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Operation Red Inferno 006

Rosche, West Germany - 2021









1. REGION: Rosche, West Germany

2. WEATHER: Clear Skies; 50F ; Wind <1kn NNE; Dawn 0755 IGT; Dusk 1825 IGT

3. TERRAIN: Farmland, Spruce Forests, Villages

Due to the actions of the 1st Cavalry Division in the last few days and the successful assault on the town of Testorf the enemy have now pushed there forces further south towards the town of Rosche. The friendly commanders intent is now to push all the remaining enemy further to the South to aid in a large scale attack from friendly forces on Rosche. 1st Platoon, 1st Cavalry Division along with attached Rattler elements from the 71st AHC are tasked with destroying an enemy supply convoy and eliminating remaining strong points to the North of Rosche, we are also attempting to lur forces from Rosche into the AO to reduce the numbers within Rosche.

71st AHC are tasked with causing destruction from the clouds by laying sustained CAS for friendly forces and their objectives.


a. Enemy Disposition

  1. Soviet and East German Forces

    1. Soviet/East German airborne, motorized infantry including BMP's and BTR's.

    2. Rotary wing support, Mi-24 / Mi-8 variants

    3. Fixed wing CAS, SU-25, MiG variants

b. Friendly Disposition

  1. 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division
  2. 1st Cavalry Division Combat Aviation Brigade
  3. 1st Airborne Brigade, West German Rapid Forces Division
  4. Special Forces Command (KSK), West German Rapid Forces Division

c. 2021 - Rules of Engagement

  1. PID Targets, engage at will.
  2. An evacuation notice has been issued in the region, though some civilians may still be present in surrounding towns and villages. Avoid civilian casualties and damage to infrastructure when possible, though higher authority has declared the AO a free-fire zone on confirmed hostiles.



Maps of the theatre

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Due to the rapid nature of this mission little intelligence has been gained. All we know is there is a supply and vehicle convoy consisting of around 8 vehicles moving from Rosche up to Neumuhle @ 2000 IGT. We suspect Neumuhle to be lightly defended, however, the town of Borg is known to have a heavy enemy presence.

Notes from Commander:

  • All requests for Close Air Support/Medevac/Resupply/Insertion are to go to Mako 1-6 on FREQ 60.0. Mako 1-6 will contact Rattler 1-6 on FREQ 50.0 to request an asset to assist 1st Platoon as necessary. Once the asset is in the area of Operation for Mako 1-6, Infantry can contact the bird via CAS Net FREQ 45.0 to guide in the bird/direct close air support.
  • Given the covert nature of this operation, ISR and CAS capabilities will be available but limited. 1st Platoon may opt to carry and deploy a quadcopter-style drone with them to better establish their situational awareness prior to attack.





1st Platoon, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment *SOF*

1st Platoon's primary objective is to into no mans land, via whichever method the platoon commander see's fit and move into the village of Neumuhle, eliminating the strong point. Destruction of vehicles, equipment and men. This will be a time critical objective.

1st Platoon's secondary objective is to move into and assault the village of Borg. Then take up positions in Borg in preparation to ambush an enemy supply convoy moving from Rosche at 2000IGT down the MSR through Katzien. Eliminate the convoy and clear the area.

1st Platoon's third objective is to repel any possible counter attack from forces moving from Rosche and fall back to Neumuhle and form a friendly strong point with support from other friendly forces.

It is imperavative that convoy DOES NOT reach Neumuhle or leave the town of Borg. 

71st Assault Helicopter Company

Rattlers primary objective is to provide CTR (Close target recon) & CAS during 1st Platoon's assault.

Rattlers secondary objective is to rain fire down on the towns of Katzien and Stutensen (East of Katzien) and eliminate any vehicles and enemy forces.

Rattlers will also need to be prepared to extract 1st Platoon if needed.

Due to the intense nature of this current push, Rattlers are able to request any air frame they require.


*If desired, Rattler units may opt to augment alongside Mako elements as infantry.






Call Signs

  • Mako 6                        SSG A. Cummings
  • Mako 1-6                    1LT K. Kauffman
  • Mako 1-6R                  N/A
  • "Rattler 1-6"               N/A
  • "Rattler 1-1",              N/A
  • "Rattler 1-2",              N/A

Hand Signals

  • Control + Num 5 = Rally/Set//Affirmative
  • Control + Num 2 = Halt/Hold/Stop/Negative
  • Control + Num 6 = Engage
  • Control + Num 4 = Go/Move/


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