[OPORD] Operation Everglade (1984), Breakthrough: Anvil - UNITAF - Arma 3 MILSIM
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OPERATIONS ORDER
Operation Everglade (1984), Breakthrough: Anvil







TO:
OPERATIONS OFFICER
United Task Force
UNITAF Forces Norway
FROM:
Lt Gen Chad P. Franks
CMDR CJTF USCENTCOM
MacDill Air Force Base Tampa, U.S.





--- OPERATIONS ORDER ---


Situation

Background Information
In a two-pronged advance, the British and US coalition forces coordinate the assault on Stocken and surrounding settlements in an effort to encircle the heavily fortified town of Molzen. The US drive the southern main effort from FOB Javwel, while the British support from the recently occupied town of Oetzendorf to tie up Soviet reinforcements along the north flank. Intel suggests the Soviet garrison in Molzen will not attempt a break-out because of their diminished strength and advantageous fortifications. Most resistance will be along our direction of assault. Nevertheless, we must keep an eye on our backs as we advance along the circuit.

Friendly Forces
US Heavy Mechanised Infantry Platoon 3x Rifle Squads 3x M2 Bradley IFV Sustainment 1x Logistical Support Element 1x Combat Medical Team mobile with 3x M113 + 1x M113 MEDEVAC Combat Air Patrol Flight of 2x F-16

Supporting Assets
Guerrilla camps are in close proximity to our area of operations. PID of armed personnel is paramount.

Enemy Forces
Soviet Armed Forces An unknown concentration, unknown composition of Soviet garrison and manoeuvre units suspected to be airmobile and mechanised. Coalition HQ expects a counter-push in force soon.


Mission

Tasking

Assault and occupy

  1. Riestedt (OBJ Ruby),
  2. Masendorf (OBJ Sapphire),
  3. Stocken (OBJ Diamond).


End-state
After driving out the garrison of all three objective towns, ENDEX at the furthest forward secure location. In the event of a tactical retreat, break contact south towards friendly lines or dig in at the furthest forward secure location.


Execution

Commander's Intent
The purpose of this mission is to encircle the town of Molzen by taking the towns of Riestedt, Masendorf and Stocken and driving out their Soviet garrisons.

Tasks and Sequencing

Staging

OSCAR, ECHO, WHISKEY, JULIET call-signs prepare to depart from FOB Javwel. OUTLAW call-sign prepares to get airborne from the US Airbase. Whiskey prepares 3x M113 with squad-designated supplies to be assigned to one OSCAR squad each. OSCAR 1, 2 & 3 each mount their designated APC. OSCAR 9 & 6 mount a Bradley of ECHO call-sign. OSCAR 8 & 7 mount a second Bradley of ECHO call-sign. The convoy rolls out in order of ECHO 1 - ECHO 2 - WHISKEY VIC 1 - WHISKEY VIC 2 - WHISKEY VIC 3 - JULIET - ECHO 3

OBJ RUBY

Convoy will bypass a forested pond to its south to quickly establish hold positions. Forming a platoon line towards OBJ Ruby, WHISKEY M113 will lead the charge, followed by ECHO Bradleys in suppressive support. Upon reaching their designated AP, all squads dismount and secure it. Maintaining a platoon line, OSCAR bounds through CQB to clear OBJ RUBY. Progress is to be made up to each Phase Line, at which point the platoon reconsolidates to advance in concert. ECHO holds outside small-arms and RPG threat ranges to overwatch with freedom of movement extending no further than the infantry line. RV1 at the central T-intersection is a pre-designated regroup point for casualties, resupplies and other references.

OBJ SAPPHIRE

From PL Charlie, platoon stages a second mounted assault towards OBJ SAPPHIRE. Shifting slight west for cover, M113 charge to the dismount point with ECHO in support. All squads dismount. OSCAR 1, 2 & ECHO 1 cross the main bridge into Sector A1. OSCAR 3 & ECHO 2, 3 move to AP 5, where OSCAR 3 crosses a wooden bridge into Sector A2. ECHO 2, 3 hold on the near side of the river for support. OSCAR 3 secures and holds A2. OSCAR 1 & 2 advance through A1 into A3 to form a platoon line with OSCAR 3 facing Sector A4. OSCAR platoon advances through and clears Sector A4. RV2 at the intersection in Sector A2 is used for casualties, resupplies and references. OSCAR and ECHO move along the river on both sides towards and secure RV3 as a staging point for the following assault.

OBJ DIAMOND

Via RV4 serving as a fallback and reference point, OSCAR conducts a breach into Sector C3. OSCAR forms a line facing east along the MSR. Hold fast until C3 is cleared. With C3 clear, OSCAR advances along the MSR in a bounding fashion towards C1. In C1, OSCAR pivots left to face Sectors B3-B1. Two squads will bring up the east flank along the street, the remaining squad moves along the west street with Echo screening from outside the perimeter.



Administration/Logistics

Resupply
All OSCAR squads depart from FOB Javwel with combat supplies. Each squad has a fixed M113 assigned to it, colour-coded with flags. WHISKEY is responsible for continued resupplying from within the inventory of the M113. LOGPAK locations are to be minimised to maintain momentum and should coincide with other tasks such as CCP for efficiency.

Medical
The primary means of medical sustainment is via ground-based combat medical teams in assigned M113 ambulances.

