Rising Squall is a campaign driven by an intricate storyline and intense conflict. While striving for a smooth learning curve for beginners, with missions that progressively become more difficult, the campaign pays heavy attention to the gameplay atmosphere and experience, with professional voice-actors and background music respectively, complementing them.
The story takes place in N.E 053 in the INVERTED world. The discovery of Chunium-500 seemed to be a solution to the energy crisis. However, it has also become an uncertainty that once again has intensified the competition between nations.
Dave 'Bio' Baranek entered the US Navy in 1979 and enjoyed a successful and satisfying 20-year career with 2,500 F-14 Tomcat flight hours and 688 carrier landings. He completed the legendary fighter tactics and weapons training program, and later he returned as an instructor. His logbook also records 450 flight hours in the F-5F Tiger II from his instructor tour. He teamed up with Reflected Simulations to give DCS players a taste of air combat maneuvering training in the 1980s. They created a digital syllabus that enables you to experience what it was like to be up there and train with the best. Light the cans, shove it into Zone 5, and let Bio himself walk you through the action. Recorders on, fight's on!
The Red Flag 21-1 Campaign is the result of painstaking research on the conduct of modern Large Force Exercises (LFE). Scenarios, procedures, target sites and threats are based on those used in the real Red Flag. Take flight from Nellis AFB, Nevada in an F-16C Viper to test your mettle against modern Chinese hardware in a realistic combat training setting. Face off against the Chinese J-11A Flanker in a special one versus one Basic Fighter Maneuvers (BFM) scenario. These 10 missions will put you up against to some of the best military hardware in the world, operated in the most realistic environment possible in a flight simulation.
Black Sea Resolve is a fictional story-based campaign that will test your air-to-air and air-to-ground skills in a variety of missions while you confront the Soviet Union forces in the emerging conflict.
It is the 1st of March 1979. Your F-5E squadron is being deployed to Krasnodar to support the UN resolution for the Independence of the former Soviet Union provinces. In a rather moderate response, US president Jimmy Carter and the other NATO countries are deploying a force consisting of elements from 9th Infantry Division, 6th Cavalry Air Brigade and a MAU from 1st Marine Division. USAF is preparing 3 squadrons of F5-E and 2 squadrons of F4-E to provide air support.
"Operation Pontus" is a story driven dynamic DLC campaign that puts you in the seat of the legendary F/A-18C Hornet. As the Commanding Officer (CO) of the VFA-131 (aka "Wildcats”), you will have to plan, design and execute various demanding missions for your squadron, day and night with different weather conditions against an intelligent and adaptive enemy.
Your ship, USS George Washington (CVN-73) has just anchored a few miles out of the Georgian – Turkish border and is ready to take action to put an end to a civil war that threatens to set the whole region on fire.
Your decisions and performance will determine the progress of the campaign, number of missions, enemy activity, allied morale and the final outcome of the war.
August, 1944. You arrive to Merville-Calonne to take over the 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 Western-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, or the terror of taking off amid the bullets of low flying Mustangs. Escort bombers to their target across the hazy Channel, or strafe enemy vehicles advancing relentlessly towards Germany. Join the last of the Jagdfliegers as they fight desperately day after day in the final months of the Third Reich.
And again, you take over the seat of the commander of a Mi-8MTV2.
You are Dmitry Tarasov - a young pilot, who climbs the career ladder and is faced with professional difficulties that your crew helps to overcome. The adventure story of the Crew campaign consists of two parts.
The Raven One campaign for the F/A-18C Hornet is based on the bestselling novel of the same title. This campaign was developed with the active participation of author Kevin Miller and Vincent "Jell-O" Aiello, host of the Fighter Pilot Podcast. Both are retired U.S. Navy Hornet pilots, each with over 3,000 career flight hours and numerous overseas deployments.
The campaign faithfully recreates sorties from the book, while adding additional ones related to the action, for a total of 15 immersive, fully voiced-over missions. Each script was carefully checked by Kevin and Vincent to ensure the most realistic experience available in DCS.
The "Serpents Head 2" is a 10 Mission Campaign for the F/A-18C Hornet. It comprises the next chapter of the previous 6 Mission "Serpents Head" Campaign already released and still available in the DCS user files.
As before it is a story-based Campaign following the exploits of "Ford". He is currently still stationed on the USS John C Stennis, the heart of the Task Force. In the last campaign they had been sent to the Black sea to address a regional conflict. In this new Campaign his flying skills and effective operation of the Hornets weapons will be tested even further.
It's early 1953. After completing several tours in WWII, you're yet again putting your neck on the line by flying dangerous combat missions over North Korea. Command the 67th Fighter Bomber Squadron, attack enemy bridges, factories, strafe supply columns, and support the US troops as they fight their fierce battles on the ground. Survive the heavy flak and fighter attacks, then transfer to the legendary 39th Fighter Interceptor Squadron to carry out large fighter sweeps in MIG Alley over the Yalu river, and tangle with massive bandit trains in the stratosphere. Watch out for the honchos, they say Casey Jones is back in business!