Update (Dec. 5): Added voice over, kneeboard, assorted minor changes and optional music (warning: contains cowbell and can't be turned off once activated).
Russia has purchased multiple USAF aircraft at an Iraqi yard sale. 4 A-10A's and 2 F-15C's are scheduled to be displayed as war trophies at a military parade tomorrow morning. A strike to destroy these aircraft has been authorized. Tonight, you and Chips will conduct that strike.
Deny Putin his prize.
A basic night strike mission ...
Launch from the Stennis and conduct SEAD in support of a targeted strike on an Abkhazi base. Coordinate with Air Force F-15s providing CAP, and lend them a hand if necessary. Ensure the path is clear for two flights of A-10s to do their job. Keep an eye on your and your flight's fuel levels to ensure you can make it back to Stennis.
Voiceover briefing and in-mission instructions and updates from "Overlord," the Air Force colonel who is overseeing the mission.
Please let me ...
A good mission for newbys honing their Air to Air and Air to Ground Maverick delivery skills and also Shore Start and Airfield landing.. but of course all welcome.
We are concerned about the infiltration and enemy activity at Kobuleti Air Base. There are four Ka-50 orbiting on routine CAS and a A-50 AWACS in support.
Also two AAA units defending both ends of the Airbase and satellite imagery indicates an active SAM SA-19 is also present. You have the required loadout, a center tank of fuel and ...
C-17 transporting critical repair parts and weapons to resupply government forces at Mineralnye-Vody needs fighter escort. You will lead a 2-ship flight departing from USS Stennis to get the transport safely to its destination.
Rendezvous with C-17 Enfield at WP2. Escort to Mineralnye-Vody. C-17 cruise speed at 20,000 FT is about 260 knots AIS.
THREATS: Hostile Russian fighter detachments are stationed at various Georgian airfields occupied by Russian forces. SU-27, MiG-21, MiG-23.
Engage armoured columns moving north towards Beslan airbase. Fly repeated attack missions using guided ordinance, if possible. Additional support (SEAD/CAS) is available from "other" radio menu, should it be required.
The mission comes with the Mirage 2000c as the primary "player" airframe. You may substitute the M2k with any of your favourite ships!
On call SEAD/CAS is available from the "other" radio menu.
CTLD JTAC is in use, but also standard DCS JTAC is ...