BW5 smashing all records with the Warhammer! Recent Border War 5 – OP Warhammer organized by the Border War Crew established a few new world’s MILSIM and Airsoft records.Border War 5 – Operation Warhammer held in the Czech Republic in the former military area of Ralsko during the last weekend of April hosted 2300 players on spot from 37 countries of the world. The participants were exposed to a 50 hour intensive day and night infantry MILSIM operation in demanding weather, including intensive night ops.Border War 5 in April 2013 was so far the largest by the ammount of players Airsoft and MILSIM 50 hour ongoing operation organized in the Czech Republic, Europe as well as in the world.The event hosted over 50 historical vehicles and several helicopters for in-game deployment of more than 200 airmobile players directly into the heat of the battle, setting a new Airsoft airmobile record as well.
A LARP city of ALISI featured more than 25 buildings and was inhabited by more than 300 LARP players, who interacted with the main game scenario with a special LARP game running in parallel to the infantry ops.
Border War Charity
The Border War Charity project was introduced to the world for the first time; this year it was sponsored mainly by G&G Armaments, Gun Fire, Bohemia Airsoft, Adventure Food, Voodoo Tactical, Airsoft Community Europe, LAhve SOS, Military Gear Center, and Tiger Tailor. The charity lucky draw was a big success with more than 400 prices distributed among the players during the event. The funds raised during this Charity action will be used to support children group homes in Central and Northern Bohemia.
Border War supported by the Czech Army
Also, this year’s Border War MILSIM was for the first time visited by representatives of the Czech Ministry of Defense and Czech Army; a special exhibition of photographs from the latest deployment of Czech Army in Afghanistan was displayed in the Off zone, presenting this important piece of the Czech modern history to participants from the Czech Republic and abroad.
Shops and Sponsors
The Off zone traditionally offered a large variety of airsoft products, goodies to receive from the sponsors as well as shops offering equipment for airsoft players; many gifts and samples from the sponsors were given to players for free and they had a chance to put their hands on the new products. Main sponsor of the event was G&G Armaments with lot of goodies which were distributed to players during the event. Traditional professional catering accompanied the entire event with excellent food for reasonable prices and a great non-alcoholic Czech beer.
To see more pictures and the full resume, just visit the Border War website here: www.borderwar.cz/sites/resume