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by ticman
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 19 JUL 2020 TOMB FIST M23
Replies: 2
Views: 55

19 JUL 2020 TOMB FIST M23

Under the cover of darkness, VFA-41 Black Aces were dispatched from USS Theodore Roosevelt at 0030 for tasking of battlefield interdiction on and around Qeshm Island. Primary targets were anything attacking Qeshm Island and airfield, and a reported group of enemy gunships lurking in the AO. JTAC las...
by ticman
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 28 JUN 2020 TOMB FIST M20
Replies: 1
Views: 83

28 JUN 2020 TOMB FIST M20

Black Aces of the VFA-41 were tasked with destroying two C-130 transport aircraft on the Tarmac of Shiraz International Airport that were being loaded with believed processed uranium ore for transport out of the area. With all but one squadron pilot available for the tasking (sickbay), eleven (11) F...
by ticman
Thu Jun 04, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 31 MAY 2020 TOMB FIST M16
Replies: 1
Views: 129

31 MAY 2020 TOMB FIST M16

VFA-41 was tasked with destroying an ammo bunker and command center located at Tunb Island AFB. Secondary targets were military assets around the base. Black Aces sent in a SEAD package to clear the way for their STRIKE package to follow. The mission took place at dark hours and was successful in hi...
by ticman
Thu May 07, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 03 MAY 2020 TOMB FIST M14
Replies: 1
Views: 190

03 MAY 2020 TOMB FIST M14

VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with an early evening air base strike on Qeshm Island airfield. Primary targets were the runway itself, taxiway and tarmac with secondary targets of any military value. The SEAD/Strike package of 8 hornets left the carrier group at the assigned 1830 launch time. A SEAD ...
by ticman
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 05 APR 2020 TOMB FIST M11
Replies: 2
Views: 329

05 APR 2020 TOMB FIST M11

VFA-41 was tasked with destruction of enemy Surface to Air threats located at the island of Abu Musa. Primary targets included ZU-23 AAA, ZSU-23 SHILKA AAA, SA-6 GAINFUL, SA-15 GAUNTLET's. Dealer Flight 1, armed with Harms and JSOW's, approached target area 1st while Dealer Flight 2 provided CAP. De...
by ticman
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: F/A-18C Technical
Topic: 2.5.6 Carrier Takeoff Procedure
Replies: 1
Views: 1004

Re: 2.5.6 Carrier Takeoff Procedure

I have also found that you can, if not hooked up to the cat, re-taxi around and come again to the same point, and it seemed to hook me up without any comms
by ticman
Fri Mar 06, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 01 MAR 2020 TOMB FIST M07
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

Re: 01 MAR 2020 TOMB FIST M07

Dealer Flight 2 - CAP as well, not STRIKE!
by ticman
Fri Mar 06, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 01 MAR 2020 TOMB FIST M07
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

01 MAR 2020 TOMB FIST M07

The VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with CAP patrol of two 270 sq. mile "kill boxes" known to the squadron as area Kilo and area Bravo. Once a CAP presence in these areas could be established, CAP flight was to call in nearby orbiting ally SEAD flights to target any surrounding Surface to Air threatmo...
by ticman
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 19 JAN 2020 - TOMB FIST M02
Replies: 1
Views: 647

19 JAN 2020 - TOMB FIST M02

VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with destruction of the early warning radar and command/control facilities, airfield, and ammo depots at Bandar-e-Jask. A flight of eight (8) F/A -18 Hornet aircraft were dispatched from AL DHAFRA AB on 19/1/20 at 0730 for the mission. A strike package of five (5) horne...
by ticman
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 29 Dec 2019 M-27 Kerman Knockout
Replies: 3
Views: 888

29 Dec 2019 M-27 Kerman Knockout

VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with destroying three HQ structures located just north of the Kerman Airport deep into Iran. Secodary targets at the AO were hostile aircraft parked at the Kerman Airport, if any existed upon completion of the Primary Obejctive. Two flights of hornets were dispatched fo...