Harrier Combat Simulator (PC, 5 1/4" Disk) Mindscape - 1987 USA, Canada Release

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Harrier Combat Simulator
Packaging cover Harrier Combat Simulator.
Product ID 50047-10108
Product UPC 050047101086
Platform(s) PC
Packaging Retail Box
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1987
Publisher(s) Mindscape
Category(s) Entertainment, Simulation, Flight Simulator, Jet Simulation, Harrier Simulation
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

You became a flying leatherneck in an F-4. moved on to Fighter Weapons School and learned to execute a split S, yo-yo, and an Immelman with the best. Then the Corps chose the AV8B, the Harrier Jump Jet, as its primary multi-role tactical fighter. It's a proven aircraft, with a range of 2030 miles, a top speed of Mach 1.3, the ability to take off and land vertically, and an awesome assortment of armament. Harriers helped the British win the Falklands War. You hovered yours over Grenada in '84.

But now is no time to look back unless it's to scan for bogies. This is the real thing. You're flying this mission solo into territory that's as hostile as it gets. The target: the desert command post of the enemy with its key oil reserves. They've got crack pilots, battalions of tanks, and 350 SAMS.

You've got yourself and the Harrier.


  • V/STOL (Vertical Short Take Off and Landing) and VIFF (Vector in Forward Flight) options.
  • Heat seeking missiles, 30 MM cannon, advanced friend or foe recognition radar, chaff, flares, HUD display: Complete weapons and aviations systems for victory.
  • Top speeds in excess of Mach 1.
  • Multiple combat levels.
  • A chance to fly the worlds only combat proven V-STOL fighter in this simulation designed in conjunction with British Aerospace, the designers of the real Harrier.

System Requirements

Required CPU XT 8088/8086
Required RAM 512K
Supports Joystick Yes
Supported Video CGA

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Harrier Combat Simulator. Retail Box back Harrier Combat Simulator.



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