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    Open Beta Preparation




    10th July 2020


    Dear Fighter Pilot, Partners and Friends,


    Since our commitment to bug-fixing in DCS World 2.5, we continue to work with bug reports
    as we prepare for the next Open Beta (OB) release. The slowing down of OB versions allows
    us to improve stability and diminish some of the frustrations that many of you have felt,
    especially in multiplayer.

    This week we are excited to share further progress on DCS: Syria. Our third-party partners
    Ugra Media have been working hard on realising Damascus airport in its entirety. More info-
    rmation on the development process can be found on our forum.

    We hope that the DCS World Summer Sale 2020 has helped expand your knowledge of our
    modules. The sale will come to an end on this Monday 13th at midnight GMT.

    On Saturday the 11th of July, the 104th Phoenix VFBS will be live streaming the 11th round
    of the Helicopter Wars tournament. Read more.

    Thank you for your passion and support.


    Yours sincerely,



    The Eagle Dynamics Team



    Open Beta
    Preparation



    Our bug-fixing process enables us to better prepare for the next DCS World 2.5.6 Open Beta
    release. This week we have been working on small graphic glitches whilst continuing to improve
    the overall load time and frame rate when running high graphic settings. We are also working on
    multiplayer server glitches seen in large missions, these issues were reported by our closed Beta-
    Testing Teams.

    We have started the final test and debug iteration to ensure we deliver a reliable OB. We would like
    to thank all our internal and beta tester friends for the efforts needed to find, engage and destroy the bugs.



    DCS: Syria
    A DCS World Terrain



    DCS: Syria is a unique theater of war that includes missions and campaigns of military confrontation
    in the Middle East from the 60s to the present day. This project allows users to apply nearly the entire
    arsenal of DCS World aircraft, helicopters and ground equipment. It also includes the possibility to re-
    enact some of the largest military conflicts of our time.

    - The Six-Day War of 1967
    - The Arab-Israeli conflict of 1973
    - The Lebanese War of 1982
    - The War on International Terrorism in the 21st Century

    The reasons for these conflicts were ideological and economic contradictions not only of the countries
    of the Middle East, but also of the USA and USSR superpowers. DCS: Syria is a symbol of real modern
    war. The Syria theatre will contain military confrontation sites such as Homs Province and Aleppo Citadel,
    Golan Heights and the Bekaa Valley. Ground-based anti-aircraft missile systems, unmanned aerial vehicles
    and air-to-air missiles were used here for the first time on a large scale. About 900 airplanes and helicopters
    were destroyed during these conflicts. Read more on our forum.

    In the next publication, we will talk about Beirut International Airport, the Israeli military airfield Ramat
    David and the largest US Air Force base in the Middle East – Incirlik.



    Flaming Cliffs 3
    Summer Sale 2020



    Welcoming new users into DCS World who have little or no experience flying modern aircraft is very important
    to us. We hope that the current sale can help bring you closer to your friends and loved ones by sharing the
    experience of Flaming Cliffs 3. It provides an easy learning curve for new players and focuses on a broad range
    of fighters rather than a single detailed aircraft. Get the F-15C, A-10A, Su-27, Su-33, MiG-29A, MiG-29S and
    Su-25 all in one single download.

    Take advantage of the Summer Sale and download Flaming Cliffs 3 for only $24.99.


    We thank you again for your passion and support,


    Kind regards,

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      DCS: Syria Pre-order





      17 July 2020


      Dear Fighter Pilot, Partners and Friends,


      In cooperation with Ugra Media we are pleased to announce that DCS: Syria is now available
      for pre-order. This outstanding terrain can be pre-purchased and ensures you will be first on
      the tarmac, and at a discounted price of 30% off. DCS: Syria Trailer.

      This week we released a substantial new update to DCS World Open Beta which focused mainly
      on bug fixes, stability and less on feature enhancements. Check out the changelog for an exha-
      ustive list of bugs and fixes. Next month we will release a more feature rich update especially in
      regards to DCS: F-16C Viper.

      We would like to bring your attention to the 104th Red Flag Rumble taking place on the 18th of
      July at 19:00 GMT. BLUEFOR F-5E Tiger II & AJS-37 Viggen vs REDFOR MiG-21 Fishbed & MiG-19
      Farmer, read the details.

      Thank you for your passion and support.


      Yours sincerely,


      The Eagle Dynamics Team



      DCS: Syria
      A DCS World Terrain



      This 600x500 km map covers much of the eastern Mediterranean, and includes most of Syria,
      Israel, and Lebanon. Areas of Turkey and Jordan are also included. Major cities like Damascus,
      Tripoli (Lebanon), Latakia, Tartus, Homs, Aleppo, Hamah, Palmyra, Haifa, Acre, Beirut, and
      Incirlik/Adana are created in detail with hundreds of unique landmarks. The geography is varied
      with a temperate western coastline, mountains and an arid desert landscape to the east of the landform.

      With such a wide range of historic locations, airfields and targets, mission options are almost
      endless; all set in the most stunning and scenic environment ever made. Pre-order now and
      benefit from the pre-order 30% discount on DCS: Syria.

      If you haven’t already, take a helicopter tour of the major city of Damascus, watch the Damascus Air Taxi video.



      Open Beta 2.5.6
      Development Report



      We continue to focus on improvements and reliability.

      Our most recent Open Beta (OB) release covers a wide range of fixes to some of our most
      popular modules. We would like to thank our internal and beta-tester friends for their fantastic support.

      Please read the full Open Beta 2.5.6.52196 changelog



      NS430 Navigation
      System for C-101 Aviojet



      Our third-party partners Aerges have released two new versions of the NS-430 Navigation
      System. The module is now compatible with the C-101EB and the C-101CC. There are several
      bundle options available to ensure you get the most out of this advanced system.

      Check out the NS-430 Navigation System bundle



      F/A-18C Hornet
      Open Beta Updates



      The bug-fixing process for DCS: F/A-18C Hornet continues but we have also been enhancing
      certain cockpit features that include:

      Added framebuffer validity check
      Added helper function to build indices for a convex poly
      The indicators are still work in progress, whilst we add support for curved display surfaces

      Updated Multi-Purpose Display Indicator (MDI)
      • MDI hot fix for backlighting
      • MDI screen glossiness has been edited
      • Adjustments to the MDI screen textures and brightness
      • Additional meshes were added to the MDI screens
      • MDI screen mapping has been edited
      • MDI screen self-illumination has also been tuned

      Watch an F/A-18C Hornet air-to-ground strike in Bekaa Valley video.



      Thank you again for your passion and support,


      Kind regards,


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        F-16C Viper Future Features




        24 July 2020


        Dear Fighter Pilot, Partners and Friends,

        We would like to take this opportunity to discuss DCS: F-16C Viper features in order
        to provide an achievable and transparent plan for 2020 and beyond. With this in mind,
        we invite you to contribute to the DCS: F-16 Viper Future Features Survey.

        We are delighted to share the current development progress on DCS: F-16C Viper and
        your feedback is greatly appreciated.

        This week we released an update to DCS World Open Beta (OB). We would like to kindly
        remind you that the releases of DCS World OB and Stable versions have been slowed down
        in order to continue working on substantial bug-fixing and account for longer testing periods.

        Please read the most recent OB changelog.

        Thank you for your passion.

        Yours sincerely,


        The Eagle Dynamics Team



        F-16C Viper
        Future Features



        As with DCS: F/A-18C Hornet, we are creating a development roadmap for DCS: F-16C Viper.
        This is an important step in prioritising your wishes and we encourage you to take part in the
        DCS: F-16C Viper Features Ranking Survey.



        F-16C Viper
        Development Report



        The F-16C Viper Development Team is working on new features and tuning existing ones.
        These include but are not limited to:

        AGM-65D/G Maverick
        E-O Visual (VIS)
        E-O (BORE)
        EO submode selectors have been added to the SMS pages.
        Maverick weapon selection functionality has been added.
        The power and warm-up timer functions have been added.

        Litening Targeting Pod
        The video feed has been adjusted.
        Video image brightness has been adjusted.
        The design specification has been completed and includes cursor zero, new HOTAS commands,
        new TGP symbology, control page, air-to-air mode, and much more.
        Remaining HOTAS commands for track modes and cursor slew. Cursor zero in progress.

        AGM-88C HARM
        We are currently working on the SMS, WPN and DED pages, as well as the HARM as a Sensor (HAS) mode.

        Liveries
        In cooperation with several talented community members, highly accurate liveries for the Israeli,
        Turkish and United States air forces are being finalised. We hope this will be appreciated for all of
        you who are interested in developing and flying missions in DCS: Syria

        Flight Dynamics
        Several subject matter experts are involved in further improvements to the flight model and flight
        control system. This will provide substantial accuracy enhancements and we look forward to your feedback.

        Additionally, a white paper has been prepared that describes some of the basics of our Flight Module (FM)
        programming, in particular with regards to the way we use the sources available to achieve a high level of
        accuracy in our simulation.



        F/A-18C Hornet
        The Serpent's Head 2



        A 10 mission campaign for the F/A-18C Hornet by our third-party developers Badger 633 is now available
        to download on Steam. It comprises the next chapter of six previous The Serpent’s Head missions released
        earlier that are freely available in DCS user files.



        F-86F Sabre
        Hunters Over the Yalu



        The Hunters over the Yalu Campaign for the F-86F Sabre by Reflected Simulations is also now available to
        download on Steam.

        Command the 67th Fighter Bomber Squadron and attack enemy-held bridges, bomb factories, and strafe
        supply columns. Support US troops as they fight fiercely on the ground. Survive heavy flak and fighter attacks,
        and then transfer to the legendary 39th Fighter Interceptor Squadron to carry out large fighter-sweeps in MiG
        Alley over the Yalu river.

        Thank you again for your passion and support,


        Kind regards,

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          The All New A-10C II Warthog




          31 July 2020


          Dear Fighter Pilot, Partners and Friends,

          This week we leaked the features set and announced DCS: A-10C II Warthog.
          We would like to take this opportunity to discuss some of the features that will
          be available. These include the Laser-Maverick, Scorpion Helmet Mounted Cueing
          System, AGR-20 APKWS, GBU-54 JDAM, and more.

          We continue to improve the Mission Editor (ME) and enhance the Historical Mode filter.
          If you want to use equipment from a given era, simply click the clock icon. This will show
          aircraft and equipment that were in service within the selected country and year. This mode
          can be turned on and off during mission creation if you need to select objects outside of the
          chosen year. We hope this will help facilitate the creation of mission scenarios.

          Our bug fixing exercise continues at full strength and we trust that the next OB release will be of interest.

          Thank you for your passion and support.


          Yours sincerely,


          The Eagle Dynamics Team



          A-10C II Warthog
          New Features



          With the release of DCS: A-10C II Warthog, an important update will be the
          changes to the HOTAS. This was requested by our professional clients and
          now represents the true USAF configuration in particular when considering
          the Thrustmaster HOTAS Warthog™ throttle and stick. Here is an overview
          of the new feature set that will be available upon release:

          Updated External Model
          • Improved 3D mesh and textures
          • Removal of TISL pod


          Updated Cockpit
          • Weathered (dirty bird) textures option
          • Addition of the ARC-210 radio head
          • Removal of the TISL control panel
          • Addition of the Scorpion HMCS control head


          AGM-65E2/L Laser-Guided Maverick
          • DSMS Status and Inventory Pages
          • HUD and Weapon Video Symbology
          • READY, ACTIVATE, SCAN, TRACK, and SLAVE Modes
          • Updated Maverick HOTAS Commands
          • PRF Code Input (DSMS)


          Missiles and Guided-Bombs
          • AGR-20 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) Laser-Guided Rockets
          • GBU-54 Laser-JDAM


          ARC-210 VHF/UHF Satellite Radio
          • Radio Start
          • Menu Pages
          • Manual Frequency Selection
          • Preset Channel Selection
          • Guard Channels Selection
          • Setting Preset Channels 1–25
          • Setting Preset Channels 26–30


          Scorpion Helmet-Mounted Cueing System (HMCS)
          • Control Head
          • HMCS Display
          • HMCS HOTAS Commands
          • HMCS Setting STAT Page
          • Targeting Pod projection window
          • Data Link PPLI, Mini-SPI, EPLRS, and Designated Target Symbols
          • Waypoints/Steerpoint Symbols
          • SPI and Hookship Symbols
          • TDC and TGP Symbols


          Hands on Throttle and Stick (HOTAS)
          • Updated HOTAS Commands




          A-10C II
          Development Report



          We have now completed the flight dynamics research needed for the new
          weapons and we are close to completing the cockpit weathered textures.

