This is a good mission to practice your skills using laser guided bombs in coordination with a Reaper drone who is lasing targets for you.
JTAC will automatically designate targets for you at mission start until no more targets are available. There is no need to contact JTAC by radio. JTAC status (available targets) are available via the comms menu (backslash \). Select F10 and JTAC status to see current targeting information.
Insurgents with the support of RedFor have constructed a fortified position west of Muzeira. An A10C has been assigned to destroy the position and allow a BlueFor recon unit to move into the town from the west. BlueFor will remain 5NM west and clear of waypoint SNIPER until RedFor resistance is significantly reduced.
1)Navigate to the SNIPER target area.
2)Destroy the fortified positions west of town in the vicinity of waypoint SNIPER.
3)The flight is supported by FOCUS AWACS, DODGE CAP both on freq 121.8.
4)SNIPER JTAC will provide targeting designation by laser on code 1688.
5)Anticipate MANPADS in the vicinity of SNIPER. Stay above 12,000 feet to remain clear of threat
6)No other airborne or SAM threats are anticipated.
7)Return to Al Minhad AB after targets are destroyed.
JTAC status and target information will be provided by text on the comm menu (backslash \ ), then press F10 look for JTAC STATUS.
Within 15NM of SNIPER press LSS on TGP MFD to search for laser designated targets on code 1688.
Beware of air traffic in the vicinity Al Minhad AB, it’s a busy airport.
Skills you can practice on this mission:
1)Navigate to waypoints using UFC and CDU
2)Set up DSMS panel for GBU12 delivery
3)Use TGP to find laser designated targets using LSS.
4)Use CBU97 and GBU12
5)Navigate back to Al Minhad AB
The following add-ons are not required but will enhance your DCS experience:
Better Smoke for DCS World 2.5.6 https://www.digitalcombatsimulator.com/en/files/3312017/
DiCE: DCS Integrated Countermeasure Editor v4.2 by Bailey https://www.digitalcombatsimulator.com/en/files/3312680/