Raiders
Sequence of Play
(Unofficial)

  1. Choose raider groups.
  2. All raider groups move to the SW box.
    1. On-board interception.
      1. Land-based air attacks.
      2. Naval interception.
  3. First round of SW box interception.
    1. Determine number and type of intercepting naval units.
    2. Assign eligible naval units to raider group(s).
    3. Naval combat between raiders group(s) and intercepting naval units. For each raider group:
      1. Each side forms a single combat group.
      2. Both combat groups find each other. No surprise.
      3. One round of carrier air strikes.
        1. Allocate carrier-based NAS.
          1. Air Strikes.
          2. CAP.
        2. Air strikes attack naval units.
          1. Air combat with CAP.
          2. Air defense of naval units.
          3. Air strikes versus naval units.
      4. One round of fleet combat.
        1. Defender ranks heavy ships from largest to smallest, then light ships, then screened ships.
        2. Attacker selects targets for his heavy ships.
        3. Defender selects targets for his heavy ships.
        4. Resolve all heavy ship fire versus light ships and apply damage.
        5. Select targets for light ships of both sides.
        6. Resolve all fire versus all heavy ships.
        7. Resolve all light ship fire versus light ships.
        8. Resolve all fire versus screened ships if permitted.
  4. Resolve raider attacks versus transports.
      Permitted by a raider group if:
    1. No naval units intercepted that raider group, or,
    2. All naval interceptors of that raider group were sunk.
  5. Each raider group decides to remain together or split up.
  6. Undamaged interceptors must remain for a second round.
  7. Second round of SW box interception.
    1. Determine number and type of additional intercepting naval units.
    2. Assign eligible naval units to raider group(s).
    3. Naval combat between each raider group and its intercepting naval units.
      See step C.3 above.
  8. Intercepting naval units and raiders return to base.
    1. Naval units may be intercepted on-board as they return.
      1. Land-based air attacks.
      2. Naval interception.