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The Fighting 99th Air Wing

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USAF says it requires 74 additional combat squadrons

U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and chief of staff Gen. David Goldfein has unveiled an initiative, titled “The Air Force We Need,” on Sept....

Netherlands signs LOA to upgrade 28 AH-64Ds

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced on Sept. 14 that its Principal Director for Security Assistance Ms. Michèle Hizon and State Secretary of Defence,...

JS Kaga carried out anti-submarine drills with JS Kuroshio in South China Sea

According to Ashahi Shimbu, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Kaga practice hunting for submarine in the South China Sea with Oyashio-class SSK JS...

Interview with Boom Supersonic’s chief test pilot

Devin Coldewey from Techcrunch had a chance to speak to Boom Supersonic’s chief test pilot William “Doc” Shoemaker. Shoemaker will be the first person to...

Investigators say defective main rotor mast caused MUH-1 to crash

A team of civilian, government and military experts has tentatively concluded that the cause of a MUH-1 crash in July was due to defects with...

Watch all seven episodes of “Taiwan’s Elite Warriors: Fighter Pilots”

A documentary produced by the National Geographic Channel featuring students undergoing pilot training in the Republic of China Air Force is now available online on...

India carried out successful consecutive test-firing of its indigenous MPATGM

India successfully test-fired its Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) on Sept. 15 and repeated the feat one day later at the Ahmednagar range. Photo:...

Switzerland plans to retire 27 F-5s this year

The Swiss military has indicated of its desire to retire 27 Northrop F-5s from service. Four aircraft have already been donated to museums. By Myself...

French carrier Charles de Gaulle out of dry dock following midlife upgrade and refit

French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is out of dry dock since the commence of a midlife upgrade and refit that started in December 2016....

Mudspike

5 Years in Review: Building the AH-64D for ArmA

It’s hard to believe it’s been five years already; time has just flown by and a project that consumed mine and Nodunit’s time for almost...

Hornet Love = Bush Love

The verdict is in – the DCS Hornet is insanely fun – might you be a backcountry aviator in fighter pilot clothing? It’s the flying…...

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet Early Access Preview

Guest writer @Chuck_Owl gives us a great preliminary look at some of the features of the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet which is entering Early Access… The...

ARMA 3 – Tanks

The recently released Tanks DLC for ARMA 3 provides armor enthusiasts with some new assets to explore while expanding the core game for all… As...

Flight Factor A320 Ultimate

One of our resident real world Airbus A320 pilots takes the recently released Flight Factor A320 Ultimate for a test flight, wringing it out in...

Read It / Do It #01: North American X-15

Take a ride in a marvel of aerospace engineering that helped pave the road to space with the hypersonic North American X-15 rocket powered research...

M2000C Red Flag Campaign by Baltic Dragon

Introduction Baltic Dragon. If you fly single player campaigns in DCS World, by now you must surely know this name. He has become a prolific,...

ARMA 3 – Prologue & The East Wind

We take a look at the full ARMA 3 campaign that some fans may have overlooked as they dove straight into playing in the ARMA...

CIVA INS Navigation Tutorial

Mudspike Contributor Casper ‘TheAlmightySnark’ de Wit first added this excellent CIVA INS Navigation Guide for X-Plane in our forums. It was so good as reference...

Mudspike 3rd Annual DCS Fall Fly-In

It’s been a year since our last Mudspike DCS Fall Fly-In. Although we might be stretching the definition of Fall a little, we will be...

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Operation Ronin

Operation Ronin

Chemical Weapons Plants have been discovered in several towns along the Southern caucasus mountain range. U.S. Special Operations Command is requesting coordinated strikes on 3 target areas. Intel indicates that the Chemical Plants are interconnected with a communications tower in the area. **Both the...
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The Capture of Echo Bay

The Capture of Echo Bay

The Capture of Echo Bay SITREP:The SJW separatists, statists, and communists have taken over Echo Bay! RED TASKING: We must hold onto Echo Bay at all costs! Our safe spaces are heavily fortified, but we may need to use CTLD to build more! If we can sneak past their defense, and blow up their FUEL...
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Escort to Tonopah

Escort to Tonopah

SITREP: Bomber Escort:U.S. Fighters are to escort 3 bomber groups to Tonopah. Each bomber group is led by a special "Black OPS AWACS" containing specialized and supar sekrat bobbles and widgets which when combined together, and mixed with a bit of F99th mojo - creates a jamming field which...
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The Vegas Extraction

