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DLC Command Live: Old Grudges Never Die

The Syrian Civil War started with the Arab Spring in early 2011 but has only become more and more complex since then. With international tensions high, and so many players maneuvering in a very small space, it is amazing that the conflict has not overflowed into a general regional or even global war.

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Command: Modern Operations Discount to end on January, 31st

Jan. 15, 2020 - Hurry up! The offer is valid until January 31st 2020, eligible for the digital version

Command: Modern Operations - A new Open Beta to test the Fog of War with TacView

Jan. 08, 2020 - A great update full of improvements and changes

Community Scenario Pack (Official)

Nov. 21, 2019 - This is the official Command: Modern Operations Community Scenario Pack collection.

Chains of War in CMO

Nov. 18, 2019 - Have you already seen how Chains of War plays into Command: Modern Operation? Let's find out!

Command: Modern Operations is unleashed

Nov. 14, 2019 - The next generation in cross-domain modern wargaming is now available.

From CMANO to CMO FAQ

Nov. 13, 2019 - We have prepared an FAQ document explaining the transition process from CMANO to CMO.

Command: Modern Operations Gameplay Trailer

Nov. 11, 2019 - What is CMO in 2 minutes

Command: Modern Operations Twitch Preview on November 9th

Nov. 06, 2019 - On Saturday 9th on our official Twitch Channel, Kushan Gaming will be playing Command: Modern…

Command: Modern Operations - Discover the Manual

Nov. 05, 2019 - Command: Modern Operations will be the most advanced military-simulator available in the market,…

Command: Modern Operations starts the engines. Out on November 14th

Oct. 29, 2019 - The most comprehensive and realistic simulator on operational level ever created will be released on…

Command: Modern Operations Developers Interview – The new simulation & editor features

Oct. 22, 2019 - Command’s beating heart remains an elaborate simulation engine of air, naval, strategic and joint…

Command: Modern Operations - Ground Ops

Oct. 15, 2019 - Let's have a closer look at how Ground Operations are depicted in CMO

Command: Modern Operations Official Discord Channel

Oct. 10, 2019 - The Official Discord for everything CMO related

Command: Modern Operations – User interface and experience, Part II (featuring the TacView, LOS, ORBAT, and more)

Oct. 08, 2019 - Let us take a look at two of the most hotly anticipated new features, as well as some of the less…

Command: Modern Operations – User interface and experience, Part I

Oct. 01, 2019 - Let’s have a quick roundup of the greatest hits about the UI

Command: Modern Operations Developers Interview Part III - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND FUTURE PLANS

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Command: Modern Operations Developers Interview Part II - Full Spectrum Operations

Sep. 25, 2019 - Second part of the dev interview about the new features of CMO

Command: Modern Operations Developers Interview Part I - Old and New Tools

Sep. 23, 2019 - We had the chance to chat a bit with Dimitris Dranidis from WarfareSims about Command: Modern…

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The King is Back

Sep. 02, 2019 - You thought lightning strikes just once? Think again! Command: Modern Operations, the sequel to…

Command: Desert Storm is out!

Mar. 28, 2019 - “The liberation of Kuwait has begun. In conjunction with our Coalition partners the United…

The scenarios of Desert Storm Part 2

Mar. 26, 2019 - The new “Desert Storm” DLC/Standalone is now well into production, and is set to…

The scenarios of Desert Storm Part 1

Mar. 21, 2019 - The new “Desert Storm” DLC/Standalone is now well into production, and is set to…

Command: Desert Storm - Trailer and Release Date

Mar. 19, 2019 - On August 2, 1990, Iraq’s ground forces invaded and occupied Kuwait. 40% of the…

Command: Desert Storm has been announced!

Feb. 28, 2019 - On August 2, 1990, Iraq’s ground forces invaded and occupied Kuwait. 40% of the…

Command LIVE: The King of the Border is out

Jan. 31, 2019 - The United States and its ally Colombia have declared that they will retaliate against any treat…

Command LIVE: The King of the Border Report

Jan. 23, 2019 - For weeks, military observers have reported the worsening of the relations between Venezuela and…

Command LIVE: The King of the Border out on January 31st

Jan. 21, 2019 - The eyes of the world are pointed on South America, as rumours of fights along the border between…

Command LIVE: The King of the Border on Twitch

Jan. 16, 2019 - Join us on Saturday, January 19th on our official Twitch Channel and watch Stoic Frog Gaming…

Command LIVE: The King of the Border is announced

Jan. 15, 2019 - The crisis that has enveloped Venezuela since 2013 has reached a quasi-apocalyptic…

Command LIVE: Kuril Sunrise is out

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Command LIVE: Kuril Sunrise out on October 11th!

