What is East Wind Rearmed?
East Wind Rearmed is a project that aims to re-imagine the factions provided to us by Bohemia Interactive in Arma 3 with a variety of more contemporary assets, chiefly from Global Mobilization - Cold War Germany by Vertexmacht and RHS Escalation by Red Hammer Studios. Taking inspiration from real world, modern day equivalents, while also attempting to stay relatively true to the factions as BIS imagined them, East Wind Rearmed will add new factions complete with vehicles, statics, groups, and a variety of gear items. The objective is bringing the factions back to the 2010s rather than the 2030s, while still working more or less within the setting provided by Bohemia Interactive.
Taking inspiration from the original Arma 3 FIA faction as well as insurgent factions in past Arma titles, the FIA is now has a more traditional guerilla look. Composed mainly of Altis Armed Forces and National Police deserters, the Freedom and Independence Army insurgency's equipment has a lot of crossover with the AAF. They are armed primarily with weapons and munitions captured from the AAF such as the G3A3 rifle and other weapons from unknown sources such as numerous Kalashnikov pattern rifles. Rumors have it that they may even be in possession of captured APCs from the AAF, but the government denies these claims. Lacking in armor, air support, munitions, and supplies, the AAF must rely on asymmetrical warfare techniques. Consequently, the primary mode of transportation for the guerillas is repurposed civilian vehicles, including pickup trucks and utility trucks. While the backbone of the movement lies mostly in former soldiers and police, the push for freedom has swept up members of the civilian population as well.
To install East Wind Rearmed: FIA Insurgency 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.
Credits & Thanks:
Bohemia Interactive Studios - A lot of inheritances and a lot of things used as reference
Red Hammer Studios - Infantry gear, statics, some other Stuff.
Vertexmacht - Vehicles, Weapons
- Arma 3 Creator DLC: Global Mobilization - Cold War Germany
- BI forums