- "Rising above countries and armies, our world with no boundaries will become one. For the ideal. For the people."
- ― Anthony Palmer
- "It's a disgusting squabble over who gets the largest share of the pie, and that's why it needs to end. That's why we're fighting."
- ― Anton Kupchenko
- "The World With No Boundaries will pen a new story."
- ― Joshua Bristow
A World With No Boundaries was a paramilitary terrorist group, planning to reform the world through destruction and death. The group formed during the Belkan War and surfaced soon after the war's official end.
This organization, known as “A World With No Boundaries” was brought together as the Belkan War has begun to take steps into its final days. About halfway through the conflict, military personnel from both the Allied Forces and the Belkan Federation had begun to tire of the continuing aggression and both sides' reluctance to surrender or negotiate.
Individuals from the Belkan Air Force, Osean Air Defense Force, and Sapin Air Force had secretly decided to gather and speak of what they should do next. It was decided that they had to act against the individuals in the vital governments in order to effectively stop the war.
“A World with No Boundaries” is believed to be founded by Commander Anton "Dr." Kupchenko of the Belkan Air Force’s 18th Air Division, 5th Tactical Fighter Squadron, known as Gault 1. He was the head director of Project Pendragon which produced most of Belka’s super weapons. Because of his position, he was most likely the informant which supplied the organization with the locations for the XB-0 Hresvelgr and the V2 at Avalon Dam.
Immediately after their formation, two Osean Squadrons also joined “A World with No Boundaries”. They were known as the Sorcerer Squadron and the Wizard Squadron each shared the same designation as the 32nd Tactical Fighter Squadron of the 8th Air Division of the Osean Air Force. With their entry "A World With No Boundaries" had gained Captain Joshua "Lucan" Bristow and 1st Lieutenant Anthony "Bedivere" Palmer. Joshua Bristow is believed to have been the Co-Founder of the group along side Anton Kupchenko. In addition to these Ace Squadrons, many enlisted pilots in the Osean, Belkan and Sapin Air Forces joined of their own accord. At least five Yuktobanian pilots, for unknown reasons, also joined the coup and fought far from their homeland.
The A World With No Boundaries base of operations became the XB-0 Hresvelgr, the Belkan experimental airbase. Despite its costs to operate and maintain, it was a critical weapon available to their arsenal. The Sapin Air Force 9th Air & Land Division, 11th Tactical Fighter Squadron known as the Espada, including 2nd Lieutenant Marcela Vasquez, was tasked with guarding the Hresvelgr.
The first step of “A World with No Boundaries” was to eliminate any imposing threats to their reign. Their first true operation was conducted on the day of the Belkan nuclear explosions. Galm Two, known as Larry “Solo-Wing Pixy” Foulke; Galm One's wingman, had taken to the cause of "A World With No Boundaries" and attacked Galm One. He fled the combat area soon afterwards and seemingly disappeared. On the edge of the radar during that time a single aircraft was orbiting just outside the combat area, this was believed to be Wizard One who then escorted Pixy back to "A World With No Boundaries'" HQ.
After this, the organization continued operations despite the outcome. The Hresvelgr was launched in order to counterattack the advancing Allied Forces, before they could finish their final preparations to launch a worldwide offensive against their "natural" enemies. (i.e. Osea, Yuktobania, Ustio, Anea, Usea etc.) The Hresvelgr then attacked the City of Lumen, where the Belka and the Allies had signed the Peace Accord. It then attacked Valais Air Force Base on its way towards North Belka. Some squadrons tried to make their way towards Usea in order to take advantage of the chaos caused by the still raging war against the Usean Rebel Front yet were intercepted before this could occur.
However, the XB-0 was engaged by the 'new' Galm Team consisting of pilots Cipher and PJ, formerly Crow Three. The only squadron defending the Hresvelgr at the time was the 11th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Espada". The Galm Team managed to shoot down Espada, the Hresvlgr's remaining aerial defense forces, and the Hresvelgr itself before any other damage could be dealt to the Allied Forces. After the Hresvelgr's cockpit was destroyed, the airship was finished—yet after the final blow was dealt, a single aircraft apparently managed to eject out of the XB-0, however it could not be clearly seen. Despite this, it can be nearly certain that this was the F-15C Eagle flown by Larry Foulke.
"A World With No Boundaries" operations down-scaled greatly, but they had already completed their initial preparations for their final plan and pressed on. Their plan was to use the Belkan Vengeance Weapon II (V2), a Multiple-Independent Re-entry Vehicle equipped with high-powered nuclear warheads that were each far more powerful than the warheads used in the June 6th nuclear strikes. The Allied Forces rapidly discovered their plans and moved to stop them.
Their primary base of operations was Avalon Dam. Among the Allied Forces assigned to attack the base was the Galm Team. On the way to the dam the Allied Forces had to cross through The Round Table. Here "A World with No Boundaries" had moved to engage and destroy the whole of the Allied attack force before they could reach Avalon.
Their next engagement against the Galm Team was over The Round Table. However, while this managed to slow the Allied Forces, causing them to take a longer route to Avalon, they had failed to destroy the Galm team, and were shot down themselves.
The Allied Force had finally reached the Avalon Dam, which was heavily defended by AA and multiple fighters. The Galm Team spearheaded the attack on the dam at low level, flying through the valley leading to Avalon, known as the "Valley of Kings". A large portion of the Allied fighters flew in above the valley in range of the radar net in order to keep the defense system confused long enough for Galm to destroy their target: the V2. The V2 was housed deep within the dam and was entering its final phases of launch.
Cipher entered the dam multiple times, destroying each of the V2 control stations. A final sweep resulted in the destruction of the V2 control system, and the war was thought to be officially over.
But there was one final obstacle to overcome. On the way back to base, Galm Team was attacked by an airborne tactical laser fitted to the ADFX-02 Morgan, piloted by the coup-allied Pixy.
The shot from the Morgan hit and killed Galm Two, PJ. The Morgan was controlling the secondary V2 launch controller, which could be stopped only if the ADFX-02 was shot down. The ensuing dogfight was fought between Cipher and Pixy. The battle consisted of Pixy wielding each one of the Morgan's special weapons, the TLS (Tactical Laser System), the MPBM (Multi-Purpose Burst Missile), and the ECMP Advanced ECM Pod, in order, against Cipher. The final conflict resembled that of a medieval joust, due to the ECMP's effect of drawing away gunfire and missiles except when fired into the front air intakes. Each fighter attacked one another head on multiple times, each missing one another by mere feet. But Cipher emerged as the victor; Pixy was hit and appeared to attempt to ram Cipher, but alas he missed and his plane exploded in midair, destroying the V-2 before it could do any harm.
"A World With No Boundaries" disappeared soon after this conflict. Some members continued to operate as terrorists, but were caught years later by Osean Officials. Many were killed in action during the last days of the Belkan War, but most had receded into the shadows in order to one day attempt to finally create “A World With No Boundaries”.The MPBM was first used by "A World With No Boundaries". The burst missile weapon tech was taken by Yuktobania and the TLS weapon tech was taken by Osea, later employed by the Scinfaxi-Class Submarine & the ADF-01F FALKEN and Arkbird during the Circum-Pacific War of 2010, respectively.
Actions After the Conflict
After the Belkan War many of the members of “A World With No Boundaries” had either been killed in action, were missing in action or had disappeared completely.
Anton "Dr." Kupchenko, thought to be the creator of “A World With No Boundaries” was killed in action during an engagement over B7R on December 31, 1995. At his grave his headstone reads: “"The gate to the new world has been opened. My soul shall be the wind that enters the gate. When the sleeping king awakes, My body, too, shall surely rise." Of his wingmen in the Gault Squadron, many had then taken their parts in society, while two others were also killed along with him.
Lorenz Riedel, callsign Feniks, had fled to Estovakia and was responible for providing the technology that was crucial for building P-1112 Aigaion Heavy Command Cruiser, which helped the Eastern Faction to become the victor of the bloody Estovakian Civil War, 19 years later. On a battle to destroy the Estovakian Heavy Command Cruiser by the Republic of Emmeria Air Force during the Emmeria-Estovakia War, he was shot down by the REAF 28th Fighter Squadron. While it was confirmed that the person who shot him down was the acclaimed Emmerian ace Garuda One, his status remains unknown.
Espada Two, Marcela Vasquez had returned to her home country of Sapin. There she is a dancer and continues to live her life in Gran Rugido. Though she still regrets losing her flight leader for personal reasons, she does not blame anyone.
The Wizard Squadron, however, had a much larger plan in mind. The remaining six members had all gathered in Oured, Osea. The Osean police forces in the city had heard many reports or had sightings of these members, but they were never able to catch them. Also, seen in the city was Lorenz Riedel, Gault Seven but it was not confirmed if he had anything to do with the Wizards' upcoming ‘mission’. The Wizard had planned an assassination of the Osean President. Fortunately, before it could be put into play, Kevin Shore leaked information to Osean police. When Osean officials heard of this a special forces team was sent in to apprehend them. A firefight broke out. By the end of the conflict Ethan Button and Evan Carey were killed in the firefight. The rest of the members were arrested and put into confinement. Joshua Bristow was found to be the leader of this planned attack and was put into a maximum security prison, but did not regret anything he had done. Egon Strauss, in that same year, was found to be the leader of a group which had attacked the OWC Communication Company. Eight men had taken nine hostages and demanded the release of 135 Belkan personnel. After a 35-hour standoff he was shot and killed by an Osean special operations team, and minutes later, the crisis was over.
