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    A Coy start the final exercise as part of Home Rotation, the last milestone before deploying to Afghanistan.
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    HOME ROTATION I

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  8. OPORD OPERATION ABSOLON V TO: A COY, 2 PARA BN. FROM: SILBOT, LT, OC 1 PLT, A COY, 2 PARA BN. SUBJECT: OPERATION ABSOLON V 192000ZJUL20 ++++++++++++++++++BEGINS++++++++++++++++++ I. PRELIMS TIME: 0400L 23RD JUNE 1982 WEATHER: Clear skies, foggy, chance of rain and snow CURRENT POS: 2 PARA HQ, Falkland Islands TASK ORG; 10A: Sgt Scarle 10B: Pte Higgins 11C: Cpl Ainsley 12C: Cpl Joyce 13C: Cpl McPherson 41A: Cpl Cullen 43A: LCpl Keeling 44A: LCpl Tasner II.SITUATION The conflict began on 2 April, when Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands, followed by the invasion of South Georgia the next day. On 5 April, the British government dispatched a naval task force to engage the Argentine Navy and Air Force before making an amphibious assault on the islands. We are tasked with reclaiming the capital city of Port Stanley and its outlying hamlets. i.GROUND The Falkland Islands have a land area of 4,700 square miles (12,000 km2) and a coastline estimated at 800 miles (1,300 km). The archipelago consists of two main islands, West Falkland and East Falkland, and about 776 smaller islands. The islands are predominantly mountainous and hilly, with the major exception being the depressed plains of Lafonia (a peninsula forming the southern part of East Falkland). The islands are located in the South Atlantic Ocean, on the Patagonian Shelf, about 300 miles (480 km) east of Patagonia in southern Argentina. ii.ENEMY FORCES Known & Suspected En. Positions: As of mid-April it is estimated that the Argentine forces number 10,000 troops. Strength: 602 Commando Company under Major Aldo Rico. 4th Monte Caseros Infantry Regiment (RI 4) under Lieutenant Colonel Diego Alejandro. Remaining scattered units from the islands already taken areas. Morale: High. Weaponry: FAL 7.62, FN MAG, M20 “Super Bazooka” an assortment of WW2 bolt action rifles used in the Sniper role. IDF: 82mm PODNOS, OTO Melara Mod 56, CITER L33 Guns Vehicles: None Aircraft: A4 Skyhawk, Super Étendard. Mine/IED Threat: SEVERE iii. ENEMY INTENT To repel the British forces attempt to reclaim the Islands iv. FRIENDLY FORCES 2 & 3 Parachute Regiment 800 Naval Air Squadron based on HMS Hermes 3 Commando Brigade 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery 5 Infantry Brigade 22 SAS HMS Hermes III. MISSION It is the commanders intent to clear the airfield of enemy combatants, capture the Radar building and locate POW's and the missing civilians. IV. OWN MAIN EFFORT This will be a 6 phase operation! Phase 1 1-1, 1-2, 1-3 are to travel east and clear Objective Green (LIVERPOOL). Objective Green(LIVERPOOL) will then be the staging area for supply, and medical. FST are to open up an HLS in the area and assign at least one FAC to HQ. 4-1 will man 81mm mortars and standby as a rapid reaction force. Phase 2 ATO's are to scan and clear the main infiltration bridge giving us access to the airbase. Once clear 1-1, 1-2, 1-3 are to bound toward Objective Orange(MANCHESTER). Phase 3 1-1 will clear Objective Orange(MANCHESTER) with 1-2, 1-3 in support. Once clear Objective Orange will be then used as a CCP and resupply depot. 4-1 will join the rest of the coy at Objective Orange(MANCHESTER) Phase 4 1-1,1-2,1-3 will continue bounding movement toward the airbase utilising the stone farm walls and smoke from 4-1 and breach entry through the west. Phase 5 1-1 and 4-1 will clear the Blue sector(STOKE) buildings. 