Midway is a game for 2 players published by Avalon Hill. Each player has his own map of the area behind a screen and "searches" for the enemy fleet by flying search planes to the various zones on the map and calling the zone coordinates. Once found, bombers can be sent in to sink the enemy fleet. ...
This is a somewhat artificial example, but it illustrates the point. The Japanese attack America's aircraft carrier Enterprise with three units simultaneously: two units of three torpedo squadrons on ...
The Atago is a Japanese heavy cruiser. Ordinarily one cruiser can't be told apart from another during a "search." (This is a reconnaissance mission by planes or ships that locates enemy ships for your ...