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Falli

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About Falli

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  • Birthday 04/24/1977

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  • Location
    Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Interests
    German & military history, politics, simulations
  • Occupation
    Sales Manager Airing Control Systems
  1. Thx Mark for your offer, I really appreciate that. But the date for the LNOT is quite historical and should embed the missions into an interesting environment/setting. On the other hand... I´ll order a new broadband connection, but if it´s ready to work on the 3rd of October, or 1 week later... or 1 month later...? My experience taught me: don´t really count on the punctuality of the German Telekom. It´s just bad luck that I had to move short-term and that it´ll be exactly this weekend Besides this fact... I should be happy to get a new, affordable home in Munich so quickly. The situation for renters in German main cities can only be described as "badass" actually.
  2. Unfortunately I´m moving to Munich this weekend and most likely won´t have the possibility to even take part :heu: Sometimes months of preparation don´t have a happy ending, when real life decides to change. I think, the staffing lists for the other missions are ready soon.
  3. That´s old hat... I also followed the German SB manual and hid in a cupboard for 3 hours to get the typical "tank feeling" :cool3: * *I was not put in a special clinic (yet)
  4. The idea with nukes is not bad at all... perhaps extend it to generally NBC-components. Contaminated zones for the sce-editor with special penalties, NBC-troops/vehicles, flags, the NBC-equipement for the infantry and possibility for mounted troops/vehicles to act under NBC-conditions.
  5. If you speak of this update, I haven´t installed it for good reasons
  6. +1, Thanks. I wouldn´t get it better straight to the point :luxhello: The alternatives are rare, at first keep Win7/8. But it´s predictable, when MS will cancel their support for those OSs.
  7. This is a partly free world, if you want to do... you can. But there´s no need for an automatism for every user in the world :clin:
  8. Perhaps this article is just overdrawing... I just wanted to reinstall/update my system this weekend and informed myself again about the newest OS facts regarding Win7 and 10. But the fact, that you can´t disable all OS possibilities to call home in every version except in Enterprise Edition is just ridiculous. And those are volume licenses for companies etc. and a normal "private" user will not get it easily. Also the fact, that voice/video/text material is collected in masses and automatically sent to clouds, Microsoft or even third party enterprises under the cloak of customer satisfaction, digital rights issues and product improvement makes me laugh out loud and welcomes us all in the world of Big Data. From the point of IT security´s view this OS is (still) just a horror. I wonder, why there´s no individual NSA Edition on the market. I think the guys in Fort Meade shed one or two tears, when they think of having the possibility of millions of people installing their surveillance software voluntarily :biggrin: I´ll wait until the OS security options are changed and can be disabled completely or there are fitting and good working tools to avoid this mass data extraction (regardless of which kind or volume this extraction takes place).
  9. Black Scorpion missions 1 & 2 by Gladiator can be found here: http://www.steelbeasts.org/downloads.php?do=file&id=1250 For the other scenario file, send me your mail address by PN please. I´ll just fill in the wall and all border installations in this area and send the SCE via mail
  10. At least I can offer to hand out the scenario-file, which was used for the illustration. Everything else is then depending on the golden hands of someone :cool3:
  11. I´m good in map making or texturing, so I´d like to hand those tasks to more qualified people :bigsmile:
  12. I remembered one special article in the book "Schlachtfeld Fulda Gap", where a former company commander (Roger Cirillo) of the 11ACR explains a lot of details about the defense plan of his company along the border in 1980. The article is only in German, so I unfortunately have to quote and translate some general details analogously. :heu: Taken from: Cirillo, R.; Die Verteidigung der Bundesstrasse 84 in: Krueger, D.(Ed.); Schlachtfeld Fulda Gap; Fulda 2014; p.142-146 Threat level of the B Coy according to the General Defence Plan of 1/11ACR in Phase 3 (1980) Recon mission for B Coy in Phase 2 (1980) Possible defense of 1/11ACR in Phase 3 (1980) There are much, much, much more details in this article regarding positions, engineer plans, blasts, obstacles, possible/presumed enemy behaviour & attack axes. Perhaps I can contact the author for those details in English. If anyone has more/other informations, please let me know
  13. Unfortunately it´s hard to find operational informations and I´m not into english books so far. I only can recommend the following books/magazines which I personally own: - Schlachtfeld Deutschland: Die Kriegseinsatzplanung der sowjetischen Streitkräfte in der DDR (Battlefield Germany: Operational War Planning of the Sovjet Forces in the GDR / only German) - Kriegsschauplatz Deutschland: Erfahrungen und Erkenntnisse eines NVA-Offiziers (War Theater Germany: Experiences and Perceptions of a NVA Officer / only German) - Schlachtfeld Fulda Gap Battlefield Fulda Gap - Alliances´ Strategies and Operational Planning in Cold War / only German) - Die Verteidigung Westeuropas: Doktrin, Kraftestand, Einsatzplanung : eine Bestandsaufnahme aus Sicht der NATO The Defense of Western Europe: Doctrin, Forces and Operational Planning - a Survey from NATO´s Perspective (only in German) - The Third World War (a novel, but quite realistic for that time / in English) - Constant Enforcer 79 - US Army and NATO-Allies fight for the Fulda Gap (in German/English) The term "defense" is perhaps misleading. There was a concept for "forward defense", but it was more like a massive delay operation (from the late 70´s to 1990). It also mainly depends on the terrain, you can´t fight the same way in the Northern German Plains, the Fulda Gap or the Bavarian Forrest More keywords or interesting concepts would be "sponge tactic", "flexible response" or "Jagdkampf" etc.
  14. Aloha ohe! More of them, I love this kind of stories :cool3: I presume that this hill was around the "Wasserkuppe" here: https://www.google.de/maps/@50.5010846,9.943034,14z/data=!3m1!1e3
  15. T(h)anks, T(h)anks. I again hope to release the new version of the map around turn of the year 2015/16. There´s still a lot of work to do, not with the grade of details as on FRG side... but you should also see some things on the GDR side (villages, main roads etc.). There should be a modern variant of the map and additionally - as last year - a 1989 version with complete und typical border installations. And also quality assurance has to do it´s homework :clin: