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  1. View File Blackburn Buccaneer S.22 - RAN This is the Blackburn Buccaneer for the Royal Australian Navy. This package consists of complete aircraft. Historical Background The military buildup in China and Indonesia in the early 1960s led the RAN to renew the airwing of its 2 Audacious class aircraft carriers, HMAS Sydney and HMAS Melbourne. At the beginning of the decade, these British aircraft carriers fielded an airwing of F3D Skyknight all weather fighters, FJ-3 Fury day fighters, and Westland Wyvern attack aircraft. All were considered incapable of coping with the fighters and air defences projected to be introduced by Indonesia and China in the ensuing years. To respond to this situation, the RAN formulated requirements for an all-weather supersonic fighter, and a carrier-capable strike aircraft which could deploy a "special munition" after penetrating enemy defences. For this latter requirement, only two aircraft were viable, the Grumman A2F, and the Blackburn NA39. The Navy had concerns about the A2F's complex DIANE system, but overall favoured the US offering. The government, on the other hand, saw the Buccaneer requiring less of Australia's dollar reserves, and an order for a British aircraft could provide the British government a greater incentive to engage in nuclear cooperation with Australia. Since the naval fighter requirement was likely to be fulfilled by the McDonnell F-4 Phantom, using a British strike aircraft would keep the two big allies in balance. Therefore, the Government ordered 38 Buccaneer S.22s. The S.22 was basically the same as a British Buccaneer S.2. The RAN's first Buccaneers were hoisted into HMAS Melbourne for delivery as deck cargo in 1965. Deliveries were completed in 1966. By the end of 1967, HMAS Melbourne was ready to sail with 854 Squadron fully equipped with Buccaneers. The RAN's Buccaneers did not participate in the Vietnam War, though some of their pilots and observers did fly 2 Squadron's Buccaneers on exchange to the RAAF. In 1970, the government authorised a "mid-life update" for the Buccaneer. This update was carried out by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation, and included upgrades to the Buccaneer's weapons, and defensive systems. In particular, it gained the ability to use guided weapons, and the new Pave Spike pod. Deliveries of upgraded Buccaneers, designated Buccaneer S.22D began in 1972. The Liberal/Country Coalition government intended to use them in Vietnam, as a "political replacement" for the Task Force in Phuoc Tuy province, which was withdrawing. The Labor Government elected at the end of 1972 cancelled this deployment. The Buccaneers spent the rest of the 1970s and 1980s on deployments, mainly in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. In 1990, the Government decided to retire the carriers, and replace them with two Invincible class carriers. HMAS Melbourne was already in inactive reserve. Some of 854 Squadron's Buccaneers were turned over to the RAAF as attrition replacements and parts hulks. It was the beginning of the end of the Buccaneer - at least it was until the invasion of Kuwait. HMAS Sydney, with 857 Squadron's Buccaneers, was dispatched to the Gulf. Some of 854 Squadron's Buccaneers, formerly attached to HMAS Melbourne, were sent to Bahrain to support the Buccaneers of 2 Squadron, RAAF. The HMAS Sydney's Buccaneers operated beside the US Navy's A-6 Intruders against targets in Iraq and Kuwait. After a successful tour of duty in the Gulf, the RAN's Buccaneers returned home. HMAS Melbourne was fully decommissioned in 1992, and HMAS Sydney in 1993. The RAN continued to fly a small number of Buccaneers out of HMAS Albatross in Nowra, New South Wales for fleet support. The RAN's final operational Buccaneer flight took place in 1995. After that, 2 Buccaneers were retained in airworthy for the RAN Historical Flight, a number were turned over the RAAF, and the remainder were offered for private sale, or to Museums - including one at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Nowra. Package 2 full aircraft, plus bomb racks. The S.22D uses the S.2B 1989 3D model for its Pave Spike station. The S.22D is edited to allow the use of US weapons. Contents This includes the following: Buccaneer S.22 Extra dark sea grey and white Extra dark sea grey (British white ensign) Extra dark sea grey (Australian white ensign) Gull grey and white Buccaneer S.22D Extra dark sea grey (white decals) Extra dark sea grey (black decals) Dark sea grey Gull grey and white RAN Camouflage Squadrons 854 Squadron, RAN (HMAS Melbourne) 857 Squadron, RAN (HMAS Sydney) Requirements - Ravenclaw007's Buccaneer FAA for SF2: https://combatace.com/files/file/12307-buccaneer-faa-for-sf2/ Installation (If not done already), download and install Ravenclaw007's Buccaneer FAA for SF2 Add the contents of "To Mod Folder" to your mod folder. Overwrite and merge when requested. Add the following squadrons to SQUADRONLIST.INI [Squadron791] Name=854NAS DisplayName=854 Squadron, RAN Nation=AustralianNavy [Squadron792] Name=857NAS DisplayName=857 Squadron, RAN Nation=AustralianNavy Recommendation: Not to use this on the Majestic class HMAS Melbourne. I'd suggest getting Wrench's HMAS Australia, or reskinning HMS Ark Royal (R09) Credits original Model by Russouk2004 Skins and decals by Paulopanz FM rework by Kreelin,Spillone104,Baffmeister,Cliff11 3D work,templates,Skins,weapon´s and cockpit´s by - ravenclaw_007 Submitter Sheriff001 Submitted 09/08/2019 Category What If Hangar  
  2. Blackburn Buccaneer S.22 - RAN

