This is a joint operation between US NATO forces and the sovereign state of Georgia against Russian forces stationed at KRYMSK. The US 74th F.S. "Flying Tigers" is currently stationed at GELENDZHIK with 7 currently operational A-10s, the only combat ready A-10 squadron in the northern Kaukasus.
The OP is spearheaded by a flight of A-10s from the 74th, callsign Hawg 1, as well as a flight of Ka-50 from the Georgian Army, callsign Dodge 1.
GELENDZHIK houses the CAOC for this mission, Command One, with NOVOROSSIYSK currently supporting continuing insertion of NATO forces into northern Kaukasus. NOVOROSSIYSK may be used by Hawg flight to re-arm and re-fuel if needed during this mission.
For the past week, allied forces have seized control of the suburbs south-west of KRYMSK and have established a forward operating base serving as a middle-station between the coast and KRYMSK. Housing a FARP, FOB MADRID may be used by Dodge flight to re-arm and re-fuel during the operation.