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Old 08-17-2015, 09:09 PM   #1
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Default Airmobile Event #2 - Night Stalkers: Fall of Hercules

Airmobile Air Assault – Night Stalkers: Fall of the Hercules

Mission Briefing

Note: mission file will be uploaded later on during the week.

DATE AND TIME: Sunday the 23rd at 1500 EST (or 2000 UK TIME) Don't be late!
TEAMSPEAK IP: (ATAG teamspeak, DCS sub-channel)


The success of Operation Triple-A has crippled the insurgents’ efforts to control Novorossiysk. Since that fateful assault on the Gelendzhik airport, they were forced to withdraw into Georgia. Months passed before more insurgent activity was reported in the southern mountains in the Batumi area. On the night of December 1st, a C-130 Hercules was shot down and crash landed south of Kutaisi. The Airmobile is called once more for a daring search and rescue mission in pitch dark. US Marines, three ships from the US fleet and the CVN-70 Carl Vinson are docked next to Batumi to mount a rescue attempt. We will have at our disposal Hueys from the Canadian Forces, Luftwaffe and US Air Force, Ka-50s and Mi-8s from Russia. We will be flying during winter time in high altitude (we might reach more than 8,000 ft depending on where we go) so don't forget to use engine De-Icing and pitot heat.

Whatever is down there… no one gets left behind.

-Find and secure the C-130 crash site
-Insert Medical Teams to the crash site
-Evacuate the wounded back to Kutaisi

Phase One:
We will takeoff from Batumi Airfield and load up on troops to secure the crash site. US Marines will be available for pickup in the three frigates docked at Batumi and on the deck of the USS CVN-70 Carl Vinson.
Phase Two:
We will fly to FARP HOPE to pick up two medical teams. Medical Teams will board the MEDEVAC slicks.
Phase Three:
We will fly to the crash site, secure it and insert the two medical teams next to the wreckage of the Hercules.
Phase Four:
Once the medical teams are inserted, there will be eight groups of wounded soldiers gathered next to the bridge south of the crash site. We will evacuate the wounded back to Kutaisi airfield.

CIA assets reported a substantial increase in insurgent activity in the mountains. Expect small arms fire and potentially Shilka batteries concealed in the valleys and mountain tops. Satellite imagery confirmed that there are troop movements heading towards the crash site. Time is against us, so we have no choice but to attempt a night CSAR mission.



-MISSION COORDINATION: The gunships and Ka-50 pilots will lead the operation and the slicks will fly behind them. We want to avoid AAA ambushes as much as possible so it will be the gunships’ task to guide the slicks to the safest route towards the objectives.

-FLIGHT LEADS: Without proper leadership, the mission is going nowhere. We will need flight leads for the slicks, gunships and Ka-50s. If a group doesn’t have a lead, they don’t fly. Period. This is a team effort and the mission is more difficult than the previous one.

-WHISPER LISTS: Flight leads should have a whisper list set up to all flights. We will use this as a main comms channel. Flight leads need to be aware that the use of a whisper list is MANDATORY in our case since if we keep everyone in the same channel, the teamspeak traffic will quickly become unmanageable.

-COMMS: Keep them brief and meaningful. We will be flying for about 1.5 to 2 hours in hostile territory, under constant threat of an enemy attack. Flight leads will need all the concentration they can get.

-GUNSHIPS: Gunships will be crucial to the success of this operation as they will be the only means we have to face Shilkas and pockets of enemy resistance. Gunship and Ka-50 pilots will be used to guide the slicks and warn them if any threats are spotted. Teamwork between the slicks and gunships will be essential since a mistake can turn a 40-minute flight into a smoldering pile of ashes.

-BLACK SHARK PILOTS: The Black Sharks’ role will be very important since they will act as the eyes of the CSAR air convoy. We will be operating at night, so the use of Black/White TV will help us identify threats before we run into them.

-FORMATION FLYING: Flying close and sticking together will be very important since we do not want to lose each other in the middle of Georgia. There are a LOT of threats in the area so we will have to get really small to minimize detection.

-NIGHT FLYING: Remember your NVG key bindings (“RShift+H” for NVGs if I recall correctly).

-SHIPS: landing on ships is already hard during the day, and it’s even harder during the night. I highly recommend you practice a little bit before. If landing on a frigate is too hard for you, you can still land on the Carl Vinson and load up troops from there.

-GENERAL RULES: We will be flying dark in order to minimize detection. So no lights, NVG goggles only. We can try to use IR lights but I am not sure they actually work.

-MODS: No mods are required to fly this mission. This means everyone will see the same units at the same place at the same time. This also means that you can have terrain/texture/sound mods all you want: there is no integrity check. If you want a great mod for this mission in particular, I highly recommend nrgized's NVG mod:



Slots: 8 x UH-1 slicks, 4 x UH-1 MEDEVACS, 8 x MI-8 slicks, 4 x UH-1 gunships, 4 x MI-8 gunships, 4 x KA-50

ULTIMATE ONE (UH-1 Slick Lead): (B/229) Cib
(B/229) Furious
(A/229) Ohgr

ULTIMATE TWO (UH-1 Slick Lead): Chuck
(C/229) Andrei Dragovic

ULTIMATE THREE (Mi-8 Slick Lead): Jarhead

ULTIMATE FOUR (Mi-8 Slick Lead): sniporbob

(A/229) dabomb

RECTIFY ONE (UH-1 Gunship Lead): (A/229) Phantom
(B/229) Nage
(A/229) PD

RECTIFY TWO (Mi-8 Gunship Lead): clebi99

UGLY ONE (Ka-50 Lead): Cooper

Attached Files
File Type: miz MP_AIRMOBILE_AIR_ASSAULT_MISSION2.miz (1.30 MB, 61 views)

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Old 08-17-2015, 09:29 PM   #2
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Chuck, sign me up for a UH-1 spot please. I don't mind in what role, slick, MEDEVAC or gunship. If you have too many Uh-1H pilots and not enough Mi-8 pilots then feel free to sign up for some hip flying.

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Hey sign me up for an Mi-8 Slick!

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Huey Slick spot for Cib please
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Old 08-17-2015, 09:54 PM   #5
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UH-1 slick for me Chuck. Thanks!
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Signing in for a Shark...
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Old 08-17-2015, 10:33 PM   #7
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Me me me me!
Huey slick, thanks.

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Old 08-18-2015, 12:07 AM   #8
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Chuck, I'll fly a slick for the mission. Position at your discretion.
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Old 08-18-2015, 12:20 AM   #9
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Sign me up for Mi-8 slick.
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Old 08-18-2015, 01:02 AM   #10
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Sign me up! I'm least proficient in the Mi-8 gunship role (I'm not so great at aiming it...) but I can fly any of the helicopters and have no preference.

Also, minor nitpick, the Ka-50 does not have an IR TV. It's just a regular black/white TV.
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