Modern Warfare 3 takes place after the events of Modern Warfare 2. The Russian Federation has declared war against the United States, and also takes it's offensive into Europe, including England, France, and Germany. Missions will also take place in other countries around the world. Written by
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The characters Sandman, Frost, Grinch, and Truck are Delta Force operators that fought alongside Captain Price, Soap, Ghost and Roach in Operation: Kingfish in 2013. That is 3 years prior to the time that this game is set. See more
Near the end of Black Tuesday, once you secure the keys from Russian Sailors on the Bridge of the Sub, your Teammate reports to Overlord, and they provide grid coordinates to launch the subs Cruise Missiles against the Russian Fleet. Overlord provides a 6-digit grid, specifying a 100M AOE (Area of Effect). This would not be sufficient data to launch against a fleet of warships, as all those ships don't fit in a 100M grid. This feat would likely require multiple 8-digit grids (10M precision), one JDAM for each ship. See more
[During the arms deal in Pripyat in 1996
Yuri, wake up. Zakhaev wouldn't want you to miss this. This deal will generate millions for our cause. Money can buy many things, even power. The road to the future begins here, my friend.
[Yuri and Makarov watch the arms deal take place, only for Zakhaev to lose his arm after being shot by Lieutenant Price from a long distance