          We are also completing work on the Helmet Mounted Cueing System (HMCS)
          and the integration of the Targeting Pod projection window over landmasses
          and buildings.





          GBU-54
          Laser-Guided JDAM



          A low-cost guidance kit that combines combat-proven JDAM (Joint Direct
          Attack Munition) GPS/INS-based (Global Positioning System/Inertial
          Navigation System) navigation with a laser seeker achieving outstanding
          accuracy. Unlike the GBU-31 and GBU-38, the GBU-54 can engage moving targets.



          AGR-20
          APKWS



          The 2.75 diameter, 35-pound, laser-guided rocket is known as the fixed-wing
          Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II. The rocket has proven effective in
          combat operations over Afghanistan.

          We look forward to your feedback on these new weapon systems.


          Thank you again for your passion and support,

          Kind regards,

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            Dynamic Campaign Engine




            7 August 2020


            Dear Fighter Pilot, Partners and Friends,

            This week we are excited to share our progress on DCS World Dynamic Campaign Engine.
            This is quite a big step for us and despite the slow progress, we are optimistic that it will
            be a great enhancement to DCS. We cannot give you a firm initial OB release date yet as
            things are still quite raw, but we will keep you updated regularly as the next milestones
            come to pass.

            Our third-party partners TrueGrit Virtual Technologies are working hard on the
            DCS: Eurofighter Typhoon. Please check out some of the cool stuff they are up to below.

            We would like to thank our internal and external Beta-Testers Teams for the relentless
            testing and reporting in the lead up to the upcoming OB in mid August. We are optimistic
            about the rate of bug squashing and trust that performance will also improve in the
            coming releases.

            Thank you for your passion and support.

            Yours sincerely,


            Eagle Dynamics Team



            Dynamic Campaign Engine
            For DCS World



            The DCS World Dynamic Campaign Engine combines a Real-Time Strategy (RTS) engine
            with military forces and economics layers (production, logistics, use and transfer of resources)
            that pitch two opposing sides aided by advanced strategic and tactical AI.

            We have now completed the core RTS logic and have connected it to DCS World. We are
            currently finalising the basics of the in-game economic models. We will be working on the
            combat tasking logic and certain win-win situations in the near future. The last stage will
            be the Client - Server architecture needed to support large campaigns with on-going
            online sessions.

            We are certain that you will have many detailed questions and look forward to revealing
            more information on this module as and when we are in position to demonstrate some
            of the features live.



            Eurofighter Typhoon
            Development Report



            ‘We at TrueGrit Virtual Technologies would like to take this chance to give you some latest
            updates concerning the Eurofighter Typhoon Development. It is with great pride that we can
            officially announce a collaboration with Diehl Defence GmbH.

            Diehl Defence GmbH is located in Überlingen, Germany and is the manufacturer of the soph-
            -isticated IRIS-T missile. They are offering us full support in bringing the most realistic version
            of the IRIS-T to DCS World – as always within the limits of what can be released to a public
            platform like DCS. It will be available to you with the initial launch of the German Eurofighter
            Typhoon Version and will be your main heat seeking missile. With this collaboration we have
            come one step closer to bringing you the most realistic experience of the Eurofighter Typhoon
            possible.

            We are working at full throttle on all areas of the project and are making good progress. The
            progress picture by the almighty Fragger shows the latest version of the cockpit.

            We would like to thank you for your unwavering support and enthusiasm, as it is a constant
            reminder of what we are working towards and motivates us to give our best. You can be sure
            that every post, comment and feedback reaches us and is very appreciated. ‘
            - True Grit Virtual Technologies



            P-47 Thunderbolt
            Upgrades



            The P-47 proved to be a formidable fighter-bomber due to its armament, heavy bomb load
            and ability to absorb enemy fire. The P-47's durability was due in part to its exceptionally
            dependable P&W R2800 radial piston engine, which unlike comparable liquid-cooled engines,
            had a high tolerance for damage. P-47 pilots frequently carried two 500 lb (227 kg) bombs,
            using a favoured skip bombing tactic, skipping bombs into railroad tunnels to destroy hidden
            enemy trains.

            We are currently working on the bomb arming controls and detonation set-up adjustments.
            We are also working on the D-30 early and D-40 variants. Both versions include new modifi-
            -cations and improved damage modelling. These updates will be available in the up-coming
            DCS World Open Beta (OB) updates.

            Thank you again for your passion and support,

            Kind regards,


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              The F-16C Viper Roadmap




              14 August 2020


              Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,


              You may be aware of the difficulties that the Belarus people are facing at the moment.
              In the wake of the recent unrest, our local subsidiary and the team’s capability to
              operate in a normal manner has also suffered, we hope temporarily.

              Please enjoy the news below.

              Following your feedback and careful consideration we are working on the F-16C Viper
              development roadmap. We continue our push to fix engine and module bugs in addition
              to core performance improvement measures.

              The Viper targeting pod has received many enhancements including cursor zero, improved
              HOTAS commands and air-to-air mode. Check out the DCS: Viper and Hornet TGP Update.

              Thank you for your passion and support.

              Yours sincerely,


              Eagle Dynamics Team



              F-16C Viper
              Features Roadmap



              New features for DCS: F-16C Viper include but are not limited to;

              Complete the Litening targeting pod
              AGM-65D/G/H/K/L Maverick
              Flight model and FLCS tuning
              HARM Targeting System (HTS)
              AGM-88C HARM POS and HAS modes
              Complete Air-to-Air Radar: DTT SAM mode, bullseye, intercept steering cue, ACM Slew,
              Velocity Search with Range,
              Landing and takeoff handling tuning
              Integration of the JHMCS with the HARM Targeting System (HTS), Link 16, AG Mode, and
              AIFF
              Sniper XR Targeting Pod



              Belarus
              In support

              We wish our team, their families and all the Belarus people fair winds, health, safety and peace.



