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I was fortunate to be able to plan the spring op. This was a continuation of the November Op Where the Raven received Intel from our rescued hostage that the Cylons had occupied the nearby planet Zebulon.
A Raptor was dispatched to perform a recon mission and discovered that the Cylons had built a very large Raider manufacturing plant.
It was decided that the Raven Battle Group must take action and destroy the facility and take out as many Cylons along the way.
The Op was set to take place on Saturday the 2nd of April at 10:00pm but as always the Raven Battle Group is ready to take on the Cylons.
The op took place in the main chat room and for the next mission everyone is invited to attend.
We had a substantial turn out for this event. You are more than welcome to read what took place during the latest Op and I look forward to seeing more of our members for the next mission.
ALL HANDS,PREPARE FOR JUMP
Hands on sticks, Seekers
Joker, Remind me to have bayonet studs put on these arms.
Coordinates feed into the jump drive as the clock ticks down.......
3, 2, 1, Jump!!!
Launch, launch, launch! All batteries open fire!
OK lets get this show going.....
DRADIS ON,FULL SWEEP!
All Raptors Launch ......
We're ready for anything Col.
Raptors away, could use some viper cover
Lets do this
All Vipers set to launch when ready......
Draidis shows basestar in the northern portion of the planet
They are launching raiders
220m ready for launch
All Gun Turrets in Position
launching in 3..2..1..
Take em down Seekers!
Ready on your command Col.
Spartan and Flying Tigers in the tubes begin to launch.....
You've got it Lt.
Raven is beginning salvo fire on the basestar
220m entering the atomosphere... its bumpy
SPARROWS,250 Plus,COMMENCE SUPPRESSION FIRE!
Entering the atmosphere
OK Tigers lets get formed up and give it to em.....Over.....
Atmospheric turbulence...dradis below is clear
Eta two mikes
Proceed to drop zone
copy that mik mo
teams 2 and 4 2 mikes
(Trireme Guns Open Up)
El Cid stghten it up.....you to Dutchman.....
Hard reverse in 5...
Dradis shows multiple hangars... Firing missiles.
MARDET ARM UP FOR ASSAULT>
Drop the CAG bit and hit the targets.....
Reversing!Col. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson
STAND BY MISSILES,LOOK FOR BASE STARS
Marines, ready to debark!
2 + 4 ready
Here's a bunch at our 3 O'clock.....I see me Reamer.....
MARDET one and three ready
Skids down , go go go!
All ships down, hatches open...
gunny there are some centurions in the area.. watch it when you disembark
EXIT EXIT EXIT
turning to starboard guns blazing.....
Prepare for immediate dust off
MARDET 2 + 4 away
We'll give any company a nice exploding gift basket!
Joker move to the south to objective .
Units clear, goimg!
There goes tow toasters.....Yeah.....
MARDET 2 + 4 oscar mike
Way to go Bunny
Hit em hard, Gunny!
MARDET landed and enroute
Great shooting.....here's one for me.....
marines unloaded.. hatch closed.....
318, take station
Returning to the barn
INCOMING,BRACE FOR IMPACT!
Pop goes the Cylon!!!
seekers lets make sure we get the suppression fire for them to get into the building
Seekers, head for targets
then we need to move onto to the hangers
Nothing like flaming confetti
OK 12 O'clock high.......
Copy that, lighting em up!
we need to make sure they dont launch those new raiders any more than they have
FLAS FLASH, Centurions ahead. Sentries. Watch for ambushes.
Watch it! Missile lock!
Let's get them back!
Climbing and rolling.....
STAND BY MISSILES,LOAD WITH CAIM
there in my sights.....
Perimeter North breached, into the tunnels, contact light.
let em have it Flight 1.....
Dune draidis check....
Missiles loaded and ready at your command
SPARROWS 300 PLUS,Fire Cluster Missiles!
Distance to target 1
Tririme watch it, four heavy raiders CBDR at five o'clock
Yeah..... four bite the dust.....
Draidis shows multiple contacts in nearby.. they are luanching the raiders
Moving fire fight, not much security here, moving to objective.
MARDET 2 + 4 entering south now
Roger that Wedge
Right up their exhaust with a lot of bang
Hit as they go....Seekers, weapons free
There's another bunch.....give it to em.....
Roger that.. weapons free
Copy that Reamer Sir.....
ZULU THREE,TWO BEHIND NAIL THEM
MARDET 2 + 4 hit security door. preparing to blow
I got one......great shooting Dutchman.....Over....
*Sir* i am receiving a message from the Raven... Standby.....
Wedge, you and I will concentrate on the raiders, Freya, take out the hangar
Tririme it appears they are trying to board you. Got another squad heading to your starboard landing bay
*Sir we have another draidis contact.. a second basestar has jumped in*
door gone entering now
OK lets form up again and come around.....
Freya, heavy weapons from above ground, pre registered target Alpha One One, please engage.
COPY! MARDET,STAND BY TO REPEL!
Copy that iceworm.. in route to alpha one
Iceworm I'm closer engaging... Fox two.
turning to port, there's another group of sparrows, 10 O'clock low....
Lt.Grace "Bunny" Nonemaker
I don't think they'd like the welcome party we'd send them