Author: Phantom Hawk
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Requirements: No addons required

Version: 0.38
Signed: Yes

Short description: The Starstreak is a British short range man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS) manufactured by Thales Air Defence, in Belfast.

Date: 2017-12-08 21:38


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Starstreak HVM

by
Phantom Hawk


Description:
The Starstreak is a British short range man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS) manufactured by Thales Air Defence (formerly Shorts Missile Systems), in Belfast. It is also known as Starstreak HVM (High Velocity Missile). After launch, the missile accelerates to more than Mach 4 making it the fastest short-range surface-to-air missile in the world It then launches three laser beam riding submunitions, increasing the likelihood of a successful hit on the target. Starstreak has been in service with the British Army since 1997.(info from wikipedia)

This is my first addon so please let me know if there are any bugs. I have tried to make this as close to the actual Starstreak HVM as possible.

Addon features:
- Starstreak High Velocity Missile.
- Starstreak High Velocity Missile launcher.
- Static Starstreak High Velocity Missile launcher (can be disassembled into a weapon bag and tripod bag)
- Ammo box with 20 missiles and 8 launchers (look in props section in the editor).

Missile and launcher features:
- The Missile is what is know as a laser beam riding missile using a laser to paint a target for the missile to get a lock on the target it must be within the aiming crosshairs to lock on to it once fired the missile will automatically fly to the to the target and destroy it.
- The Missile has a max range of 7km.
- The launcher can target both land and air targets like the real Starstreak. it is effective against jets gunships MRAPs and IFVs (though i would not use it against tanks).
- It Cannot be jammed by countermeasures (though it can still miss if the target moves around to much).
- Its high speed makes it more likely to be able to intercept a fast moving aircraft.

Future features:
- Custom static launcher model.

Known issues:
- None that i know of at the moment please report any bugs to me if you find any.

notes:
- The launcher is a heavy modified RBS-70 model from ARMA 2: Army of the czech republic DLC as it was the closest model i could find to the real thing.
- The Static launcher is a reskined Static Titan launcher for now.
- The missile model is a heavy modified stinger missile model from ARMA 2 again it was closest model i could find to the real thing.
- When firing the launcher its best to aim it up slightly or the missile will hit the ground and kill you.


Installation:
To install Starstreak HVM you should use modfolders to keep it seperate from the official game content to prevent issues.
With Arma 3 you can use different ways to set up your modfolders to use custom content you have downloaded.
Please visit the Arma 3 Mod install instructions page for more information about using custom mods and addons in Arma 3.


Included files:
Starstreak.pbo


Notes:
The launcher is a reskined Titan MPRL as it was the closest model i could find to the real thing.
The missile model is the arma 2 stinger missile model again it was closest model i could find to the real thing.
When firing the launcher its best to aim it up slightly or the missile will hit the ground.


Changelog:
v0.38
Fixed the missile tube using the wrong model.
Fixed some minor spelling errors.

v0.37
Added namesound to all magazines types (I.E when you order a crewman in a vehicle to switch the weapon to the starstreak you will shout missiles)

v0.36
Added New BIKEY to stop players using all my mods at once on servers that don't allow all of them.

v0.35
Removed Submunitions (Darts) as for some reson they were causing the AI to not use the weapon.
Fixed some LOD errors on the empty launcher model.

v0.34
Added working Submunitions (Darts) to make it more like the real starstreak.

v0.33
Ajusted missile intime from 0.2 to 0.25.

v0.32
Fixed some model errors.

v0.31
Redone all RVMATs.
All textures now have rough metal effects.

v0.30
Fixed missing texture file.
Tweaked missile damage from 425 to 590.

v0.29
Redone all models and textures.
Misc bug fixes.

v0.28
HotFix : Added Metal impact .RVMAT to the Fire Geometrys of all models.

v0.27
The launcher models now have a hole in the center where the missile tube clips on.
The Missile now use the right blast and camshake effects.
The Missile speed was incressed from 680m to 1000m.
Fixed some LOD issues.

v0.26
Fixed the missile flying to a target that is no longer in the crosshairs.
Changed missile locking time form 0 seconds to 0.1 second.

v0.25
Cleaned up some of the code.
Changed addon name.

v0.24
The missiles can now be guided by anything with a laser designator.
Tweaked some of the missile targeting code.

v0.23
Added new weapon and magazine classes for my new starstreak based addons.
Misc bug fixes

v0.22
Fixed some polygons missing form the missile model.

v0.21
Tweaked all missiles to make them less overpowerd.
Missiles can now be placed in the editor.
Fixed the flame on the missile using the wrong RVMAT.

v0.20
Overhualed the launcher model.
Added flame model to the missile.
zooming in now zooms in on the launcher optic.
Redone some of the RVMATs.
Tweaked some textures.

v0.19
Fixed missing names.

v0.19
Redone parts of the Launcher models.
Added Starstreak II HVM.
Starstreak Launcher can now be placed in the editor.

v0.17
Added BIKEY for servers.

v0.16
Added new Empty Starstreak launcher model.
Fixed some bugs on the loaded launcher model.

v0.15
Fixed the aiming system missile locking is now instant.
Added new optics model.

v0.14
Fixed an error on the launcher model.
Added launch Tube model.

v0.13
Fixed some of errors on the launcher and missile models.
Improved the launcher and model.

v0.12
Added new better looking launcher model.
Added new aiming and targeting systems.
Fixed enemy aircraft useing flares when being targeted by the starstreak.

v0.11
Fixed the addon not showing up in the arsenal .

v0.10
v0.9
Added custom launcher model.
Added custom missile model model.
Added custom missile icon model.
Fixed the missile sometimes falling to the ground.

v0.8
Fixed a bug that would make the missile fly sideways.

v0.7
Added new high quality Texture to the Launcher and Tube.
Added Static Launcher.
Incressed some of the weapon stats(previously i had to lower some of them to stop the missile going out of control but i have fixed this so now its really fast and more realistic.)
Note some stats are in meters or meters per second.
Incressed missile starting speed to 600m.
Incressed max speed to 870m.
Incressed max control range to 6000m.
Incressed maneuvrability by 14.
Incressed thrust to 330m.
Launcher now uses it own description insted of the titans description.

v0.6
Misc typo fix

v0.5
Added blast marks to the launcher to make it look used and tweaked the CLU textures a bit.

v0.4
Added Bisign Signature to the addon

v0.3
fixed missing author name

v0.2
Added mod icon for the addon menu.
Misc bug fixs.

v0.1


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