              Hornet & Viper
              TGP Updates



              In the upcoming Open Beta (OB) release, we can expect the following enhancements;

              F-16C Viper TGP updates
              • Coordinates
              • North arrow
              • Meter stick
              • Cursor Zero (CZ)
              • Targeting pod and laser ranging
              • Automatic Gain Control (AGC)
              • Snowplow (SP) mode
              • Grayscale
              • Steering Indicator
              • Steerpoint Distance / Time to Release / Time to Impact Indicator
              • Laser Code Indicator
              • Updated HOTAS commands
              • Corrected steerpoint slew


              F-16C Viper updates
              • The flag patch on the pilot now appears correctly in the mirrors.
              • The tank material has been edited
              • The external model has been improved, again.



              F/A-18C Hornet TGP updates
              • Coordinates
              • North arrow
              • Meter stick


              F/A-18C Hornet updates
              • The engine has received a sound update (WIP)
              • Major external sounds update
              • Sound phaser bug-fix
              • INS switch initialized in IFA at hot start if GPS available
              • The laser CODE on the SMS main page with guns selected created a conflict
              • AIM-120 bug is fixed, but a similar issue still exists where AIM-120 midcourse updates
                stop if the L&S is stepped to a different trackfile (not the DT2).



              Thank you again for your passion and support,

              Kind regards,

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                Open Beta Update




                21 August 2020


                Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

                This week we are excited to share an update to DCS World Open Beta 2.5.6.
                This update focuses on core stability improvements and introduces DCS: Syria
                into Early Access.


                We would like to share the development progress of DCS: Mi-24P.

                A gentle reminder that DCS: Syria is now available in Early Access with a 20%
                discount.

                Thank you for your passion and support.


                Yours sincerely,



                Eagle Dynamics Team



                Open Beta
                DCS World



                Significant updates to DCS world. Please read the full OB changelog



                Mi-24P Hind
                Development Report



                Overall
                • The cockpit model: Aft Crew Station and Front Crew Station - 100% completed.
                • Animated cockpit objects: Aft Crew Station - 100%, Front Crew Station - WIP (40%).
                • The external 3D model - 100%
                • Animation of external model objects - 70%.
                • The flight model is complete now and will undergo fine tuning.
                • Power plant - 100%.


                Helicopter Systems
                • Completed Electrical Power Supply System - 100%;
                • Fuel System - 80%;
                • Hydraulic System -100%
                • Oil Systems - 80%
                • Anti-Ice System - WIP
                • Fire Detection & Extinguishing Systems - 70%;
                • Brake system - 100%,
                • Air Conditioning System - WIP
                • Lighting System - WIP
                • Flight control system (including SAU-V24) - 80% (WIP - SAU setting)
                • Completed radio communication equipment - 100%;
                • Helicopter radio navigation equipment -> 80% (WIP - the map indicator is being revised).
                • Instruments and avionics -> 80% (WIP - connection of operator's cockpit objects).


                Armament and Weapon control
                • Sight ASP-17V and Analog-Digital Computing Device (AСVU), AUTO and Manual modes - completed
                • Pilot weapon control panel (PUVL) - completed
                • Built-in cannon and mounts (30 mm, GSh-2-30) - completed (with all fire modes)
                • Universal gun or grenade launcher container systems (GUV-1) - completed
                • Bombing munitions and racks - completed
                • Guided weapons (9K113 Guided Missile System with 9M114 or 9M120 missiles) - WIP
                • PKI operator's sight - WIP
                • Rockets
                  • UB-32 rocket launchers with S-5 rockets - completed
                  • B8V20A rocket launchers with S-8 rockets - completed
                  • B-13L rocket launchers with S-13 rockets - completed
                  • APU-68UM3 rocket launcher with S-24B rocket - completed



                The RWR SPO-10 is under development
                The crew AI (pilot /co-pilot) is currently WIP



                F/A-18C Hornet
                Updates



                We have been working on significant enhancements that include:
                • Adjusted turn rate needle
                • AIM-120 Quantity on HUD Incorrect with Mixed Types Onboard
                • Autostart macros fixed with INS STD HDG Alignment
                • INS alignment takes WPT0 if GPS unavailable, STOR HDG Alignment added, IFA (wip)
                • Inertial NAV status fixed
                • AINS, "P/INS" advisory
                • IFA GPS display hides while AINS mode
                • Toggle HUD Time Off with Landing Gear Down
                • AGM-62 uncage issue


                We look forward to your feedback regarding these recent improvements.

                Thank you again for your passion and support,


                Kind regards,

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                  Open Beta Update




                  28 August 2020


                  Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

                  Following last week’s substantial update to DCS World Open Beta 2.5.6, we released a follow
                  up patch. We are now running DCS World Open Beta 2.5.6.54046. We are aware that there
                  are a few issues, notably to the F/A-18C Hornet radar. We look forward to your valuable
                  feedback and thank you in advance for your help.

                  In order to raise awareness of mental health issues, a 24-hour charity stream will be live
                  with ex-RAF fighter controller instructor Tactical Pascale. Tactical DCS - We need your help will
                  stream on the 11th of September, tune in.

                  Thank you for your passion and support.


                  Yours sincerely,



                  Eagle Dynamics Team



                  Open Beta 2.5.6
                  Patch



                  This week we delivered a patch for DCS World Open Beta 2.5.6.54046.

                  Please read the full changelog.



                  DCS World
                  Development Report



                  Improvements to DCS World core have been made and a shader compilation error that occurred
                  when using high resolution displays has been fixed. New Single missions for DCS: Syria are now
                  available for the A-10C Warthog, Mi-8 Magnificent Eight and Su-27 Flanker.

                  Combined Joint Task Forces Red and Combined Joint Task Forces Blue were added to the Mission
                  Editor (ME) as countries. As well as United Nations Peacekeepers.



                  F-14A/B Tomcat
                  Updates



                  Considerable updates to DCS: F-14A/B Tomcat;
                  • New fire and smoke animations for engine fires and compressor stalls (WIP)
                  • Fixes have been made to Cage the Bear Campaign - thank you Kaba!
                  • Several fixes to Quickstart missions
                  • Fixed ARC-159 mode keybindings (guard,manual,preset,inc,dec)
                  • Jester will set AN/ARC-182 to AM now when starting cold
                  • Fixed AOA Indexer Brightness step up/down keybindings


                  We look forward to your feedback regarding these recent updates,

                  Thank you again for your passion and support,


                  Kind regards,


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                    A-10C II Warthog Preparation




                    04th September 2020


                    Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

                    We are on track to release DCS: A-10C II Warthog and are currently working with
                    operational pilots to ensure small adjustments are made to the Flight Model where
                    required. See below for more information on the status of work in progress.

