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by Garyt
Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: The Greatest Naval Battle in History
Replies: 248
Views: 160138

Re: The Greatest Naval Battle in History

I don't see the interest in Leyte, other than it was a really really big battle, but the Japanese were pretty well doomed from the start. You have a surface fleet with no airpower going against perhaps the largest carrier fleet to hit the waves and it's pretty easy to figure out the winner, even bef...
by Garyt
Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Kirov vs The Royal Navy (in 1941 !!!)
Replies: 12
Views: 8295

Re: Kirov vs The Royal Navy (in 1941 !!!)

If anyone has the game system for Command at Sea, this might be a pretty good way to play it out. Command at Sea has a few deficiencies IMO for resolving combat, it's just a tad abstract in armor penetration and damage, but is probably more detailed than any game out there other than Seakrieg. And w...
by Garyt
Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Nuclear powered Battleship?
Replies: 187
Views: 80236

Re: Nuclear powered Battleship?

An Interesting trhead. What would be interesting is to take a New-Jersey class vessel, and arm it in a way similar to the Kirov, but of course more/heavier weapons. I'm not as up on modern naval weapons as I am on WW2 era weapons, but the Kashtan CIWS sounds like an amazing weapon. If you throw in n...