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{{DISPLAYTITLE:''Covert Ops Essentials''}}
 
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|developer = [[Red Storm Entertainment]]<br/>[[Magic Lantern Playware]]<br />[[Zombie Studios]]
Zombie Studios|publisher = <!--The publisher of the game.-->|director = <!--The director of the game.-->|designer = <!--The designer of the game.-->|composer = <!--The composer of the game.-->|engine = <!--The engine the game was built on.-->|platform = PC|released = September 28, 2000}}'''''Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials''''' is a stand-alone expansion pack of ''[[Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear|Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear]]''. The training simulator was developed by Magic Lantern Playware. Six of the levels were done by Zombie Studios and three of the levels were done by Red Storm Entertainment. It was published by Red Storm Entertainment. It was released on September 28, 2000. It included only 9 new missions, and the product was primarily developed as an educational program on real life counter-terrorism history and tactics.
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[[File:Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Covert Operations Intro|thumb|300px]]
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'''''Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials''''' is a stand-alone expansion pack of ''[[Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear]]''. It was developed by [[Magic Lantern Playware]] as an educational training simulator on real-life counter-terrorism history and tactics. After the simulator was repurposed as an expansion pack, [[Red Storm Entertainment]] developed three campaign missions while [[Zombie Studios]] developed six multiplayer maps. Published by Red Storm Entertainment, it was released on September 28, 2000.
   
==Training Simulator==
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==Features==
[[File:Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Covert Operations Intro|thumb|330x330px]] The Covert Ops Essentials Training Simulator was a stand-alone tutorial program. In actuality, it was a robust Computer Based Trainer developed by Magic Lantern Playware called "ShowTech". It featured an engaging rotational global menu, which allowed students to easily navigate to any lesson.  Students would "register" with their user name and then would be awarded points based on their scores during the testing phase following each module. 
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===Missions===
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*[[Lucky Snare]] / Jungle - Northern Bolivia - 01.17.2004 / 14:30 Hours
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*[[Arctic Zebra]] / Ice Base - Arctic Circle - 02.02.2004 / 11:00 Hours
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*[[Brazen Heart]] / Missile Silo - North Dakota - 04.15.2004 / 18:50 Hours
   
Numerous real-world technical advisors were featured in video interviews throughout the program who provided insight to law enforcement and military tactical operations. One such expert was SWAT Team Leader Sergeant Tony Levatino from the Santa Ana Police Department (CA). As a private computer simulation consultant, Levatino provided technical materials for the reference material portion of the program.  Additionally, he was featured in over 30 videos wherein he described the various nomenclature, specifications and uses of sub-machineguns, machineguns, sniper rifles, pistols, silencers, and diversionary devices. 
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===Maps===
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*[[Jungle]] - Northern Bolivia - 01.17.2004 / 14:30 Hours
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*[[Ice Base]] - Arctic Circle - 02.02.2004 / 11:00 Hours
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*[[Missile Silo]] - North Dakota - 04.15.2004 / 18:50 Hours
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*[[Trailer Park]] - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
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*[[Junkyard]] - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
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*[[Store Front]] - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
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*[[Store Back]] - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
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*[[Emergency Room]] - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
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*[[Hospital]] - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
   
With the success of the educational product, and the fact that it showed promise as a real-life training system, Levatino in partnership with Magic Lantern were able to secure the rights to the source code to Rainbow Six.  He lectured extensively on the use of computer simulation in law enforcement at numerous law professional organiation conferences and was featured in several magazine articles discussing the advantages of simulation. Unfortunately, the concept of using computer simulation in a desk-top trainer to inhance cognitive skills development was ahead of its time, and the partners ultimately were unable to secure funding to continue the project. 
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==Development==
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The Covert Ops Essentials Training Simulator was a stand-alone tutorial program. In actuality, it was a robust Computer Based Trainer developed by Magic Lantern Playware called "ShowTech". It featured an engaging rotational global menu, which allowed students to easily navigate to any lesson. Students would "register" with their user name and then would be awarded points based on their scores during the testing phase following each module.
   