                    In late 2014, DCS: MiG-21bis was the first third-party module released and remains
                    one of the most beloved fighters in DCS World. We would like to share some of the
                    great progress made to this wonderful module, especially in regards to DCS: Syria.


                    Thank you for your passion and support.


                    Yours sincerely,


                    Eagle Dynamics Team



                    A-10C II
                    Preparation



                    We are doing our best to meet your highest expectations and intensive internal and
                    external beta-testing is underway. Currently we are working on improvements to new
                    weaponry (APKWS, laser-guided Mavericks and bombs). We are also working hard on
                    all current bugs with scheduled fixes coming in further updates.



                    MiG-21bis
                    Development Report



                    Most importantly a long awaited update to the cockpit mesh was finalised, which
                    substantially improved the precision of cockpit geometry. This will be particularly
                    appreciated by VR users.

                    Visual improvements were followed by a new Flight Model as well as Avionics and
                    Weapon System enhancements such as the recalibration of all the instruments.
                    Significant ground clutter causes performance degradation when the RP-22SMA
                    radar is used in low level flight, this has yet to be resolved. Small corrections to
                    the lift coefficient at lower Mach numbers were made. Structural damage caused
                    by exceeding G-load limits is now dynamically calculated depending on aircraft weight.



                    The addition of navigation data for DCS: Syria has been added, as well as a number
                    of new missions. An overhaul of almost all air-to-air missiles is also in progress.

                    We are experimenting with a more realistic rendering technology for the ASP gunsight
                    and RP-22SMA radar. Magnitude 3 has expanded the Leatherneck Simulation team
                    who are now working on DCS: MIG-21bis, and two other projects...





                    Mi-8MTV2
                    Crew - Part One



                    A new crew campaign from Stone Sky is available for DCS: Mi-8MTV2 Magnificent Eight.
                    Set in the extremes of Northern Russia, this campaign will test your skills at all stages of flight.

                    Experience the immersive atmosphere of the arctic on Bolshevik Island in the Caucasus
                    where the Mi-8 helicopter is still a demanded transportation mode. Your base is situated
                    at the Solnechnaya Polar Station refinery complex, within the territory Severnaya Zemlya.

                    Complete day and night time exercises still in use by the Russian Army aviation. Destroy
                    ground targets in combat training flights and lead combat missions, which require perfect
                    management to enable a safe return to base.

                    Voiced radio messages in English and Russian give an insight into the civil aviation work
                    carried out in Arctic Russia. Your adventure awaits!

                    This campaign requires knowledge of navigation equipment, avionics and helicopter control.

                    Thank you again for your passion and support,

                    Kind regards,

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                      A-10C Flight Model




                      11 September 2020


                      Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

                      In support of the UK-based charity MIND, please join us for the 24-hour Live Stream
                      Event, which will take place at 1900Z today. Find out more on Tactical DCS Discord.

                      We are working hard to release DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer. Particular attention is being
                      made to the buffet and stall flight dynamics, the implementation of the Helmet Mounted
                      Cueing System (HMCS), creation of mission content, updating the flight manual and
                      finalising the instruction videos. We look forward to sharing more information closer to launch.

                      In addition to the ongoing bug fixing, we have been focussing on DCS: F/A-18C Hornet.

                      In July we released DCS: Syria in cooperation with Ugra Media. This outstanding map offers
                      great geographic variety, high attention to detail and extensive gameplay. To celebrate its
                      success we have created a second Syria map video for your pleasure, watch DCS: Syria Movie.

                      We thank you for your passion and support.


                      Yours sincerely,



                      The Eagle Dynamics Team



                      Mind Stream
                      Charity Event



                      We will be hosting a 24-hour DCS livestream on the Tactical Pascale’s Youtube Channel to raise money for Mind,
                      a UK-based mental health charity who work directly with those suffering.

                      A team of committed virtual pilots from our community will be flying in DCS World for a full 24 hours, only
                      pausing to host livestream events like Giveaways, Competitions, and live community challenges. There will
                      be live training sessions, and we'll be playing the latest homemade “Arabian Nights” campaign mission that
                      includes a 3-hour operation with real-player ATC, GCI, mission commanders, and 30 virtual pilots.



                      A-10C II Tank Killer
                      Development Progress



                      As we prepare for the release of DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer by the end of this month, we are carefully checking
                      the Flight Model’s buffet and stall implementation, instantaneous turn rate, sustained turn rate, and maximum
                      speed at different altitudes. These checks enable measured parameters to match the flight manual charts with a
                      precision to within 3%.

                      We found that buffeting affects the airframe at a lower AoA than is stated in the manual, this affected aircraft
                      handling during deliberate stalling. We are working on this issue, which will result in a significant improvement
                      to overall aircraft behavior in this phase of flight.

                      In parallel, many of the new systems are now functional including laser-Maverick, APKWS, and the GBU-54 LJDAM.
                      Work continues on the Helmet Mounted Cueing System (HMCS) and associated HOTAS commands and updating the
                      cockpit and external art.



                      F/A-18C Hornet
                      Updates



                      This week we fixed an issue with A/G radar heading figures overlapping when switching from Map to EXP1-2-3.
                      Other strange behavior when switching between A/G radar EXP modes and A/A radar has now been resolved.

                      When Unlimited weapons mode is activated, the salvo / ripple replenishment levels now display correctly. Threat
                      circles on SA page now show even if the threat Icon is not visible. The SAM threat rings draw order on the SA page
                      has been fixed. Swapping HSI/SA on left and right MDI now functions correctly.

                      A fuel transfer issue from external tanks has now been fixed. Radio volume issues and the COMM AM/FM change on
                      the UFC have been fixed.

                      The ‘Throttle - HOTAS Warthog’ and ‘VPC WarBRD + MT50’ now have updated presets.