    Version 1.0.0

    63 downloads

    This is the Blackburn Buccaneer for the Royal Australian Navy. This package consists of complete aircraft. Historical Background The military buildup in China and Indonesia in the early 1960s led the RAN to renew the airwing of its 2 Audacious class aircraft carriers, HMAS Sydney and HMAS Melbourne. At the beginning of the decade, these British aircraft carriers fielded an airwing of F3D Skyknight all weather fighters, FJ-3 Fury day fighters, and Westland Wyvern attack aircraft. All were considered incapable of coping with the fighters and air defences projected to be introduced by Indonesia and China in the ensuing years. To respond to this situation, the RAN formulated requirements for an all-weather supersonic fighter, and a carrier-capable strike aircraft which could deploy a "special munition" after penetrating enemy defences. For this latter requirement, only two aircraft were viable, the Grumman A2F, and the Blackburn NA39. The Navy had concerns about the A2F's complex DIANE system, but overall favoured the US offering. The government, on the other hand, saw the Buccaneer requiring less of Australia's dollar reserves, and an order for a British aircraft could provide the British government a greater incentive to engage in nuclear cooperation with Australia. Since the naval fighter requirement was likely to be fulfilled by the McDonnell F-4 Phantom, using a British strike aircraft would keep the two big allies in balance. Therefore, the Government ordered 38 Buccaneer S.22s. The S.22 was basically the same as a British Buccaneer S.2. The RAN's first Buccaneers were hoisted into HMAS Melbourne for delivery as deck cargo in 1965. Deliveries were completed in 1966. By the end of 1967, HMAS Melbourne was ready to sail with 854 Squadron fully equipped with Buccaneers. The RAN's Buccaneers did not participate in the Vietnam War, though some of their pilots and observers did fly 2 Squadron's Buccaneers on exchange to the RAAF. In 1970, the government authorised a "mid-life update" for the Buccaneer. This update was carried out by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation, and included upgrades to the Buccaneer's weapons, and defensive systems. In particular, it gained the ability to use guided weapons, and the new Pave Spike pod. Deliveries of upgraded Buccaneers, designated Buccaneer S.22D began in 1972. The Liberal/Country Coalition government intended to use them in Vietnam, as a "political replacement" for the Task Force in Phuoc Tuy province, which was withdrawing. The Labor Government elected at the end of 1972 cancelled this deployment. The Buccaneers spent the rest of the 1970s and 1980s on deployments, mainly in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. In 1990, the Government decided to retire the carriers, and replace them with two Invincible class carriers. HMAS Melbourne was already in inactive reserve. Some of 854 Squadron's Buccaneers were turned over to the RAAF as attrition replacements and parts hulks. It was the beginning of the end of the Buccaneer - at least it was until the invasion of Kuwait. HMAS Sydney, with 857 Squadron's Buccaneers, was dispatched to the Gulf. Some of 854 Squadron's Buccaneers, formerly attached to HMAS Melbourne, were sent to Bahrain to support the Buccaneers of 2 Squadron, RAAF. The HMAS Sydney's Buccaneers operated beside the US Navy's A-6 Intruders against targets in Iraq and Kuwait. After a successful tour of duty in the Gulf, the RAN's Buccaneers returned home. HMAS Melbourne was fully decommissioned in 1992, and HMAS Sydney in 1993. The RAN continued to fly a small number of Buccaneers out of HMAS Albatross in Nowra, New South Wales for fleet support. The RAN's final operational Buccaneer flight took place in 1995. After that, 2 Buccaneers were retained in airworthy for the RAN Historical Flight, a number were turned over the RAAF, and the remainder were offered for private sale, or to Museums - including one at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Nowra. Package 2 full aircraft, plus bomb racks. The S.22D uses the S.2B 1989 3D model for its Pave Spike station. The S.22D is edited to allow the use of US weapons. Contents This includes the following: Buccaneer S.22 Extra dark sea grey and white Extra dark sea grey (British white ensign) Extra dark sea grey (Australian white ensign) Gull grey and white Buccaneer S.22D Extra dark sea grey (white decals) Extra dark sea grey (black decals) Dark sea grey Gull grey and white RAN Camouflage Squadrons 854 Squadron, RAN (HMAS Melbourne) 857 Squadron, RAN (HMAS Sydney) Requirements - Ravenclaw007's Buccaneer FAA for SF2: https://combatace.com/files/file/12307-buccaneer-faa-for-sf2/ Installation (If not done already), download and install Ravenclaw007's Buccaneer FAA for SF2 Add the contents of "To Mod Folder" to your mod folder. Overwrite and merge when requested. Add the following squadrons to SQUADRONLIST.INI [Squadron791] Name=854NAS DisplayName=854 Squadron, RAN Nation=AustralianNavy [Squadron792] Name=857NAS DisplayName=857 Squadron, RAN Nation=AustralianNavy Recommendation: Not to use this on the Majestic class HMAS Melbourne. I'd suggest getting Wrench's HMAS Australia, or reskinning HMS Ark Royal (R09) Credits original Model by Russouk2004 Skins and decals by Paulopanz FM rework by Kreelin,Spillone104,Baffmeister,Cliff11 3D work,templates,Skins,weapon´s and cockpit´s by - ravenclaw_007
  3. View File Blackburn Buccaneer S.22 - RAAF This is the Blackburn Buccaneer for the Royal Australian Air Force. This package consists of complete aircraft. Historical Background When considering its Canberra replacement, the Australian Government looked at a variety of options, including the Mirage IV, the A-5 Vigilante, and the TFX (F-111). Britain's Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral of the Fleet Lord Louis Mountbatten pushed the Blackburn Buccaneer. The Buccaneer did not come close to meeting RAAF requirements, but what if it was adopted? Given the lower price of the Buccaneer, we would have had a more than 24 - perhaps twice that. Enough for 3 squadrons easily. Deliveries of RAAF Buccaneers began in 1965 to 82 Wing at RAAF Amberley, Queensland. The RAAF Buccaneers were given the mark number Strike Mark 22. They were generally similar to the Royal Navy's Buccaneer S.2. An ILS was fitted, and some of the carrier-deck equipment was deleted, but the hydraulic folding wings were retained. In addition to the British twin bomb rack, the BRU-42 Triple Ejector Rack was procured, and US bombs such as the Mark 82 and M117 were tested. 3 RAAF squadrons were equipped with Buccaneers. 1 Squadron was the primary strike squadron, 2 Squadron also performed the strike role, and was intended for forward defence if necessary, and 6 Squadron was tasked with conversion training and reconnaissance. 6 Squadron also backed up 1 Squadron. 2 Squadron was the first RAAF Buccaneer unit to see combat. It was deployed in 1967 to Phan Rang Air Base in South Vietnam to support the B-57 Canberras of the USAF's 35th Tactical Fighter Wing. Between 1967 and 1972, 2 Squadrons Buccaneers performed thousands of missions in South Vietnam. With the addition of electronic countermeasures pods, RAAF Buccaneers were authorised to operate over North Vietnam. 2 Squadron Buccaneers also provided direct support to the Australian Task Force in Phuoc Tuy Province. 2 Squadron lost 1 Buccaneer in an accident, and sustained no losses due to enemy action, though a number of aircraft were damaged by ground fire. Upon their return to Australia, the Buccaneers moved towards a precision strike role with laser guided bombs, and maritime strike with the AGM-84 Harpoon. A number of ex-Royal Navy extra aircraft were purchased to replace attrition. Progressive upgrades kept the force operating efficiently. In 1990, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion of Kuwait. 2 Squadron's Buccaneers formed part of the RAAF's contribution to Operation Damask. RAAF Buccaneers attacked Iraqi ground forces, airfields, and communication and transport infrastructure. Unlike RAF Buccaneers, the RAAF Buccaneers dropped bombs from their first day. The RAAF's Buccaneers used laser guided bombs, and introduced the AGM-84E SLAM into RAAF service. The Buccaneers also took part in the Battle of Bubiyan using Harpoon missiles against the Iraqi Navy. 3 RAAF Buccaneers were lost to ground fire, with 2 aircrew killed. 2 Squadron's return to Australia heralded the twilight of the Buccaneer's Australian service. In 1992, the Australian Government dropped plans to upgrade the Buccaneers and began to look for a replacement. The Buccaneer would continue in the strike role until 1996, and a small number would be used for reconnaissance until 1998. The options to replace the Buccaneer were the Panavia Tornado, and the F-15E Strike Eagle - but those are skins for another time, or another modder. Package 4 full aircraft, plus bomb racks, and bonus materials. The aircraft have been edited to use US weapons, and to allow the BRU-42 Triple Ejector Rack. Internal carriage of laser guided bombs is provided. 2 500 or 1000 lb Paveway bombs can be carried. The bomb bays will also carry 4 M117, or Mark 82. Contents Buccaneer S.22A (1965-1970) Green/Grey camouflage SEAC camouflage SEA camouflage SEA Night camouflage Buccaneer S.22B (1970-1983) Green/Grey camouflage Green/Grey camouflage with low vis roundel Green/Grey wraparound camouflage SEAC camouflage SEAC wraparound camouflage SEA camouflage SEA Night camouflage Buccaneer S.22B (1983-1989) Green/Grey wraparound camouflage SEAC wraparound camouflage SEA camouflage SEA Night camouflage Buccaneer S.22B (1989-1998) Green/Grey wraparound camouflage SEAC wraparound camouflage SEA camouflage SEA Night camouflage Desert camouflage (Operation Damask, 1991) Medium sea grey Gunship grey Squadron markings with squadronlist.ini numbers 1 Squadron: 716 2 Squadron: 193 6 Squadron: 787 Bonus Material Generic day and night SEA textures. These are suitable for any air arm using SEA camouflage, such as the USAF, RNZAF, RBAF, or ROKAF. RAAF SEA camouflage with SEAC roundels Requirements Ravenclaw007's Buccaneer RAF for SF2. In addition, to get full benefit out of the package, you should download all of his weapon packs. Installation (If not done already), download and install Ravenclaw007's Buccaneer RAF for SF2 Add the contents of "To Mod Folder" to your mod folder. Overwrite and merge when requested. Ensure the squadron numbers in the decals match your squadronlist.ini folder. If they do not, edit accordingly. Bonus Materials: textures only. To be used, decals and ini files are required to make a complete skin. Credits Original Model by Russouk2004 Skins and decals by Paulopanz Loading and Hangar screens by Soulman and Gustav FM rework by Kreelin,Spillone104,Baffmeister,Cliff11 3D work,templates,Skins,weapon´s and cockpit´s by - ravenclaw_007 If anyone has been missed, please send me a message. Submitter Sheriff001 Submitted 09/02/2019 Category What If Hangar  
  4. Version 1.1.0

