Greetings. My first post here, so forgive me for any mistakes.
Using latest build. There seems to be a problem with aircraft assigned to mining missions. I discovered this during a scenario where I was tasked to mine the entrance to a naval base to prevent ships from leaving. F/A-18Cs armed with Mk63 quickstrike mines were provided for the job. I created a mining mission and assigned them to it. Aircraft depart the carrier and head for the mission area as normal, but when they reach the area they don't properly drop the mines. They descend to low altitude, but then just buzz around the area like flies for a long period of time. They will either not drop the mines at all, or if they do, they'll drop them randomly at the edges of or outside the assigned area.
Just to make sure this wasn't an issue with that particular scenario, I created a new scenario in the editor, placed an airfield with F/A-18s, P-3s and S-3s all loaded with quickstrike and CAPTOR mines and assigned them to a mining mission. Same outcome. Seems to occur with all types of air dropped mines.
Also, how do you create a minelaying ship? I tried copying the ship in the mining tutorial, gave it the same mine weapon mounts and a mine magazine, but the ship doesn't lay mines like it does in the tutorial.