Red Storm: Baltic Approaches is the first expansion for GMT’s Red Storm game of operational level air combat between NATO and the Warsaw Pact. Red Storm: Baltic Approaches adds the air forces of Denmark, Sweden, and Poland along with additional units for nations represented in Red Storm, including US Navy and US Marine Corps aircraft. The game will adds naval units, anti-ship missiles, maritime weather, and specials rules for air combat over the western Baltic.
Mission types found in Red Storm (close air support, interdiction, air defense suppression, and deep strike) are now joined by new types focused on raids against enemy ships, amphibious operation support, airborne drops, and aerial mining. Solo scenarios, using the Bot system introduced in Red Storm, are also included.
New aircraft types included the F-14A Tomcat, AV-8B Harrier II, F/A-18A Hornet, A-6E Intruder, EA-6B Prowler, Atlantic 2, P-3C Orion, F-35XD Draken, JA-37/AJ-37 Viggen, Tu-22M Backfire, Su-20 Fitter, Tu-95 Bear, IL-38 May, and more. Naval units range from cruisers and destroyers down through amphibious ships, missile patrol craft, and other types from the various countries whose navies would be engaged in the area.
This is not a stand-alone game. A copy of Red Storm is required to play.
- Two 22" x 34" maps
- 1 Counter Sheet
- 3 Aircraft/Naval Charts
- 1 Player Aid Card #6
- 1 Pad of Naval Unit Log Sheets
- Rules booklet
- Scenario booklet
- Appendices booklet
- Two 10-sided dice