    77 downloads

    This is the Blackburn Buccaneer for the Royal Australian Air Force. This package consists of complete aircraft. Historical Background When considering its Canberra replacement, the Australian Government looked at a variety of options, including the Mirage IV, the A-5 Vigilante, and the TFX (F-111). Britain's Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral of the Fleet Lord Louis Mountbatten pushed the Blackburn Buccaneer. The Buccaneer did not come close to meeting RAAF requirements, but what if it was adopted? Given the lower price of the Buccaneer, we would have had a more than 24 - perhaps twice that. Enough for 3 squadrons easily. Deliveries of RAAF Buccaneers began in 1965 to 82 Wing at RAAF Amberley, Queensland. The RAAF Buccaneers were given the mark number Strike Mark 22. They were generally similar to the Royal Navy's Buccaneer S.2. An ILS was fitted, and some of the carrier-deck equipment was deleted, but the hydraulic folding wings were retained. In addition to the British twin bomb rack, the BRU-42 Triple Ejector Rack was procured, and US bombs such as the Mark 82 and M117 were tested. 3 RAAF squadrons were equipped with Buccaneers. 1 Squadron was the primary strike squadron, 2 Squadron also performed the strike role, and was intended for forward defence if necessary, and 6 Squadron was tasked with conversion training and reconnaissance. 6 Squadron also backed up 1 Squadron. 2 Squadron was the first RAAF Buccaneer unit to see combat. It was deployed in 1967 to Phan Rang Air Base in South Vietnam to support the B-57 Canberras of the USAF's 35th Tactical Fighter Wing. Between 1967 and 1972, 2 Squadrons Buccaneers performed thousands of missions in South Vietnam. With the addition of electronic countermeasures pods, RAAF Buccaneers were authorised to operate over North Vietnam. 2 Squadron Buccaneers also provided direct support to the Australian Task Force in Phuoc Tuy Province. 2 Squadron lost 1 Buccaneer in an accident, and sustained no losses due to enemy action, though a number of aircraft were damaged by ground fire. Upon their return to Australia, the Buccaneers moved towards a precision strike role with laser guided bombs, and maritime strike with the AGM-84 Harpoon. A number of ex-Royal Navy extra aircraft were purchased to replace attrition. Progressive upgrades kept the force operating efficiently. In 1990, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion of Kuwait. 2 Squadron's Buccaneers formed part of the RAAF's contribution to Operation Damask. RAAF Buccaneers attacked Iraqi ground forces, airfields, and communication and transport infrastructure. Unlike RAF Buccaneers, the RAAF Buccaneers dropped bombs from their first day. The RAAF's Buccaneers used laser guided bombs, and introduced the AGM-84E SLAM into RAAF service. The Buccaneers also took part in the Battle of Bubiyan using Harpoon missiles against the Iraqi Navy. 3 RAAF Buccaneers were lost to ground fire, with 2 aircrew killed. 2 Squadron's return to Australia heralded the twilight of the Buccaneer's Australian service. In 1992, the Australian Government dropped plans to upgrade the Buccaneers and began to look for a replacement. The Buccaneer would continue in the strike role until 1996, and a small number would be used for reconnaissance until 1998. The options to replace the Buccaneer were the Panavia Tornado, and the F-15E Strike Eagle - but those are skins for another time, or another modder. Package 4 full aircraft, plus bomb racks, and bonus materials. The aircraft have been edited to use US weapons, and to allow the BRU-42 Triple Ejector Rack. Internal carriage of laser guided bombs is provided. 2 500 or 1000 lb Paveway bombs can be carried. The bomb bays will also carry 4 M117, or Mark 82. Contents Buccaneer S.22A (1965-1970) Green/Grey camouflage SEAC camouflage SEA camouflage SEA Night camouflage Buccaneer S.22B (1970-1983) Green/Grey camouflage Green/Grey camouflage with low vis roundel Green/Grey wraparound camouflage SEAC camouflage SEAC wraparound camouflage SEA camouflage SEA Night camouflage Buccaneer S.22B (1983-1989) Green/Grey wraparound camouflage SEAC wraparound camouflage SEA camouflage SEA Night camouflage Buccaneer S.22B (1989-1998) Green/Grey wraparound camouflage SEAC wraparound camouflage SEA camouflage SEA Night camouflage Desert camouflage (Operation Damask, 1991) Medium sea grey Gunship grey Squadron markings with squadronlist.ini numbers 1 Squadron: 716 2 Squadron: 193 6 Squadron: 787 Bonus Material Generic day and night SEA textures. These are suitable for any air arm using SEA camouflage, such as the USAF, RNZAF, RBAF, or ROKAF. RAAF SEA camouflage with SEAC roundels Requirements Ravenclaw007's Buccaneer RAF for SF2. In addition, to get full benefit out of the package, you should download all of his weapon packs. Installation (If not done already), download and install Ravenclaw007's Buccaneer RAF for SF2 Add the contents of "To Mod Folder" to your mod folder. Overwrite and merge when requested. Ensure the squadron numbers in the decals match your squadronlist.ini folder. If they do not, edit accordingly. Bonus Materials: textures only. To be used, decals and ini files are required to make a complete skin. Credits Original Model by Russouk2004 Skins and decals by Paulopanz Loading and Hangar screens by Soulman and Gustav FM rework by Kreelin,Spillone104,Baffmeister,Cliff11 3D work,templates,Skins,weapon´s and cockpit´s by - ravenclaw_007 If anyone has been missed, please send me a message.
  5. View File Timor, North Oceania (1950-2018) Timor, North Oceania (1950-2018) Terrain August 13th, 2018 (1st Release) by Menrva >For Strike Fighters 2: Vietnam, Recommended Full-5 Merged This is a complete remake of the Modern Darwin terrain made by Wrench. A better and more complete tileset has been added, improving the looks of Northern Australia with the introduction of desert and barren valleys. Various rivers and lakes have been hand-tiled and mimic Real World courses. Numerous target areas, such as emergency airstrips and civilian airports, have been added in order to expand playability, targets of opportunity and year span. Now the island of Timor has a lot of bases to take-off from. This terrain features a fresh new 250m resolution heightmap (instead of the stock 500m resolution), allowing for greater details and precision in elevation changes; overall it provides the whole terrain with a better look. The terrain spans from August 17, 1950 (when President Sukarno proclaimed a single unitary Republic of Indonesia) to December 31, 2018; it is designed for fictional clashes between ANZUS/SEATO forces (namely Australia and New Zealand) and a random pool of Red Side countries (namely Indonesia and China). Targets reflect Real World events as accurately as possible; for instance, some airfields will appear only after a certain year, according to historic changes. If you have SF2NA, naval fleets might spawn in the Timor Sea. Also, Off Map Airbases have been added and long range AI flights can be generated from them. All main targets have been placed accurately in their Real World locations. Ground Objects are not included. You can obtain the most needed from Wrench's original Modern Darwin terrain release. >Credits (in no particular order): -Wrench, for he had the idea of recreating such a scenario in the Strike Fighters world. -swambast, who provided me with invaluable help in tracking and fixing common and uncommon bugs. -gerwin, whose TFDtool has proved to be essential in today's terrain making. If the terrain is pretty accurate to RL it's also because of him. I included his very nice Airfield 7+8 Addon Pack, too. -mue, for the improved shaders he made, which I have included and reworked for the terrain, and for the tools he made for SF2 modding. -luk1978, for the waternormal bitmap he shared at the SF2 screenshots thread. Your mods are very interesting! -MigBuster, I have included some of his great hi-res textures for runways. -Stary, for the hi-res PTO tileset he made, which I have reworked and expanded. -Brain32, for the gorgeous VietnamSEA tileset repaint he made, from which I borrowed a few tiles. -Centurion-1, Spudknocker and tiopilotos, for the impressive tileset they made for the Angola terrain, from which I borrowed some tiles. -Gepard, for his great tutorials about terrain making, in the SF1 Knowledge Base at CombatACE. It's a gold mine! -RussoUK, for the fixed Pit LOD he made, which solved a shadow bug from the original TW's LOD. -krfrge, who has produced a tutorial for recreating SF2-like planning maps, which prompted me to work on templates and my own high quality planning maps. Thank you very much! -comrpnt, for his Approach and Airfield Lighting Pack mod packages for SF1 series, which I reworked and included. Because the original terrain was made and tweaked numerous times by Wrench, I included the ReadMe files from his original packages, to the end of giving proper credit to everyone involved directly or not. >Disclaimer: This is a freeware; yet it can be redistributed ONLY in other CombatACE mods/mod packages. Any changes to the terrain package's files and/or any copy-and-paste attempts of their contents are NOT authorized if you plan to release them in other mods. But permission might be granted to those who request it to me at CombatACE. This terrain may NOT in any way, shape or form be used in any payware additions. >My Terrain Packages: Ecuador, Northwest South America (1981-1998) Texas, American South Central (1968-2018) Sweden, Baltic Rim (2004-2018) Sweden, Baltic Rim (1952-1994) Libya, Central Mediterranean (1980-2011) Madagascar, Southeast Africa (1977-2018) Iraq, Western Asia (2003-2018) Alaska, Bering Strait (1955-2018) Iraq, Western Asia (1980-2003) >My Miscellaneous Packages: Nations & Medals Expansion Speech Enhancement Strike Fighters: Wings Over World Menu Screens realSKY Environment Submitter Menrva Submitted 08/13/2018 Category Full Terrains  
  6. Version 1.0

    313 downloads

    Timor, North Oceania (1950-2018) Terrain August 13th, 2018 (1st Release) by Menrva >For Strike Fighters 2: Vietnam, Recommended Full-5 Merged This is a complete remake of the Modern Darwin terrain made by Wrench. A better and more complete tileset has been added, improving the looks of Northern Australia with the introduction of desert and barren valleys. Various rivers and lakes have been hand-tiled and mimic Real World courses. Numerous target areas, such as emergency airstrips and civilian airports, have been added in order to expand playability, targets of opportunity and year span. Now the island of Timor has a lot of bases to take-off from. This terrain features a fresh new 250m resolution heightmap (instead of the stock 500m resolution), allowing for greater details and precision in elevation changes; overall it provides the whole terrain with a better look. The terrain spans from August 17, 1950 (when President Sukarno proclaimed a single unitary Republic of Indonesia) to December 31, 2018; it is designed for fictional clashes between ANZUS/SEATO forces (namely Australia and New Zealand) and a random pool of Red Side countries (namely Indonesia and China). Targets reflect Real World events as accurately as possible; for instance, some airfields will appear only after a certain year, according to historic changes. If you have SF2NA, naval fleets might spawn in the Timor Sea. Also, Off Map Airbases have been added and long range AI flights can be generated from them. All main targets have been placed accurately in their Real World locations. Ground Objects are not included. You can obtain the most needed from Wrench's original Modern Darwin terrain release. >Credits (in no particular order): -Wrench, for he had the idea of recreating such a scenario in the Strike Fighters world. -swambast, who provided me with invaluable help in tracking and fixing common and uncommon bugs. -gerwin, whose TFDtool has proved to be essential in today's terrain making. If the terrain is pretty accurate to RL it's also because of him. I included his very nice Airfield 7+8 Addon Pack, too. -mue, for the improved shaders he made, which I have included and reworked for the terrain, and for the tools he made for SF2 modding. -luk1978, for the waternormal bitmap he shared at the SF2 screenshots thread. Your mods are very interesting! -MigBuster, I have included some of his great hi-res textures for runways. -Stary, for the hi-res PTO tileset he made, which I have reworked and expanded. -Brain32, for the gorgeous VietnamSEA tileset repaint he made, from which I borrowed a few tiles. -Centurion-1, Spudknocker and tiopilotos, for the impressive tileset they made for the Angola terrain, from which I borrowed some tiles. -Gepard, for his great tutorials about terrain making, in the SF1 Knowledge Base at CombatACE. It's a gold mine! -RussoUK, for the fixed Pit LOD he made, which solved a shadow bug from the original TW's LOD. -krfrge, who has produced a tutorial for recreating SF2-like planning maps, which prompted me to work on templates and my own high quality planning maps. Thank you very much! -comrpnt, for his Approach and Airfield Lighting Pack mod packages for SF1 series, which I reworked and included. Because the original terrain was made and tweaked numerous times by Wrench, I included the ReadMe files from his original packages, to the end of giving proper credit to everyone involved directly or not. >Disclaimer: This is a freeware; yet it can be redistributed ONLY in other CombatACE mods/mod packages. Any changes to the terrain package's files and/or any copy-and-paste attempts of their contents are NOT authorized if you plan to release them in other mods. But permission might be granted to those who request it to me at CombatACE. This terrain may NOT in any way, shape or form be used in any payware additions. >My Terrain Packages: Ecuador, Northwest South America (1981-1998) Texas, American South Central (1968-2018) Sweden, Baltic Rim (2004-2018) Sweden, Baltic Rim (1952-1994) Libya, Central Mediterranean (1980-2011) Madagascar, Southeast Africa (1977-2018) Iraq, Western Asia (2003-2018) Alaska, Bering Strait (1955-2018) Iraq, Western Asia (1980-2003) >My Miscellaneous Packages: Nations & Medals Expansion Speech Enhancement Strike Fighters: Wings Over World Menu Screens realSKY Environment
  7. Mirage IIIO SEA Camouflage

