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by Hedgehog
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 10 MAR 2019 The Initial
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: 10 MAR 2019 The Initial

Pilot records updated.
by Hedgehog
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 10 MAR 2019 The Initial
Replies: 1
Views: 28

10 MAR 2019 The Initial

VFA-41 was tasked with destroying an Iranian power plant. Dealer 1 was assigned CAP/SEAD duties. Dealer 2 was the strike flight. Dealer 1-1 Hedgehog : landed at divert. Dealer 1-2 Mad Dog : landed at divert. Dealer 2-1 Lion : tgts hit, landed at divert. Dealer 2-2 Shadow : tgts hit, crashed on recov...
by Hedgehog
Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Mission Building
Topic: Strike mission objectives
Replies: 0
Views: 29

Strike mission objectives

This is the kind of strike mission we like:

https://youtu.be/eRiVDekoEQM

This would be a realistic target. Not missions where we're trying to locate an individual soldier with a MANPAD or one tiny vehicle.
by Hedgehog
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: Feb 24, 2019 Prelude
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: Feb 24, 2019 Prelude

Pilot records and Greenie Board updated.
by Hedgehog
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 17 FEB 2019 Tunnel Vision
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: 17 FEB 2019 Tunnel Vision

Pilot records and Greenie Board updated.
by Hedgehog
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 17 FEB 2019 Tunnel Vision
Replies: 1
Views: 150

17 FEB 2019 Tunnel Vision

VFA-41 was tasked with a follow-up strike mission to destroy railroad bridges following a USAF B1-B attack on a tunnel on the railroad line. The strategic objective was to trap a train suspected to be carrying military armament. Dealer 1 was given escort/SEAD duty. Dealer 2 was the strike package. ...
by Hedgehog
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Mission Building
Topic: What is "realistic?"
Replies: 0
Views: 33

What is "realistic?"

We keep throwing the word "realistic" around, but what does it mean? re·al·is·tic 1. having or showing a sensible and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected. Our missions need to be tempered by what can practically be expected from part-time pilots who all have real jobs and real lives t...
by Hedgehog
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Mission Building
Topic: Toward greater realism
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Toward greater realism

Much of our recent discussion has been toward the goal of greater realism in our mission flying. We want to actively move away from the video-game mindset, and approximate, as closely as the DCS simulation platform will allow, the type of sorties that real-world carrier pilots might fly. What is a "...
by Hedgehog
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 10 FEB 2019 Quick Strike w/ HARMs
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: 10 FEB 2019 Quick Strike w/ HARMs

Pilot records and Greenie Board updated.
by Hedgehog
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 10 FEB 2019 Quick Strike w/ HARMs
Replies: 1
Views: 56

10 FEB 2019 Quick Strike w/ HARMs

VFA-41 was tasked with destroying an Iranian frigate. They even gave us HARMs this time. The frigate was protected by its own radar-guided SAM system. Waves of HARMs were launched. Some failed to track, but some made it through to cause substantial damage to the ship. Its SAM radar still active, st...