Interestingly enough, his experience with tactical simulators lead him to become a consultant to [http://www.d-a-s.com/VICE Dynamic Animation Systems]  a manufacturer of a multi-million dollar military simulators named the Virtual Interactive Combat Environment ([https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dynamic-Animation-Systems/370917006331250?fref=ts VICE System] ). Levatino approached the company with the proposal to convert the simulator to a law enforcement version. For the past 8 years he has been a consultant for the system which has seen deployment worldwide.
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Numerous real-world technical advisors were featured in video interviews throughout the program who provided insight to law enforcement and military tactical operations. One such expert was SWAT Team Leader Sergeant Tony Levatino from the Santa Ana Police Department (CA). As a private computer simulation consultant, Levatino provided technical materials for the reference material portion of the program. Additionally, he was featured in over 30 videos wherein he described the various nomenclature, specifications and uses of sub-machineguns, machineguns, sniper rifles, pistols, silencers, and diversionary devices.
   
==Missions==
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With the success of the educational product, and the fact that it showed promise as a real-life training system, Levatino in partnership with Magic Lantern were able to secure the rights to the source code to Rainbow Six. He lectured extensively on the use of computer simulation in law enforcement at numerous law professional organiation conferences and was featured in several magazine articles discussing the advantages of simulation. Unfortunately, the concept of using computer simulation in a desk-top trainer to inhance cognitive skills development was ahead of its time, and the partners ultimately were unable to secure funding to continue the project.
#[[Lucky Snake]] - Northern Bolivia, 11.17.2003 / 14:30 Hours
 
#[[Arctic Zebra]] - Arctic Circle, 02.02.2004 / 11:00 Hours
 
#[[Brazen Heart]] - North Dakota, 04.15.2004 / 18:50 Hours
 
   
==Characters==
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Interestingly enough, his experience with tactical simulators lead him to become a consultant to [http://www.d-a-s.com/VICE Dynamic Animation Systems] a manufacturer of a multi-million dollar military simulators named the Virtual Interactive Combat Environment ([https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dynamic-Animation-Systems/370917006331250?fref=ts VICE System] ). Levatino approached the company with the proposal to convert the simulator to a law enforcement version. For the past 8 years he has been a consultant for the system which has seen deployment worldwide.
===Civilians===
 
*[[General Hector Sixto|Hector Sixto]]
 
*[[Son of John Brown]]
 
   
===Control===
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{{Games}}
*[[John Clark]]
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[[Category:Covert Ops Essentials]]
*[[Kevin Sweeney]]
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[[Category:Expansions of R6: Rogue Spear]]
 
===Rainbow (Assault)===
 
*[[Domingo Chavez]]
 
*[[Santiago Arnavisca]]
 
*[[Daniel Bogart]]
 
*[[Andrew Burke]]
 
*[[Genedy Filatov]]
 
*[[Karl Haider]]
 
*[[Timothy Hanley]]
 
*[[Louis Loiselle]]
 
*[[Jamal Murad]]
 
*[[Alejandro Noronha]]
 
*[[Arkadi Novikov]]
 
*[[Eddie Price]]
 
*[[Kazimiera Rakuzanka]]
 
*[[Renee Raymond]]
 
*[[Jorg Walther]]
 
 
===Rainbow (Demo)===
 
*[[Lars Beckenbauer]]
 
*[[Roger McAllen]]
 
*[[Gerald Morris]]
 
 
===Rainbow (Electronics)===
 
*[[Alain DuBarry]]
 
*[[Annika Lofquist]]
 
 
Rainbow (Recon)
 
*[[Antonio Maldini]]
 
*[[Pak Suo-Won]]
 
*[[Tracy Woo]]
 
*[[Ayana Yacoby]]
 
 
===Rainbow (Sniper)===
 
*[[Kure Galanos]]
 
*[[Homer Johnston]]
 
