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  • Summary: War Over Vietnam is a tactical air warfare simulation that features an extremely detailed and accurate depiction of the operational air war over the expansive Southeast Asia theater of operations. Electronic warfare, including standoff jamming, chaff corridors, and self-protection ECM pods,War Over Vietnam is a tactical air warfare simulation that features an extremely detailed and accurate depiction of the operational air war over the expansive Southeast Asia theater of operations. Electronic warfare, including standoff jamming, chaff corridors, and self-protection ECM pods, helps strike aircraft penetrate successfully to their targets in the thick of the dense and lethal North Vietnamese air defenses. A full suite of sensors is modeled, from ground controlled intercept and airborne warning and control radars down to SAM and AAA target-tracking radars. War over Vietnam is the first computer game to attempt to authentically portray the full complement of offensive and defensive weaponry the ?River Rats? employed when going "Downtown" over Route Pack Six. [HPS Simulations] Expand
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  1. PC Gamer
    73
    Fans of the genre will enjoy the game's depth and strategic planning. If you're interested in Vietnam or modern air combat, check it out. [Dec 2004, p.94]
  2. As it stands, it's a game that's better suited for those with intimate knowledge of the subject matter who are willing to forgive several flaws to fulfill their "what-if" strike commander fantasies.
  3. Computer Gaming World
    50
    A great technical simulation that just isn't much fun. [Holiday 2004, p.98]
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