[OPORD] Operation Lebra (2018), Black Swan - UNITAF - Arma 3 MILSIM
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OPERATIONS ORDER
Operation Lebra (2018), Black Swan







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





--- OPERATIONS ORDER ---


Situation

Background Information
Earlier this morning, a squad of US Army Rangers responded to a pending Nationalist attack on Kabanino, defending the town from an ambush no sooner than they arrived. The Rangers cleared the surrounding area of Nationalist camps, removed the instigating insurgency from nearby Stary Sobor, and through the surrender of a Nationalist fighter, gleaned the location of the first ChDKZ supplied Nationalist stronghold. Just as the Rangers had cleared the stronghold, the squad obtained a document detailing a consolidation of all remaining ChDKZ-Nationalist supplies and forces for an imminent attack on Balota and its airfield. No sooner than the document was retrieved, the Rangers destroyed a ChDKZ-Nationalist convoy en route to retrieve supplies from the first stronghold, confirming the intelligence. The time is now 15:00 and the US Army Rangers are inserting a mechanized squad via C-17 Globemaster airdrop to prevent the destruction of Balota, uproot the final ChDKZ supplied Nationalist stronghold, and put an end to the cooperation of OPFOR and Independent forces for good. The US Army Ranger Squad is tasked with securing Balota and its airfield as soon as possible, preventing the planned attack on the town and providing any needed humanitarian aid to the residents. Additionally, the Rangers are tasked with finding and destroying the last of the two Nationalist groups supplied by Gustav Mikel, along with the destruction of the final caches of ChDKZ weaponry, while preserving as much of the local infrastructure as possible. An AC-130U Gunship has been assigned to support the US Ranger squad, assisting with securing Balota from the imminent attack, reconnaissance efforts for the suspected Nationalist stronghold, maintaining perimeter security in strongly Nationalist territory, and providing CAS as requested.

Friendly Forces
1x US Ranger Mechanized Infantry Squad 2x M1127 Strykers 1x AC-130U "Spooky" Gunship 1x C-17 Globemaster

Supporting Assets
The Estonian Armed Forces have been tasked with assisting Kabanino with damages sustained in the ambush and will not be accompanying the US Army Rangers on this operation.

Enemy Forces
Chernarussian Movement of the Red Star (ChKDZ) Forces are a state-backed paramilitary and as such, have access to a modern array of Russian equipment. Following the capture of Gustav Mikel, we are not expecting any ChDKZ presence outside of their frontline. Chernarussian Nationalists are comprised primarily of ex-military, police and civilians. They are typically equipped with a mix of older Soviet and Western equipment, although recently funneled ChDKZ supplies have resulted in an increase of vehicle presence. The Nationalists currently occupy all territory surrounding Balota and will fire on sight. The final ChDKZ supplied Nationalist stronghold is expected to be nearby Balota.


Mission

Tasking
1) Secure Balota and its airfield from the imminent Nationalist attack and provide humanitarian aid. 2) Find and destroy the final ChDKZ-Nationalist stronghold. 3) Destroy all ChDKZ weapons found in Nationalist hands. 4) Bring an end to the cooperation of OPFOR and Independent forces.

End-state
After discovering the location of and destroying the ChDKZ-Nationalist stronghold, friendly forces reconvene at Balota airfield for airlift and ENDEX.


Execution

Commander's Intent
The purpose of this operation is to put an end to the co-operation of ChDKZ and Nationalist initiatives. The operational intent is to quickly deploy, maintain momentum and disrupt all hostile schemes and movements to this end with minimal civilian loss of life and property.

Tasks and Sequencing

Staging

Bishop and Castle elements prepare to depart from Sakums Airbase by means of C-17 Globemaster airlift paradrop through Knight. Rook takes off and establishes a loiter orbit around Balota.

Insertion

Bishop and Castle airdrop over DZ Hot Wire. All elements expedite and consolidate at RV COLD SHOE for immediate mounted movement towards KOMAROVO.

OBJ Intervention

At WP1, Bishop dismounts to rapidly bound and overwatch 500 m towards Balota. Bishop advances to clear the town west-to-east. Squad consolidates with Castle prior to securing Balota Airfield, likely SW to E. Once all hostile resistance is dispatched, Bishop coordinates humanitarian aid and intel gathering in Balota proper. Follow-up manoeuvres will depend on the intel and timeliness thereof. Leaders and squad members must show initiative and decisiveness to maintain momentum.



Administration/Logistics

Resupply
Bishop and Castle elements will depart fully loaded and provisioned with operational squad supplies in Stryker inventories. The squad is responsible for its own ammo and equipment. In the event of a necessary logistics package, Knight call sign will be responsible for airlifting it to a DZ / LZ. If a vehicle is disabled and unrecoverable, it must be demolished and a replacement will be airlifted.