1-2 and 1-3 will clear the Purple(BIRMINGHAM) sector buildings. Phase 6 Dependent on which group has cleared the furthest, they will then be assigned to clear the Yellow(PORTSMOUTH) sector buildings. Any and all CAS and IDF must be cleared by 10A. No munitions other than guns can be used on the airfield itself. Any and all enemy aircraft captured must be rigged with explosives for detonation once the airbase is captured. VI. ORDERS GROUP Time: 2015GMT Location: Determined by the OC VII. CSS Dress: DPM uniforms. Equipment: 13AASR. Will be resupplied from HQ Weapons: L1A1 SLR, L7A2 GPMG, L2A3 Sterling, L42A1 Sniper Rifle, Rocket 66 mm HEAT L1A1, Blowpipe MANPADS, MILAN ATGM. Ammo: As per SOP. Ammo will be resupplied from HQ Meds: CTM and CSMR. Medical will be completed at HQ. Reinsertion: 13AASR and JHC. Reinsertion by Puma from Gold Beach to HQ or designated HLS. POWs / Detainees: To be taken to HQ to then be taken to Gold Beach. VIII. COMMAND AND SIGNAL i. Command: Sgt Scarle (10A), Pte Higgins (10B), Cpl Ainsley (11C), Cpl Cullen (41A). ii. Signals: 148/117 Channels; Plt Net Channel 1, Flight Handover Channel 2, Command Net Channel 3, Logistics Net Channel 4, Fires Net Channel 5, Flight Internal Channel 6, Tac Air Channel 7, Flight Logistics Channel 8, Medical Internal Channel 9. iii. Challenge/Response: Scotland / Wales ++++++++++++++++++ENDS++++++++++++++++++
  9. After President Leopoldo Galtieri authorised the invasion of the British Falkland Islands, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has ordered the assembly of a naval task force to retake the islands.
  10. OPORD OPERATION ABSOLON IV TO: A COY, 2 PARA BN. FROM: SILBOT, LT, OC 1 PLT, A COY, 2 PARA BN. SUBJECT: OPERATION ABSOLON IV 122000ZJUL20 ++++++++++++++++++BEGINS++++++++++++++++++ I. PRELIMS TIME: 0400L 13TH JUNE 1982 WEATHER: Clear skies, foggy, chance of rain and snow CURRENT POS: 2 PARA STAGING AREA, Falkland Islands TASK ORG; 10A: Sgt Scarle 10B: 11C: Cpl Ainsley 12C: Cpl Joyce 13C: Cpl McPherson 41A: Cpl Cullen 43A: LCpl Keeling 44A: LCpl Tasner II.SITUATION The conflict began on 2 April, when Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands, followed by the invasion of South Georgia the next day. On 5 April, the British government dispatched a naval task force to engage the Argentine Navy and Air Force before making an amphibious assault on the islands. We are tasked with reclaiming the capital city of Port Stanley and its outlying hamlets. i.GROUND The Falkland Islands have a land area of 4,700 square miles (12,000 km2) and a coastline estimated at 800 miles (1,300 km). The archipelago consists of two main islands, West Falkland and East Falkland, and about 776 smaller islands. The islands are predominantly mountainous and hilly, with the major exception being the depressed plains of Lafonia (a peninsula forming the southern part of East Falkland). The islands are located in the South Atlantic Ocean, on the Patagonian Shelf, about 300 miles (480 km) east of Patagonia in southern Argentina. ii.ENEMY FORCES Known & Suspected En. Positions: As of mid-April it is estimated that the Argentine forces number 10,000 troops. Strength: 602 Commando Company under Major Aldo Rico. 4th Monte Caseros Infantry Regiment (RI 4) under Lieutenant Colonel Diego Alejandro. Remaining scattered units from the islands already taken areas. Morale: High. Weaponry: FAL 7.62, FN MAG, M20 “Super Bazooka” an assortment of WW2 bolt action rifles used in the Sniper role. IDF: 82mm PODNOS, OTO