Rules of Engagement
In accordance with SOP

Fire Support Plan
In accordance with SOP

Close Air Support
In accordance with SOP


Command/Signal


Communications Plan
Callsign Primary Frequency Superior Frequency ACTUAL
OSCAR 9 40mHz 37mHz SPC SkullCollector Platoon Leader
OSCAR 1 250mHz 40mHz 1Lt WhiteWolf Squad Leader
OSCAR 1-1 251mHz 250mHz SPC Edoardo Fireteam Leader
OSCAR 1-2 252mHz 250mHz SP3 Clarke Junior Team Leader
OSCAR 2 260mHz 40mHz PFC ryyszla Squad Leader
OSCAR 2-1 261mHz 260mHz SP2 Taru Fireteam Leader
OSCAR 2-2 262mHz 260mHz SP2 B.Miller Junior Team Leader
OSCAR 3 270mHz 40mHz Sgt Johnson Squad Leader
OSCAR 3-1 271mHz 270mHz SP1 Minipily Fireteam Leader
OSCAR 3-2 272mHz 270mHz Pvt SilberJojo Junior Team Leader
ECHO 1 362mHz 361mHz SPC Mattjamco APC/IFV Section Commander
ECHO 2 290mHz 361mHz Sgt Jochem APC/IFV Crewman (Commander)
ECHO 3 300mHz 361mHz SP3 Adshield APC/IFV Crewman (Commander)
WHISKEY 4 70mHz 43mHz SP2 Chelmy (Ret.) Logistics Support Chief
JULIET 4-1 71mHz 70mHz SP2 LegacyStetson CMT Leader
OUTLAW 5-1 81mHz 80mHz MSP Nomad Fixed-wing Pilot (Flight Leader)
CROSSROAD H 87mHz 37mHz PFC Ross (Ret.) Senior Game Master
Considerations

Succession of Command

OSCAR 9 >> OSCAR 8 >> OSCAR 1 > OSCAR 2 > OSCAR 3

Communications

LR40: OSCAR 9 >> OSCAR 1, 2, 3 INFANTRY LR50: OSCAR 8 > ECHO LR70: OSCAR 6 >> WHISKEY, JULIET Close Combat Sustainment LR81: OSCAR 6 > OUTLAW Combat Air Patrol Check-in LR87: CROSSROAD >> OSCAR




CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS

TEAMSPEAK IP: ops.unitedtaskforce.net
GAME SERVER IP (Direct Connect): ops.unitedtaskforce.net
GAME SERVER PASSWORD: issued on Discord

TIMINGS

SERVER OPENS: 1630hrs UTC
FORM UP: 1700hrs UTC
ANNOUNCEMENTS/BRIEFING: 1715hrs UTC
STEP OFF: 1725hrs UTC
END-EX: 1900-2000hrs UTC APPROX
All are GMT/UTC


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Equipment Checklist
The following combined equipment list is issued as part of approved kit lists and across relevant personnel.


Qty Item Weight
Primary weapons
25x M16A2 87kg
10x M16A2 M203 49kg
8x M3A1 (Grey) 29kg
3x M14 (Rail) 13kg
6x M249 36kg

11x cwr3_b_backpack_radio Warning 0kg
7x cwr3_b_vest_pasgt_alice_woodland_gl Warning 0kg
2x cwr3_b_uniform_m81_woodland_gloves Warning 0kg
2x cwr3_b_vest_pasgt_alice_od_crew Warning 0kg
4x cwr3_b_uniform_m81_woodland_rolled Warning 0kg
7x cwr3_b_vest_pasgt_alice_woodland_etool Warning 0kg
9x B_AssaultPack_rgr Warning 0kg
3x cwr3_b_backpack_alice_medic Warning 0kg
3x cwr3_b_vest_pasgt_alice_woodland_officer Warning 0kg
6x cwr3_b_vest_pasgt_alice_woodland_mg Warning 0kg
7x cwr3_b_vest_pasgt_alice_woodland_light Warning 0kg

Ammunition
35x 30rnd STANAG M855 14kg
24x .45 ACP 7Rnd M1911 Mag 7kg
48x M83 Smoke Grenade (White) 9kg
22x 30rnd STANAG M856 (Tracer) 9kg
12x M18 Smoke Grenade (Blue) 2kg
7x 40mm M443 (HEDP) Grenade 1kg
26x .45 ACP 30Rnd M3A1 Mag (Grey) 12kg
12x M18 Smoke Grenade (Yellow) 2kg
4x .45 ACP 30Rnd M3A1 Mag (Red tracer/Grey) 2kg
5x M67 Fragmentation Grenade 2kg
7x Painkillers 0kg
12x M18 Smoke Grenade (Purple) 2kg
51x 40mm M713 (Red smoke) Grenade 9kg
3x 7.62 mm 20Rnd Mag 2kg
9x 7.62 mm 20Rnd Mag (Tracer) 5kg
42x 5.56mm 200Rnd M249 (Red TE4) Box 76kg
6x M72A6 (HEAT) Rocket 11kg
4x Ammonium Carbonate 0kg

Secondary weapons
15x M1911 16kg

Other equipment
44x US BDU (M81) 40kg
1x PASGT Vest ALICE AWS Chest Rig (M81) 2kg
56x Map 5kg
19x Radio 7kg
50x Compass 5kg
50x Watch 5kg
5x Map Tools 0kg
36x Bandage (QuikClot) 2kg
24x Tourniquet (CAT) 1kg
6x Painkillers 0kg
12x Cable Tie 1kg
12x Splint 1kg
126x Bandage (Packing) 6kg
10x Entrenching Tool 5kg
6x Toolkit 22kg
6x Crew Helmet 11kg
6x Earplugs 0kg
4x Earplugs 0kg
4x ALICE Belt (Officer) 3kg
13x PASGT Vest LBV-88 ALICE (M81) 32kg
6x SAW Bipod 5kg

Optics
26x Binoculars 0kg

Weapon optics
3x Mk. 4 ER/T 3.5-10x M3 1kg

Launchers
6x M72A6 16kg

Total Equipment: 565kg

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