Sep. 24, 2018 - Recent frictions over the Kuril Islands seem to have bolstered the extremists in Tokyo and Moscow…

Command LIVE: Kuril Sunrise announced

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Command LIVE: Commonwealth Collision out on May 10th!

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Command LIVE: Commonwealth Collision has been announced!

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Command: The Silent Service is OUT!

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Command The Silent Service Scenarios - Part II

Feb. 22, 2018 - The Silent Service, the new standalone expansion for CMANO, is due for release on March 1st,…

Command the Silent Service will be out on March, 1st!

Feb. 19, 2018 - Submariners! We have excellent news for you. Command: The Silent Service, the upcoming…

Command The Silent Service Scenarios - Part I

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Fire the torpedoes! Command: The Silent Service is coming!

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Command LIVE Black Gold Blitz is OUT!

Nov. 07, 2017 - After decades of proxy wars, the Middle East is on the verge of a war of dramatic consequences.…

Command LIVE Black Gold Blitz News Report!

Nov. 03, 2017 - The Command LIVE News Team has sent his last editorial report, directly from the…

Command LIVE new episode! Black Gold Blitz is announced!

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Command: Shifting Sands has been released!

Oct. 24, 2017 - In Israel, in order to be a realist, you must believe in miracles- David Ben-Gurion The Suez…

Command: Shifting Sands is coming in two weeks!

Oct. 09, 2017 - Command: Modern Air Naval Operations is renowned to be the most advanced modern military…

Command: Shifting Sands is announced!

Sep. 27, 2017 - WarfareSims and MatrixGames are proud to announce Shifting Sands, the third DLC/Standalone to be…

Command: Chains of War Gameplay by Stoic Frog Gaming

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Command LIVE: Pole Positions is released!

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Command LIVE News Report! North Pole is turning "hot"!

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Command LIVE new episode! Pole Positions is announced!

Jul. 07, 2017 - The North Pole is hitting the front-page news these days, turning to be the next element of…

Chains of War AAR!

May. 29, 2017 - Look at this ongoing AAR being published on https://forums.spacebattles.com/! “Our…

Command: Chains of War is Released!

May. 18, 2017 - It’s 2018, the near future and the World is on the verge of a Third World War. Tensions…

The new features of Chains Of War: Cargo, amphibious and airdrop operations

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Command: Chains of War Release Date Announced!

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The new features of Chains Of War: Lasers, railguns and tactical EMPs

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Command: Modern Air / Naval Operations second standalone expansion announced!

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This Week in Matrix #14

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Command LIVE: Korean Missile Crisis is Released!

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Command LIVE News Report from North Korea!

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This Week in Matrix #11

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New episode for Command LIVE! Korean Missile Crisis Announced!

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Command LIVE: Don of a New Era is released!

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Command Live gets a video reportage from Eastern Europe!

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Don Of A New Era News Report!

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New episode for Command LIVE! Don of a New Era is announced!

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Command LIVE Spratly Spat is out!

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Command LIVE News Report from the Spratly Islands!

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Command LIVE moves Far East! Spratly Spat announced!

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Command LIVE You Brexit, You Fix it is out!

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Command Live News Report! Video Reportage!

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Command LIVE: You Brexit, You Fix it - Geopolitical Analysis!

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Command LIVE: You Brexit, You Fix it! - New screenshots released!

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Command LIVE: You Brexit, You Fix it!

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Command LIVE Episode 1 is out!

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Command LIVE. Play history live, as it happens.

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Command: Northern Inferno is Released!

Oct. 22, 2015 - “The survivors [of a nuclear war] would envy the dead.” - Nikita Khrushchev, July 20,…

Command: Northern Inferno gets two Twitch Streams this Week!

Oct. 20, 2015 - Only two days stand between you and World War III. You don’t want to miss the chance to…

Command: Northern Inferno Screenshots revealed!