Melara Mod 56, CITER L33 Guns Vehicles: None Aircraft: A4 Skyhawk, Super Étendard. Mine/IED Threat: SEVERE iii. ENEMY INTENT To repel the British forces attempt to reclaim the Islands iv. FRIENDLY FORCES 2 & 3 Parachute Regiment 800 Naval Air Squadron based on HMS Hermes 3 Commando Brigade 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery 5 Infantry Brigade 22 SAS HMS Hermes III. MISSION To reclaim the city of Port Stanley and its outlying hamlets. IV. OWN MAIN EFFORT This will be a 6 phase operation! Phase 1 FST are to coordinate with Flight and 4-3 the bringing in of ammunition and medical stores from Gold Beach to the HQ building. 4-1 are to standby with 81mm support in the way of smoke cover forthe advance onto Objective Purple 1-1, 1-2, 1-3 are to move East toward Objective Purple and staying behind the curtain of smoke provided by 4-1 until they reach Objective Purple and clear through it. They are then to radio the code word CHATSWORTH. 4-3 are to hold until called for either ATO or Logistics duties at HQ 4-4 are to attach themselves where they or the Coy commander sees fit. However one medic must be retained at HQ. Flight must retain at least one Helicopter Pilot at all times. At least one Fast Air must be in orbit above Port Stanley at all times to intercept enemy fighters. Phase 2 1-1 and 1-3 are to clear through Objective Green. 1-1 to take the left hand side and 1-3 to take the right. Completion of this will be announced with the code word HADDEN and will hold until hearing the code word CAPESTHORNE. 1-2 will clear through Objective Red.Completion of this will be announced with the code word CAPESTHORNE Phase 3 4-1 will move and take Objective Brown. They will then provide fire support from Objective Brown. Completion of this will be announced with the code word MORETON. On Hearing CAPESTHORNE. 1-1 will break off to take Objective Pink. The main Objective on that site will be to destroy the Radar on Objective Grey. This cannot be bombed or mortared due to its proximity to houses and a playground. Once this is achieved they will radio the code work HARDEWICK and 1-1 will then clear Objective Pink and on completion radio CHARTWELL and hold at the LOE. 1-2 will move from Objective Red to clear through Objective Blue with 1-3. Up to the line of the LOE. Code word BLITHFIELD. 1-2 will then hold in place at the LOE Phase 4 1-3 will clear through Objective Black up to the line of the LOE and hold radioing the code word CLOUGH. VI. ORDERS GROUP Time: 2015GMT Location: Determined by the OC VII. CSS Dress: DPM uniforms. Equipment: Will be resupplied to and held at HQ from Gold Beach Weapons: L1A1 SLR, L7A2 GPMG, L2A3 Sterling, L42A1 Sniper Rifle, Rocket 66 mm HEAT L1A1, Blowpipe MANPADS, MILAN ATGM. Ammo: As per SOP. Ammo will be resupplied to and held at HQ from Gold Beach Meds: CTM and CSMR. Reinsertion by Puma from Gold Beach to HQ. POWs / Detainees: To be taken to HQ to then be taken to Gold Beach. VIII. COMMAND AND SIGNAL i. Command: Sgt Scarle (10A), (10B), Cpl Ainsley (11C), Cpl Cullen (41A). ii. Signals: 148/117 Channels; Plt Net Channel 1, Flight Handover Channel 2, Command Net Channel 3, Logistics Net Channel 4, Fires Net Channel 5, Flight Internal Channel 6, Tac Air Channel 7, Flight Logistics Channel 8, Medical Internal Channel 9. iii. Challenge/Response: Scotland / Wales ++++++++++++++++++ENDS++++++++++++++++++
  11. After President Leopoldo Galtieri authorised the invasion of the British Falkland Islands, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has ordered the assembly of a naval task force to retake the islands.
