Modern wargaming falls neatly into three sub-categories:

  • land - This period is dominated by the War That Never Was, the potential conflict in Europe between NATO and the Warsaw Pact. Yet the period is also rich in guerilla conflicts - Vietnam, Malaysia, Algeria - and limited wars - the Korean War, the Iran-Iraq War, the Indo-Pakistani Wars, the China-Vietnam War, the Falklands, and finally the Gulf War against Iraq. Almost in their own category are the series of Arab-Israeli Wars fought in this period.
  • sea - The modern period saw the rise of the missile as the dominant weapons system, and the continued evolution of the aircraft carrier and the submarine.
  • air - The Korean War is commonly thought of as the dawn of the jet fighter, and the Vietnam War saw the introduction of the first effective missile systems. Air warfare was an important part of the Arab-Israeli and Falkland conflicts as well.


22 January

Cold war gone hot - Seven Days to the River Rhine (6)
Tango01 on Modern Battle Reports
How many spaceports are too many? (10)
Tango01 on Modern Discussion (1946 to 2008)
Nuking Moscow with a Space Shuttle (3)
Tango01 on Cold War (1946-1989)
Saudi military opens first women’s section as part of (2)
Tango01 on Ultramodern Warfare (2009-present)
Bringing God to Men: American Military Chaplains and the (4)
Tango01 on Vietnam War
U.S. Troops Block Russian Forces From Capturing A Syrian (2)
Tango01 on Ultramodern Warfare (2009-present)
Rules for company level French Indo China? (5)
Prince Alberts Revenge on Modern Discussion (1946 to 2008)
What If- US Does NOT intercede in Korea in 1950 (8)
TGerritsen on Modern Discussion (1946 to 2008)
Scouts and Loaches (5)
Garryowen on Vietnam War
Vallejo Colours for Israeli and Egyptian Armour? (3)
Wargamer Blue on Modern Painting Guides
The U.K. Does Not Have Enough Ships To Escort Its Aircraft (11)
Tango01 on Ultramodern Warfare (2009-present)
America's New B-21 Stealth Bomber Is Almost Here
Tango01 on Ultramodern Warfare (2009-present)
Turns out US troops were injured in Iranian missile attack (13)
arealdeadone on Ultramodern Warfare (2009-present)
Space Development Agency on track to become part ...
Tango01 on Ultramodern Warfare (2009-present)
Naming An Aircraft Carrier After A Black Hero May
Tango01 on Modern Naval Discussion (1946 to 2007)
China says it has ‘no intention’ of joining arms talks with (24)
Tango01 on Ultramodern Warfare (2009-present)
Static Grass Game Mat Reviewed (4)
The Wargaming Company on Modern Product Reviews
1/56 decals (3)
Cathus on Vietnam War


8 January

yankosky on Modern Marketplace


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