Armed Assault 2 Announced

The ArmA: Armed Assault Website (thanks Tiscali Games) has the revelation of plans for Armed Assault 2, a near-future military first-person shooter sequel planned for release next year. They promise further details soon on the ARMA2 Website, which currently mirrors the above announcement that offers some screenshots, and the following information:
Bohemia Interactive announces ARMA 2

Today at Games Convention in Leipzig, Bohemia Interactive announced ArmA 2 , its latest military simulation game for PC DVD-ROM and next generation consoles (originally known also as Game 2).

ArmA 2 is set in the near future, year 2009, in a fictional post soviet country called Chernarus. Players will be sent as members of a United States Marine Corps Force Recon squad to this country to prevent further civilian casualties and ensure ongoing stability there.

Arma 2 is based on the latest generation technology, offering large –scale game world, authentic and extremely detailed modern units, weapons, vehicles and environments, challenging single player and vast array of multiplayer options.