Enduring Freedom: Afghanistan 2001-2010

Overview

This latest expansion for Force on Force provides players with everything they need to recreate battles in the deserts of modern Afghanistan. Beginning with a detailed background section, the book presents extensive orders of battle for all of the combatants, including the Coalition, Northern Alliance, Taliban and Al-Qaeda. It also presents numerous new scenarios, new mission objectives and guidelines for constructing your own scenarios. This book is an indispensable guide for depicting the complex and intense ...
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Overview

This latest expansion for Force on Force provides players with everything they need to recreate battles in the deserts of modern Afghanistan. Beginning with a detailed background section, the book presents extensive orders of battle for all of the combatants, including the Coalition, Northern Alliance, Taliban and Al-Qaeda. It also presents numerous new scenarios, new mission objectives and guidelines for constructing your own scenarios. This book is an indispensable guide for depicting the complex and intense pressures of combat in Afghanistan on the tabletop.
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"...offers a fine companion volume for Force on Force, where players have all the in-depth details needed to recreate the battles in specific areas of the world ... Highly recommended!" - The Midwest Book Review (September 2011)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849085328
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 7/19/2011
  • Series: Force on Force Series
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,442,654
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Publishers of the best-selling Ambush Alley rules for modern counterinsurgency warfare.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Historical Summary 6

The Afghan combat Environment - Special Rules for Oef 17

Physical Features of the Battlespace 17

The Green Zone 17

Opium Fields and Crops 17

Difficult Terrain 17

Troop Quality and Morale Ratings 18

Local Taliban 18

Tier One or Hardcore Taliban 18

Foreign Fighters/al Qaeda 18

Afghan National Police (ANP) & Afghan Militia Forces (AMF) 19

Coalition 'Non Teeth' Arms (Logistics, Medical Support, Non Attack Aviation etc.) and Afghan National Army (ANA) 19

Coalition Regulars (Infantry, Airborne, Cavalry, Armor, Combat Engineer, Attack Aviation) 20

Coalition Veterans 20

Special Operations Forces 20

Tier One Special Mission Units (SMUs) 20

Taliban Special Rules 21

Afghan Civilians 21

Squirters (Shrinkage) 21

RPGs 21

Out of Contact Movement 21

In Cover Bonus 22

Hot Spots (The Afghan Variant) 22

Ambush 22

Is That a Rock or a Muj? 22

Recoilless Rifles and Unguided Rockets 23

IEDs 23

IED Trigger Men 24

Dickers/Spotters 24

Is that a guy in a Burkha? 24

Coalition Special Rules 24

Coin Considerations: Limiting Collateral Damage and Civilian Casualties 24

Claymore Mines 27

Breaching Compound Walls 28

IED Counter-measures 29

Military Working Dogs 30

EOD Teams 30

Scenarios 31

Suggested Victory Point Values 31

A Note on Table Size, Ranges & Measurements 31

Scenario 1 The Battle for the Arghendab Bridge 32

Scenario 2 Black Dust 36

Scenario 3 The Place of the King 40

Scenario 4 Takur Ghar I 44

Scenario 5 Takur Ghar II 48

Scenario 6 Operation Mutay I 53

Scenario 7 Operation Mutay II 57

Scenario 8 Siege at Musa Qala DC 63

Scenario 9 Operation Glacier Two 70

Scenario 10 Sangin Ambush 69

Scenario 11 Korengal Ambush 79

Scenario 12 OP Topside 84

Scenario 13 Bala Baluk Ambush 89

Scenario 14 Operation Shak Hawel 95

Scenario 15 The Battle of Danaweh I 100

Scenario 16 The Battle of Danaweh II 105

Scenario 17 Road Warriors 111

Scenario 18 Heavy Metal 117

Scenario 19 Bomber in the Bazaar 123

Scenario 20 JPEL 127

Sample Organizations 133

Afghan National Forces 133

Afghan National Army (ANA) 133

Australian Force 134

Royal Australian Regiment 134

Canadian Forces 134

Canadian Land Force Command (Canadian Army) 134

United Kingdom Forces 135

British Army 135

British Royal Marines 136

United States Forces 136

US Marine Corps (USMC) 136

US Army 137

Danish Forces 140

Spejderdelinger (Scout Platoon) of a Light Recon Squadron, Danish Battalion 140

Mechanized Infantry Company (Piranhas)/Armored Infantry Company (M113s), Danish Battalion 144

Dutch Forces 141

Air Mobile Platoon 141

Armored Infantry Platoon 142

France 143

Section de Combat (Infantry Platoon) 143

Germany 143

Gebirgsjäger or Fallschirmjäger Zug (Mountaineer or Paratroop Platoon) 144

Panzergrenadier Zug (Platoon) 145

Vehicles 146

Australian Defense Force (ADF) 146

Canadian Vehicles 147

Danish Vehicles 147

Dutch Vehicles 147

French Vehicles 148

German Vehicles 148

UK Vehicles 149

US Vehicles 151

Uniform Guide 153

USMC 153

US Army 153

British Army & Royal Marines 155

The Taliban & al Qaeda 155

Painting Guide 156

Miniatures Guide 158

Glossary of Terms & Acronyms 159

Bibliography 161

Artwork References 162

Fog of War Cards 163

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