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Old March 3rd, 2018, 07:00 PM

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Default Artillery dispersal when shooting

I was always of the opinion that artillery in SP spread out too much when impacting, even with a FOO, however I have recently read a book that reviewed the Canadians in Normandy and what they found (this study was done in Oct44) is that less then 50% of the rounds fired landed in the predicted impact zone, and less then 5% actually landed in a 100x100 foot target area. The vast majority of rounds were off for both line and depth.

So I will stop saying WTF when my barrage lands 6 hexes away.
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Default Re: Artillery dispersal when shooting

Unfortunately as an FO in my previous life I still find the dispersion a bit "much", but I understand the need for it in the game.
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Default Re: Artillery dispersal when shooting

Get an experienced FOO with eyes on the target hex directing experienced gun crews and the rounds will land on target well enough close to reality
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