int. recce platoons and 21 SAS (Artists Rifles) patrollers, C Squadron (Rhodesian) SAS, SBS, Kings African Rifles, APL/FRA Aden Regulars, Trucial Oman Scouts, Dhofari Irregulars, Omani Regulars, Kenya Police, RAF Regiment and other odds and sods including mercenaries and SF counter-terrorism teams.
- sort out some of the infantry weapons - 'SMLE/Sten/Bren/2"Mortar/PIAT' to 1950 'SMLE/M1/Sten/Bren/2"Mortar/M20 Super Bazooka/ENERGA ATGrenade' 1950-56 'SLR/Sterling/Bren/2"Mortar/M20/ENERGA' to 1964 "SLR/Sterling/L1A1/2"Mortar/Carl Gustav/LAW' to 1984 and 'L85AR/L86LSW/2"Mortar/LAW-80" from 1984. Also introduce GPMG and L16 Mortar in 1962, Milan in 1978 and Milan 2 in 1984.
- add the Mosquito, Spitfire 21/24, Seafire FR 47, Firefly FB4, Hornet, Brigand, Harvard, Chipmunk, Beaver, Auster AOP 5, Canberra B2 / B6 / B(I)8 / B15, Sea Vixen, Scimitar, F4K/M Phantom, Buccaneer S1/S2, Skeeter, Sioux, HT-11, and Sea King helicopters and aircraft, and rework some aircraft graphics.
< Message edited by James Fennell -- 8/10/2020 4:39:51 PM >
....gone to the dark side