    Version 1.0.0

    55 downloads

    Overview TW's Mirage IIIO DLC with a SEA camouflage scheme based on the scheme used by the Mirage 5BAs of the Belgian Air Force. I did it because I never found the European camouflage on the Mirages to be all that sensible for Australia, the SEA scheme looks like a better fit. The skins are entirely generic, just the camouflage scheme, so it can fit any nation. No markings are provided, only decals are used. You must have the Mirage IIIO DLC for the RAAF decals. All the decal inis are taken straight from the Mirage IIIO DLC. The skins should work for any Mirage IIIE derivative. There were some changes to panel lines and lights for the Mirage IIIO, so the texture for the nose does not precisely fit the Mirage IIIC. That said, I can make a nose texture for the M3C if asked. Simple enough. The template used was Ludo's Mirage IIIC DLC template. Provided SEA Skins for Mirage IIIO(A), IIIO(F), and IIIO(F/A) Installation Copy contents of the "To Mod Folder" folder into your mod folder. Credits Ludo: Templates TW: Mirage IIIO DLC, Mirage 5BA DLC Notes Screenshots contain weapons from ravenclaw007.
  8. View File Mirage IIIO SEA Camouflage Overview TW's Mirage IIIO DLC with a SEA camouflage scheme based on the scheme used by the Mirage 5BAs of the Belgian Air Force. I did it because I never found the European camouflage on the Mirages to be all that sensible for Australia, the SEA scheme looks like a better fit. The skins are entirely generic, just the camouflage scheme, so it can fit any nation. No markings are provided, only decals are used. You must have the Mirage IIIO DLC for the RAAF decals. All the decal inis are taken straight from the Mirage IIIO DLC. The skins should work for any Mirage IIIE derivative. There were some changes to panel lines and lights for the Mirage IIIO, so the texture for the nose does not precisely fit the Mirage IIIC. That said, I can make a nose texture for the M3C if asked. Simple enough. The template used was Ludo's Mirage IIIC DLC template. Provided SEA Skins for Mirage IIIO(A), IIIO(F), and IIIO(F/A) Installation Copy contents of the "To Mod Folder" folder into your mod folder. Credits Ludo: Templates TW: Mirage IIIO DLC, Mirage 5BA DLC Notes Screenshots contain weapons from ravenclaw007. Submitter Sheriff001 Submitted 04/09/2018 Category Mirage 3  
  9. File Name: RAAF F-111C/G/A/RF-111C new skin pack File Submitter: Sheriff001 File Submitted: 06 February 2017 File Category: F-111 RAAF F-111 reskinning Born in Texas, lived in Queensland - the Pig. Here are new skins for the RAAF F-111s. The SEA camouflage skins have been repainted, mostly in accordance with LeL's SF1 F-111C. In addition to the usual fin squadron markings, the crests are also displayed. The grey skins have also been redone. All of this was done on the new templates provided by slick_cowboy, who more than lives up to his username. In addition to F-111C skins, F-111A, and F-111G skins are provided. In addition, the hypothetical RF-111A from "F-111 Super Vark Pack" has been repurposed as an RF-111C. All serials have been added. The following versions are represented: F-111C (Early) SEA camouflage: 28 serials including the 4 F-111A attrition replacements converted to F-111C. Squadron markings for 1SQN, 6 SQN, and blank squadron markings (which may be accessed by selecting "No. 82 Wing" in the loadout) ARDU SEA camouflage/white - A8-132 only [*]F-111C (Late) SEA camouflage: 28 serials including the 4 F-111A attrition replacements converted to F-111C. Squadron markings for 1SQN, 6 SQN, and blank squadron markings (which may be accessed by selecting "No. 82 Wing" in the loadout) Gunship Grey: 28 serials including the 4 F-111A attrition replacements converted to F-111C. Black squadron markings for 1SQN and 6SQN. [*]F-111G Gunship Grey, 6SQN (Black tail): 15 serials. Gunship Grey, 6SQN (Blue tail): 15 serials. F-111A SEA camouflage. 4 serials only (A8-109, 112, 113, 114). New userlist.ini with RAAF service from 1982-1984. An alternate loading screen, featuring a RAAF F-111A still fitted with short wings is also provided. [*]RF-111C SEA camouflage: 28 serials including the 4 F-111A attrition replacements converted to F-111C. Squadron markings for 1SQN, 6 SQN, and blank squadron markings (which may be accessed by selecting "No. 82 Wing" in the loadout) Gunship Grey: 28 serials including the 4 F-111A attrition replacements converted to F-111C. Black squadron markings for 1SQN and 6SQN. Important notes: All squadron markings are at the decal level, they are not painted on. The numbers used are as follows. If you need to edit them, please do so. 1SQN: 716 82WG: 726 6SQN: 787 ARDU: 725 For the squadronlist.ini: [squadron716] Name=1SQNRAAF DisplayName=No. 1 Squadron Nation=Australia [squadron726] Name=82RAAF DisplayName=No. 82 Wing Nation=Australia [squadron725] Name=ARDU DisplayName=Aircraft Research and Development Unit Nation=Australia [squadron787] Name=6RAAF DisplayName=No. 6 Squadron Nation=Australia The nose wheel door buzz numbers are missing. There is an apparent issue in the LOD file that prevents their display. This was discovered after testing. Extras: Alternate squadron markings for the SEA camouflaged aircraft: The big "1" for 1SQN (example: http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/small/000/500/500438.jpg) Simple yellow or blue lightning flash (examples: https://www.sites.google.com/site/shess0757/_/rsrc/1401962709125/fsx-and-real-f-111-aircraft/image079.jpg) These can be added by altering the name of the standard squadron decals (named "raaflsqnXXX.tga" and "raafrsqnXXX.tga", and copying the non-standard markings in, or you may simply overwrite the standard markings) Installation instructions Remove and backup all existing skins for the F-111C(Early), F-111C(Late), and the RAAF skin for the F-111G. Copy "Objects" into your mod folder. Merge and overwrite as necessary Credits: slickcowboy: Templates LeL: Skin patterns FastCargo and the crew on the F-111 Super Vark Pack If anyone has been missed, or any individuals on the Super Vark Pack team wish to be mentioned personally, please contact me. Click here to download this file
  10. RAAF F-111C/G/A/RF-111C new skin pack

    Version 1.0

    75 downloads

    RAAF F-111 reskinning Born in Texas, lived in Queensland - the Pig. Here are new skins for the RAAF F-111s. The SEA camouflage skins have been repainted, mostly in accordance with LeL's SF1 F-111C. In addition to the usual fin squadron markings, the crests are also displayed. The grey skins have also been redone. All of this was done on the new templates provided by slick_cowboy, who more than lives up to his username. In addition to F-111C skins, F-111A, and F-111G skins are provided. In addition, the hypothetical RF-111A from "F-111 Super Vark Pack" has been repurposed as an RF-111C. All serials have been added. The following versions are represented: F-111C (Early)SEA camouflage: 28 serials including the 4 F-111A attrition replacements converted to F-111C. Squadron markings for 1SQN, 6 SQN, and blank squadron markings (which may be accessed by selecting "No. 82 Wing" in the loadout) ARDU SEA camouflage/white - A8-132 only [*]F-111C (Late) SEA camouflage: 28 serials including the 4 F-111A attrition replacements converted to F-111C. Squadron markings for 1SQN, 6 SQN, and blank squadron markings (which may be accessed by selecting "No. 82 Wing" in the loadout) Gunship Grey: 28 serials including the 4 F-111A attrition replacements converted to F-111C. Black squadron markings for 1SQN and 6SQN. [*]F-111G Gunship Grey, 6SQN (Black tail): 15 serials. Gunship Grey, 6SQN (Blue tail): 15 serials. F-111ASEA camouflage. 4 serials only (A8-109, 112, 113, 114). New userlist.ini with RAAF service from 1982-1984. An alternate loading screen, featuring a RAAF F-111A still fitted with short wings is also provided. [*]RF-111C SEA camouflage: 28 serials including the 4 F-111A attrition replacements converted to F-111C. Squadron markings for 1SQN, 6 SQN, and blank squadron markings (which may be accessed by selecting "No. 82 Wing" in the loadout) Gunship Grey: 28 serials including the 4 F-111A attrition replacements converted to F-111C. Black squadron markings for 1SQN and 6SQN. Important notes: All squadron markings are at the decal level, they are not painted on. The numbers used are as follows. If you need to edit them, please do so. 1SQN: 716 82WG: 726 6SQN: 787 ARDU: 725 For the squadronlist.ini: [squadron716] Name=1SQNRAAF DisplayName=No. 1 Squadron Nation=Australia [squadron726] Name=82RAAF DisplayName=No. 82 Wing Nation=Australia [squadron725] Name=ARDU DisplayName=Aircraft Research and Development Unit Nation=Australia [squadron787] Name=6RAAF DisplayName=No. 6 Squadron Nation=Australia The nose wheel door buzz numbers are missing. There is an apparent issue in the LOD file that prevents their display. This was discovered after testing. Extras: Alternate squadron markings for the SEA camouflaged aircraft: The big "1" for 1SQN (example: http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/small/000/500/500438.jpg) Simple yellow or blue lightning flash (examples: https://www.sites.google.com/site/shess0757/_/rsrc/1401962709125/fsx-and-real-f-111-aircraft/image079.jpg) These can be added by altering the name of the standard squadron decals (named "raaflsqnXXX.tga" and "raafrsqnXXX.tga", and copying the non-standard markings in, or you may simply overwrite the standard markings) Installation instructions Remove and backup all existing skins for the F-111C(Early), F-111C(Late), and the RAAF skin for the F-111G. Copy "Objects" into your mod folder. Merge and overwrite as necessary Credits: slickcowboy: Templates LeL: Skin patterns FastCargo and the crew on the F-111 Super Vark Pack If anyone has been missed, or any individuals on the Super Vark Pack team wish to be mentioned personally, please contact me.
  11. File Name: F-4K Phantom II - Royal Australian Navy - US style skins File Submitter: Sheriff001 File Submitted: 02 February 2016 File Category: What If Hangar This contains three F-4K Phantom IIs in the markings of the Royal Australian Navy. 724, 805, and 808 Squadrons are portrayed. You must have TK's F-4K Phantom II DLC to use this mod. Contents F-4K 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome F-4K_75 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome F-4K_80 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, RAN Camouflage 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 808 Squadron, RAN Camouflage History The idea for this aircraft comes from my Nazi Cold War timeline on my alternate history wikia. The RAN proposed the acquisition of Essex class carriers to the Government in 1964 to replace the Majestic class HMAS Melbourne. The aircraft the RAN proposed was the F-4B Phantom. Operating an F-4B from the relatively small deck of an Essex class carrier is problematic, to say the least. On the other hand, the F-4K Phantom modifications would enable the operation of a Phantom from such a small deck. The F-4K entered service in 1969. Three squadrons operated the Phantom; 805 Squadron, which operated from HMAS Melbourne; 808 Squadron, which operated from HMAS Sydney; and 724 Squadron, which conducted the RAN's Phantom training from HMAS Albatross in Nowra, NSW. Both 805 and 808 Squadrons were homeported at HMAS Albatross. They initially served beside the RAN's A-4E Skyhawks. From 1972, the Phantom's counterpart was the A-7E Corsair II. They served in the Vietnam War protecting supply convoys to North Vietnam to aid its fight against the Fascist regime in the South. They subsequently served in the Gulf War of 1995. After the war, the F-4K was replaced by the McDonnell Douglas FV-16C Wraith STOVL fighter. The F-4K remained in service until 1995. For further on this (including the RAN proposal itself) see the following: - http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=8449.0 For an alternate backstory, see this page on my wikia site: - http://themarshall.wikia.com/wiki/Miscellaneous_Cold_War_technology#McDonnell_Douglas_F-4K.2FM_Phantom Installation Copy the contents of ModFolder into your mod folder. Overwrite as necessary. Notes These skins can be integrated with the British-style F-4K Phantom FG.22 mod which is also available. Note that this aircraft has a different name. The British-style version's name is "F-4K Phantom FG.22 (RAN)", while this mod is named "F-4K Phantom (RAN)" Credits TK: SF2, F-4K DLC Spinners: Squadron insignia Sundowner: Skin templates paulopanz: F-4K DLC enhancement Click here to download this file
  12. Version 1.0

