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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.

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Saturday
6 February

Frostgrave: Monuments And Treasures (4)
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SAS Soldiers Wounded From An Ambush By Isis ... (3)
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The battle for Aleppo - Jihadists reinforcements (11)
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The 3D-Printed Semi-Automatic Gun Is Almost Here (3)
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Whither Britain's Queen Elizabeth Supercarrier? (6)
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The South China Sea will be the battleground of the future (4)
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Russia Simulated A Nuclear Strike Against Sweden In 2013 (6)
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Savage Forged Miniatures’ Stalker Zed Review (3)
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Northrop Grumman Ad Teases 6th-Generation Fighter (3)
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Saber Squadron...Opinions? (20)
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Sinking Enemy Warships: the U.S. Navy’s Fiery New Weapon (4)
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Russian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) (3)
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Falklands Scenario for Rapid Fire (8)
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Birds of prey - the new weapon (7)
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The Ural-VV armored combat vehicle (5)
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The new Russian Zauralets-D artillery system
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Winter Camo Tigers (3)
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Is Malta in danger from an ISIS attack (20)
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Philippines Army is looking the possibility to upgrade... (11)
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Type 62 Light Tank in 15mm? (6)
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Friday
5 February

The Coming Age of the Military Micro-Drone (4)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2006-present)
New Microchip Could Increase Military Intelligence ... (2)
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Never in the Cold War Had US Put Its Military Force So... (23)
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ISIL's presence in Libya grows to 5,000 fighters (6)
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UN peacekeeping base under attack in Mali (4)
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Saudi Arabia willing to send ground troops to Syria (12)
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Al-Shabab 'retakes' key Somalia port city of Merca (5)
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‘The Walking Dead’ Season Six Preview Video
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A possible Baltic War scenario by the Rand Corporation (10)
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I think I would move... (2)
Editor in Chief Bill on Ultramodern (2006-present)
1/300 C-130 to AC-130H conversion (7)
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Russian bombs triggering mass Aleppo exodus, (16)
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Turkey broke aviation treaty in blocking Russian plane (4)
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My TY purchases thus far (all BF) (15)
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An interesting background video to frame the problem (3)
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New Modern Terrain, Insurgents and Civilians (5)
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Russian Sub Sorties at Cold War Levels (8)
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Russia Considering Nuclear Response to War (9)
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Confirmed - Russian Nuclear Attack Exercise (4)
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Decisionmaking for ultramodern warriors (7)
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USAF SEA/Euro I/ASG Schemes, Years? (3)
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Early February 2016 reading... (2)
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Wednesday
3 February

ArmiesArmy Cold War kickstarter Final hour!!!
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Team Yankee, would you use 1/144 Helicopters (29)
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These Are The New Weapons That The Pentagon Wants... (6)
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US Navy plans SLEP for Super Hornet fleet (9)
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Russia Is Winning The War In Syria (10)
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Sixth Fleet - Libyan - American War (3)
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USAF considers defensive lasers for future fighters (4)
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Flying Army Sanpan (1968) (5)
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S-Model - Good News for 2016 - Soviet AFVs (5)
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Black Ops game report (5)
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The Pentagon Is Building the "Arsenal Plane," a Giant... (10)
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Aotrs Shipyards: BMP-3 Pricing Modification (3)
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Hamas Shows Off Their 'New Tank' (17)
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A-10 will stay until 2022 (5)
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Japan Is Building Its Own Artificial Islands (12)
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Project Z Preview
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New British Specialist Soldiers Previewed
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If Russia Invaded The Baltics, NATO Forces Would be... (12)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2006-present)
Classifying the SADF under FFT3? (4)
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Jet Combat dogfight rules now available for free (5)
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final 24 hours! ArmiesArmy Kickstarter! (5)
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