SACEUR warns that due to heavy losses in AFNORTH area of responsibility, CONUS reserves are now down to 40 copies.
SITREP UPDATE 20200418: 50 additional reinforcements are being transferred from Europe to CONUS. This is the last operational reserve, after which the only remaining option will be a strategic withdrawal.
At 19850724 0404 ZT Warsaw Pact forces attacked NATO on a front going from Northern Norway to West Germany. Assault supported by heavy air strikes and vertical assault operations. AFNORTH reports Soviet amphibious landings at Narvik, Tromsø.
CJCS declared DEFCON 1 at 19850724 0427 ZT. AFNORTH proceed as for CONOP 475/19 ANGRY ARROWHEAD.
After a long internal discussion, SACEUR finally authorized the public release of the Scenarios Booklet for 1985: Under an Iron Sky! Hopefully, this will help to understand one of the most dramatic events in the history of humanity: The Third World War in Central Europe.
19850722 0500 ZT HUMINT TOUCHDOWN CONFIRMED 12 SOVIET BOOMERS LEFT MRMNSK DURING NIGHT HRS
19850722 1041 ZT SIGINT SAT OPS 6431 WHITE CLOUD CONFIRMED SOVIET NRTHRN AND BALTIC FLEETS LEAVING BASES IN 48 HRS
DEFCON 2 EFFECTIVE STARTING 19850722 1600 ZT
As an open conflict between NATO and Warsaw Pact seems unavoidable, better prepare yourself and read the first part of 1985: Deadly Northern Lights Designer’s Notes, now available exclusively on Big Board Gaming! A big thanks to Kev Sharp for his support!