ArmA 2: Operation Arrowhead

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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



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).


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


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


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


Update Guide


Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead Demo is avalailable now at

Getting Started

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

Further Information:

Official Website

BI Forum: ArmA II: Operation Arrowhead announced

BI Forum: Official ARMA 2 expansion announced: Operation Arrowhead

Ask Bohemia about Operation Arrowhead - Answers

M1A2 Abrams
AH-64 Apache

Troubleshooting & Help

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