    49 downloads

    This contains three F-4K Phantom IIs in the markings of the Royal Australian Navy. 724, 805, and 808 Squadrons are portrayed. You must have TK's F-4K Phantom II DLC to use this mod. Contents F-4K 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome F-4K_75 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome F-4K_80 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 724 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome, checkered tail 805 Squadron, RAN Camouflage 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, black radome 808 Squadron, Gull Grey/White, white radome 808 Squadron, RAN Camouflage History The idea for this aircraft comes from my Nazi Cold War timeline on my alternate history wikia. The RAN proposed the acquisition of Essex class carriers to the Government in 1964 to replace the Majestic class HMAS Melbourne. The aircraft the RAN proposed was the F-4B Phantom. Operating an F-4B from the relatively small deck of an Essex class carrier is problematic, to say the least. On the other hand, the F-4K Phantom modifications would enable the operation of a Phantom from such a small deck. The F-4K entered service in 1969. Three squadrons operated the Phantom; 805 Squadron, which operated from HMAS Melbourne; 808 Squadron, which operated from HMAS Sydney; and 724 Squadron, which conducted the RAN's Phantom training from HMAS Albatross in Nowra, NSW. Both 805 and 808 Squadrons were homeported at HMAS Albatross. They initially served beside the RAN's A-4E Skyhawks. From 1972, the Phantom's counterpart was the A-7E Corsair II. They served in the Vietnam War protecting supply convoys to North Vietnam to aid its fight against the Fascist regime in the South. They subsequently served in the Gulf War of 1995. After the war, the F-4K was replaced by the McDonnell Douglas FV-16C Wraith STOVL fighter. The F-4K remained in service until 1995. For further on this (including the RAN proposal itself) see the following: - http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=8449.0 For an alternate backstory, see this page on my wikia site: - http://themarshall.wikia.com/wiki/Miscellaneous_Cold_War_technology#McDonnell_Douglas_F-4K.2FM_Phantom Installation Copy the contents of ModFolder into your mod folder. Overwrite as necessary. Notes These skins can be integrated with the British-style F-4K Phantom FG.22 mod which is also available. Note that this aircraft has a different name. The British-style version's name is "F-4K Phantom FG.22 (RAN)", while this mod is named "F-4K Phantom (RAN)" Credits TK: SF2, F-4K DLC Spinners: Squadron insignia Sundowner: Skin templates paulopanz: F-4K DLC enhancement
  13. File Name: McDonnell F-4K Phantom FG.21 - Royal Australian Navy - British style File Submitter: Sheriff001 File Submitted: 02 February 2016 File Category: What If Hangar This mod is an adaptation of TK's F-4K Phantom II DLC in the markings of the Royal Australian Navy. The colour schemes reflect those of the Royal Navy's Phantoms and Sea Harriers. You must have the F-4K DLC from the ThirdWire DLC Store to use this mod. Contents F-4K 724 Squadron, RN Blue 724 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) 805 Squadron, RN Blue 805 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) F-4K_75 724 Squadron, RN Blue 724 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) 805 Squadron, RN Blue 805 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) F-4K_80 724 Squadron, RN Blue 724 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) 724 Squadron, Dark Sea Grey 805 Squadron, RN Blue 805 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) 805 Squadron, Extra Dark Sea Grey (Falklands War) 805 Squadron, RN Dark Sea Grey History The RAN ordered the Phantom to replace the de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW.22 which had served on Australia's Audacious class carrier HMAS Melbourne R21 (ex-HMS Africa). They were delivered in 1969, and served with two squadrons, 805 Squadron, which was the operational squadron embarked on HMAS Melbourne, and 724 Squadron, which served as a training unit. Both were homeported at HMAS Albatross in Nowra, NSW. Where necessary, additional training was provided in RAAF Phantom FGR.22s with 2 OCU at RAAF Williamtown. The RAN's Phantom FG.21s served with Commonwealth forces in the Far East and the Indian Ocean for many years, including sporadic skirmishes with Indonesian aircraft and ships. In 1982, HMAS Melbourne was assigned to aid the British effort to liberate the Falklands from Argentine occupation. After the Falklands War, the Phantom FG.21 continued to serve. HMAS Melbourne was paid off in 1987. The surviving Phantom FG.21s were turned over to the RAAF to provide spares for the RAAF's Phantom FGR.22 force. The final flight of a Phantom FG.21 in RAN markings was at the Australian Bicentennial Airshow in 1988. Installation Install the contents of ModFolder into your mod folder. Overwrite as necessary. You must have the F-4K DLC from the ThirdWire DLC Store to use this mod. Notes There is also an RAN F-4K available wearing US-style schemes and a camouflage scheme based on that used by the RAN's A-4Gs late in their service. It can be integrated with this mod. Note that this mod has a different aircraft name. The name of this mod is "F-4K Phantom FG.21 (RAN)", while the US-style version is named "F-4K Phantom II (RAN)". Credits TK: SF2, F-4K DLC Sundowner: F-4B template Spinners: Squadron insignia Click here to download this file
  14. Version 1.0

