Northern Fury Part 1: NATO on the Defensive
The opening moves of the Soviet campaign to destabilize NATO, regain what it considers its rightful place in the world and break the economic stranglehold imposed by the US and Europe, was a comprehensive and all-encompassing plan of global proportions. The Northern arc of the plan however was the centerpiece. By striking in an unexpected way, at an unforeseen time and in every domain possible, the overall plan – Plan BOYER aimed at a series of quick and decisive blows that would bring NATO to its knees.
This battleset includes twelve scenarios where NATO is generally of the defensive, but struggling to regain the initiative and covers the first week of the war.
H-Hour: Surprise Soviet operations around the North Cape
X-Ray Station: NATO picket subs off the Kola peninsula
Dagger to the Heart: Attacks on civilian shipping off New York
A Cold and Lonely Place: Battle of Jan Mayen Island
Bardufoss Blues: Air and Sea battles in North Norway
Trondheim Express: STANAVFORLANT attacks Soviet Amphibious force
Keflavik Capers: Soviet attacks on Iceland
Plug the Gap: British forces attempt to secure the GIUK Gap
Hold the Line: USS Enterprise fights to hold off Soviet attacks
Eisenhower moves North: USS Eisenhower has a harrowing journey out of the Med
Changing of the Guard: USS Carl Vinson relieves the embattled USS Enterprise
Command at Sea: Attack on the Fleet Command ship, USS Mount Whitney