Overview: In their very brief history of just seven years, the Selous Scouts won a fearsome reputation as the best and most effective bush soldiers in Africa.
The regiment acted as a combat reconnaissance force and accounted for 68% of all terrorists killed in the Rhodesian War - whereas the Scouts only suffered 36 own casualties.
Quote : The idea comes from when I was searching for any cloaking scripts in Arma 3 or 2. The best I could find was from this youtube video. Sadly, the video was from July, 2014, and the maker hasn't yet posted up the script for it. So I set out to figure out how to recreate it, because it's just awesome.
Ovenmit informed us he released an updated version of the SA58 which he ported from Arma 2 on the BI forums.
Quote : I have ported one of my favourite weapons from Arma 2. Everything seems to be working as far as I can see. New muzzle system is in place.
I may still tweak the config based on comments or my own findings. I plan to make a new texture too in a future release.
Added Joint Rail support
Although it will work without ASDG Joint Rails it is strongly recommended you have it.
Blazenchamber released a new update on the Armaholic forums about the Specialist Military Arms mod.
Quote blazenchamber : This is a weapons and attatchments addon that will feture some really cool and unique models to the game for everyone to enjoy.
We currently have 11 new weapons, 9 assault rifles and one sniper all with variants of each weapon.
Each will have custom ammunition and sounds.
Firefly2442 released an updated version of his Arma Mission Briefing Conversion tool on the BI forums.
Quote firefly2442 : Just a small program I put together for converting missions.
This program batch upconverts old OFP and Arma style missions to the new briefing system used in Arma2. It parses the briefing.html file and pulls out the appropriate sections and creates a briefing.sqf file. Debriefing is still kept and saved to a new briefing.html file.
It's mostly untested at the moment, although it seems to be able to run without any errors.
Hopefully this is helpful to someone who is nostalgic about all the great old missions that are out there. If anyone wants to add support to this program for converting from Arma2 to Arma3, I would certainly love to get a pull request on Github.
Made a couple of tweaks and improvements. Should be able to run on more missions now without failing.
TerroRPL2 has submitted this singleplayer mission for Arma 2.
Quote TerroRPL2 : In last times, OPFOR has just taken the USMC's armory in field. They were prepairing for a war. You're being sent to support the USMC and clear: Armory site, Novy Sobor, Stary Sobor and Kabanino. (I'm new in creating missions, I don't know how to ask tasks, however, it'll display to for example: Get in, clear, move etc...) You'll have 3 squads in your high command: 2x infantry, 1x tank platoon (The mission is very hard, so stay alert.
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