16 MAY 2021 Gauntlet-9

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Lion
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16 MAY 2021 Gauntlet-9

Post by Lion » Mon May 10, 2021 4:43 pm

Intelligence has identified a large Iranian build-up of arms and supplies taking place. We are going to disrupt this operation by interdicting supplies, destroying key bridges, attacking ammo warehousing facilities, and disabling airfields that are responsible for the majority of the airlifting.

Today, we are going to hit a supply convoy that has been detected assembling at the Dehong ammo depots. A Tomahawk strike has been scheuled to fire at the depots shortly before your startup time. It is highly likely the convoy will move out once the depots are struck, so usage of ground radar and targeting pod is critical.

The supply convoy's expected destination is Bandar Abbas, which gives your flight approximately 4 to 5 hours to locate the convoy and destroy it. The convoy itself should have at least twenty vehicles in it, so take care not to waste munitions on any other military road traffic in the area. The actual convoy itself is expected to have at least some level of mobile air defence accompanying it, likely a combination of truck-mounted ZU-23s, self-propelled ZSU-23 Shilkas, SA-11 Gadfly TELARs, and SA-15 Tor vehicles.


Tankers are airborne, but they will be limited to operate within protected airspace over Emirati territory.

Package:
1. 4x F/A-18C Callsign: Dodge 1-1 (Interdiction)
2. 4x F/A-18C Callsign: Dodge 2-1 (Support)
3. 4x F/A-18C Callsign: Dodge 3-1 (Support)
4. 4x F-14B Callsign: Dodge 4-1 (Support)

Supporting Aircraft (USN):
1. 1x E-2 AWACS Callsign: Overlord 1-1
2. 1x S-3B Tanker Callsign: Texaco 2-1, TCN 56Y
3. 1x S-3B Tanker Callsign: Arco 3-1, TCN 55Y

Supporting Aircraft (RSAF):
1. 1x E-3 AWACS Callsign: Focus 2-1

Supporting Aircraft (USAF):
1. 1x E-3 AWACS Callsign: Wizard 3-1

Mission: Day Airbase Attack
Flight Callsign: Dodge 1-1
Startup time: 0520 (local)
Wx: TBD
Bullseye: Dehong Ammo Depot
ROE: Red - Weapons Free
Carrier ICLS: 5

Expected Threats:
Probable SA-11 "Gadfly" TELAR in target convoy.
Probable SA-15 "Gauntlet" in target convoy.
Probable ZU-23 mounted-trucks in target convoy.
Probable ZSU-23 "Shilka" in target convoy.

Possible SA-2 site on Lavan Island.
Possible SA-6 site on Kish Island.
Possible SA-2 site on western Qeshm Island.
Possible HAWK site at Havadarya airbase.

Iranian MiG-29A and F-4E BARCAPs are running patrols again on the coastline, anchored on the Bandar Abbas region.
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MrBean
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Re: 16 MAY 2021 Gauntlet-9

Post by MrBean » Thu May 13, 2021 12:15 am

CDR Ticman is on deck for MC this week.

Alternate: LCDR Raid

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