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Rybachiy Submarine Base "The Hornet's Nest" ZipDive!  Download

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Rybachiy Nuclear Submarine Base, NATO reporting name "The Hornet's Nest." This scenery is specific to the Aerosoft addon "Kamchatka - the Lost Continent." You are welcome to use it, regardless, but in testing, only half the peninsula showed with the Aerosoft scenery inactive.

Rybachiy has a long and chequered past as the home of the Soviet Pacific submarine fleet. It launched the ill fated K-129 in 1968 and is the final stop for submarines before being "disposed" of, a process that includes either sinking the nuclear core, or interring it indefinitely on a floating platform.

I more or less copied the state depicted in Wikimapia, it shows the docks relatively clear of excess retired subs and 10 or 12 Grumble launchers at the SAM site, which is no longer the case. I wonder who's buying up the retired SA-10's.. The odd looking torpedo on the loading dock is the 240 mph, super-cavitating VA-111 Shkval, which is essentially a rocket engined defensive weapon. A consequence of the presumed and persistent superiority of Western underwater acoustics, it is understood that the enemy would "get the drop." In such a circumstance, the crew would load a Shkval and fire it in the direction of the approaching torpedo, which would force the attacking sub to sever the control wire to avoid being hit. Elsewhere, at the SLBM dock, you can see the R-29 Vysota being loaded. It is being advertized as a launch platform for low orbit satellites, besides MIRV's, of course. The SLBM dock is removed from the main base. Steer north of west from the docks, or use Wikimapia to find it.

This is an edit and enhancement of a scenery addon already published by Blaunarwal. He did an excellent job adding detail to Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Avachinskiy Bay. I contacted him and asked if he would collaborate and edit his AI boat traffic to match the docks I moved and he graciously agreed. I tried to arrange the files so it would be equally easy to install to the previous version or as an original.

Filename: kamchatka_with_rybachiy.zip
License: Freeware, limited distribution
Added: 18th August 2013, 19:32:26
Downloads: 534
Author: Rick Keller
Size: 203657kb


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