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Selecting the Mission

 

1-2

Detailed Debrief

 

3-30

Killing the MiG

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CHAPTER 2:

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INTRODUCTION

 

2-7

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The World in the Balance

 

2-7

Select Campaign

 

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Mailed Fist – The Carrier Battle Group

2-10

Campaign Introduction

 

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CHAPTER 3:

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INTERFACE OVERVIEW

 

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Multiplayer

 

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General Instructions

 

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Direct Serial (Null Modem)

 

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3-15

Modem

 

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Chatting With Other Players

 

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Loading a Training Mission

 

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Who’s the Host?

 

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Training Main

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Hosting a Mission

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Friendly

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Enemy

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Squadron/Pilot Edit

 

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Environment

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Instant Action

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Squadron Edit

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Custom Arming

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TABLE

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CHAPTER 4:

Air-to-Air

5-99

 

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4-47

Radar Antenna Scan Volumes and Time

5-99

Wings of the Hunter

 

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Multi-Sensor Integration (MSI)

 
 

Trackfile Symbology

 

5-100

The Cockpit - the Pilot’s Office

 

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Cockpit Overview

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4-49

Launch & Steering Target Designation

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. Engine Fuel Display (EFD)

 

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Automatic Acquisition

 

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Head-Up Display (HUD)

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Advanced

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Basic HUD

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Air-to-Air Targeting FLIR

 

5-110

HUD – NAV Master Mode Symbology

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Air-to-Air

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HUD Landing & Steering Symbology

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AIM-120 AMRAAM Medium Range Missile. 5-112

HUD – A/A Master Mode

 

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AIM-7 Sparrow Medium Range

 

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Weapon Independent HUD Symbology

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AIM-9 Sidewinder Short Range

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HUD – A/G Master Mode Symbology

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Internal A/A Gun

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Multi-Purpose Display Indicators (MDIs) /

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Multipurpose Color Display (MPCD)

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Air-to-Ground Target Designation

 

5-119

Up-Front Controller

 

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5-120

Taking Off and Landing

 

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Land-Based Takeoff

 

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ILS – Instrument Landing

 

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Carrier Landing

 

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Navigation

 

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4-90

Basic Terms

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4-90

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4-90

Navigating Waypoints & Target Points

 

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Autopilot

 

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Refueling

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4-91

Managing Your flight

 

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CHAPTER 5:

 

COMBAT

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5-99

Combat – Introduction

 

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5-99

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Air-to-Ground Advanced Targeting FLIR 5-124

A/G ATFLIR Pointing Modes

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5-125

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5-131

CHAPTER 6:

MISSION BUILDER

 

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6-147

Design

6-147

. Mission Builder Interface

Testing Questions

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6-148

Intro to the Mission Builder

 

6-149

Mission Builder Features

6-150

Builder

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Placement.

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Common Instructions

 

6-152

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JANE’S

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6-152

New Mission

 

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6-153

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Deleting a Mission

 

6-153

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6-153

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Add Moving Vehicle

 

6-159

Add Ground Object

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6-159

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6-172

Briefing Summary Setup

 

6-172

Mission

 

6-173

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6-173

Mission Debrief

 

6-173

General Mission

6-174

Mission Checklist

 

6-175

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Map Filter

 

6-175

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6-176

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6-176

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6-177

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6-177

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6-177

Random Group

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6-177

Rules of Engagement

 

6-178

Add Mission Label

 

6-178

Distance Between Two Points

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6-178

Destroy This Object

 

6-178

Exit.

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6-178

CHAPTER 7:

CAMPAIGN OVERVIEW

7-183

Russia’s Next Millennium

7-183

The Campaign

7-185

CHAPTER 8:

 

APPENDICES

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A-187

Producer Notes

 

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