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Old 11-26-2008, 08:47 PM   #4
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"Like a Ghost on the Wind, we came from the Sea......
......and Tremble our foes like a Storm on the Lee"

Operational Headquarters situated at Sochi-Adler Air Force base, the 159th currently consists of five Wings:

Fighter Wing operating the Sukhoi Cy-33 Flanker and Cy-27 Flanker is tasked to provide CAP top cover & force protection to attached assets during 159th operations and to maintain an Anti Ship capability and its Aircraft Carrier Operations currencies. Additional roles include Fighter Sweep, Interception and limited Deep Strike missions.

Supported by Fighter Wing is Strike Wing, operating the Cy-25T and Cy-25, who’s mission parameters are to provide a precision attack capability, by both day & night, SEAD support and Runway denial sorties in 159th operations.

Crucial to the 159th Combat Operations is the Attack Wing, operating the Kamov Ka-50 Black Shark, the Mil Mi-8 Hip and A-10C Warthog, which Wing's role includes but is not limited to Combat Search And Rescue operations, Ground Attack, RECON, AFAC, SEAD, VIP/HVT Escort and Close-Air-Support Operations.

Integral to 159th operations is the Tactical Air Wing operating the Mig-21Bis and Miyokan Mig-29S, tasked primarily with Enemy Bomber Interception, Precision strikes, Anti-Ship and Light Ground Attack/CAS missions.

Supplementing the 159th's 4 Operational Wings is the Auxiliary Wing, home to our A-50 AWACS, IL-76M Tankers and Fleet of retired P-51 Mustangs utilized for Ceremonial purposes and the occasional COIN/RECON operations as and when operational circumstances dictate.

The 217th MRB forms part of the 159th Auxiliary Wing and is tasked with providing Real-time, Human Command And Control of all elements of the 159th Ground Forces during all 159th Operational activities and where necessary, performing said roles for the OPFOR coalition to provide real-time and strategic ground-force opposition. Current operational equipment of the 217th MRB consists of a Tank Battalion, 3 Motor Rifle Battalions, 2 SPG Battalions, a MLRS Battalion and 2 Air Defence Battalions with attendant 217th HQ/C2, Combat Support and Combat Service Support elements.

217th Wolverines, 'Nemo Me Impune Lacessit'

When not being used for private squad activities, the 159th run a dedicated server for public use on a 100MBit/100MBit line, also providing a Teamspeak server, which again is available for public use outside of squad activities.

Formal Squad Flights are scheduled for Thursdays and Sundays 20h00GMT and Wednesdays 20h00CST catering for our North American members.

The 159th, fondly known as the Pirates of the Crimean, prides itself on relaxed, friendly atmosphere and good sense of humour. The banter can be merciless at times but we have a good laugh at ourselves. This relaxed attitude is backed up by the desire to fly in a professional manner and Operational Flights are drafted with the knowledge of actively serving members of the Armed Forces who are also members of the 159th to ensure maximum conformance to Operational Combat reality/environment within the inherent constraints of the simulation.

Do not hesitate to drop by the Sukhoi Arms for a Pint and a friendly Chat


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'We came from the Sea..........And Tremble our Foes like a Storm on the Lee'

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