  12. OPORD OPERATION ABSOLON III TO: A COY, 2 PARA BN. FROM: SILBOT, LT, OC 1 PLT, A COY, 2 PARA BN. SUBJECT: OPERATION ABSOLON III 052000ZJUL20 ++++++++++++++++++BEGINS++++++++++++++++++ I. PRELIMS TIME: 0400L 11TH JUNE 1982 WEATHER: Clear skies, foggy, chance of rain and snow CURRENT POS: 2 PARA STAGING AREA, Falkland Islands TASK ORG; 10A: Lt Silbot 10B: Sgt Scarle 11C: Cpl Ainsley 12C: Cpl Joyce 13C: Cpl McPherson 41A: Cpl Cullen 43A: LCpl Keeling 44A: LCpl Tasner II.SITUATION The conflict began on 2 April, when Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands, followed by the invasion of South Georgia the next day. On 5 April, the British government dispatched a naval task force to engage the Argentine Navy and Air Force before making an amphibious assault on the islands. We are tasked with reclaiming the capital city of Port Stanley and its outlying hamlets. i.GROUND The Falkland Islands have a land area of 4,700 square miles (12,000 km2) and a coastline estimated at 800 miles (1,300 km). The archipelago consists of two main islands, West Falkland and East Falkland, and about 776 smaller islands. The islands are predominantly mountainous and hilly, with the major exception being the depressed plains of Lafonia (a peninsula forming the southern part of East Falkland). The islands are located in the South Atlantic Ocean, on the Patagonian Shelf, about 300 miles (480 km) east of Patagonia in southern Argentina. ii.ENEMY FORCES Known & Suspected En. Positions: As of mid-April it is estimated that the Argentine forces number 10,000 troops. However, it is known that these are poorly trained conscripts. We now know that the Argentine Forces are refusing to surrender and are willing to fight to the last man to retain the Falkland Islands. Strength: 602 Commando Company under Major Aldo Rico. 4th Monte Caseros Infantry Regiment (RI 4) under Lieutenant Colonel Diego Alejandro. Remaining scattered units from the islands already taken areas. Morale: High. Weaponry: FAL 7.62, FN MAG, M20 “Super Bazooka” an assortment of WW2 bolt action rifles used in the Sniper role. IDF: 82mm PODNOS, OTO Melara Mod 56, CITER L33 Guns Vehicles: None Aircraft: A4 Skyhawk, Pucara. Mine/IED Threat: HIGH iii. ENEMY INTENT To repel the British forces attempt to reclaim the Islands iv. FRIENDLY FORCES 2 & 3 Parachute Regiment 800 Naval Air Squadron based on HMS Hermes 3 Commando Brigade 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery 5 Infantry Brigade 22 SAS HMS Hermes III. MISSION To reclaim the city of Port Stanley and its outlying hamlets. IV. OWN MAIN EFFORT This will be a 6 phase operation! WE ARE UNDER BOMBARDMENT FROM ARTILLERY. DO NOT VENTURE OUTSIDE OF MT WILLIAM UNLESS ORDERED TO DO SO. Phase 1 FST are move North toward the suspected enemy Artillery/Anti Air position firing upon Mt William. Once they have it under observation, and are sure of no civilian presence, they will call in the fighters from HMS Hermes to eliminate it. No flight assets are to leave HMS Hermes until the call from FST is given. 4-1 are to make a rapid assault onto Objective Black. They are to secure this for use as a fire base for their mortars. With that in mind, no heavy munitions can be used to clear Objective Black. 1-1, 1-2, 1-3 are to move North toward Olwyn House . This is the first staging area. From Olwyn House they are to clear Objective Blue. Once secure this will be the CCP and Logistic centre for further operations. 4-3 are to trail behind 1-1, 1-2, 1-3 and will respond as ATO to any discovered Mines or enemy munitions. They will also be required when not dealing with the above, to be handling Logistics request and reinsertion's. 4-4 are to attach themselves where they or the Coy commander sees fit. However one medic must be retained in Objective Blue. Phase 2 FST once the Artillery and Anti Air has been destroyed are to radio into the company so that the supply Helicopter is safe to travel. They are then to link up Coy command and provide CAS and Mortar control for the assault on Objectives Orange, Red, Green and Purple. 