P@nther, thanks for the quick reply….we are playing 1940 Global, so the long range aircraft only applies to initial movement. The defending Aircraft from a sunk or damage aircraft carrier has a max of one movement regardless of long range tech.
I was playing a game of A&A Anniversary edition v3 on Triple A when my opponent hit me with a tactic I had not seen before.
R1: Buy 11 infantry
Attack Finland with two inf and 4 planes.
G1: Buy 4 bombers.
Troops in Norway +4 more Transported from Germany attack Finland.
Everything able attacks Novgorod.
All tanks not able to attack Novgorod, move into Baltic States.
Two inf and two tanks into Western Poland.
All Air Force land in Baltic States.
All available subs are move to the sea zone above Eastern Germany.
All surface navy into the sea zone bordering Leningrad.
E1: I could see the writing on the wall, so I built surface navy.
Landed all Air Force into Leningrad.
Other countries: does not matter.
R2: Built three planes and some inf
Move several infantry and all planes and tanks into Leningrad.
G2: Bough all inf since my purchase with England was to pressure him.
All units in Finland and Novgorod attack Leningrad.
All Aiirforce (8 Fighters and 6 bombers) attack Leningrad.
All tanks in Baltic State attack Leningrad
Two inf and two tanks in Western Poland are transported into Leningrad
…Average rolls for Germany and slightly bad rolls for Russia.
…Leningrad falls with German troops remaining (5 inf, 3 arty, 8 tanks, 6 planes, 6 bombers).
In retrospect I might have attacked the surface navy with my English planes, but it would not have dropped Germany’s chances of winning by to less than 90% (98% chance of success for Germany without attacking surface navy)
What do I do to stop this? Help!
so planes can’t shoot subs if there is enemy Destroyer presant in same sea zone in the whole game, or is it just in this only situation with the AC.
Enemy destroyers don’t keep planes from hitting subs. Friendly destroyers enable planes to hit subs. If there is no destroyer friendly to the firing air unit in the battle, the air unit’s hits cannot be applied to subs. This is always true, whether for attacking or defending.
Okay, Reversing the question my original question, if you’re attacking AC with fighters on board, do you use your fighters on AC in battle as well…?
You move your own fighters independently of the carrier. They take off before either unit moves, so they both begin movement in the same sea zone. Both fight in any battle(s) they end up in, which could be the same one or different ones.
Fighters on your carrier that belong to another power on your side stay on the carrier when it attacks and are treated as cargo. They may not fire and may not be taken as casualties. If the carrier they’re on is destroyed, they’re destroyed along with it.