                      Thank you again for your passion and support,

                      With kind regards,

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                        18 September 2020


                        Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

                        In association with Mover Media LLC, DCS World Events, and Folds of Honor, we present
                        the annual Fight for Honor 2020 Dogfight Tournament. This is a wonderful way to give
                        back by flying in DCS. Register for a chance to win some serious prizes and the
                        opportunity to be recognised by your peers as the Top Dogs in air-to-air combat in the World.

                        We would like to share our most recent development progress on DCS: P-47D Thunderbolt.
                        We have now added the D-30 Early and D-40 variants and continue to make significant
                        improvements, most notably to the damage model.

                        We would like to make you aware of recent updates to DCS: F-16C Viper.

                        Thank you for your passion and support.


                        Yours sincerely,

                        Eagle Dynamics Team




                        Folds of Honor
                        Fight for Honor 2020



                        Pick any aircraft and dogfight 1 v 1 (guns only) against other players across the world in
                        this charity event to support the fallen and their families. DCS pilots will fight for prizes
                        from Eagle Dynamics, Foxx Mount desk mounts, Blackhog, and Tacview.

                        Registration is open until the 25th of September.

                        1st place - Fight with Falco, Tacview advanced license, Foxx Mount Desk Mounts (stick and
                        throttle), Blackhog B-Explorer Stand-Alone, and a DCS module of your choice.
                        2nd place - Tacview advanced license, Foxx Mount Desk Mount (stick and throttle), and a
                        DCS module of your choice.
                        3rd place - Tacview advanced license and a DCS module of your choice.

                        Check out the Rules of Engagement and Registration Process



                        P-47D Thunderbolt
                        Development Report



                        We will be introducing two expansions to DCS: P-47D Thunderbolt. The P-47D-30 (Early)
                        modification will become available; equipped with a Mark 8 gunsight, an earlier version of
                        the control stick and throttle lever, as well as modified bomb dropping mechanics. From the
                        exterior, the model is easily distinguishable due to the absence of the fin strake in the upper fuselage.

                        Our second modification is the P-47D-40 with rocket capabilities. These rockets are the familiar
                        HVARs and the M8 rockets, both used extensively by the Allies in large numbers during World War II.
                        The aircraft bombing loadouts have also been expanded.

                        Coming soon: integration of water methanol injection, improved engine damage modelling, and
                        compressibility recovery using underwing dive flaps.



                        F-16C Viper
                        Updates



                        Most notably, we are working on the HARM and Maverick missile systems and look forward to sharing
                        more information with the next 2.5.6 Open Beta update.

                        Watch DCS: F-16C Viper - AGM-65 Maverick Basics.


                        Thank you again for your passion and support,

                        Kind regards,


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                          Weapon Systems




                          25 September 2020


                          Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

                          We are pleased to announce that the MB-339A is coming to DCS World. This exciting
                          project comes to us from a group of flight simulation and aerobatics enthusiasts who
                          saw DCS as the ideal platform to pursue their virtual flights. The MB-339 is an excellent
                          fighter-trainer, which incidentally is being used by the Italian Air Force cadets.

                          As DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer prepares for takeoff, we are happy to share our develop-
                          ment progress on the AGM-65L Laser Maverick, GBU-54 Laser JDAM and APKWS laser-
                          guided rocket. We are confident that this major upgrade will be an exciting addition to this
                          iconic and effective weapons system. Check out the Tank Killer introduction and Laser Maverick
                          video
                          and how to use GBU-54 Laser JDAM.

                          The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association is running their Thunder Over Kutaisi 2020
                          Livestream Airshow on the 26th of September at 20:00GMT. Watch the trailer.

                          Thank you for your passion and support,


                          Yours sincerely,

                          Eagle Dynamics Team



                          IndiaFoxtEcho
                          New third-party developer and module



                          Following the successful community mod and motivated by customer feedback, the
                          software house 3rd party developer IndiaFoxtEcho has submitted their MB-339A for
                          initial evaluation. We are pleased to announce that they have been granted a DCS
                          World license agreement to bring their project to DCS World as an official product.

                          The official DCS: MB-339A will include improved cockpit geometry, new textures,
                          and multiple systems such as;
                          • Electric system with battery charge / discharge
                          • Bus-bar and circuit breakers
                          • Fuel system with fuel dump and fuel unbalance
                          • Complete oxygen system including interior cabin pressure
                          • Navigation system with GPS / TACAN / ILS and Flight Director
                          • Main and emergency hydraulic system with relative hydraulic consumptions
                          • Smoke system (for aerobatics)
                          • Weapon systems

                          The module will also receive a damage model, detailed flight manual, and many missions.



                          A-10C II Tank Killer
                          Development Update



                          DCS: A-10 II Tank Killer is currently undergoing a lengthy closed testing period to
                          ensure accuracy, stability, and a smooth launch. We continue to improve the Helmet
                          Mounted Cueing System (HMCS) indicators, add more skins and mission content, and
                          tune flight model changes. We encourage you to get familiar with the new weapon
                          systems to hit the ground running.

                          This update is being developed in parallel with the A-10C VR Training Software for
                          the United States Air Force 355th Wing.



                          AGM-65L Laser-Maverick
                          Development Progress



                          In this video we introduce the primary features of this substantial update and instruct
                          on the use of the AGM-65L laser-guided Maverick. The Laser-Maverick provides excellent
                          range and ease-of-use to lock onto a target by using the targeting pod.



                          GBU-54 LJDAM
                          Development Progress



                          The GBU-54 is a 500-pound bomb with options for INS/GPS and laser-homing guidance.
                          It can be loaded on all 1760 smart racks.

                          While INS/GPS allows launch-and-leave and the ability to engage through cloud and smoke
                          cover, the laser-guidance provides increased accuracy and can engage moving targets. It’s
                          up to you to determine the best guidance based on the engagement.

                          Watch DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer - GBU-54 Laser-JDAM


                          AGR-20A APKWS
                          Development Progress



                          The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) is a cost-effective method of engaging
                          unarmored and lightly armored targets based on pinpoint laser-guidance. Both M-151 high-
                          explosive and M-282 penetration warhead versions are available with seven rockets per each
                          LAU-131 rocket pod. With a range of approximately 5 miles, the APKWS offers accurate firepower.