4-1 are expected to provide Mortar support to the Coy. However, we estimate that Objective Black is a key observation post and it is most likely that Argentine forces will try and recover it. It must be held at all costs. 1-1, 1-2, 1-3 are to clear through sector Orange. This will be a two up with 1-1 in reserve. 1-2 are to take the left side of the Objective and 1-3 the right. Phase 3 Once Objective Orange is secure 1-2 and 1-3 will hold on its eastern outskirts. 1-1 are to move forward and secure the POW camp. If any prisoners are being held there, they are to call in 4-4 to remove them to Objective Blue. Phase 4 1-2 and 1-3 are to link up with 1-1 and begin the assault through Objective Yellow. This will be three- up with no reserve. 1-1 on the left, 1-2 in the centre and 1-3 on the right. Phase 5 1-1 and 1-3 are to begin a slow push through Objective Red. 1-2 will break off and push through Sector Purple. There initial advance will be covered by smoke from 4-1. Phase 6 1-2 and 1-3 are to clear Objective Green. Once Objective Green is held, the Coy is to hold firm and await further orders from HQ. VI. ORDERS GROUP Time: 2015GMT Location: Determined by the OC VII. CSS Dress: DPM uniforms. Equipment: Kept at Gold Beach, inserted by Puma to Objective Blue via 13AASR Weapons: L1A1 SLR, L7A2 GPMG, L2A3 Sterling, L42A1 Sniper Rifle, Rocket 66 mm HEAT L1A1, Blowpipe MANPADS, Carl Gustav Anti-Tank Launcher. Ammo: As per SOP. Ammo kept at Gold Beach, inserted by Puma to Objective Blue via 13AASR Meds: CTM and CSMR. Reinsertion by Puma from Gold Beach to Objective Blue. POWs / Detainees: To be taken to Objective Blue to then be taken to Gold Beach. VIII. COMMAND AND SIGNAL i. Command: Lt Silbot (10A), Sgt Scarle(10B), Cpl Ainsley (11C), Cpl Cullen (41A). ii. Signals: 148/117 Channels; Plt Net Channel 1, Flight Handover Channel 2, Command Net Channel 3, Logistics Net Channel 4, Fires Net Channel 5, Flight Internal Channel 6, Tac Air Channel 7, Flight Logistics Channel 8, Medical Internal Channel 9. iii. Challenge/Response: Scotland / Wales ++++++++++++++++++ENDS++++++++++++++++++
  13. OPORD OPERATION ABSOLON II TO: A COY, 2 PARA BN. FROM: SILBOT, LT, OC 1 PLT, A COY, 2 PARA BN. SUBJECT: OPERATION ABSOLON II 282000ZJUN20 ++++++++++++++++++BEGINS++++++++++++++++++ I. PRELIMS TIME: 0000L 2ND JUNE 1982 WEATHER: Clear skies, foggy, chance of rain and snow CURRENT POS: 2 PARA STAGING AREA, Falkland Islands TASK ORG; 10A: Sgt Scarle 10B: 11C: Cpl Ainsley 12C: Cpl Joyce 13C: Cpl McPherson 41A: Cpl Cullen 43A: LCpl Keeling 44A: LCpl Tasner II.SITUATION The conflict began on 2 April, when Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands, followed by the invasion of South Georgia the next day. On 5 April, the British government dispatched a naval task force to engage the Argentine Navy and Air Force before making an amphibious assault on the islands. We are tasked with taking over and destroying positions held on the mountains between us and Port Stanley i.GROUND The Falkland Islands have a land area of 4,700 square miles (12,000 km2) and a coastline estimated at 800 miles (1,300 km). The archipelago consists of two main islands, West Falkland and East Falkland, and about 776 smaller islands. The islands are predominantly mountainous and hilly, with the major exception being the depressed plains of Lafonia (a peninsula forming the southern part of East Falkland). The islands are located in the South Atlantic Ocean, on the Patagonian Shelf, about 300 miles (480 km) east of Patagonia in southern Argentina. ii.ENEMY FORCES Known & Suspected En. Positions: As of mid-April it is estimated that the Argentine forces number 10,000 troops. However, it is known that these are poorly trained conscripts. We believe that the Argentine forces have set up extensive trenches and defences on several of the large peaks west of our main objective Port Stanley. Strength: 602 Commando Company under Major Aldo Rico. 