    51 downloads

    This mod is an adaptation of TK's F-4K Phantom II DLC in the markings of the Royal Australian Navy. The colour schemes reflect those of the Royal Navy's Phantoms and Sea Harriers. You must have the F-4K DLC from the ThirdWire DLC Store to use this mod. Contents F-4K 724 Squadron, RN Blue 724 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) 805 Squadron, RN Blue 805 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) F-4K_75 724 Squadron, RN Blue 724 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) 805 Squadron, RN Blue 805 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) F-4K_80 724 Squadron, RN Blue 724 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) 724 Squadron, Dark Sea Grey 805 Squadron, RN Blue 805 Squadron, RN Blue (Checkered tail) 805 Squadron, Extra Dark Sea Grey (Falklands War) 805 Squadron, RN Dark Sea Grey History The RAN ordered the Phantom to replace the de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW.22 which had served on Australia's Audacious class carrier HMAS Melbourne R21 (ex-HMS Africa). They were delivered in 1969, and served with two squadrons, 805 Squadron, which was the operational squadron embarked on HMAS Melbourne, and 724 Squadron, which served as a training unit. Both were homeported at HMAS Albatross in Nowra, NSW. Where necessary, additional training was provided in RAAF Phantom FGR.22s with 2 OCU at RAAF Williamtown. The RAN's Phantom FG.21s served with Commonwealth forces in the Far East and the Indian Ocean for many years, including sporadic skirmishes with Indonesian aircraft and ships. In 1982, HMAS Melbourne was assigned to aid the British effort to liberate the Falklands from Argentine occupation. After the Falklands War, the Phantom FG.21 continued to serve. HMAS Melbourne was paid off in 1987. The surviving Phantom FG.21s were turned over to the RAAF to provide spares for the RAAF's Phantom FGR.22 force. The final flight of a Phantom FG.21 in RAN markings was at the Australian Bicentennial Airshow in 1988. Installation Install the contents of ModFolder into your mod folder. Overwrite as necessary. You must have the F-4K DLC from the ThirdWire DLC Store to use this mod. Notes There is also an RAN F-4K available wearing US-style schemes and a camouflage scheme based on that used by the RAN's A-4Gs late in their service. It can be integrated with this mod. Note that this mod has a different aircraft name. The name of this mod is "F-4K Phantom FG.21 (RAN)", while the US-style version is named "F-4K Phantom II (RAN)". Credits TK: SF2, F-4K DLC Sundowner: F-4B template Spinners: Squadron insignia
  15. File Name: F-4M Phantom II - Royal Australian Air Force - US Style schemes File Submitter: Sheriff001 File Submitted: 02 February 2016 File Category: What If Hangar This is the F-4M Phantom II for the Royal Australian Air Force with US style skins. Contents There are three versions of the F-4M in this mod. TK's F-4M: 2SQN SEA Camouflage 3SQN ADC Grey 3SQN SEA Camouflage 12SQN SEA Camouflage 30SQN ADC Grey 30SQN SEA Camouflage 75SQN ADC Grey 75SQN SEA Camouflage 76SQN ADC Grey 76SQN SEA Camouflage 77SQN ADC Grey 77SQN SEA Camouflage 79SQN ADC Grey 79SQN SEA Camouflage TK's F-4M (75): 2SQN SEA Camouflage 3SQN ADC Grey 3SQN SEA Camouflage 12SQN SEA Camouflage 30SQN ADC Grey 30SQN SEA Camouflage 75SQN ADC Grey 75SQN SEA Camouflage 76SQN ADC Grey 76SQN SEA Camouflage 77SQN ADC Grey 77SQN SEA Camouflage 79SQN ADC Grey 79SQN SEA Camouflage TK's F-4M (80): 2SQN Hill Grey 2SQN SEA Camouflage 2SQN SEA Wraparound 3SQN ADC Grey 3SQN Hill Grey 3SQN SEA Camouflage 3SQN SEA Wraparound 12SQN Hill Grey 12SQN SEA Camouflage 12SQN SEA Wraparound 30SQN ADC Grey 30SQN Hill Grey 30SQN SEA Camouflage 30SQN SEA Wraparound 75SQN ADC Grey 75SQN Hill Grey 75SQN SEA Camouflage 75SQN SEA Wraparound 76SQN ADC Grey 76SQN Hill Grey 76SQN SEA Camouflage 76SQN SEA Wraparound 77SQN ADC Grey 77SQN Hill Grey 77SQN SEA Camouflage 77SQN SEA Wraparound 79SQN ADC Grey 79SQN Hill Grey 79SQN SEA Camouflage 79SQN SEA Wraparound History The idea for this aircraft comes from my alternate history site. It was first operated by this alternate Royal Canadian Navy in 1968. The RAAF's primary strike aircraft for the sixties was the F-105 Thunderchief. During the Vietnam War, the RAAF used its Thunderchiefs to strike targets of strategic importance to the Saigon Fascist regime. However, German air defences in South Vietnam had taken their toll on the Thuds. With the F-111C suffering serious delays, the RAAF took what was available, the F-4 Phantom. This aircraft had just been introduced by the Royal Australian Navy. In Vietnam, the Phantom enjoyed a high level of success, and showed its multi-role capacity. With the delivery of the F-111s, and their work up to full operational capability, the RAAF needed to find a mission for its Phantoms, or a buyer. The RAAF recommended early replacement of most of its F-104 Starfighters. The Government accepted this option, and the F-4M served as Australia's front line tactical fighter until the mid 1990s. The wikia article for the aircraft itself is found here: - http://themarshall.wikia.com/wiki/Miscellaneous_Cold_War_technology#McDonnell_Douglas_F-4K.2FM_Phantom Installation Copy the contents of the ModFolder folder into your mod folder. Notes There is also a version with RAF style skins. The two can be integrated together, however the RAF style version has a different name, F-4M Phantom II FGR.22. Credits TK: F-4M from the SF2: Europe. Ravenclaw_007: F-4E templates, F-4B templates, high resolution AIM-7 Sundowner: F-4E templates, F-4B templates Click here to download this file
  16. Version 1.0

    64 downloads

    This is the F-4M Phantom II for the Royal Australian Air Force with US style skins. Contents There are three versions of the F-4M in this mod. TK's F-4M: 2SQN SEA Camouflage 3SQN ADC Grey 3SQN SEA Camouflage 12SQN SEA Camouflage 30SQN ADC Grey 30SQN SEA Camouflage 75SQN ADC Grey 75SQN SEA Camouflage 76SQN ADC Grey 76SQN SEA Camouflage 77SQN ADC Grey 77SQN SEA Camouflage 79SQN ADC Grey 79SQN SEA Camouflage TK's F-4M (75): 2SQN SEA Camouflage 3SQN ADC Grey 3SQN SEA Camouflage 12SQN SEA Camouflage 30SQN ADC Grey 30SQN SEA Camouflage 75SQN ADC Grey 75SQN SEA Camouflage 76SQN ADC Grey 76SQN SEA Camouflage 77SQN ADC Grey 77SQN SEA Camouflage 79SQN ADC Grey 79SQN SEA Camouflage TK's F-4M (80): 2SQN Hill Grey 2SQN SEA Camouflage 2SQN SEA Wraparound 3SQN ADC Grey 3SQN Hill Grey 3SQN SEA Camouflage 3SQN SEA Wraparound 12SQN Hill Grey 12SQN SEA Camouflage 12SQN SEA Wraparound 30SQN ADC Grey 30SQN Hill Grey 30SQN SEA Camouflage 30SQN SEA Wraparound 75SQN ADC Grey 75SQN Hill Grey 75SQN SEA Camouflage 75SQN SEA Wraparound 76SQN ADC Grey 76SQN Hill Grey 76SQN SEA Camouflage 76SQN SEA Wraparound 77SQN ADC Grey 77SQN Hill Grey 77SQN SEA Camouflage 77SQN SEA Wraparound 79SQN ADC Grey 79SQN Hill Grey 79SQN SEA Camouflage 79SQN SEA Wraparound History The idea for this aircraft comes from my alternate history site. It was first operated by this alternate Royal Canadian Navy in 1968. The RAAF's primary strike aircraft for the sixties was the F-105 Thunderchief. During the Vietnam War, the RAAF used its Thunderchiefs to strike targets of strategic importance to the Saigon Fascist regime. However, German air defences in South Vietnam had taken their toll on the Thuds. With the F-111C suffering serious delays, the RAAF took what was available, the F-4 Phantom. This aircraft had just been introduced by the Royal Australian Navy. In Vietnam, the Phantom enjoyed a high level of success, and showed its multi-role capacity. With the delivery of the F-111s, and their work up to full operational capability, the RAAF needed to find a mission for its Phantoms, or a buyer. The RAAF recommended early replacement of most of its F-104 Starfighters. The Government accepted this option, and the F-4M served as Australia's front line tactical fighter until the mid 1990s. The wikia article for the aircraft itself is found here: - http://themarshall.wikia.com/wiki/Miscellaneous_Cold_War_technology#McDonnell_Douglas_F-4K.2FM_Phantom Installation Copy the contents of the ModFolder folder into your mod folder. Notes There is also a version with RAF style skins. The two can be integrated together, however the RAF style version has a different name, F-4M Phantom II FGR.22. Credits TK: F-4M from the SF2: Europe. Ravenclaw_007: F-4E templates, F-4B templates, high resolution AIM-7 Sundowner: F-4E templates, F-4B templates
  17. File Name: F-4M Phantom II FGR.22 - Royal Australian Air Force - RAF schemes File Submitter: Sheriff001 File Submitted: 01 February 2016 File Category: What If Hangar Introduction The F-4M Phantom II (Phantom FGR.22) for the Royal Australian Air Force. There are three versions of the F-4M in this mod. TK's F-4M in RAF camouflage with Type A and Type B roundels. Squadrons represented include 2SQN, 3SQN, 12SQN, 30SQN, 75SQN, 76SQN, 77SQN, and 79SQN. TK's F-4M_75 in RAF camouflage with Type A and Type B roundels. Squadrons represented include 2SQN, 3SQN, 12SQN, 30SQN, 75SQN, 76SQN, 77SQN, and 79SQN. TK's F-4M_80 in RAF camouflage with Type A and Type B roundels and Barley Grey. Squadrons represented in RAF camouflage include 2SQN, 3SQN, 12SQN, 30SQN, 75SQN, 76SQN, 77SQN, and 79SQN. Squadrons represented in Barley Grey include 3SQN, 30SQN, 75SQN, 76SQN, 77SQN, and 79SQN. History The RAAF purchased the F-4M in order to support a large Commonwealth commitment to Malaysia and Singapore against the aggression of the PKI regime in Indonesia. The F-4M was initially intended to fit the gap between the RAAF's Mirage IIIO and BAC Eagle (TSR.2). In the event, the F-4M replaced the Mirage completely. The F-4Ms remained in service until the mid-1990s, when they were replaced by F/A-18 Hornets. Installation Copy the contents of ModFolder into your mod folder. Notes This aircraft can be combined with the US style skins in the another mod. The aircraft names are different. This mod add "FGR.22" to the name (in the British style), while the mod with US style skins is simply named "F-4M Phantom II". Credits TK: F-4M from the SF2: Europe. Ravenclaw_007: F-4E templates, F-4B templates, high resolution AIM-7 Sundowner: F-4E templates, F-4B templates If I have missed anyone, please let me know. Click here to download this file
  18. Version 1.0

    66 downloads

    Introduction The F-4M Phantom II (Phantom FGR.22) for the Royal Australian Air Force. There are three versions of the F-4M in this mod. TK's F-4M in RAF camouflage with Type A and Type B roundels. Squadrons represented include 2SQN, 3SQN, 12SQN, 30SQN, 75SQN, 76SQN, 77SQN, and 79SQN. TK's F-4M_75 in RAF camouflage with Type A and Type B roundels. Squadrons represented include 2SQN, 3SQN, 12SQN, 30SQN, 75SQN, 76SQN, 77SQN, and 79SQN. TK's F-4M_80 in RAF camouflage with Type A and Type B roundels and Barley Grey. Squadrons represented in RAF camouflage include 2SQN, 3SQN, 12SQN, 30SQN, 75SQN, 76SQN, 77SQN, and 79SQN. Squadrons represented in Barley Grey include 3SQN, 30SQN, 75SQN, 76SQN, 77SQN, and 79SQN. History The RAAF purchased the F-4M in order to support a large Commonwealth commitment to Malaysia and Singapore against the aggression of the PKI regime in Indonesia. The F-4M was initially intended to fit the gap between the RAAF's Mirage IIIO and BAC Eagle (TSR.2). In the event, the F-4M replaced the Mirage completely. The F-4Ms remained in service until the mid-1990s, when they were replaced by F/A-18 Hornets. Installation Copy the contents of ModFolder into your mod folder. Notes This aircraft can be combined with the US style skins in the another mod. The aircraft names are different. This mod add "FGR.22" to the name (in the British style), while the mod with US style skins is simply named "F-4M Phantom II". Credits TK: F-4M from the SF2: Europe. Ravenclaw_007: F-4E templates, F-4B templates, high resolution AIM-7 Sundowner: F-4E templates, F-4B templates If I have missed anyone, please let me know.
  19. File Name: Kanimbla class amphibious transport File Submitter: WhiteBoySamurai File Submitted: 19 April 2015 File Category: Cargo and Transports This model represents the Kanimbla class, an amphibious transport in commission with the Royal Australian Navy from 1994 to 2011. The Kanimbla and her sister ship Manoora were extensively modified Newport class landing ships transferred from the USN. While officially recommissioned in 1994, they did not enter RAN service until 1999 when the repairs and upgrades were finally completed. The Kanimbla class has a large hangar for up to four helicopters, landing pads fore and aft, and an enormous crane capable of lifting 70 tons. See the readme for full details. If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or constructive criticisms regarding this model, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you! Click here to download this file
  20. Version 1.0

