On the morning of December 3 2018, Carrier Strike Group 3 sails towards Iranian Territorial waters. Previous deployments have seen the US Navy constantly harassed by Iranian vessels in a manner that is less than professional.
Anticipating this, The Vigilantes have been assigned to provide a low altitude BAR CAP ahead of the strike group to ward off any potential aggressors.
The operation will consist of a Rotating CAP of 4 flights, with a separation of 20 miles. The CAP will operate at 10,000 feet to ensure that there is a constant presence of US aircraft ahead of the fleet.
The Cap will be Led by a 4-ship flight from VFA 151 designated Springfield. (Yourself)
Followed by another 4-ship flight from VFA-41.
Ground Control Intercept support will be Handled by the Stennis, call sign WAR HAMMER
AWACS support will be provided from an E-2 Hawk-Eye, Call sign DARK STAR
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT ARE WEAPONS HOLD UNLESS AUTHORISED