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===Introduction===
 
 
 
[[Image:arma_2_operation_arrowhead_poster.jpg|thumb|220px|left|Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead Poster]]
 
  
 
Three years after the conflict in [[Chernarus]], portrayed in the original [[ArmA_2|ARMA II]], a new flashpoint in the Green Sea region heats up and coalition forces led by the US Army are sent to [[Takistan]] to quickly restore peace and prevent further civilian casualties.
 
Three years after the conflict in [[Chernarus]], portrayed in the original [[ArmA_2|ARMA II]], a new flashpoint in the Green Sea region heats up and coalition forces led by the US Army are sent to [[Takistan]] to quickly restore peace and prevent further civilian casualties.
  
Set into the new, visually attractive environment of hilly central Asia, Operation Arrowhead will offer realistic combat simulation experience in a modern day setting with unprecedented freedom of movement, actions and tactics. Players will enlist into various roles within the US Army, from basic infantrymen, through special operatives, to pilots and tank crew in this new installment in the award winning line up of military simulators for PC from Bohemia Interactive.
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Set into the new, visually attractive environment of hilly central Asia, Operation Arrowhead offers a realistic combat simulation experience in a modern day setting with unprecedented freedom of movement, actions and tactics. Players will enlist into various roles within the US Army, from basic infantrymen, through special operatives, to pilots and tank crew in this new installment in the award winning line up of military simulators for PC from Bohemia Interactive.
  
 
'''Official Release Date:''' June 29, 2010
 
'''Official Release Date:''' June 29, 2010
 
 
 
 
Further Information:
 
 
[http://www.arma2.com/arrowhead/ Official Website Arma2.com/Arrowhead]
 
 
[http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=84824 BI Forum: ArmA II: Operation Arrowhead announced]
 
 
[http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=83717 BI Forum: Official ARMA 2 expansion announced: Operation Arrowhead]
 
 
[[Ask Bohemia about A2OA - Answers|Ask Bohemia about Operation Arrowhead - Answers]]
 
 
{| border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="left"
 
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|[[Image:arma_2_operation_arrowhead_ingame_shot_01.jpg|thumb|M1A2 Abrams]]
 
|[[Image:arma_2_operation_arrowhead_ingame_shot_02.jpg|thumb|Rooftops]]
 
|[[Image:arma_2_operation_arrowhead_ingame_shot_03.jpg|thumb|Street]]
 
|[[Image:arma_2_operation_arrowhead_ingame_shot_04.jpg|thumb|AH-64 Apache]]
 
|}
 
 
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==Features==
 
==Features==
'''Islands'''
 
  
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===Islands===
 
'''[[Takistan]]:''' 160 square km of Central Asia modeled with extreme
 
'''[[Takistan]]:''' 160 square km of Central Asia modeled with extreme
 
precision using real world data.
 
precision using real world data.
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including full areas of dense urban CQB conflicts.
 
including full areas of dense urban CQB conflicts.
  
'''[[Desert]]:''' Empty desert map to be filled with randomly generated settlements using the town-generation module.
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'''Desert:''' Empty desert map (can be filled with settlements using town generation module).
  
  
'''Vehicles'''
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===Vehicles===
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AH-64 Apache, MH-47 Chinook, AH/MH-6 Littlebird, Stryker variants, M3 Bradley, T-55, BTR-40, BTR-60, M113, UH-1H, Praha V3S variants, Land Rover
  
AH-64 Apache, MH-47 Chinook, AH/MH-6 Littlebird, Stryker
 
variants, M3 Bradley, T-55, BTR-40, BTR-60, M113, UH-1H, Praga V3s variants, Landrover
 
  
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===Weapons===
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FN FAL, FN SCAR variants, Lee Enfield, Revolver, M14, Glock 17, PDW
  
'''Weapons'''
 
 
FN FAL, FN SCAR variants, Lee Enfield, Revolver, M14, Glock 17, Micro Uzi
 
 
 
'''Factions'''
 
  
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===Factions===
 
'''Bluefor'''
 
'''Bluefor'''
US Army, Germany, Czech Republic
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U.S. Army, German KSK, Czech Special Forces
  
 
'''Opfor'''
 
'''Opfor'''
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==Known Facts==
 
==Known Facts==
 
*Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead is described as a standalone expansion.
 
*Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead is described as a standalone expansion.
*Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead will not include content from Arma 2, however it will be possible to integrate Arma 2 content into Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead. [http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?p=1404450#post1404450 Source #1] | [http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?p=1404379#post1404379 Source #2]
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*Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead will not include content from Arma 2, however it will be possible to integrate Arma 2 content into Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead.
*All bug fixes for Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead will be released as a patch for Arma 2. [http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?p=1404226#post1404226 Source #1]
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*All bug fixes for Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead will be released as a patch for Arma 2.
*Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead features a newer and enhanced version of the Arma 2 engine. [http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=84463#post1413861 Source #1]
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*Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead features a newer and enhanced version of the Arma 2 engine.
*Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead features three maps of [[Takistan]]. One of the maps feature countryside, mountains, villages and small urban areas. Second map presents a large urban area with the city of [[Zargabad]]. Third map features a mostly empty desert area. [http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=84463#post1413861 Source #1] [http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/arma-ii-operation-arrowhead-hands-on?page=2 Source #2]
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*Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead features three maps of [[Takistan]]. One of the maps feature countryside, mountains, villages and small urban areas. Second map presents a large urban area with the city of [[Zargabad]]. Third map features a mostly empty desert area.
*Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead will feature a FLIR system, functional IR lasers (PEQ units) and flashlights. [http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=84463#post1413861 Source #1]
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*Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead will feature a FLIR system, functional IR lasers (PEQ units) and flashlights.  
 