*[[Emilio Narino]]
 
*[[Einar Petersen]]
 
*[[Dieter Weber]]
 
 
==Weapons==
 
*[[MP5K PDW]]
 
*[[MP5A4]]
 
*[[MP5SD5]]
 
*[[MP5/10A2]]
 
*[[UMP45]], 45SD
 
*[[M4]]
 
*[[G3A3]]
 
*[[G36K]]
 
*[[L85A1]]
 
*[[Steyr AUG]]
 
*[[M16 A2]]
 
*[[M14 Assault Rifle]]
 
*[[M82A1]]
 
*[[PSG1]]
 
*[[WA2000]]
 
*[[M1 Tactical]]
 
*[[SPAS-12|SPAS 12]]
 
*[[92FS]], SD
 
*[[.40 USP]], SD
 
*[[MK. 23]], SD
 
*[[Desert Eagle]] (.50, .357) {{Games}}
 
[[Category:Expansions]]
 

Latest revision as of 06:50, January 14, 2020

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Covert Operations Intro

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Covert Operations Intro

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials is a stand-alone expansion pack of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear. It was developed by Magic Lantern Playware as an educational training simulator on real-life counter-terrorism history and tactics. After the simulator was repurposed as an expansion pack, Red Storm Entertainment developed three campaign missions while Zombie Studios developed six multiplayer maps. Published by Red Storm Entertainment, it was released on September 28, 2000.

FeaturesEdit

MissionsEdit

  • Lucky Snare / Jungle - Northern Bolivia - 01.17.2004 / 14:30 Hours
  • Arctic Zebra / Ice Base - Arctic Circle - 02.02.2004 / 11:00 Hours
  • Brazen Heart / Missile Silo - North Dakota - 04.15.2004 / 18:50 Hours

MapsEdit

  • Jungle - Northern Bolivia - 01.17.2004 / 14:30 Hours
  • Ice Base - Arctic Circle - 02.02.2004 / 11:00 Hours
  • Missile Silo - North Dakota - 04.15.2004 / 18:50 Hours
  • Trailer Park - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
  • Junkyard - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
  • Store Front - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
  • Store Back - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
  • Emergency Room - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours
  • Hospital - Hereford, England - 08.21.2003 / 19:30 Hours

DevelopmentEdit

The Covert Ops Essentials Training Simulator was a stand-alone tutorial program. In actuality, it was a robust Computer Based Trainer developed by Magic Lantern Playware called "ShowTech". It featured an engaging rotational global menu, which allowed students to easily navigate to any lesson. Students would "register" with their user name and then would be awarded points based on their scores during the testing phase following each module.

Numerous real-world technical advisors were featured in video interviews throughout the program who provided insight to law enforcement and military tactical operations. One such expert was SWAT Team Leader Sergeant Tony Levatino from the Santa Ana Police Department (CA). As a private computer simulation consultant, Levatino provided technical materials for the reference material portion of the program. Additionally, he was featured in over 30 videos wherein he described the various nomenclature, specifications and uses of sub-machineguns, machineguns, sniper rifles, pistols, silencers, and diversionary devices.

With the success of the educational product, and the fact that it showed promise as a real-life training system, Levatino in partnership with Magic Lantern were able to secure the rights to the source code to Rainbow Six. He lectured extensively on the use of computer simulation in law enforcement at numerous law professional organiation conferences and was featured in several magazine articles discussing the advantages of simulation. Unfortunately, the concept of using computer simulation in a desk-top trainer to inhance cognitive skills development was ahead of its time, and the partners ultimately were unable to secure funding to continue the project.

Interestingly enough, his experience with tactical simulators lead him to become a consultant to Dynamic Animation Systems a manufacturer of a multi-million dollar military simulators named the Virtual Interactive Combat Environment (VICE System ). Levatino approached the company with the proposal to convert the simulator to a law enforcement version. For the past 8 years he has been a consultant for the system which has seen deployment worldwide.

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