5th Fleet - Modern Naval Combat in the Indian Ocean - A Strategy / War Board Game by Victory Games (1987)

5th Fleet - Modern Naval Combat in the Indian Ocean - A Strategy / War Board Game by Victory Games (1987)

Brand:Victory Games
Product Code:A222
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  • £80.00

5th Fleet - Modern Naval Combat in the Indian Ocean - A Strategy / War Board Game by Victory Games (1987)
World War 3 has broken out, The Soviet Union,after sponsoring a Bloody Coup has moved Military Units into Iran in order to cut off the Persian Oil
shipments to the West. A Soviet MiG Squadron has been sent to Bandar Abbas to strengthen the Iranian Air Force and the Soviet Submarines are lying in wait
to Attack any incoming American Convoys.
The United States have promised to keep the Gulf open and has dispatched a Battle Group to the strait of Homuz,Air Wing 17 provides an umbrella of protection
to the Vulnerable Surface Vessels and even now US Frigates have started to Escort empty Oil Supertankers into the shallow Waters of the Straight.
5th Fleet is the fourth game in Victory Games popular Fleet Series and as per the others can be Played Independently without owning any of the others.
 It examines the strengths and weaknesses of the Soviet and American navies, plus their respective allies, in the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean.
Far from their home bases, each superpower's capital ships, attack submarines, and limited air assets must be protected from the devastating firepower of modern missile, torpedo, and bomb attacks while inflicting maximum damage on the enemy.
The shifting military and political alliances in the area and the presence of the modern Indian Navy are variables that will strongly affect future war in these troubled waters. 
5th Fleet, with its multitude of options and strategies, continues Victory Games line of realistic simulations of modern naval combat.
The Game covers a vast Area with 3 Maps supplied each of which is 22" x 32" and over 700 Counters including the Military from a vast number of Countries including the U.S,Soviets,UK,France,Italy,Australia,Somalia,Pakistan,Thailand,Malaysia,Saudi Arabia,Iran,Kuwait,Bahrain,UAE, etc etc.
The Munitions at your disposal are immense with Torpedo,Cruise Missiles,Surface to Surface Missiles,Anti Submarine Warfare,Bombing,Air to Air,Close Combat ,Mine Fields
Mine Sweeping,Commando Raids,Tactical Nuclear Warfare Options,Mid Air Refueling etc etc This Series of Games has it all.
The Game includes 12 Scenarios which give the Game endless options.
The Game is for 2 to 4 Players but can be easily adapted to Play Solitaire ,Aged 12 Years to Adult 
The Game is Complete and the Contents are in Good to Very Good Condition for its Age.
The Box is also in Good to Very Good Condition for its Age.

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