                          Get a grip on how to use the APKWS with DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer Laser-Guided Rockets


                          Thank you again for your passion and support,


                          Kind regards,

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                            A-10C II Tank Killer





                            2 October 2020


                            Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

                            We are pleased to announce that DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer is now airborne. After substantial
                            internal testing, we are confident the flight model and weapons will surpass your expectations.
                            The HMCS consists of several sub-systems, in this video, we’ll focus on the Helmet Mounted
                            Display (HMD) and the Profile Editor: DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer | Helmet Mounted Cueing
                            System (HMCS).


                            We would like to share our development progress on DCS: Supercarrier. In Open Beta 2.5.6
                            we added CVN-75 Harry S. Truman. We are currently finalising the key commands to activate
                            cut lights and wave off lights from the LSO station. We are also working on new pilot flight suits
                            and more fluid animations.

                            A new 12 mission historical campaign based in 1944 is now available for DCS: Fw 190 A-8 Anton.
                            This campaign includes historically accurate liveries, detailed briefings and mission specific kneeboard
                            cards and checklists. Complete missions such as patrol, intercept, bomber escort and ground attack.

                            Thank you for your passion and support.


                            Yours sincerely,

                            Eagle Dynamics Team



                            A-10C II Tank Killer
                            Released to Open Beta



                            DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer adds new weapons such as; the Advanced Precision Kill Weapons
                            System (APKWS), AGM-65L laser-Maverick, and GBU-54 laser-guided JDAM. A completely
                            remodelled cockpit with options for factory-fresh and weathered textures. The “Scorpion”
                            Helmet-Mounted Integrated Targeting (HMIT) system used to train the 355th Wing cadets
                            and the updated external model now set the bar for our future releases.

                            We have updated the preset key commands for HOTAS hardware to make new users feel
                            more comfortable learning this in-depth system. The fully interactive Forward Air Controller
                            (FAC) will also help you find and engage enemy targets, cooperative target engagement has
                            been taken to a new level.

                            With the improved ability to command ground forces, the vast number of land, air and sea units
                            as well as feature-rich cooperative missions and head-to-head multiplayer; We are proud to say
                            this is the most realistic model ever done for PC simulation.

                            Pricing Policy
                            DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer is available now for $79.99. If you own DCS: A-10C Warthog, you can
                            upgrade to DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer for only $9.99 until the 31st of October 2020. After that,
                            the upgrade will cost $19.99.

                            The upgrade option and module are both available on Steam and Eshop now.



                            A new addition to the renowned A-10C is the Helmet Mounted Cueing System (HMCS). It provides
                            excellent situational awareness and the ability to cue weapons and sensors by just looking at the
                            target and setting a designation. Please note that this is not the same helmet implementation as
                            for the Viper and Hornet systems; it is in many ways far superior.

                            Watch the last video in the DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer Preview Series:
                            DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer | Helmet Mounted Cueing System (HMCS).

                            Learn and fly whilst using the updated Tank Killer Manual.



                            Supercarrier
                            Development Progress



                            We are currently working on the animation engine capabilities. We have added additional animations
                            to vary operations phases on-board DCS: Supercarrier. A new skeleton that better matches human
                            anatomy is in progress, this will improve realistic deck crew movement.

                            We are also working on improving the catapult launch animation for the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet pilot.
                            The hand models have been corrected whilst we continue to develop Nomex® flight gloves. We are
                            also using highly detailed 3D scanning technology to better model the pilot for point-of-view experience.
                            When complete, the CWU-27 / p Flight Suit and the CSU-13 / p Anti-G Suit will be available.



                            Fw 190 A-8 Horrido!
                            Campaign by Reflected Simulations



                            August, 1944. You arrive in Merville-Calonne to take on leadership of 7./JG26 flying Focke Wulf 190A-8s.
                            Most of the pilots are mere teenagers with only a few flying hours, and your job is to turn them into an
                            efficient fighting unit under the ever-increasing pressures of the war. The Allies have gained complete air
                            superiority over the continent, and their ground forces are advancing rapidly through France.

                            Experience the thrill of attacking large bomber formations head-on and the terror of taking off amid the
                            bullets of low flying Mustangs. Download DCS: Fw 190 A-8 Horrido! Campaign by Reflected Simulations now.

                            Thank you again for your passion and support,

                            Kind regards,

                            Eagle Dynamics Team

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                              Damage Model



                              09 October 2020


                              Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

                              We are currently working on improving AI logic and in particular Air to Air combat behaviour.
                              This results in a revised set of combat rules and more human-like outcomes while in offensive
                              and defensive maneuvers.

                              The new World War II airframe Damage Model will now take into account more detailed principles
                              such as: load-bearing elements, their material, control systems, electrical systems, geometric
                              dimensions and explosive characteristics of various ammunition types.

                              Raven One is a new DCS World Campaign developed with help from former U.S Navy pilots,
                              both with over 3,000 career flight hours and numerous overseas deployments.
                              Download it now on Steam and our Eshop.

                              Thank you for your passion and support.


                              Yours sincerely,

                              Eagle Dynamics Team



                              Air Combat
                              New Features



                              Our improved AI will encompass variable decision making protocols dependent on a continuously
                              calculated environment in order to enhance fight/disengage/run behaviour. The AI will make
                              emergency landing decisions on land or water (ditch), it can also react in case of sudden attacks
                              even if the attacker is not visible. If there is light damage, it will attempt to evade the ‘unseen
                              attack’ and search for the attacker. When damage is more serious, it will evade and RTB where
                              and when possible. Potentially the damage can be too high and the only solution is bailing out.



                              Damage Model
                              Development Progress



                              Closed beta testing is now in final stages as we plan to release for public testing at the end of
                              this month. The new damage model will also be integrated into WWII AI bombers.

                              Each aircraft has unique hydraulics, pneumatic and electrical systems and materials. As a result,
                              the predicted damage depends on the type of munition, munition velocity dependent on distance
                              and location of impact. The internal effects such as engine/radiator damage, coolant or oil tempe-
                              rature variation, loss of pressure, loss of control or other effects will generate the corresponding
                              internal and/or external visual effects.

                              We have deployed this technology to all our World War II fighters, and we trust that the long wait
                              will be worth it and we hope that it will be to your demanding expectations.

                              Check our latest In Development screenshots.



