HR 3 14/06/2020
O: A COY, 2 PARA BN.
FROM: SILBOT, LT, OC 1 PLT, A COY, 2 PARA BN.
SUBJECT: OPERATION LYNX V 102000ZMAY20
TIME: 2000L 14th June 2020 WEATHER: Clear, light wind, Full moon CURRENT POS: Copehill down, England TASK ORG; 10A: Lt Silbot 10B: Sgt Scarle 11C: Cpl Ainsley 12C: Cpl Joyce 13C: Cpl McPherson 41A: Cpl Cullen 44A: A/LCpl Tasner
Wiltshire Insurgent Forces (WIF) have taken control of the town of Copehill Down and are using it as a base of operations to destabilize the area in an effort to repel British Armed Forces from regaining control of the county. The county of Wiltshire is in a battle with the British government to gain independence following the recent trigger to article 50 bill for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
Intel from J3 suggest that the Wiltshire Forces intend to use the town to launch raids into the north to further destabilize the county current raid from the town have been to disrupt British supply lines and establish their own supply lines from the south and to set a resupply point for the northern raids.
In General: Mostly flat, woodblocks, some rocky terrain.
ii. ENEMY FORCES
Western block weapons mostly SLRs,
Not well organised.
iii. ENEMY INTENT To establish a foothold in Copehill down and conduct raid operations further North, into England.
iv. FRIENDLY FORCES
A Coy, 2 Para Bn 16CSMR
Joint Helicopter Command
2 UP: A Coy 2 Para will move into the north west of the area to retake the town of Copehill down to regain control of the county and destroy a vital supply and launching point for Wiltshire insurgent forces.
1 UP: 1 Plt will patrol south of the objective and set up ambush positions in order to target any enemy QRF.
1 Platoon will be inserted at grids 004 079
Once on the ground 1/1 will conduct a recce patrol ahead of the platoon to grids 023 043 and set up an OP.
1/2 and 1/3 will trail 1/1 until they reach the OP
1/1 will remain on OP while 1/2 and 1/3 send out patrols in order to stop enemy QRF from moving east up the MSR.
1 Platoon will reorg to the west and prepare for EXFIL.
Concurrent 2 & 3 Platoon will be inserted at grids 017 077, once on the ground 2 & 3 are to move to the woodblocks east of the town and set up an OP. 2 & 3 are to hold in OPs until 1 platoon is set and has OPs and patrols in place.
VI. ORDERS GROUP
Dress: CEFO, MTP uniforms & PPE. Equipment: As per SOP. Weapons: As per SOP. Ammo: As per SOP.
Meds: CTM and CSMR.
POWs / Detainees: No prisoners will be taken.
VIII. COMMAND AND SIGNAL
i. Command: Lt Silbot (10A), Sgt Scarle (10B), Cpl Ainsley (11C), Cpl Cullen (41A).
ii. Signals: Ch1 Coy net, Ch2 Log net, Ch3 Fires net, Ch4 Flight net. Frequencies as per FST IC.
iii. Challenge/Response: Delta Oscar / Romeo Alpha