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by Mad Dog
Mon Apr 25, 2022 11:35 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 24 April 2022 - Damascus Dawn Week 15
Replies: 1
Views: 79

24 April 2022 - Damascus Dawn Week 15

VFA-41 was part of a strike package hitting targets within the city of Aleppo in order to disrupt Syrian supply lines, infrastructure and command and control networks. The target package was a Powerplant, selected as our primary target, with the adjacent Railyard as a secondary target. VFA-41 was di...
by Mad Dog
Mon Jan 17, 2022 9:55 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 16 Jan 2022 - Damascus Dawn Week 5
Replies: 1
Views: 287

16 Jan 2022 - Damascus Dawn Week 5

VFA-41 was tasked to conduct a Search and Rescue (SAR) mission to retrieve the downed pilot [codename: SPARROW] from enemy territory. The squadron was divided into 4 Flights to support the mission objectives. A predator drone was on station to mark enemy ground forces that could hinder rescue operat...
by Mad Dog
Sat Jan 15, 2022 10:50 am
Forum: Mission Briefs
Topic: 16 Jan 2022 - Damascus Dawn Week 5
Replies: 11
Views: 841

Re: 16 Jan 2022 - Damascus Dawn Week 5

Any Huey copilot volunteers?
by Mad Dog
Sat Jan 15, 2022 9:34 am
Forum: Mission Briefs
Topic: 16 Jan 2022 - Damascus Dawn Week 5
Replies: 11
Views: 841

Re: 16 Jan 2022 - Damascus Dawn Week 5

That’s 3 Hueys ! Trim hedge and bean. Do we have any cats out there ? The rest of us will support the Hueys and clear the way !
by Mad Dog
Sun Oct 24, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 24 OCT 2021 Gauntlet-28
Replies: 1
Views: 342

24 OCT 2021 Gauntlet-28

24 OCT 2021 Gauntlet-28 Today's mission was a daytime attack on the Iranian supply line. A flight of four Saudi Tornado IDS made a sweep of the area to suppress and destroy any SAM threats that may be present in the area. It appeared most SAM threats were destroyed but not all. The Black Aces were ...
by Mad Dog
Tue Sep 28, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 27 SEP 2021 Gauntlet-24
Replies: 5
Views: 865

Re: 27 SEP 2021 Gauntlet-24

Yes it was intense
by Mad Dog
Mon Sep 27, 2021 1:36 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 27 SEP 2021 Gauntlet-24
Replies: 5
Views: 865

27 SEP 2021 Gauntlet-24

VFA-41 primary task was an enemy fighter sweep, this included any enemy cargo planes within the patrol area. The secondary task was to destroy a newly operational SA-5. The SA-5 was defended by a SA-2 site. The SA-2 site was targeted as well. Weasel 1 departed mother as missiles were being launched ...
by Mad Dog
Mon Aug 02, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 1 AUG 21 Gauntlet-18
Replies: 2
Views: 553

1 AUG 21 Gauntlet-18

The Black Aces were tasked with a night time mission to target and destroy any Iranian warships in the port of Bostanu. The squadron was divided into two strike flights to cover primary and secondary targets. Primary strike package targeted any moored warships in Bostanu, the secondary strike packag...
by Mad Dog
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 19 JUL 21 Cyprus Warehouse
Replies: 1
Views: 394

19 JUL 21 Cyprus Warehouse

The Black Aces were tasked with locating strike a warehouse cluster in Larnaka, on the south coast of Cyprus. Threats in the area included mig-19, mig-23, SA-6 SAMs southwest of the objective. Because of the possibility of limited visibility due to clouds and the proximity of SA-6, JSOW 154C were se...
by Mad Dog
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 30 Nov 19 Qeshm Outpost
Replies: 1
Views: 1447

30 Nov 19 Qeshm Outpost

On Nov 30 2019, VFA-41 Black Aces were sent to destroy enemy outpost on Qeshm Island. Dealer 1 flight of 2 FA-18 departed CVN74 and ingresses to target area. Upon reaching target area Enemy outpost was identified and destroyed. While making weapon drops enemy MIG-29 intercept was encountered and des...