* [[Ask Bohemia about A2OA - Answers]]
 
* [[Ask Bohemia about A2OA - Answers]]
  
 
==Patches==
 
==Patches==
 
 
[[Arma_2:_Update_Guide#ARMA_2:_Operation_Arrowhead|Update Guide]]
 
[[Arma_2:_Update_Guide#ARMA_2:_Operation_Arrowhead|Update Guide]]
  
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*[http://www.armatechsquad.com/ArmA2OAClass/ ArmA 2: OA and ARMA 2 Units and objects Library]
 
*[http://www.armatechsquad.com/ArmA2OAClass/ ArmA 2: OA and ARMA 2 Units and objects Library]
  
==Having Troubles?==
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===Further Information:===
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[http://www.arma2.com/arrowhead/ Official Website Arma2.com/Arrowhead]
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[http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=84824 BI Forum: ArmA II: Operation Arrowhead announced]
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[http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=83717 BI Forum: Official ARMA 2 expansion announced: Operation Arrowhead]
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[[Ask Bohemia about A2OA - Answers|Ask Bohemia about Operation Arrowhead - Answers]]
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{|
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|[[Image:arma_2_operation_arrowhead_ingame_shot_01.jpg|thumb|M1A2 Abrams]]
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|[[Image:arma_2_operation_arrowhead_ingame_shot_02.jpg|thumb|Rooftops]]
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|[[Image:arma_2_operation_arrowhead_ingame_shot_03.jpg|thumb|Street]]
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|[[Image:arma_2_operation_arrowhead_ingame_shot_04.jpg|thumb|AH-64 Apache]]
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|}
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==Troubleshooting & Help==
 
If you have troubles with the game, check out the following links
 
If you have troubles with the game, check out the following links
  
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*[[Arma_2:_System_Requirements|System Requirements]]
 
*[[Arma_2:_System_Requirements|System Requirements]]
 
*[[:Category:ArmA2:_Windows_Error_Reporting|Fixing Crashes]]
 
*[[:Category:ArmA2:_Windows_Error_Reporting|Fixing Crashes]]
** [[Arma_2:_Attempt_to_Load_Incompatible_Save|Attempt to Load Incompatible Save]]
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*[[Arma_2:_Attempt_to_Load_Incompatible_Save|Attempt to Load Incompatible Save]]
  
 
[[Category:ArmA_2]]
 
[[Category:ArmA_2]]
 
[[Category:ArmA 2: Operation Arrowhead]]
 
[[Category:ArmA 2: Operation Arrowhead]]
 
[[Category:Projects]]
 
[[Category:Projects]]

Revision as of 01:15, 7 December 2010

Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead Poster

Three years after the conflict in Chernarus, portrayed in the original ARMA II, a new flashpoint in the Green Sea region heats up and coalition forces led by the US Army are sent to Takistan to quickly restore peace and prevent further civilian casualties.

Set into the new, visually attractive environment of hilly central Asia, Operation Arrowhead offers a realistic combat simulation experience in a modern day setting with unprecedented freedom of movement, actions and tactics. Players will enlist into various roles within the US Army, from basic infantrymen, through special operatives, to pilots and tank crew in this new installment in the award winning line up of military simulators for PC from Bohemia Interactive.

Official Release Date: June 29, 2010

Features

Islands

Takistan: 160 square km of Central Asia modeled with extreme precision using real world data.

Zargabad: 70 square km of extremely realistic environment including full areas of dense urban CQB conflicts.

Desert: Empty desert map (can be filled with settlements using town generation module).


Vehicles

AH-64 Apache, MH-47 Chinook, AH/MH-6 Littlebird, Stryker variants, M3 Bradley, T-55, BTR-40, BTR-60, M113, UH-1H, Praha V3S variants, Land Rover


Weapons

FN FAL, FN SCAR variants, Lee Enfield, Revolver, M14, Glock 17, PDW


Factions

Bluefor U.S. Army, German KSK, Czech Special Forces

Opfor Takistani Army, Takistani Militia

Independent Guerrillas

Known Facts

  • Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead is described as a standalone expansion.
  • Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead will not include content from Arma 2, however it will be possible to integrate Arma 2 content into Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead.
  • All bug fixes for Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead will be released as a patch for Arma 2.
  • Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead features a newer and enhanced version of the Arma 2 engine.
  • Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead features three maps of Takistan. One of the maps feature countryside, mountains, villages and small urban areas. Second map presents a large urban area with the city of Zargabad. Third map features a mostly empty desert area.
  • Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead will feature a FLIR system, functional IR lasers (PEQ units) and flashlights.
  • Ask Bohemia about A2OA - Answers

Patches

Update Guide

Demo

Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead Demo is avalailable now at www.arma2.com/demo/arma-2-operation-arrowhead-demo_en.html

Getting Started

The following links provide more information about ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead

Further Information:

Official Website Arma2.com/Arrowhead

BI Forum: ArmA II: Operation Arrowhead announced

BI Forum: Official ARMA 2 expansion announced: Operation Arrowhead

Ask Bohemia about Operation Arrowhead - Answers

M1A2 Abrams
Rooftops
Street
AH-64 Apache

Troubleshooting & Help

If you have troubles with the game, check out the following links