The last report of anything having to do with an AWWNB Member, was in 2003 when Gregory Brown was arrested in Apito International Airport under suspect off passport violations. Since then, there has been no information on any of the pilots.
The final report of a personel of AWWNB was Larry Foulke, the wingman of Galm 1, aka Pixy fighting with the ISAF on the Usean Continental War. But he was fighting to search the meaning of borders (as he says on his interview). His last words to Galm 1 or Cipher, more known as the "Demon Lord of the Round Table" are: "Yo, buddy. Still alive? And thanks, friend. See you again."
After that, no other information regarding other personnel in the organisation was known.
The following units are confirmed by Allied and Belkan sources to have been a part of "A World With No Boundaries" after the Belkan War. The following list is valid as of January 1, 1996 in the Ace Combat World. Also, other individual pilots had joined them. When information on them is found, their names will be posted here as well.
- Osean Air Defense Force, 8th Air Division, 32nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, 1st Element "Wizard Squadron"
- Osean Air Defense Force, 8th Air Division, 32nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, 2nd Element "Sorcerer Squadron"
Pilots and Personnel
All AWWNB Pilots are considered to be alive unless otherwise marked. The following list is valid as of January 1, 1996, before the assassination attempt on the Osean President in the Ace Combat World. Their status is also displayed after their callsigns. All pilots were shot down, but alive unless designated by one of the following: Killed in Action [KIA] and Missing in Action [MIA]
- Andreas Reiske "Eisvogel 1" - [KIA]
- Jeffrey Bogarde "Eisvogel 2" - [KIA]
- Ulrich "Vulkan" Wagner
- Paul "Bauer" Rummenigge - [KIA]
- Rainer "Ritter" Walter
- Lars "Springer" Matthaus - [KIA]
- Anton "Dr." Kupchenko - Gault 1- [KIA]
- Franz Speidel - Gault 2 - [KIA]
- Griswold Veiser - Gault 3
- Andrew Barry - Gault 4
- Egon Strauss - Gault 5
- Bruno Watts - Gault 6 - [KIA]
- Lorenz "Feniks" Riedel - Gault 7 - [MIA]
- Larry"Solo Wing Pixy" Foulke - Galm 2
- Joshua"Lucan"Bristow - Wizard 1
- Carlos Joaquin - Wizard 2 - [KIA]
- Lucio Morientes - Wizard 3
- Iosif Beletsky - Wizard 4
- Evan Carey - Wizard 5
- Ethan Button - Wizard 6
- Kevin Shore - Wizard 7
- Jay Porter - Wizard 8
- Anthony "Bedivere" Palmer - Sorcerer 1
- Darren Knowles - Sorcerer 2 - [MIA]
- Gregory Brown - Sorcerer 3
- Austin Winters - Sorcerer 4 - [KIA]
- Mario Valdes - Sorcerer 5 - [KIA]
- Stephen Edmunds - Sorcerer 6 - [KIA]
- Charles Andrews - Sorcerer 7 - [KIA]
- Todd Barry - Sorcerer 8 - [MIA]
- Amy "Felsen" Pitt
- Alberto Lopez - Espada 1 - [KIA/MIA]
- Marcela "Macarena" Vasquez - Espada 2
- Fernando Perez - Gault 8 - [KIA]
- Ramos Gonzalez "Suerte 1" - [KIA]
- Ricardo Mejia "Suerte 2"
- Blair "Turm" Winthrop
- Yuri Dashkov "Komyeta 1"
- Ruslan Tolstoy "Komyeta 2"
- Viktor "Slon" Medlev - [UKN]- possibly alive, the body that was supposedly his was sent back to Yuktobania as a Unknown.
- Kira "Pyoshka" Alekhin
- Yakov "Kon" Saifullin - [KIA]
- ADFX-02 Morgan
- B-2A Spirit
- F-14D Super Tomcat
- F-16C Fighting Falcon
- F-2A Viper Zero
- F-35C Lightning II
- F-22A Raptor
- J35J Draken
- Rafale M
- Su-32 Strike Flanker
- Su-37 Terminator
- Su-47 Berkut
- EF-2000 Typhoon
- XB-0 Hresvelgr
- YF-23A Black Widow II
Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War(the game)