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.


30 September

Heavy Fighting Reported Between ISIS And Kurdish Forces (7)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
The Rise In U.S.-Led Airstrikes In Iraq And Syria, (7)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
The Aircraft That Inspired the A-10 (11)
Tango01 on Modern Aviation Discussion
The RAF Does Not have The Means To Sustain An ... (6)
Tango01 on Modern Aviation Discussion
US & Russia Re-Arming for a New Cold War (5)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
anyone going to derby, and have a couple of 1/300
Maddaz111 on Modern Discussion (1946 to 2004)
"Need" a million people to colonize Mars (36)
John the OFM on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
ROE loosened agains IS/ISIL/ISIS/Daesh (25)
28mm Fanatik on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
Strike Warfare article of interest (2)
Terrement on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
First Confirmed Ebola case in Dallas. (50)
Only Warlock on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
FoW Great War in 20mm (4)
Anton Ryzbak on Flames of War
AK47 Republic Inspiration - DIY AFVs (5)
Woollygooseuk on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
German army starts training Kurdish Peshmerga fighters... (8)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
Russia to start testing future Yak-152 trainer aircraft ... (3)
Tango01 on Modern Aviation Discussion
Iran's rotating three-barreled cannon, named “Asefeh" (9)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
Dead Rising (5)
Tango01 on Zombies
HGH Infrared Systems for the first time at AUSA...
Tango01 on Modern Media
15mm Leclerc? (12)
Weasel on Modern Discussion (1946 to 2004)
As the cost of warfare increases (15)
Weasel on Modern Discussion (1946 to 2004)
Japan’s Largest Warship Since World War II Takes To Sea (9)
Editor in Chief Bill on Ultramodern (2004-2014)

29 September

Ukraine Army Sees Worst Day Since Truce as Battles Flare (2)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
The US Navy's Stealth Destroyer Will Go to Sea Next Spring (7)
Tango01 on Modern Naval Discussion
Is Baghdad About To Fall? Fierce Fighting Reported... (40)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
Air-Sea Battle concept carries risks in possible conflict .. (5)
Tango01 on Modern Naval Discussion
Islamic State fight could breathe new life into the A-10 (7)
Tango01 on Modern Aviation Discussion
Navy Tests New Vehicle-Mounted Laser Weapon (3)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
10,000 US troops to stay in Afghanistan to 2016 (9)
ThomasHobbes on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
C-119 / Pulp Cargo Plane in 28mm ala Pixar planes 'Cabbie' (15)
Amalric on Modern Aviation Discussion
T55 vs M1 flank armour? (27)
Weasel on Modern Discussion (1946 to 2004)
“A Strategy for Israel in the Nineteen Eighties” (21)
Chortle on Modern Discussion (1946 to 2004)
Minor Nation Question (12)
KCisco4491 on Flames of War
All Things Zombie Minis from Two Hour Wargames (6)
Ed the Two Hour Wargames guy on Zombies
15mm Slat Armor for MBT/IFV's? (5)
KC135R on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
Up to 15,000 Syrian Rebels Needed to Retake Eastern Syria (7)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
Turkish tanks face ISIL near Syria border (15)
Tango01 on Ultramodern (2004-2014)
Spetsnaz in Summer clothing (4)
Tango01 on Modern Discussion (1946 to 2004)
Rebel Minis Releases New ATZ Box set! Hospital 911 ! (2)
Rebel Minis on Zombies
Flashpoint minis compared to PP, QRF or Eureka? (7)
Weasel on Modern Discussion (1946 to 2004)
East German Regular army 1985 equipment question (18)
creativeguy on Cold War (1946-1989)
More USN Aircraft (22)
CAG 19 on Modern Aviation Painting Guides


29 September

15mm Vietnam lot FS (2)
razuse on Modern Marketplace

18 September

Want to buy---bits! (4)
Grignotage on Modern Marketplace


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