4th Monte Caseros Infantry Regiment (RI 4) under Lieutenant Colonel Diego Alejandro. Morale: High. Weaponry: FAL 7.62, FN MAG, M20 “Super Bazooka” an assortment of WW2 bolt action rifles used in the Sniper role. IDF: 82mm PODNOS, OTO Melara Mod 56, CITER L33 Guns Vehicles: None Aircraft: A4 Skyhawk, Pucara. Mine/IED Threat: HIGH iii. ENEMY INTENT To repel the British forces attempt to reclaim the Islands iv. FRIENDLY FORCES 2 & 3 Parachute Regiment 800 Naval Air Squadron based on HMS Hermes 3 Commando Brigade 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery 5 Infantry Brigade 22 SAS HMS Yarmouth III. MISSION Take over and destroy positions on Mount Kent and Mount Challenger. IV. OWN MAIN EFFORT This will be a 3 phase operation! Phase 1 FSG and FST will move towards the western base of Mount Kent. 1-1, 1-2, 1-3 will move to the western base of Mount Challenger. Phase 2 FSG and FST will move up the western side of Mount Kent. The objective is to clear any enemy positions as this is beleived to be the observation post for Argentine Artillery. 1-1, 1-2, 1-3 will move up the western face of Mount Challenger. We believe that this is the first of one of several major Argentine positions. Phase 3 Once Mount Kent is clear FSG will work in conjunction with FST to provide artillery and CAS onto the defenders left on Mount Challenger. VI. ORDERS GROUP Time: 2015GMT Location: Determined by the OC VII. CSS Dress: DPM uniforms. Equipment: Kept at Red Beach, inserted by Puma to HLS MacKay via 13AASR Weapons: L1A1 SLR, L7A2 GPMG, L2A3 Sterling, L42A1 Sniper Rifle, Rocket 66 mm HEAT L1A1, Blowpipe MANPADS, MILAN ATGM. Ammo: As per SOP. Ammo kept at Red Beach, inserted by Puma to HLS Warrilow via 13AASR Meds: CTM and CSMR. Reinsertion by Puma from Red Beach to HLS MacKay. POWs / Detainees: To be taken to the CCP and handed to 4/4 to be taken to Red Beach. VIII. COMMAND AND SIGNAL i. Command: Sgt Scarle (10A), (10B), Cpl Ainsley (11C), Cpl Cullen (41A). ii. Signals: 148/117 Channels; Plt Net Channel 1, Flight Handover Channel 2, Command Net Channel 3, Logistics Net Channel 4, Fires Net Channel 5, Flight Internal Channel 6, Tac Air Channel 7, Flight Logistics Channel 8, Medical Internal Channel 9. iii. Challenge/Response: Scotland / Wales ++++++++++++++++++ENDS++++++++++++++++++
  14. OPORD OPERATION ABSOLON I TO: A COY, 2 PARA BN. FROM: SILBOT, LT, OC 1 PLT, A COY, 2 PARA BN. SUBJECT: OPERATION ABSOLON I 052000ZAPR20 ++++++++++++++++++BEGINS++++++++++++++++++ I. PRELIMS TIME: 0900L 29 MAY 1982 WEATHER: Clear skies, foggy, chance of rain and snow CURRENT POS: 2 PARA STAGING AREA, Falkland Islands TASK ORG; 10A: Lt Silbot 10B: Sgt Scarle 11C: Cpl Ainsley 12C: Cpl Joyce 13C: Cpl McPherson 41A: Cpl Cullen 44A: A/LCpl Tasner II.SITUATION The conflict began on 2 April, when Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands, followed by the invasion of South Georgia the next day. On 5 April, the British government dispatched a naval task force to engage the Argentine Navy and Air Force before making an amphibious assault on the islands. We are tasked with the retaking of the town of Darwin and of Goose Green with the aim of repelling Argentine forces from the island. i.GROUND The Falkland Islands have a land area of 4,700 square miles (12,000 km2) and a coastline estimated at 800 miles (1,300 km). The archipelago consists of two main islands, West Falkland and East Falkland, and about 776 smaller islands. The islands are predominantly mountainous and hilly, with the major exception being the depressed plains of Lafonia (a peninsula forming the southern part of East Falkland). The islands are located in the South Atlantic Ocean, on the Patagonian Shelf, about 300 miles (480 km) east of Patagonia in southern Argentina. ii.ENEMY FORCES Known & Suspected En. Positions: As of mid-April it is estimated that the Argentine forces number 10,000 troops. However, it is known that these are poorly trained conscripts. We believe that the Argentine forces have set up