Desert Crossing is a Global Operations map in Armored Warfare. The map was introduced in October 2016 as the debut map for the then new Global Operations game mode. Five PvE missions are based on the map: Desert Fox, Desert Path, Desert Saber, Desert Strike, and Desert Viper.
"An abandoned aircraft carrier is sitting in a dry dock, along with the attached military base, ripe for the taking. Several mercenary forces are preparing to slug it out under the scorching sun. Long-forgotten riches of the recently discovered military base await the victor, but only two things await the loser – a sandy grave and a visit from the packs of vultures that are already circling. Which will you be?"