    153 downloads

    This model represents the Kanimbla class, an amphibious transport in commission with the Royal Australian Navy from 1994 to 2011. The Kanimbla and her sister ship Manoora were extensively modified Newport class landing ships transferred from the USN. While officially recommissioned in 1994, they did not enter RAN service until 1999 when the repairs and upgrades were finally completed. The Kanimbla class has a large hangar for up to four helicopters, landing pads fore and aft, and an enormous crane capable of lifting 70 tons. See the readme for full details. If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or constructive criticisms regarding this model, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you!
  21. File Name: RAAF F-105D Thunderchief File Submitter: Sheriff001 File Submitted: 10 December 2013 File Category: What If Hangar This is a what-if mod of the stock F-105D Thunderchief, with Sundowner's new high-resolution skins, for the Royal Australian Air Force. Backstory During the late 1950s, Australia faced a worsening strategic situation to its north. Having helped Indonesia gain its independence in 1949, Australia now faced an increasingly hostile government, led by the nationalist dictator Sukarno. As time went on, Sukarno tempered his nationalism with communism, and considered himself South-East Asia's foremost anti-colonialist. Indonesia's communist party, the PKI, was the third largest communist party in the world, exceeded by only the Communist Party of China and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Sukarno's closer relationship with the USSR had tangible rewards for Indonesia's armed forces, the TNI. Soviet weapons poured into Indonesia. Australian defence leaders doubted that their Avon-Sabres could intercept Indonesia's Il-28 Beagle bombers, and were absolutely certain that they couldn't touch Tu-16 Badgers. Likewise, the ability of the GAF Canberra to survive against an air defence equipped with supersonic MiG fighters was questionable at best. To be assured of their ability to attack a target in Indonesia (possibly with a "special weapon"), Australia needed a new strike aircraft. The Menzies Government ordered the F-111C off the drawing board. In the meantime, an interim aircraft was sought. The B-47 Stratojet was offered, but rejected. The B-47 was seen as too unwieldly for the RAAF. The USAF's current tactical strike aircraft, the F-105 Thunderchief, seemed to fit the bill. Australia's Thunderchiefs were delivered quickly. Shortly after the F-111 order was placed, Thuds began to arrive in Australia. Three RAAF Squadrons were equipped with the F-105, 1 Squadron, 2 Squadron, 6 Squadron, and 12 Squadron. 2 Squadron was deployed to RAAF Butterworth for forward defence, while 1 and 6 Squadrons were based at RAAF Amberley. As with most RAAF aircraft, it served with the Aircraft Research and Development Unit. 1965 was a key year in the history of the Australian Thunderchiefs. The Abortive Coup in Indonesia in September removed Australia's primary threat, and Australia committed combat forces to support the government of South Vietnam. 2 Squadron were moved from RAAF Butterworth to RAAF Ubon in eastern Thailand. 2 Squadron's F-105 Thunderchiefs operated alongside their US equivalents in attacking North Vietnam. The RAAF's Thuds remained in Thailand until the withdrawal of Australian forces in Vietnam in 1972. During that time, they operated on both sides of the DMZ, and were the preferred support for the Australian Task Force in Phuoc Tuy province. The Task Force especially appreciated the accuracy of the Australian F-105 pilots. Several RNZAF pilots flew Australian Thunderchiefs on exchange postings. As the USAF replaced their Thunderchiefs with Phantoms, the American Thuds were given to the RAAF to replace their losses. When 2 Squadron returned to Australia, it was immediately disbanded, and its crews were sent to 1 and 6 Squadrons to train for the F-111C, which was finally to arrive. The RAAF's Wild Weasels continued in service until 1983. Skins Natural metal - This is the scheme in which the aircraft were delivered. In RAAF service, it was used until 1966, when circumstances forced the RAAF to camouflage their aircraft. This skin is provided only for the F-105D, however should you wish to use it with the F-105D_66, then simply copy the RAAFSilver folder into the F-105D_66 folder, and rename the aircraft textures from F-105D_x.bmp to F-105D_66_x.bmp. SEA - This scheme was introduced for the RAAF's Thuds in 1966 for usage in Vietnam. All RAAF F-105D Thunderchiefs eventually wore this scheme. It persisted until the retirement of the Thud. Anti-Flash White - Between 1962 and 1965, ARDU (the RAAF's test flying unit) operated three F-105Ds in a special anti-flash white scheme. The aircraft were used for testing a variety of conentional and nuclear weapons. While ARDU's home base was RAAF Laverton, the White Thuds operated almost exclusively from the secretive Woomera Test Facility. Installation Copy the contents of ModFolder into your mod folder. Merge/overwrite when prompted. Please see Notes first. Notes This mod contains a squadronlist.ini file. If you do not wish to alter your own, then you should add the following into your squadronlist.ini: [squadron193] Name=2RAAF DisplayName=No. 2 Squadron Nation=Australia [squadron716] Name=1RAAF DisplayName=No. 1 Squadron Nation=Australia [squadron725] Name=ARDU DisplayName=Aircraft Research and Development Unit Nation=Australia [squadron726] Name=6RAAF DisplayName=No. 6 Squadron Nation=Australia [squadron727] Name=12RAAF DisplayName=No. 12 Squadron Nation=Australia Should these numbers not correspond with those in your squadronlist.ini, then change the numbers on the file, and the filenames of the SQN decals accordingly. Note that there are two decals for ARDU. Both must be renamed. Credits TK: Stock F-105D, TW series Sundowner: Hi-Res F-105 templates and skins HomeFries: Squadron insignia Spinners: Anti-Flash White skin To make your own F-105 skins, use Sundowner's templates: http://combatace.com/files/file/14427-hi-res-tw-f-105d-templates/ Click here to download this file
  22. RAAF F-105D Thunderchief