Medical
In accordance with SOP

Rules of Engagement
In accordance with SOP

Fire Support Plan
In accordance with SOP

Close Air Support
Close Air Support shall be provided by a loitering AC-130U, call sign ROOK, authorised by BISHOP 8. CAS requests will go through BISHOP 8 in an abbreviated SOP format: weapons release authorisation is granted upon completion of the correct target info readback.


Command/Signal


Communications Plan
Callsign Primary Frequency Superior Frequency ACTUAL
BISHOP 1 250mHz 40mHz SPC SkullCollector Squad Leader
BISHOP 1-1 251mHz 250mHz SP1 Wavan Fireteam Leader
BISHOP 1-2 252mHz 250mHz SP3 Shahid-e-Gomnam Fireteam Leader
CASTLE 2 260mHz 40mHz SP3 Clarke APC/IFV Section Commander
CASTLE 2-1 261mHz 260mHz SPC Aynzerwulv APC/IFV Crewman (Commander)
BAKER 4 70mHz 43mHz SSG mbaker5114 Senior Game Master
Considerations
In accordance with SOP



CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS

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

TIMINGS

SERVER OPENS: 1730hrs UTC
FORM UP: 1800hrs UTC
ANNOUNCEMENTS/BRIEFING: 1815hrs UTC
STEP OFF: 1825hrs UTC
END-EX: 2000-2100hrs UTC APPROX
All are GMT/UTC


CONFIDENTIAL / FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

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


Qty Item Weight
Primary weapons
3x Mk 18 Mod 1 (M320) 12kg
9x Mk 18 Mod 1 (AFG) 24kg
2x M249 PIP (Short/Savit) 14kg
1x Mk 11 Mod 0 (EC) 4kg
4x M4A1 12kg
6x MP7A2 7kg

3x B_AssaultPack_cbr Warning 0kg
2x B_TacticalPack_oli Warning 0kg
2x B_Kitbag_cbr Warning 0kg
2x UK3CB_V_MBAV_MG_MULTI Warning 0kg
2x B_AssaultPack_rgr Warning 0kg
4x tfw_ilbe_blade_mc Warning 0kg
6x tfw_ilbe_DD_gr Warning 0kg
1x tfw_ilbe_DD_mc Warning 0kg

Sidearm optics
12x AN/PEQ-15 Black (Top) 3kg

Weapon optics
11x TA31RCO-RMR 2kg
2x M145 MGO (ARD) 0kg
4x M68 CCO 1kg
6x XPS3 2kg

Ammunition
46x 30rnd PMAG M855A1 19kg
11x M397 HET Grenade Round 2kg
34x 17rnd Glock M882 FMJ 9kg
56x M83 Smoke Grenade (White) 10kg
4x Ammonium Carbonate 0kg
26x M441 HE Grenade Round 6kg
4x 200rnd M249 Softpack M855A1 (Mixed) 8kg
10x 200rnd M249 Softpack M855A1 21kg
1x M18A1 Claymore 1kg
11x 20rnd SR-25 M993 AP 8kg
1x Painkillers 0kg
2x M18 Smoke Grenade (Purple) 0kg
4x 7rnd M1911 HP 1kg
16x .45 ACP 7Rnd M1911 Mag 4kg
60x 40rnd MP7 SX FMJ 24kg
2x M18 Smoke Grenade (Red) 0kg
1x Designator Batteries 0kg

Secondary weapons
25x Glock 17 16kg
4x M1911A1 4kg

Other equipment
19x Crye Multicam Full II 17kg
1x JPC Multicam (Team Lead) 2kg
29x Map 3kg
3x GD300 Android 1kg
29x Radio 11kg
29x Compass 3kg
29x Watch 3kg
9x AFG Grip 4kg
1x Surgical Kit 1kg
2x JPC Multicam/w belt (Medical) 5kg
2x Ciras MultiCam 9kg
7x JPC Multicam/w belt (Fast) 16kg
2x SAW Grip + Bipod 2kg
3x JPC Multicam (Fast) 7kg
1x Harris Bipod 0kg
1x JPC Multicam/w belt (Light) 2kg
4x Crye Multicam Rolled III 4kg
4x JPC Mulitcam (Light) 15kg
6x TD Stubby Grip (Black) 3kg
1x JPC Multicam/w belt (Communications) 3kg

Optics
26x Binoculars 0kg
1x Laser Designator (Sand) 0kg

Muzzle attachments
1x TA31RCO-RMR 0kg
1x M8541 (MRDS) 0kg

Launchers
3x M136 (HEAT) 20kg

Uniforms
6x Pilot Coveralls [NATO] 22kg

Total Equipment: 367kg

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