Operation Zapad is a cooperative operation added in the Chimera Pack DLC.
While the US and Soviet occupation armies are facing each other above the Fulda Gap, a frontier incident during a military exercise brings things to a head...
Comrade Marshal, the US 5th Corps is attacking us! It can rely on modern artillery, air force and armor. Our own 8th Guards Army can hold its head high against these odds, but the 4th Guards Corps controls the air support while the 28th Guards Corps has the AA weaponry. Besides, there's a risk of seeing a prolonged conflict degenerating into a full scale nuclear war...
Strategies and tactics
- The enemy AI will field a Nuclear Long Tom, making it impossible to move ground troops across the river. The best way to destroy it is with air power.