    Version 2.0

    100 downloads

    This is a what-if mod of the stock F-105D Thunderchief, with Sundowner's new high-resolution skins, for the Royal Australian Air Force. Backstory During the late 1950s, Australia faced a worsening strategic situation to its north. Having helped Indonesia gain its independence in 1949, Australia now faced an increasingly hostile government, led by the nationalist dictator Sukarno. As time went on, Sukarno tempered his nationalism with communism, and considered himself South-East Asia's foremost anti-colonialist. Indonesia's communist party, the PKI, was the third largest communist party in the world, exceeded by only the Communist Party of China and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Sukarno's closer relationship with the USSR had tangible rewards for Indonesia's armed forces, the TNI. Soviet weapons poured into Indonesia. Australian defence leaders doubted that their Avon-Sabres could intercept Indonesia's Il-28 Beagle bombers, and were absolutely certain that they couldn't touch Tu-16 Badgers. Likewise, the ability of the GAF Canberra to survive against an air defence equipped with supersonic MiG fighters was questionable at best. To be assured of their ability to attack a target in Indonesia (possibly with a "special weapon"), Australia needed a new strike aircraft. The Menzies Government ordered the F-111C off the drawing board. In the meantime, an interim aircraft was sought. The B-47 Stratojet was offered, but rejected. The B-47 was seen as too unwieldly for the RAAF. The USAF's current tactical strike aircraft, the F-105 Thunderchief, seemed to fit the bill. Australia's Thunderchiefs were delivered quickly. Shortly after the F-111 order was placed, Thuds began to arrive in Australia. Three RAAF Squadrons were equipped with the F-105, 1 Squadron, 2 Squadron, 6 Squadron, and 12 Squadron. 2 Squadron was deployed to RAAF Butterworth for forward defence, while 1 and 6 Squadrons were based at RAAF Amberley. As with most RAAF aircraft, it served with the Aircraft Research and Development Unit. 1965 was a key year in the history of the Australian Thunderchiefs. The Abortive Coup in Indonesia in September removed Australia's primary threat, and Australia committed combat forces to support the government of South Vietnam. 2 Squadron were moved from RAAF Butterworth to RAAF Ubon in eastern Thailand. 2 Squadron's F-105 Thunderchiefs operated alongside their US equivalents in attacking North Vietnam. The RAAF's Thuds remained in Thailand until the withdrawal of Australian forces in Vietnam in 1972. During that time, they operated on both sides of the DMZ, and were the preferred support for the Australian Task Force in Phuoc Tuy province. The Task Force especially appreciated the accuracy of the Australian F-105 pilots. Several RNZAF pilots flew Australian Thunderchiefs on exchange postings. As the USAF replaced their Thunderchiefs with Phantoms, the American Thuds were given to the RAAF to replace their losses. When 2 Squadron returned to Australia, it was immediately disbanded, and its crews were sent to 1 and 6 Squadrons to train for the F-111C, which was finally to arrive. The RAAF's Wild Weasels continued in service until 1983. Skins Natural metal - This is the scheme in which the aircraft were delivered. In RAAF service, it was used until 1966, when circumstances forced the RAAF to camouflage their aircraft. This skin is provided only for the F-105D, however should you wish to use it with the F-105D_66, then simply copy the RAAFSilver folder into the F-105D_66 folder, and rename the aircraft textures from F-105D_x.bmp to F-105D_66_x.bmp. SEA - This scheme was introduced for the RAAF's Thuds in 1966 for usage in Vietnam. All RAAF F-105D Thunderchiefs eventually wore this scheme. It persisted until the retirement of the Thud. Anti-Flash White - Between 1962 and 1965, ARDU (the RAAF's test flying unit) operated three F-105Ds in a special anti-flash white scheme. The aircraft were used for testing a variety of conentional and nuclear weapons. While ARDU's home base was RAAF Laverton, the White Thuds operated almost exclusively from the secretive Woomera Test Facility. Installation Copy the contents of ModFolder into your mod folder. Merge/overwrite when prompted. Please see Notes first. Notes This mod contains a squadronlist.ini file. If you do not wish to alter your own, then you should add the following into your squadronlist.ini: [squadron193] Name=2RAAF DisplayName=No. 2 Squadron Nation=Australia [squadron716] Name=1RAAF DisplayName=No. 1 Squadron Nation=Australia [squadron725] Name=ARDU DisplayName=Aircraft Research and Development Unit Nation=Australia [squadron726] Name=6RAAF DisplayName=No. 6 Squadron Nation=Australia [squadron727] Name=12RAAF DisplayName=No. 12 Squadron Nation=Australia Should these numbers not correspond with those in your squadronlist.ini, then change the numbers on the file, and the filenames of the SQN decals accordingly. Note that there are two decals for ARDU. Both must be renamed. Credits TK: Stock F-105D, TW series Sundowner: Hi-Res F-105 templates and skins HomeFries: Squadron insignia Spinners: Anti-Flash White skin To make your own F-105 skins, use Sundowner's templates: http://combatace.com/files/file/14427-hi-res-tw-f-105d-templates/
  23. File Name: [Renewed] F-4M Phantom II - Royal Australian Air Force File Submitter: Sheriff001 File Submitted: 09 April 2013 File Category: The Combat Ace What If Hangar The F-4M Phantom II for the Royal Australian Air Force. There are three versions of the F-4M in this mod. TK's F-4M: This is intended as a strike aircraft (but is capable in all roles). In this scenario, it was operated by 2 Squadron, 12 Squadron, and 460 Squadron. It comes in the SEA colour scheme, a Green/Grey RAF-style scheme, and an overall olive drab (as on the CF-104). TK's F-4M (75): This is an interceptor operated by 3 Squadron, 30 Squadron, and 458 Squadron. It comes in an ADC Grey scheme, a wrap-around SEA scheme, the Euro 1 scheme, and a wrap-around Green/Grey RAF-style scheme. TK's F-4M (80): Again, this is an interceptor operated by 3, 30, and 458 Squadrons. It comes in the grey scheme worn by RAF Phantoms near the end of their service lives, Euro 1, a wrap-around Green/Grey RAF-style scheme, and a wrap-around SEA scheme. Low-visibility national markings are provided for the grey scheme. I have taken the SF2 Realism Mod SquadronList.ini and added 12, 30, 458, and 460 Squadrons to it, and numbered the decals accordingly. Back Story The idea for this aircraft comes from my alternate history site. It was first operated by this alternate Royal Canadian Navy in 1968. The RAAF's primary strike aircraft for the sixties was the F-105 Thunderchief. During the Vietnam War, the RAAF used its Thunderchiefs to strike targets of strategic importance to the Saigon Fascist regime. However, German air defences in South Vietnam had taken their toll on the Thuds. With the F-111C suffering serious delays, the RAAF took what was available, the F-4 Phantom. This aircraft had just been introduced by the Royal Australian Navy. In Vietnam, the Phantom enjoyed a high level of success, and showed its multi-role capacity. With the delivery of the F-111s, and their work up to full operational capability, the RAAF needed to find a mission for its Phantoms, or a buyer. The RAAF recommended early replacement of the F-106 Delta Dart. The Government accepted this option, and the F-4M served as Australia's air defender until the early 1990s. The wikia article for the aircraft itself is found here: - http://themarshall.w...-4K.2FM_Phantom Installation Copy the contents of the Objects folder into the Objects folder inside your mod folder. Copy the contents of the PilotData folder into the PilotData folder of your mods folder. Credits TK: F-4M from the SF2: Europe. Ravenclaw_007: F-4E templates, F-4B templates, high resolution AIM-7 Sundowner: F-4E templates, F-4B templates Spinners: Green/Grey F-4M skins Dave, HomeFries and the SF2 Realism Mod team: SquadronList.ini Click here to download this file
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    The F-4M Phantom II for the Royal Australian Air Force. There are three versions of the F-4M in this mod. TK's F-4M: This is intended as a strike aircraft (but is capable in all roles). In this scenario, it was operated by 2 Squadron, 12 Squadron, and 460 Squadron. It comes in the SEA colour scheme, a Green/Grey RAF-style scheme, and an overall olive drab (as on the CF-104). TK's F-4M (75): This is an interceptor operated by 3 Squadron, 30 Squadron, and 458 Squadron. It comes in an ADC Grey scheme, a wrap-around SEA scheme, the Euro 1 scheme, and a wrap-around Green/Grey RAF-style scheme. TK's F-4M (80): Again, this is an interceptor operated by 3, 30, and 458 Squadrons. It comes in the grey scheme worn by RAF Phantoms near the end of their service lives, Euro 1, a wrap-around Green/Grey RAF-style scheme, and a wrap-around SEA scheme. Low-visibility national markings are provided for the grey scheme. I have taken the SF2 Realism Mod SquadronList.ini and added 12, 30, 458, and 460 Squadrons to it, and numbered the decals accordingly. Back Story The idea for this aircraft comes from my alternate history site. It was first operated by this alternate Royal Canadian Navy in 1968. The RAAF's primary strike aircraft for the sixties was the F-105 Thunderchief. During the Vietnam War, the RAAF used its Thunderchiefs to strike targets of strategic importance to the Saigon Fascist regime. However, German air defences in South Vietnam had taken their toll on the Thuds. With the F-111C suffering serious delays, the RAAF took what was available, the F-4 Phantom. This aircraft had just been introduced by the Royal Australian Navy. In Vietnam, the Phantom enjoyed a high level of success, and showed its multi-role capacity. With the delivery of the F-111s, and their work up to full operational capability, the RAAF needed to find a mission for its Phantoms, or a buyer. The RAAF recommended early replacement of the F-106 Delta Dart. The Government accepted this option, and the F-4M served as Australia's air defender until the early 1990s. The wikia article for the aircraft itself is found here: - http://themarshall.w...-4K.2FM_Phantom Installation Copy the contents of the Objects folder into the Objects folder inside your mod folder. Copy the contents of the PilotData folder into the PilotData folder of your mods folder. Credits TK: F-4M from the SF2: Europe. Ravenclaw_007: F-4E templates, F-4B templates, high resolution AIM-7 Sundowner: F-4E templates, F-4B templates Spinners: Green/Grey F-4M skins Dave, HomeFries and the SF2 Realism Mod team: SquadronList.ini
  25. File Name: [Renewed] F-4K Phantom II - Royal Australian Navy File Submitter: Sheriff001 File Submitted: 08 April 2013 File Category: The Combat Ace What If Hangar This contains three F-4K Phantom IIs in the markings of the Royal Australian Navy. 724, 805, and 808 Squadrons are portrayed. 805 Squadron is portrayed operating from HMAS Melbourne, while 808 Squadron is based on Sydney. 724 Squadron is portrayed as a training squadron operating from HMAS Albatross, a Naval Air Station at Nowra, New South Wales. The three time periods of TK's F-4K DLC are represented, original, 75, and 80. For all, a standard US Navy Gull Grey/White skin is provided, and for the F-4K 80, a two-tone grey camouflage is also provided for 805 and 808 Squadrons. The latter is similar to the camouflage seen on some RAN A-4G Skyhawks near the end of their service life. Modified F-4J loadouts are used. Please note carefully: You cannot use the inboard pylons and the AIM-9 rails simultaneously. If you load one, the other will empty. This is not a bug per se, this is simply an inbuilt limitation for the Spey Phantoms. The aircraft has been tested in a merged SF2 installation, patched to August 2012. I have included paulopanz's F-4K DLC enhamcement. I have included a squadrons.ini. This is not necessary for this mod, but is necessary for the RAAF and RCAF F-4M Phantoms. Incidentally, I'd suggest also getting Wrench's HMAS Australia (SCB-125 "What If") located here: http://combatace.com...cb-125-what-if/ Backstory The RAN proposed the acquisition of Essex class carriers to the Government in 1964 to replace the Majestic class HMAS Melbourne. The aircraft the RAN proposed was the F-4B Phantom. Operating an F-4B from the relatively small deck of an Essex class carrier is problematic, to say the least. On the other hand, the F-4K Phantom modifications would enable the operation of a Phantom from such a small deck. For further on this (including the RAN proposal itself) see the following: - http://www.secretpro...hp?topic=8449.0 For an alternate backstory, see this page on my wikia site: - http://themarshall.w...-4K.2FM_Phantom Installation ***********NOTE: TK's F-4K Phantom II from the DLC Store is required for this mod*************** Copy the contents of the Objects folder into your Objects folder. Copy the contents of the PilotData folder into your PilotData folder. Overwrite all files when prompted. No new weapons are offered. During the timeframe of this aircraft, the Royal Australian Navy used standard US Navy non-nuclear weapons. Credits TK - For the SF series of games, and the F-4K DLC Sundowner - For the skin templates, and for the Spey nozzles. Spinners - For the squadron decals from his RAN F-8E Crusader, and some additions to the skins. paulopanz - F-4K DLC Enhancement ravenclaw_007: High resolution AIM-7 Sparrow missiles Olivier ANGUILLE: EMI Reconnaissance Pod P.S. Anyone who believes they have been left out of the credits, please contact me at once so I can correct it. Click here to download this file
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