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miq January 13th, 2019 07:31 AM

obat26 Afghanistan
Unit 412 (Cavalry Scouts) makes airplane sounds while traveling and should be adjusted from 7 to 17.

MarkSheppard June 21st, 2021 04:19 PM

Re: obat26 Afghanistan
So the ANA/ANP are collapsing in several provinces; with the following equipment lost over the last four days:

1 x Mi-17 (Destroyed)
5 x M1117 ASV (Captured)
4 x D-30 Howitzers (Capt)
51 x M1151 Humvees (10 x Dest, 41 x Captured)
32 x M1152 Humvees (3 x Dest, 29 x Captured)
42 x Ford Ranger (1 x Dest, 41 x Captured)
17 x Navistar Int'l 7000 Series (3 x Dest, 14 x Capt)
15 x ATV (Captured)

MarkSheppard August 14th, 2021 12:30 PM

Re: obat26 Afghanistan
Looks like you'll have to update the 2022 OOB and "flip" Afghanistan back to the Taliban Flag at this rate. :doh:

scorpio_rocks August 14th, 2021 02:33 PM

Re: obat26 Afghanistan
Afghanistan is called "The Graveyard of Empires" for a reason! Genghis Khan, Alexander the Great, Great Britain (3 or 4 times), USSR, USA have all tried and failed to change the place... Constant war seems to be the norm there :(

DRG August 15th, 2021 04:49 AM

Re: obat26 Afghanistan

Originally Posted by MarkSheppard (Post 850794)
Looks like you'll have to update the 2022 OOB and "flip" Afghanistan back to the Taliban Flag at this rate. :doh:

:doh: indeed...........

MarkSheppard August 15th, 2021 12:42 PM

Re: obat26 Afghanistan
And it's done. Afghan President has fled the country. :shock:

Taliban are in Kabul now, rumors have skirmishes happening between them and UK Paras who are trying to exfiltrate UK nationals at the airport. :confused:

Hamid Karzai apparently is going to be part of a "transitional council" that will hand over power to the Taliban. :confused:

DRG August 15th, 2021 02:45 PM

Re: obat26 Afghanistan
...and the clock gets turned back 20 years......and so it goes

MarkSheppard August 15th, 2021 03:48 PM

Re: obat26 Afghanistan
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Only this time, they have thermal sights at the infantry level (in some cases) :shock:

ATN MARS-HD 384/640 thermal optic



DRG August 15th, 2021 04:03 PM

Re: obat26 Afghanistan
....and another 20 years of experience not to mention a resilience that is second to none. We may be shortchanging them for base Morale level in the game....

Mobhack August 15th, 2021 11:51 PM

Re: obat26 Afghanistan
That area has been a nasty place for outsiders to try to operate since Alexander the Great's time and likely before.

The morale and rally may need a check for the taliban formations.

The "government" (ANA and etc) is likely set low enough, any "central government" of Afghanistan never seems to be worth much militarily - see how they folded recently after 20 odd years of training and suppply from the Western foeces. The governemnt forces were not much help to the Soviets when they had thier turn in the country, either.

The place is best left to itself and if any organisation causes bother that is based there then a quick in and out to smash the bases in future is all that should be contemplated if something more than cruise missile or B52 strikes is needed.

The Taliban stopped the poppy planting last time they were in control, so hopefully they will do that again, at least.

Afghanistan is the Balkans+++...

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