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Made in gb
Regular Dakkanaut





So with the Scottish Tournament coming up decided to convert my German StuG G to the Finnish version and field a Finnish StuG Force. Here's the list any help welcome as I've only ever played CV sherman lists before. The only bit i have is the StuG's so any advice of the other stuff is welcome.

Sturmikomppania HQ (105)
Stu 40 G Sturmi

Strumi Platoon (315)
3 x Stu 40 G Strumi

Strumi Platoon (315)
3 x Stu 40 G Strumi

Strumi Platoon (315)
3 x Stu 40 G Strumi

Jalkaväki Platoon (Elite) (235)
Command Panzerfaust SMG Team
8 x Rifle/MG Teams

Artillery Battery (Elite) (230)
Observer Rifle team
4 x 105 H/33 (10.5cm leFH18) howitzer

Air Support (135)
Limited Air Support Ju 87D Stuka

comes to 1650pts on the dot

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I play a CV German StuG Battery, so I think I can comment in general on this. I think its a pretty good list. A solid core of tanks, and that elite infantry should make for nice support. The only thing I would be unsure of is the Air Support. In v4 (I assume you are playing the new rules?) planes armed with bombs seem to have suffered something of a nerf.

You could replace them with the German Hs 129B3. Its very effective in v4 but unfortunately only Sporadic. It would give you a high AT unit, if you end up facing Soviet or German heavy tanks, which the Sturmis might struggle with.

Another option would be the Landsverk SP-AA. The Russian Shturmovik with its cannon and "flying tank" special rules is a monster in v4. AA guns are also useful in general with shooting up soft targets, like gun teams or infantry. The drawback to this choice is that they only come in units of two, and the new morale rules make it really easy to lose the whole unit to a bad roll.

Another possibility would be the BA-10 armored cars. They give you the Spearhead special rules (move past your deployment zone before the game starts, with certain limations). Plus they should be good for hunting down artillery or other soft targets.

Given the choice, I'd probably pick the BA-10s, but YMMV.

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Made in gb
Regular Dakkanaut





Having had a quick look and the AA and the Armoured cars are interesting choices. think i'll have to experiment and see what there like. I added the air support as i have some Ju87D planes so it saved a little money.

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 brochtree wrote:
Having had a quick look and the AA and the Armoured cars are interesting choices. think i'll have to experiment and see what there like. I added the air support as i have some Ju87D planes so it saved a little money.

Fair enough! I like to tweak my lists and try different options, myself. I feel it helps keep the army fresh so I don't get tried of the same thing every game.

Good luck at the Tournament!

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I'd suggest you would do better with Jääkäri scouts instead of Jalkaväki, as they will get better saves and will give you that spearhead.

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Made in gb
Regular Dakkanaut





My list has changed a bit with the changes brought in by the latest FAQ (the points i get for gun command teams and such).

Sturmikomppania HQ (105)
Stu 40 G Sturmi

Strumi Platoon (315)
3 x Stu 40 G Strumi

Strumi Platoon (315)
3 x Stu 40 G Strumi

Strumi Platoon (315)
3 x Stu 40 G Strumi

Jääkäri Platoon (300)
Warrior Command team Captain Lauri Törni
8 x Rifle Teams
Recce Platoon Upgrade

Artillery Battery (Regular) (135)
Observer Rifle team
4 x 76 K/02 guns

Artillery Battery (Regular) (135)
4 x 76 K/02 guns

Sporadic Air Support Ju 87D Stuka

Total 1720pts
- 70 points for defunct team refunds
Actual Total 1650pts.

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2017/09/25 09:38:25


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Made in gb
Regular Dakkanaut





Been thinking about trying out a list with a mix of the Sturmi and a Panssari force Instead of just a Sturmi list. Lets me play with Russian, German and Finnish kit.

Panssarikomppania HQ (65)
2 x T26

Panssari Platoon (130)
4 x T26

Panssari Platoon (130)
4 x T26

Panssari Platoon (135)
3 x T28

Sturmikomppania HQ (105)
2 x Stu 40 G Sturmi

Sturmi Platoon (315)
3 x Stu 40 G Sturmi

Sturmi Platoon (315)
3 x Stu 40 G Sturmi

Sturmi Platoon (315)
3 x Stu 40 G Sturmi

Divisional Support (they share the option to have a Jääkäri Platoon so doubt it matters which formation bought it)
Jääkäri Platoon (240)
Cmd Close-defence SMG team
8 x Rifle team
Entire Platoon upgraded to Reconnaissance Platoon

comes to 1750 on the nose. Way i see it this list lets me be a total tread head (but has a touch of PBI to hold something). The Sturmi's are my AT the T26's run about being a pain and the T28 eh i just wanted some okay there only 5 points m,ore then my T26 platoons.

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