The 8th NEW Indochine Campaign scenario!
08 Ghost Carrier
Papua/New Guinea/E Australia:
In 1985, the Australians sold their Majestic-class carrier, HMAS Melbourne to the Chinese for scrap. After a much star-crossed journey, it was finally delivered to Port Huangpu almost two months later. However, the ship was not scrapped immediately. In fact, it was not scrapped at all. After world interest in its fate waned and became caught up in more important issues, the Chinese secretly began to refit the old warhorse. They began to train pilots in carrier operations, and unbeknownst to the rest of the world, the first Chinese operational carrier was developed - their most guarded secret. Long after the events that brought the Chinese a first-class navy with several well known and celebrated carrier squadrons, the Chinese Indochines still kept their little secret.
When the US is enroute to deliver the first of two newly refitted Iwo Jima-class carriers to Australia, a ghost from the past emerges out of the Solomon Sea and challenges their right to pass though the Coral Sea to Australia.
Author: Alan Caso
This is the eigth scenario written for ANW and HUE using the customized CasoDB. The scenario and database are bundled within the PlayersDB installation file due to its phenomenal popularity and ease of use.
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