The 900x500 km map covers most of the eastern Mediterranean and includes the island of Cyprus, Lebanon, a large part of Syria up to the border with Iraq, parts of Israel, Turkey, and Jordan. The cities of Damascus, Nicosia, Tripoli, Latakia, Tartus, Homs, Aleppo, Hama, Palmyra, Haifa, Acre, Beirut and Adana are simulated, as well as unique constructions of world famous landmarks and historical monuments.
Geographically, the map covers moderately humid coastal areas in the west and mountains and arid desert landscapes in the east. The map recreates more than 200 historical and original structures in detail, as well as meticulously reproduces the military infrastructure - more than 100 military bases, training grounds, and checkpoints.
Especially for aviation fans, 51 airfields and heliports, including the international airports of Beirut Damascus and Larnaca, as well as the military airbases of Incirlik, Ramat David, Hmeymimim, Naqoura, and Akrotiri, are displayed at the highest level of detail.
Since the days of ancient Egypt, the Roman and Ottoman empires, major wars have been waged in these lands. Thousands of years ago swords, spears, and arrows were broken in battle, and modernity has turned these areas into theaters of high-tech warfare.
In the 20th century, this land witnessed many armed clashes, including a number of Arab-Israeli conflicts: the 1948 War of Independence, the 1967 Six-Day War, the 1970 War of Attrition, the 1973 Doomsday War, the 1982 Lebanon War. On the territory of the map in 1974 began a major confrontation between Cyprus and Turkey.
In the 21st century, the heat of war has not subsided and a multinational campaign against the Islamic terrorist state has unfolded. The Arab-Israeli confrontation reached a new level.
With such a wide selection of historical sites, airfields, and towns, Yugra Media's Syria map provides users with tremendous mission and campaign building opportunities for DCS World.