3.0: YPR and Sensocopter

The M113 based YPR/MICV model in Steel Beasts has been overdue to a visual facelift. With the upcoming release of Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.0 this will soon happen. In addition, we present today the aerial equivalent to the Unmanned Ground Vehicle that was added to Steel Beasts with version 2.4 already: The man-portable Micro-UAV “Sensocopter”. …

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Video: Sim Center, Holstebro

Last year we visited our friends in Denmark and took the chance to make a short clip to illustrate the results of our work of the past years. It illustrates the less well-known world of simulation work beyond the desktop based simulation world, yet it is very closely related to it:

3.0: Reconnaissance

In the upcoming release of Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.0 new reconnaissance assets will be made available – the British FV101 Scorpion, and the Dutch/German co-developed Fennek. Neither vehicle will have a crew position accessible for a human player initially, however.

3.0: Helicopters

   With the upcoming release of Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.0 two new helicopter models have found its way into the simulation – the UH-60 Blackhawk transport helicopter, and the AH-64A Apache gunship.

3.0: Meet the IFV Ulan

   The other member of the ASCOD program, the IFV Ulan has finally made its way into the upcoming release of Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.0. It is a fully-featured infantry fighting vehicle with all crew positions accessible to one or more human players. The Ulan is conventionally armored, and armed with a 30mm Mauser …

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3.0: ATGMs

    The class of anti tank missiles continues to grow with with the upcoming release of Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.0. eSim Games has added missile launcher models and crew positions for the Swedish Bill-1, the Eurospike-LR, and improved the Javelin’s model over previous release versions.

3.0: T-72 series

   The T-72 series will be expanded with the addition of the T-72BV, and the T-72M in the upcoming release of Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.0. Only the T-72M will have accessible crew positions, however.

3.0: New Terrain

   German and Finnish users “Manteuffel” and “Zipuli” were kind enough to provide us with new or heavily updated maps of their making for the upcoming release of Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.0. For Finland, the Kouvola region, home of the Karelian Brigade close to the Finnish-Russian border, will find its way into the public …

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Lemur RWS for the Danish Army

Case Study Current operations in Afghanistan have shifted the military’s attention to the role of the light vehicle. In asymmetric wars they are a preferred target for ambush – partly due to their greater number in theater, partly due to the insurgents’ perception as easier targets with similar reward – the death or injury of its occupants. …

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3.0: LMV and ERCWS

   Another new weapon system for Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.0 is the Iveco LMV protected reconnaissance vehicle with the E-RCWS remote weapon station.