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Old 05-14-2019, 08:11 PM   #11
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Nice!

Maybe this has been answered, but what year (ish) is the falklands map going to be? Modern or 80's era?
Would be an excellent opportunity to bring Argentina and UK land forces to DCS. I know there are some ships in progress and also saw an artillery cannon but would be nice to see infantry and other "targets" for ground pounders...

I see there is a nice progress on the base core structure but looks like few miles still to go. Keep up the great work and never give up.
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Old 05-14-2019, 08:36 PM   #12
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the island hasn't changed much since the 80's, I was there for 6 months in '14 and the majority of the infrastructure was built in the late 80's. Even the stuff that was built to be temporary, like the accommodation, is still there!
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:20 AM   #13
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Mount Pleasant Base wasn't there in 1982 though...
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Old 05-15-2019, 06:04 PM   #14
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Port Stanley City & airport is quite different now judging by Google photos.
Port San Carlos no longer has the Harrier strip.
The whole Island now has roads that weren't there in 82, and apart from Mount Pleasant, there seem to be a lot of new buildings around, and a lot fewer wrecked Argentinian Armoured cars, Puccaras & helicopters around Stanley & other places.
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Old 05-18-2019, 08:26 AM   #15
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We put a pole out wether to include Mount Pleasant a while ago and the consensus was to include it. i Think there is a fine line between accuracy and playability. Stanley only had a handful of aircraft parking spaces so this would limit the playability, of course carriers could be used.

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the island hasn't changed much since the 80's, I was there for 6 months in '14 and the majority of the infrastructure was built in the late 80's. Even the stuff that was built to be temporary, like the accommodation, is still there!
If you have any pictures of when you where there they would surely help. I have managed to get quite a bit of reference but the more the better

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Old 05-18-2019, 09:28 AM   #16
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If you want some fuzzy photos of Port San Carlos, around the Harrier FOB from 82...

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Old 05-18-2019, 09:40 AM   #17
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So was this just a mud takeoff strip? From the picture it looks like tarmac or concrete
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Old 05-18-2019, 10:08 AM   #18
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The Harrier FOB surface was of the temporary steel matting type during the war in 1982. Can't remember the technical name.

Edit: Technical term is Prefabricated Surfacing Airfield Interlocking (PSAI)

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Old 05-18-2019, 10:30 AM   #19
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Ahh yeas I seem to remember releasing a mod for that a long time ago
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Old 05-18-2019, 01:34 PM   #20
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great work, thank you for sharing an update!
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