19 SEP 2021 Gauntlet-23

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Lion
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19 SEP 2021 Gauntlet-23

Post by Lion » Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:57 pm

This entire offensive's forward momentum, like any landing, is totally dependent on its supply lines, and currently there is a group of freighters passing back and forth from Bandar Abbas to Abu Dhabi. While Saudi and U.A.E. military forces combat the Iranians on the land, our goal will be to sever the Iranian supply line, then to attack the force directly.

The Iranians are currently flying an all-time high number of aircraft sorties trying to maintain air-superiority over their invasion force and its supply lines. Before we can fly in and start hitting ground targets we need to regain control of the air in this region. Working toward this goal, you will fly a fighter sweep and you need to fly out and start knocking down enemy aircraft. Take off and engage any Iranian aircraft that you can intercept. We are more interested in seeing fighter cover being destroyed, but don't pass up a chance to down an airborne cargo plane, if it's in range.
Fly the waypoints and return to mother at winchester or bingo.

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


Our E-2 Hawkeye will be airborne over Qatar and will advise you of any incoming threats.

Threat advisory:
An SA-5 long range strategic SAM system has come online near Bandar Abbas airfield, but it should not be a factor unless you come within 80 miles of it.



Package:
VFA-41, USN (315.00 - 318.00)
1. 4x F/A-18C Callsign: Dodge 1-1 (Sweep)
2. 4x F/A-18C Callsign: Dodge 2-1 (Sweep)
3. 4x F/A-18C Callsign: Dodge 3-1 (Sweep)
4. 2x F-14A Callsign: Dodge 4-1 (Sweep)
5. 2x F-14B Callsign: Dodge 5-1 (Sweep)

Supporting Aircraft (USN):
1. 1x E-3 AWACS Callsign: Overlord 1-1, 266.00 AM
2. 1x S-3B Tanker Callsign: Texaco 2-1, TCN 56Y, 251.00, angels 6, 259 IAS
3. 1x KC-135MPRS Callsign: Arco 3-1, TCN 55Y, 252.00, angels 20, 294 IAS


Mission: Daytime Fighter Sweep
Flight Callsign: Dodge
Startup time: 1200L
WX: BKN 5/8, BKN 19/21, FEW 30, 14 kts S surface, 9 kts NW FL066, 12 kts SE FL260+, altimeter 29.78
Bullseye: Al-Bateen Airfield
ROE: Red - Weapons Free
Carrier TCN & ICLS: 72X, CH 5
Divert: Liwa AB TCN 122X
Max Mission Length: 300 nm
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MrBean
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Re: 19 SEP 2021 Gauntlet-23

Post by MrBean » Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:08 pm

LCDR Raid assigned as Mission Commander

Alternate: LCDR Mad Dog

Lion
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Re: 19 SEP 2021 Gauntlet-23

Post by Lion » Sun Sep 19, 2021 8:15 pm

Divert changed to Liwa AFB due to the southerly winds. Land at Al Minhad AFB for the 90 degree crabbed achievement, tho :1grin:

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