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Fighter combat mode not intercepting.

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Do not know why my carriers when in Fighter Combat air patrol mode are not intercepting enemy aircraft. They are in range & have action points to use.

The same has also happened to my air-tactical units when I would of expected them to of intercepted.

Can someone please explain reasons why this is happening.

I am playing the campaign 1948 World at War.

Many thanks for any help.

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Hi

Are the carriers in stormy seas or being rained upon? Only either of these would stop the carriers from intercepting. The only other way is if their air strength is less than 5.

Hopefully one of these is the answer?

Bill

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Hi,

Thanks for quick reply.

But carriers had strength of 10 and weather was fine.

Odd thing was that the carriers that did not intercept were the British & French carriers which have a strike value of 1. While the US carrier which had a strike value of 2 was intercepting.

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Still getting issue with Carriers not intercepting, this time with US carriers.

The following applies:

- I have set them to CAP mode

- The weather is good

- They are in range of the target my aircraft are attacking.(I assume they don't have to be able to reach where the enemy aircraft are based?)

But they just sit there doing nothing! (mean while the enemy chew up my attacking aircraft!)

Help!

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Same thing happened to me. I positioned a carrier in Japan, in order to get support fore a attacking aircraft on a invading Soviet unit. No intercept/help against Soviet aircraft.

Still getting issue with Carriers not intercepting, this time with US carriers.

The following applies:

- I have set them to CAP mode

- The weather is good

- They are in range of the target my aircraft are attacking.(I assume they don't have to be able to reach where the enemy aircraft are based?)

But they just sit there doing nothing! (mean while the enemy chew up my attacking aircraft!)

Help!

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It looks like for the 1948 campaign the Carriers are all set to have '0' escorts/intercepts.

I can correct this for the next patch and in the meantime you can adjust this in the Editor by opening up the campaign, going to Edit Country Data and then clicking on the Carrier Group item.

From there set the Intercepts value to at least 1 from 0.

For the Tac Air not escorting other Tac Air this is because the unit type used to model Tac Air is a 'Fighter' and within the game engine Fighters don't escort other Fighters by design.

I hope this helps and welcome to the game and to the forums :)

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