Strategy and Tactics

Introduction

See this first.

Terrain

Is it relevant in the SciFi environment?

Artillery

“God is on the side with the best artillery.”

-Napoleon Bonaparte

Tanks

Part 1

Armored Vehicles

Mechanized Infantry

Bradley Fighting Vehicle

Army recruiting video.

Gladiator Arena Battle

Infantry vs Cavalry

Pressing the Advantage

How often can you use it?

Marines vs Rome

Can they sustain an attack?

Marye's Heights

Real life infantry charge against a fortified position.

Pickett's Charge

Turning point of the American Civil War.

Machine Guns

“Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.”

-Douglas MacArthur

Attack Track

APC from Masters of the Universe.

Autocannons

Machine gun squared.

Interview with the General

Yes, I interviewed an actual General.

Space/Air Superiority

“Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contended armies, the war must become a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.”

-H.G. Wells

Fortifications

“A ship’s a fool to fight a fort.”

-Horatio Nelson

Una Salus Victus

Storming Acheron Base in Andromeda.

Defeating the Shadows

Removing the enemy's reason to fight.

Rocket Artillery

Vietnam era training film.

Capital Warships

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Flamethrowers

Are they relevant in SciFi?

The Strategic Mindset

Most people don't have it.

Tank Destroyers

Success or Failure?

Combined Arms Team

Army training film.

Stormin Norman

Outlining the strategy of Desert Storm.

Counterintelligence

Army training film.

Electronic Warfare

Creating the fog of war.

Buck Rogers Flight of the War Witch

Advancement vs military readiness.

Building New Designs

How long does it take?

Offense vs Defense

Different goals, tactics, and requirements.