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Proving Grounds
Soviet Advanced Tactical Submarine launching nuclear torpedoes at Allied cruisers
Soviet Advanced Tactical Submarine launching nuclear torpedoes at Allied cruisers
Chronology
Next

Besieged

Details
Part of

Second World War

Location

Austria

Outcome

Soviet victory

Belligerents

Soviet Union Logo 1950.gif Soviet Union

CNCRA Allied Forces Emblem.png Allied Forces

Objectives

Defend submarine pens in the area

Destroy Soviet base and ATS facilities

Commanders

Soviet Union Logo 1950.gif Commander S7

CNCRA Allied Forces Emblem.png Unknown

Information on our new Advanced Tactical Submarine was leaked to the Allies, and they have invaded our territory, determined to stop us.

You must stop them. Regain control of our bases as they are revealed by the signal flares. Do not let any Allied attacks stop you.

We have received word that a detachment of cruisers is on its way here. Once you recover the sub pen, use the new ATS to prevent the cruisers from destroying our operation.
- Mission briefing

Proving Grounds is the first Counterstrike mission during the non-canonical Soviet campaign.[1]

Background[edit | edit source]

Having learned of the Soviets' new Advanced Tactical Submarine, which is capable of launching atomic torpedoes, the Allies have dispatched a strike force of Cruisers and ground troops to eliminate the Soviet facility. The Soviet commander was tasked with repelling the Allied invasion and utilizing the immense power of the ATS to sink the approaching fleet.

Aftermath[edit | edit source]

The Allied incursion was thwarted as their Cruisers were consumed by nuclear fire. The ATS project was protected and the Soviets retained their ability to build atomic submarines.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Westwood Studios, Command & Conquer: Red Alert - Counterstrike. Soviet mission 1: "Proving Grounds".
Red Alert, Counterstrike and The Aftermath missions