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#14168081 Jun 26, 2019 at 07:05 PM · Edited 1 minute ago
Colonel
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Operations Deny Flight and Deliberate Force


Where: Airspaces of Bosnia and Serbia

When:
  • Day 1: Jul. 19th, 2019 from 1745z to 2315z
  • Day 2: Jul. 20th, 2019 from 1745z to 2330z
  • Day 3: Jul. 21st, 2019 from 1745z to 2330z

Teams:
  1. NATO
  2. Republika Srpska

NATO Bases: LIPA (fighters, bombers); LIPR (AWACS, tankers)
Republika Srpska Bases: Established by TL in Serbia

What: NATO through Operation Deny Flight is the enforcement of a United Nations No-Fly Zone over Bosnia and Herzegovina. The UN and NATO later expanded the mission of Deny Flight to include with Operation Deliberate Force providing close air support for UN troops in Bosnia and carrying out coercive airstrikes against targets in Bosnia.

ROE: NATO forces must track and ID all airborne assets and issue orders to land or exit NFZ. If assets don't comply, declare hostility, commit attack or ignore orders, NATO is cleared to engage.

BANNED WEAPONS: AGM-154A, AGM-158, GBU-54




Some history:
In October 1992, at the beginning of the Bosnian War, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 781. This resolution prohibited unauthorized military flights in Bosnian airspace. Following the resolution, NATO began Operation Sky Monitor during which NATO forces monitored violations of the no-fly zone, without taking any military action against violators. By April 1993, NATO forces had documented more than 500 violations of the no-fly zone. In response to these "blatant" violations of Bosnian air space, and implicitly of resolution 781, the UN Security Council issued Resolution 816, prohibiting all flights in Bosnian air space, except for those expressly authorized by the UN Flight Coordination Center and authorizing UN member states to "take all necessary measures ... to ensure compliance" with the NFZ restrictions.

In response to this resolution, NATO commenced Operation Deny Flight on 12 April 1993. Initially, Deny Flight was intended only to enforce the no-fly zone; however several NATO members, including the United States, were eager to find ways to end the war and improve the situation of civilians, and hoped that military action could do so. These officials were eager to expand US air operations through Deny Flight, hoping that an aggressive no-fly zone and possible airstrikes would end the conflict more quickly.


NATO Briefing

DAY 1 (Deny Flight):
NATO will operate AWACS and tankers (if available) from LIPR and monitor the airspace of Bosnia, Serbia and surroundings while fighter jets tasked to patrol and enforce NFZ will take-off from LIPA. Guided by the Sentry controller, air fighters will intercept and engage whenever necessary any non-complying aircraft which poses itself as a threat.

Day 2 (Deliberate Force):
As the NFZ enforcement continues, the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) ground operations reports that the Army of Republika Srpska had threatened and attacked UN-designated "safe areas" in Bosnia and Herzegovina with several hostile acts against civilians, hence NATO's decision to launch Operation Deliberate Force.
ODF has the aim to undermine the Serbian Army by conducting airstrikes on enemy posts in coordination with UNPROFOR JTACs and NATO AWACS controllers.

Day 3:
After intense combat, Republika Srpska has been greatly weakened. With superior air and ground forces, NATO air campaign continues with the aim to put pressure on the state to reach an agreement in order to terminate the war.

REMARKS:
- OPRF Rules are in effect.
- This event will include MP automat aircrafts flying for Republika Srpska. In case there is a small to none presence of aforementioned assets, actual pilots will have to act as OPFOR, thus needing to input a different callsign from the one they normally use.
- Unless NATO finds a tanker pilot, use of AI tankers is highly recommended. Although refueling MUST HAPPEN OUTSIDE enemy territory over the Adriatic Sea.
- If an overall minor presence of both pilots and assets happens, we will agree on a "game pause" that will postpone the remainder of the day to the following until we conclude.
- The event should allow both NATO members and TL to be eligible for rank promotion.

Mav
Breakin' the sound barrier everyday!
Peace through superior AIRPOWER
Si vis pacem para bellum

Buzzard Viper Driver, 510th FS.
Reaper Eagle Driver, 493d FS.
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#14168250 Jun 27, 2019 at 07:37 AM
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Do we have permission to establish a NFZ also for commercial traffic?
Parvus Numero, Magnus Merito
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#14168376 Jun 27, 2019 at 02:17 PM
Colonel
579 Posts
No, because all ops will be on private OPRF server and I doubt Leto would create commercial AI planes for that purpose which is pointless. And anyhow that kind of traffic would be deviated to other routes knowing there's a conflict happening.
Mav
Breakin' the sound barrier everyday!
Peace through superior AIRPOWER
Si vis pacem para bellum

Buzzard Viper Driver, 510th FS.
Reaper Eagle Driver, 493d FS.
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#14168379 Jun 27, 2019 at 02:22 PM
Colonel
459 Posts
There will be no shooting at commercial traffic. Its one of the OPRF rules.

There is a chance I cannot join on the 20th, the other dates should be fine.
"No one dared to make a slip, the stranger there among them had the big iron on his hip."
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