Alternative Cold War History 1994

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MF 4 Secure the Flank

Mediterranean Fury 4: Secure the Flank.

16 Feb 1994, 1300 Zulu, 1500 Local

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You are commanding 6th Fleet, a powerful but diverse force currently gathering in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. With the assistance of the USAF’s 366th Expeditionary Air Wing in Egypt, more Turkish forces, Jordanians and another two F-16 Squadrons, you need to start the process of dismantling Syria’s ability to interfere with future operations

Slava class cruiser Varyag with Udaloy destroyer vice admiral kulakov in the background (3000x2005): WarshipPorn

Mediterranean Fury #4 represents the first chance NATO has to take the initiative. Syria’s Integrated Air Defence System (IADS) is formidable, and the degree of Soviet reinforcement is unclear.

A small Soviet naval task group centered on the helicopter carrier Moskva is leading a potent group of escorts and must also be destroyed

Syrian Air Force Mikoyan MiG-21 "Fishbed" from one of their 7 squadrons of the type based at Hamah,Al Qusayr, Khalkhala… | Fighter jets, Military helicopter, Mig 21