                              Raven One
                              By Baltic Dragon



                              This campaign has been developed by our third party partner Baltic Dragon in close cooperation
                              with two experienced former Hornet pilots: Vincent Aiello, host of the Fighter Pilot Podcast, and
                              Kevin Miller, author of the Raven One trilogy. Throughout 15 missions and 2200 custom voiceovers;
                              get into the boots of James ‘Flip’ Wilson of the VFA-64 Ravens squadron and fly memorable sorties
                              that closely resemble real life procedures and operations.

                              Thank you again for your passion and support,


                              Kind regards,

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                                A-10C Flight Improvements




                                16 October 2020


                                Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

                                Some of you will already have seen the news regarding DCS: A-7E Corsair II currently
                                under development by our third party friends, FlyingIron Simulations. For those of you
                                who didn’t catch it, below is some exciting information on the progress being made.
                                You will notice that the external 3D model shows promising accuracy and realism.

                                We have recently fine tuned the A-10C flight model characteristics and we have taken
                                this opportunity of presenting Dima Yo-yo’s A-10C Flight Improvements report for your
                                consideration. Also please check out the sound enhancements made to the GAU-8/A
                                Gatling gun, it’s quite something. A-10 GAU-8/A Updated Gun Sounds.

                                Thank you for your passion and support.


                                Yours sincerely,

                                The Eagle Dynamics Team



                                A-7E Corsair II
                                Progress


                                With the core of the fuel system in place, the team’s next focus will be on integrating
                                cockpit switch functionalities, gauges and displays. Work has also begun on the electrical
                                system, which powers avionics and sensors. This is highly detailed work and one of the
                                developers top priorities.

                                Read the full Flying Iron Sims Development Report.



                                A-10C
                                Flight Model



                                The instantaneous turn rate was tested and improved. It was noticed during this test
                                that maintaining near-stall AoA was a bit tricky due to buffeting.

                                We have tuned our buffeting model to match the reference charts and then, the tests
                                were conducted again in the same conditions. Load factor fluctuations are now gone,
                                resulting in the ability to maintain near-stall AoA.

                                Report on A-10C Flight Improvements.



                                A-10C GAU-8/A
                                Sound FX



                                The GAU-8/A “Avenger” 30mm hydraulically driven autocannon has received an
                                improved set of sound effects to take advantage of better doppler shifting, sound
                                delay between round impacts, round flight and cannon fire effects. The seven barrel
                                gatling-style gun is capable of delivering 4,200 rounds per minute, striking fear into
                                any surrounding enemies.

                                Brrrrrtttt on!

                                Check out the new sound A-10 GAU-8/A Updated Gun Sounds.

                                Flaming Cliffs 2
                                Soundtrack



                                We would like to share the Flaming Cliffs 2 soundtrack, which was produced in-house by
                                Darth Dmitry Baikov, our lead developer specialising in network, content distribution
                                and the sound engine. This track is now available, check it out.

                                https://band.link/LockOnFC2

                                Thank you again for your passion and support,

                                Kind regards,

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                                  23 October 2020



                                  Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,


                                  We are pleased to announce that our special DCS World Halloween Sale is starting
                                  today and will run until the 8th of November. For our friends who fly on Steam, a
                                  shorter but nevertheless substantial sale will take place from the 29th of October
                                  until the 2nd of November.

                                  In the upcoming DCS World Open Beta update, we plan to deliver the possibility
                                  of selecting desired impact conditions for the GBU-54 bomb via the DSMS page
                                  for DCS: A-10C II and via the JDAM MSN page in DCS: F/A-18C. A whole raft of
                                  additional features and bug fixes will also be delivered. Stay tuned.

                                  After the initial release of the AGM-65 Maverick for the DCS: F-16C Viper, multiple
                                  bugss were identified during the beta-testing period. The next Open Beta will
                                  resolve most of the more pressing issues.



                                  Thank you for your passion and support.



                                  Yours sincerely,


                                  Eagle Dynamics Team













                                  Halloween
                                  2020 Sale

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                                  We are pleased to announce our spooky Halloween Sale. Our EShop sale starts today at 08:00 PST
                                  and will run until the 8th of November with most of our products seeing up to 50% discount.

                                  On Steam, the Halloween Sale will start on the 29th of October at 10:00 PST and end on the 2nd of November.

                                  Modules with a 30% discount
                                  • P-47D Thunderbolt
                                  • The Channel
                                  • F/A-18C Hornet
                                  • F-16C Viper
                                  Exceptions
                                  • The F-14A/B Tomcat will have a 15% discount
                                  • The JF-17 Thunder will be only $64.99
                                  Modules that do not participate in the Halloween Sale
                                  • A-10C II Tank Killer
                                  • Supercarrier
                                  • Syria
                                  • Mi-8MTV2 Crew Part 1 Campaign
                                  • F/A-18C Raven One Сampaign

                                  We hope this will give you an opportunity to grab some hot deals and add some serious fighters
                                  to your hangar.



                                  GBU-38
                                  Development Report

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                                  The key feature for this updated JDAM is the new autopilot. This weapon now incorporates enhanced
                                  trajectory laws and provides the capability of programming for an impact with a specific terminal heading
                                  and vertical angle. These options are designed to improve weapon effectiveness depending on the type
                                  of target. The graph below demonstrates this effect.

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                                  Due to aerodynamic restrictions precise impact points are not always possible, in this case, JDAM uses
                                  an algorithm to check the impact heading and vertical angle. If the check indicates a noticeable miss,
                                  the algorithm will seek for conditions that will allow for an on target hit. In addition, to reduce the probability
                                  of a near miss and to improve ballistics penetration, the autopilot will command a zero angle of attack during
                                  the last seconds of flight.



                                  Viper AGM-65
                                  Updates

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                                  We encountered a target lock issue with objects in close proximity to the desired enemy. Symbology errors
                                  on the WPN page will be fixed in the next update. The seeker depression angle markers are currently being
                                  adjusted as well as the Sensor of Interest (SOI).

                                  In the next Open Beta update, the addition of the BSGT option and uncage ability will be added. The LOS
                                  handoff indication on HUD can also be expected. The possibility to engage target lock with two missiles
                                  prior to launching the first will also become available. It will be possible to ripple fire two locked-on missiles
                                  with RP 2 option. We are also working on the TMS-right re-command handoff.



                                  Thank you again for your passion and support,


                                  Kind regards,


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