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USN SAM pack


This is a complete package of SAMs used by the United States Navy from the early cold war era to present. Currently 33 different missiles are included.

I have meticulously researched, modified, tested and compiled these weapons so that I and other ship modders have a selection of realistic standardized missiles (one might say "Standard Missiles":D) to work with.

 

The medium and long range missiles have been assigned updated efects from SF2NA, as well as new sound effects (included in the package), which sound much more appropriate than the default sound. I'm particularly proud of the VLS launch effect, which I made by ripping and editing official footage; I think it adds to the immersion tremendously.

 

Note that two stock weapons, the RIM-2F and RIM-66B, are replaced by this package. I usually try to avoid this, but the RIM-2F model did not sit on launchers correctly, and both weapons had some wildly incorrect data.

 

Optional data files for a few stock and third-party USN ships are included which adds new weapons as appropriate and adjusts radar strength to more realistic levels.

 

Please see the readme for instructions, credits, and other details. If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or constructive criticisms regarding this model, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you!


 

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