[OPORD] Operation Honeybadger (2001), Battle of Basra (Part I) - UNITAF - Arma 3 MILSIM
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OPERATIONS ORDER
Operation Honeybadger (2001), Battle of Basra (Part I)







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





--- OPERATIONS ORDER ---


Situation

Background Information
We are on the doorstop of Iraq's second-largest city, Basra. Troops of the British 7th Armoured Brigade will conduct an assault and capture the Al Zubain Airbase then proceed to clear the ouskirts of the city in order to secure the western flank and to allow as much of the civilian population to flee the city as possible. Simultaneously, an artillery battery of the Royal Horse Artillery will conduct a barrage over Hussein Airbase in order to eliminate any air treat. NOTE: Before the briefing of this operation, we will be taking a few minutes to remember one of our unit's members who sadly passed away just over a year ago and who's last deployment was Operation Honeybadger: VIII. We'd like to ask that you arrive on time, or if you are late to please respect the short ceremony.

Friendly Forces
7th Armoured Brigade: - 1x Rifle Platoon from the 1st Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers - 2x Challenger 2 MBT from the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Supported by the: 2 Logistic Support Regiment; - 3x Troop transporter "Oshkosh" - 1x Heavy Equipment Transporter - "Oshkosh" - 1x Logistical Land Rover for quick repairs 32 Engineer Regiment, - 1x Land Rover

Supporting Assets
Members of the 3rd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery are stationed at the staging area, bombarding the southern airfield.

Enemy Forces
- Members of the Iraqi Armed forces, loyal to Saddam Hussein using outaded soviet equipment - Republican Guard using outaded soviet T-55s


Mission

Tasking
- Clearing Al Zubain Airbase, - clearing the outskirts of Basra city.


Execution

Tasks and Sequencing
__________________________________________________________________________________________________ PHASE-0 DOG-1 | To assault on the northern side of the airbase PL-APLHA through PL-DELTA DOG-2 | To assault on the southern side of the airbase PL-APLHA through PL-DELTA DOG-3 | To assault on the southern side of the airbase PL-APLHA through PL-DELTA __________________________________________________________________________________________________ PHASE-1 DOG-1 | Assault C1 via AP1. Later proceed to assault C4. DOG-2 | Assault C2 via AP2. Later proceed to assault C5. DOG-3 | Assault C3 via AP3. Later proceed to secure RV-BRONZE. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ PHASE-2 DOG-1 | Assault C7 at leader's discretion. Later proceed to assault C8. DOG-2 | Assault C6 at leader's discretion. Later proceed to secure RV-SILVER. DOG-3 | Assault C8 at leader's discretion. Later prepare to assault C10. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ PHASE-3 DOG-1 | Assault C11 at leader's discretion. Later proceed to pincer-assault C13. DOG-2 | Assault C12 at leader's discretion. Later proceed to pincer-assault C14. DOG-3 | Assault C10 at leader's discretion. Later prepare to assault C15. __________________________________________________________________________________________________


Administration/Logistics

Resupply
ROOK-4 to conduct resupply and repair of platoon along with potential EOD.

Medical
PAK in-field.

Rules of Engagement
CPERS to be handed to ROOK-4 in accordance with appropriate SOP.

Fire Support Plan
Friendly artillery will be striking additional objectives around Basra as we assault our main targets.

Close Air Support
In accordance with SOP


Command/Signal


Communications Plan
Callsign Primary Frequency Superior Frequency ACTUAL
DOG 9 40mHz 37mHz Sgt Johnson Platoon Leader
DOG 1 250mHz 40mHz Sgt Jenkins Squad Leader
DOG 2 260mHz 40mHz SP2 Minipily Squad Leader
DOG 3 270mHz 40mHz Sgt Jochem Squad Leader
HAMMER 1 350mHz 60mHz SP2 Bomer MBT Section Commander
HAMMER 2 360mHz 60mHz SP2 Khan (Ret.) MBT Crewman (Commander)
ROOK 4 70mHz 43mHz SP1 Wavan Logistics Support Chief
ZULU H 87mHz 37mHz Sgt Kerry Senior Game Master
Considerations
DOG-9 <- LR 87.0 MHZ -> ZULU H DOG-8 <- LR 70.0 MHZ -> ROOK-4 DOG-8 <- LR 75.0 MHZ -> HAMMER-1



CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS

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

TIMINGS

SERVER OPENS: 1700hrs UTC
FORM UP: 1730hrs UTC
ANNOUNCEMENTS/BRIEFING: 1745hrs UTC
STEP OFF: 1755hrs UTC
END-EX: 1930-2030hrs 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
11x L85A2 L123A2 58kg
21x L85A2 80kg
6x Minimi Para 39kg
3x L86A2 LSW 16kg

35x QAC_CS95_DDPM Warning 0kg
11x QAC_ECBA_PLCE_O_DDPM_DPM_40 Warning 0kg
11x FRXA_tf_rt1523g_Ranger_Green Warning 0kg
18x QAC_ECBA_PLCE_O_DDPM_DPM Warning 0kg
4x CUP_B_Kombat_Olive Warning 0kg
4x QAC_CS95_DDPM_Tuck_Rolled Warning 0kg
10x QAC_EBCA_DDPM Warning 0kg
6x QAC_ECBA_PLCE_O_DDPM_DPM_MG Warning 0kg
10x CFP_Camelbak_Mule_Khki Warning 0kg
3x B_AssaultPack_khk Warning 0kg
1x FRXA_tf_rt1523g_big_Ranger_Green Warning 0kg
6x QAC_CS95_DDPM_Tuck Warning 0kg

Weapon optics
35x SUSAT L9A1 14kg

Ammunition
35x 5.56mm 30Rnd STANAG L85 Mag 13kg
14x L109A2 Frag 6kg
44x 40mm M714 (White smoke) Grenade 8kg
22x 9mm 13Rnd Browning HP Mag 5kg
58x M83 Smoke Grenade (White) 11kg
42x 5.56mm 200Rnd M249 (Red TE4) Pouch 76kg
6x M18 Smoke Grenade (Purple) 1kg
3x M136 5kg
4x M4A1 SLAM 4kg

Other equipment
33x Painkillers 1kg
45x Map 4kg
45x Radio 16kg
45x Compass 4kg
45x Watch 4kg
28x Ammonium Carbonate 1kg
1x Toolkit 4kg
2x Entrenching Tool 1kg

Optics
21x Binoculars 0kg

Secondary weapons
10x Browning HP 10kg
2x VMH3 5kg

Launchers
3x M136 Launcher 15kg

Total Equipment: 401kg

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