extensive trenches and defences on what is known as Darwin Ridge. They are occupying both the towns of Darwin and that of Goose Green. At this time we are unable to verify the location of the locals from each of those townships. Strength: 12th Regiment (RI 12) of the 3rd (Jungle) Infantry Brigade under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Italo A. Piaggi. Morale: High. Weaponry: FAL 7.62, FN MAG, M20 “Super Bazooka” an assortment of WW2 bolt action rifles used in the Sniper role. IDF: 82mm PODNOS, OTO Melara Mod 56, CITER L33 Guns Vehicles: None Aircraft: A4 Skyhawk, Pucara, Mirage Mine/IED Threat: HIGH iii. ENEMY INTENT To repel the British forces attempt to reclaim the Islands iv. FRIENDLY FORCES 2 & 3 Parachute Regiment 800 Naval Air Squadron based on HMS Hermes 3 Commando Brigade 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery 5 Infantry Brigade 22 SAS III. MISSION Move South-west clearing out enemy positions and occupations in the towns of Darwin, Goose Green and Goose Green Airport. IV. OWN MAIN EFFORT This will be a 5 phase operation! Phase 1 1 Plt will move from the platoon harbour to the start line. Flt are to begin bombing of the Goose Green Airfield. Once completed they are to provide air cover for the infantry assaults. They are not to engage any ground targets as we are unaware if British civilians are being used as shields Phase 2 1/1 will head to Burntside House and determine who the occupants are. If they are British civilians they are to be left alone, if they are Argentinian, then the threat they are to be eliminated or arrested. 1/2 and 1/3 are to continue heading south-west skirting to the right of the minefield. 4/1 are to move to their OP and set up and to engage what enemy threats they can see across the water in support of the assault on Darwin and to give BDA on bomb strikes. Phase 3 1/1 will move from Burntside House staying to the left of the minefield and clearing through the area known as Coronation Point. Then push through to assault the left side of the bunker emplacements held in the area known as Darwin Hill. 1/2 are to assault the centre of the bunker emplacements held in the area known as Darwin Hill. 1/3 are to assault the right side of the bunker emplacements held in the area known as Darwin Hill. 4/1 are to cross the water using boats left by SAS and attempt to clear the small town of Darwin. Phase 4 1/1 are to continue pushing south-west to clear the building known as the “School House”. They will then hold this point. 1/2 are to push through and move toward the airfield. 1/3 are to clear the building known as the “Boca House”. 4/1 are to set up a base of fire in the town of Darwin. Phase 5 1/2 are to clear through the small airfield and destroy whatever remains of the Argentine Airforce. Then move in support of 1/3 as they clear Goose Green. 1/3 are to move at speed as 1/2 clear the airfield then when they have done so, clear through the town of Goose Green. VI. ORDERS GROUP Time: 2015GMT Location: Determined by the OC VII. CSS Dress: DPM uniforms. Equipment: Kept at Blue Beach 2, inserted by Puma to HLS Warrilow via 13AASR Weapons: L1A1 SLR, L7A2 GPMG, L2A3 Sterling, L42A1 Sniper Rifle, Rocket 66 mm HEAT L1A1, Blowpipe MANPADS, CARL GUSTAV AT. Ammo: As per SOP. Ammo kept at Blue Beach 2, inserted by Puma to HLS Warrilow via 13AASR Meds: CTM and CSMR. Reinsertion by Puma from Blue Beach 2 to HLS Warrilow. POWs / Detainees: To be taken to the CCP and handed to 4/4 to be taken to Blue Beach 2. VIII. COMMAND AND SIGNAL i. Command: Lt Silbot (10A), Sgt Scarle (10B), Cpl Ainsley (11C), Cpl Cullen (41A). ii. Signals: 152/117 Channels; Platoon Net Channel 1, Platoon Extra Channel 2, Command Net Channel 3, Logistics Net Channel 4, Fires Net Channel 5, Flight Internal Channel 6, Flight CAS Channel 7, Flight Logi & Medical Channel 8, Medical Internal Channel 9. iii. Challenge/Response: Scotland / Wales ++++++++++++++++++ENDS++++++++++++++++++
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