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Fox 2! F/A-18 AIM-9 missile shot explained

Mover explains the complex procedures behind the live-shooting of a AIM-9 missile.

Russia to form 21st mixed aviation division

Russia’s Central Military District will stand up a new unit – the 21st mixed aviation division. The unit will comprise of MiG-31s and Su-34s. Photo:...

INS Vikramaditya completes refit, to enter sea trials next week

India’s lone aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya has completed its second refit and will commence its sea trials next week. Indian Navy [CC BY 2.5 in...

Production of B61-12 canned subassembly approved

The Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge has been approved to produce the canned subassembly for the B61-12 nuclear bomb. The part will be...

Belgium said to have chosen the F-35

Belgium news agency Belga has reported that the country has selected the F-35 to replace its F-16 fleet. By Alf van Beem [Public domain], from...

Report out for F/A-18E incident at Bahrain International Airport

The investigation into the runway excursion of a VFA-146 F/A-18E BuNo. 165865 at Bahrain International Airport on Aug. 17, 2017 has been completed. It was...

Mexican Navy Mi-17 crashes

A Mexican Navy MI-17 helicopter crashed into waters off Beja California on Oct. 20. There were 12 people on board and one went missing after...

Elta secures repeat order for ELM-2032 radar from Asian country

An unidentified Asian country has placed a repeat order for Elta’s ELM-2032 Fire Control Radar. The company said the contract is worth $55 million. The...

France sending Charles de Gaulle to the Indian Ocean next year, to defend freedom of...

French Defence Minister Florence Parly said Paris will dispatch its sole aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle to the Indian Ocean next year, to defend freedom...

Belgium could decide on F-16’s successor by end of this month

Reuters is saying that Belgium will pick the winner of its fighter competition by end of this month. By Gerard van der Schaaf (FA-72) [CC...

Mudspike

DCS: Yak-52

The Yakovlev Yak-52 is a Soviet military trainer that fits nicely into the hierarchy of DCS World. Fully aerobatic with high G-limits and a snappy...

4th Annual Mudspike Christmas Flight

Welcome again to our annual Mudspike Christmas Flight – 2018 Edition! For our fourth year running, we will deliver packages, hopes, (beverages), and spread good...

VFlyteAir Simulations Cherokees

On a recent weekend splurge, I picked up some aircraft from VFlyteAir Simulations that appealed to my sense of aviation nostalgia – it was money...

5 Years in Review: Building the AH-64D for ArmA

It’s hard to believe it’s been five years already; time has just flown by and a project that consumed mine and Nodunit’s time for almost...

Hornet Love = Bush Love

The verdict is in – the DCS Hornet is insanely fun – might you be a backcountry aviator in fighter pilot clothing? It’s the flying…...

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet Early Access Preview

Guest writer @Chuck_Owl gives us a great preliminary look at some of the features of the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet which is entering Early Access… The...

ARMA 3 – Tanks

The recently released Tanks DLC for ARMA 3 provides armor enthusiasts with some new assets to explore while expanding the core game for all… As...

Flight Factor A320 Ultimate

One of our resident real world Airbus A320 pilots takes the recently released Flight Factor A320 Ultimate for a test flight, wringing it out in...

Read It / Do It #01: North American X-15

Take a ride in a marvel of aerospace engineering that helped pave the road to space with the hypersonic North American X-15 rocket powered research...

M2000C Red Flag Campaign by Baltic Dragon

Introduction Baltic Dragon. If you fly single player campaigns in DCS World, by now you must surely know this name. He has become a prolific,...

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Operation Ronin

Operation Ronin

Chemical Weapons Plants have been discovered in several towns along the Southern caucasus mountain range. U.S. Special Operations Command is requesting coordinated strikes on 3 target areas. Intel indicates that the Chemical Plants are interconnected with a communications tower in the area. **Both the...
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The Capture of Echo Bay

The Capture of Echo Bay

The Capture of Echo Bay SITREP:The SJW separatists, statists, and communists have taken over Echo Bay! RED TASKING: We must hold onto Echo Bay at all costs! Our safe spaces are heavily fortified, but we may need to use CTLD to build more! If we can sneak past their defense, and blow up their FUEL...
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Escort to Tonopah

Escort to Tonopah

SITREP: Bomber Escort:U.S. Fighters are to escort 3 bomber groups to Tonopah. Each bomber group is led by a special "Black OPS AWACS" containing specialized and supar sekrat bobbles and widgets which when combined together, and mixed with a bit of F99th mojo - creates a jamming field which...
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The Vegas Extraction