Oct. 15, 2015 - “Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants” – Omar Bradley,…

Command Air/Naval Operations receives a stand alone expansion!

Sep. 16, 2015 - 'Better' is the enemy of 'Good Enough - Sergey Gorshkov, Admiral of the Fleet of the…

Game SPECS

Warfare Sims
English
Strategic
Modern
Middle East
Expert
Real-Time
1
Present
No
Task Force

FROM CMANO TO CMO FAQ - READ HERE

Command LIVE is a very ambitious project. Its aim is to recreate highly accurate scenarios from real-world situations and events, as they happen. WarfareSims has teamed up with the best editors and modders from the community, to create short, engaging scenarios that re-create real life events. Where geopolitical instability calls for military power to come into play, the Command LIVE project calls for players.


EPISODE 1: OLD GRUDGES NEVER DIE

The Syrian Civil War started with the Arab Spring in early 2011 but has only become more and more complex since then.With international tensions high, and so many players maneuvering in a very small space, it is amazing that the conflict has not overflowed into a general regional or even global war. 

The two most likely protagonists in any escalation are Russia and Turkey, countries with many long standing differences of opinion and grudges against each other. In this scenario you play either Russia or Turkey as you attempt to maintain national honour and pride while keeping any hostilities limited. Complicating your efforts are US, Coalition, Syrian, ISIS and Rebel forces. Winning is not always a matter of causing casualties. 

SIDE BRIEF-TURKEY

Another hot and hazy summer day in Southeastern Turkey. You are the commander of the 10th wing of the air force and are charged with securing Turkish airspace from any violations. Your forces consist of two F-16 squadron based at Diyarbakır and one F-4 Squadron at Malatya Erhaç. Supporting the Coalition but not under your control are two tankers and a new 737 Wedgtail working out of Incirlik. You are also aware of a navy frigate and submarine off the coast which you have been told are yours to command if you need them. 

The coalition forces in your area, mostly US, British, French and German have informed your staff that they will be flying against rebel targets in northern Syria today, some have cleared airspace but they are not usually a problem. Indeed, many are based at Incirlik and you have instructions to accommodate them as much as possible. On the other hand, the Russians do not have authority to cross the border, and they will likely push that limit. Tensions with them have steadily increased since we shot down the Su-24 for violating our airspace last November! The Syrians are not usually an issue, they cower in their bases and wait for the Russians to do the dirty work. 

Your task today, as every day, is to ensure that our airspace is not violated, particularly by the Russians!

But you’re not allowed to start a war on your own – you must use non-lethal means unless given authority, the government is a little touchy on that point! As well; you should use your F-4’s to bomb some Kurdish forces as payback for the damage the Russians are doing to the Turkoman Brigades. 

Stay safe and keep things calm! 

SIDE BRIEF-RUSSIA

As the Commander of the Russian Forces in Syria you review your situation: 

The weather today is hot and somewhat hazy. Your forces represent the best in the Russian military, a mix of over 40 aircraft from the most modern fighters to unmanned surveillance drones, the best SAM system in the world, two of the quietest submarines available and one of the most potent ships afloat patrolling off the coast. Still, you are surrounded, vulnerable and outnumbered

Your primary task is to support the Syrians and help them win this interminable civil war; you can do that by destroying ISIS and the western supported or non-aligned rebels and by supporting the Kurdish and Syrian forces in the north. However, you must always be on your guard should NATO, and especially Turkey become provocative. So far the Americans and Europeans have the power, but not the will to interfere with you, even though your killing the same people they’re supporting and training – it’s a strange world. The Turks on the other hand have given us every reason to retaliate and it is only through good will and restraint that we have not. The Russian people and the President have run out of patience however. 

Today you know that the Strategic Forces out of Engels airbase will conduct another cruise missile mission and will probably fly the missiles through Turkey. The Turks got quite upset the last time we did this and our intelligence assessment links the reaction to that event to them shooting down our Sukhois-24 last November. We will be ready this time!

You had a long conversation with the Chief of the Air Force last week, he gave you freedom to beat up the Turks – should they start the fight – but to keep the Americans and NATO out of it! That could be very tricky but you believe that if your actions are limited and not provocative towards NATO, you just might do it. 

 

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