OPERATION ORDER TO: B COY 2 PARA BN FROM: MILLAR, LT, A/OC B COY 2 PARA SUBJECT: Operation CALLISTO VIII 041900ZOCT17 ++++++++++++++BEGINS++++++++++++++++ I. PRELIMS Time: 2130L Weather: Clear Current Pos: HOUDAN TASK Org: 0A - Lt Millar
10A - Sgt Macdonald 20A - 2Lt Dennett 40B - SSgt Kirwan II. GROUND LA TRINITE is a small urban area sited on a costal plateau. To the south east a high ridge dominates the approach. To the north east a rocky ridge affords overwatch onto MALDEN AIRFIELD. III. SITUATION Enemy Forces in LA TRINITE are estimated at reduced Coy strength, with at least one Mech Inf Plt mounted in BMP 1 and likelihood of SP AAA in the area. Enemy morale has suffered significantly from recent defeats and forces in LA TRINITE will likely be wary of encirclement from high ground to the east. IV. MISSION B Coy will ASSAULT area of LA TRINITE and DESTROY Eny Forces operating in vicinity in order to SIEZE and HOLD LA TRINITE RIDGE. V. EXECUTION B Coy will approach from south east via high ridgeline on coastal flank under heavy IDF fires before moving in through close wooded terrain to assault and clear the town and re-Org to clear and secure ridgeline NE.
B Coy will move from it's current location to RV1
B/2 will move onto FP ALPHA and prepare to suppress bunker OBJ ZINC
B/1 will move onto PL BLUE and prepare to assault OBJ ZINC with a left flanking attack.
4/1 to move into position to provide direct fire support for assaults on bunker positions.
NGS to begin continuous fires on all UJ markers
B/1 will assault OBJ ZINC then rapidly reorg and begin suppressing bunker OBJ SILVER
Once suppression begins on SILVER, B/2 are to move rapidly using B/1's proven route to PL YELLOW and prepare to assault OBJ SILVER
B/2 will assault OBJ SILVER then rapidly reorg and begin suppressing bunker OBJ COPPER
Once suppression begins on COPPER, B/1 are to move rapidly using B/2's proven route to PL RED and prepare to assault OBJ COPPER
B/1 will assault OBJ COPPER then rapidly reorg and begin suppressing bunker OBJ TIN
Once suppression begins on TIN, B/2 are to move rapidly using B/1's proven route to PL ORANGE and prepare to assault OBJ TIN
B/2 will assault OBJ TIN then rapidly reorg in cover out of LOS of enemy forces. (Location TBC by 20A once TIN is cleared)
Once location has been determined B/1 will move up B/2's proven route and reorg on B/2's location.
Coy will conduct right flanking advance to contact towards OBJ GOLD from the South Eastern slopes. OOM B/2 followed by B/1. B/2 are to locate enemy positions and fix them in place allowing B/1 to assault from the flanks.
Coy will assault and clear OBJ GOLD. 4/1 to move rapidly onto the eastern shoulder of LA TRINITE RIDGE and get eyes on the airfield. Destroy any targets of opportunity.
If Coy combat power is sufficient we will advance to contact and begin clearing through LA TRINITE.
VI. ROE CARD ALPHA NATO 429A MFV VII. CO-ORD INSTRUCTIONS 40B to ensure sufficient supplies are available at the start line then moved forward to the PLs as necessary. Ptn Sgts to ensure prompt material demands to facilitate this. Witchcraft 7/1 is to liaise with HMS ARGYLL to begin preparatory fires and CCA on depth positions as well as mortar fires onto observed enemy positions on and around the objective. Flight are to establish CAP and are authorised to begin UAV operations over the AO to detect any enemy FOO or IDF positions which are to be countered with NGS from HMS ARGYLL. Flight priorities are: CASEVAC/REINSERT CAP CCA/CAS ISTARS VIII. CSS i. Dress: CEFO, MTP and PPE. ii. Equipment: As per SOP ii. Weapons: As per SOP. iv. Ammo: As per SOP. v. Meds/CMT: As per SOP. vi. POW & Detainees: Report to 0B. IX. COMMAND AND SIGNAL i. Command: Lt Millar (0A), 2Lt Dennett (20A), Sgt Macdonald (10A) ii. Signals: 148/117 Channels; 1 Pltn Net Channel 1, 2 Platoon net Channel 2, Coy net Channel 3, Log Net Channel 4, Fires Net Channel 5, Flight net Channel 6. iii. Challenge/Response: ROMEO ALPHA - INDIA NOVEMBER iv. R&U: Ptn ICs