The Vegas Extraction

Discuss The Vegas Extraction or our other missions in our forums.    SITREP:The negotiations had been ongoing for the last week. Our diplomats and their's along with various security forces were all cooped up in the various hotels and convention centers along the Vegas strip. We are not sure what...
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Operation: Pahrump Hump

Operation: Pahrump Hump

Discuss Pahrump Hump or our other missions in our forums.    Pilots – Welcome to Nevada, are you ready to hump it over to Pahrump? SITUATION Enemy forces are moving to capture Pahrump to establish staging grounds for a full assault on Vegas. Pahrump is currently defended by a small squad of IFVs and...
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Remember the Alamo

Remember the Alamo

Discuss Remember the Alamo or our other missions in our forums.  WELCOME PILOTS TO: Remember the Alamo SITREP: Why is this happening!! NO ONE KNOWS!!  ** ALL AIRCRAFT ARE TO PROCEED TO BULLS **   RED AND BLUE TASKINGS ARE THE SAME:   HELO Flight - Capture the 8 zones marked with smoke. CAS FLIGHT -...
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Attack on Boulder

Attack on Boulder

Discuss Attack on Boulder or our other missions in our forums.   WELCOME PILOTS TO: ATTACK ON BOULDER If you do not have this mod installed - you WILL see an Su-27. Highly Recommend all players install this JSGME compatible mod.DOWNLOAD C-130FR MOD SITREP:Russian Forces have performed a 'red dawn'...
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Black Gold

Discuss Black Gold or our other missions in our forums. WELCOME PILOTS TO: Operation Black Gold w/CTLDSITREP:In the southern border region of Georgia where the mountainous region meets with northern turkey, lies a series of lakes and national forests spanning both countries. Oil companies have...
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Sage Able

Discuss Sage Able or our other missions in our forums. This is a TWO stage operation.==STAGE 1==- HAWG Flight is to eliminate 4 High Value Targets (HVT) at WP1. See your Mission briefing for exact targets.==STAGE 2==- Helo flight must deliver troops (20) each to the buildings destroyed in STAGE 1...
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Combat Rescue

Discuss Operation Combat Rescue or our other missions in our forums.     SITREP: Blue has small number of High Value Assets trapped in the town of Kaspi (MM54). RED Must hold the town and prevent extraction of the HVA's BLUE Must extract 6 HVAs and return to FARP....
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Capture of Teberda

Capture of Teberda

SITUATION:Valuable mineral resources have been found in the quiet mountain town of Teberda. Russian and U.S. Forces are converging on the area in an attempt to be the first to exploit this newly discovered wealth of minerals, including several gold mines. Excavation teams have marked off 10...
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Cold War

Cold War

Discuss Cold War or our other missions in our forums.    SITREP:A Cold War has ensude.   CAP on both sides are constantly patrolling but not attacking. See missiong breifing images to see the border (yellow line) between the two zones. Crossing this zone will result in enemy AI being vectored your...
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Operation Ronin
The Capture of Echo Bay
Escort to Tonopah
The Vegas Extraction
Operation: Pahrump Hump
Remember the Alamo
Attack on Boulder
Capture of Teberda
Cold War

SITUATION:
Valuable mineral resources have been found in the quiet mountain town of Teberda. Russian and U.S. Forces are converging on the area in an attempt to be the first to exploit this newly discovered wealth of minerals, including several gold mines. Excavation teams have marked off 10 zones 50 meters wide in the town of Teberda which they have marked with WHITE smoke. Helo flight is to deliver ground forces to each zone, turning it blue or red. The winner must capture & hold all zones at the same time.

 

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**ALL AIRCRAFT ** HEAD TO BULLS**


CAS flight must assist helo flight in taking out harder targets.

CAP flight must keep the skies of Teberda clear so that helo and CAS flight can do their jobs. Tankers are in the area.

SEAD flight must destroy enemy SAM sites so that high altitude CAS & CAP flights can fly unmolested.

--ZONE CAPTURE COULD TAKE UP TO 5 MINS ONCE YOUR TROOPS ARE IN THE ZONE. GIVE IT TIME!
--REINFORCMENTS ARRIVE ONCE PER SIDE PER ZONE. ALL OTHER REINFORCEMENTS MUST BE GC'ED FROM THE FARPS.
--SMOKE MARKERS CHANGE COLOR ONCE YOU CONTROL THE ZONE.

CAS FLIGHT
Will need to eliminate each group of reinforcements that arrive from enemy troop movements. Consider fuel and loiter time.

CAP FLIGHT
Eliminate CAS and Helo Flights! - Keep the skies of Teberda clear of enemy helo's and attack aircraft

 

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