The Vegas Extraction

Discuss The Vegas Extraction or our other missions in our forums.    SITREP:The negotiations had been ongoing for the last week. Our diplomats and their's along with various security forces were all cooped up in the various hotels and convention centers along the Vegas strip. We are not sure what...
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Operation: Pahrump Hump

Operation: Pahrump Hump

Discuss Pahrump Hump or our other missions in our forums.    Pilots – Welcome to Nevada, are you ready to hump it over to Pahrump? SITUATION Enemy forces are moving to capture Pahrump to establish staging grounds for a full assault on Vegas. Pahrump is currently defended by a small squad of IFVs and...
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Remember the Alamo

Remember the Alamo

Discuss Remember the Alamo or our other missions in our forums.  WELCOME PILOTS TO: Remember the Alamo SITREP: Why is this happening!! NO ONE KNOWS!!  ** ALL AIRCRAFT ARE TO PROCEED TO BULLS **   RED AND BLUE TASKINGS ARE THE SAME:   HELO Flight - Capture the 8 zones marked with smoke. CAS FLIGHT -...
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Attack on Boulder

Attack on Boulder

Discuss Attack on Boulder or our other missions in our forums.   WELCOME PILOTS TO: ATTACK ON BOULDER If you do not have this mod installed - you WILL see an Su-27. Highly Recommend all players install this JSGME compatible mod.DOWNLOAD C-130FR MOD SITREP:Russian Forces have performed a 'red dawn'...
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Black Gold

Discuss Black Gold or our other missions in our forums. WELCOME PILOTS TO: Operation Black Gold w/CTLDSITREP:In the southern border region of Georgia where the mountainous region meets with northern turkey, lies a series of lakes and national forests spanning both countries. Oil companies have...
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Sage Able

Discuss Sage Able or our other missions in our forums. This is a TWO stage operation.==STAGE 1==- HAWG Flight is to eliminate 4 High Value Targets (HVT) at WP1. See your Mission briefing for exact targets.==STAGE 2==- Helo flight must deliver troops (20) each to the buildings destroyed in STAGE 1...
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Combat Rescue

Discuss Operation Combat Rescue or our other missions in our forums.     SITREP: Blue has small number of High Value Assets trapped in the town of Kaspi (MM54). RED Must hold the town and prevent extraction of the HVA's BLUE Must extract 6 HVAs and return to FARP....
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Capture of Teberda

Capture of Teberda

SITUATION:Valuable mineral resources have been found in the quiet mountain town of Teberda. Russian and U.S. Forces are converging on the area in an attempt to be the first to exploit this newly discovered wealth of minerals, including several gold mines. Excavation teams have marked off 10...
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Cold War

Cold War

Discuss Cold War or our other missions in our forums.    SITREP:A Cold War has ensude.   CAP on both sides are constantly patrolling but not attacking. See missiong breifing images to see the border (yellow line) between the two zones. Crossing this zone will result in enemy AI being vectored your...
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Operation Ronin
The Capture of Echo Bay
Escort to Tonopah
The Vegas Extraction
Operation: Pahrump Hump
Remember the Alamo
Attack on Boulder
Capture of Teberda
Cold War

THE FIGHTING 99TH MISSION DESIGN & DISCUSSION

 

The Fighting 99th boasts a custom & unique mission rotation on our dedicated server instances. You will find challenging flights for all air frames here on the Fighting 99th. If you find bugs or would like to request changes to one of our missions, please use our forums and the appropriate mission thread.

Please join our Mission Design & Discussion thread in our forums.

SITUATION:
Valuable mineral resources have been found in the quiet mountain town of Teberda. Russian and U.S. Forces are converging on the area in an attempt to be the first to exploit this newly discovered wealth of minerals, including several gold mines. Excavation teams have marked off 10 zones 50 meters wide in the town of Teberda which they have marked with WHITE smoke. Helo flight is to deliver ground forces to each zone, turning it blue or red. The winner must capture & hold all zones at the same time.

 

Discuss The Capture of Teberdaor our other missions in our forums.

 

**ALL AIRCRAFT ** HEAD TO BULLS**

Discuss Cold War or our other missions in our forums. 

 

SITREP:
A Cold War has ensude.

 

CAP on both sides are constantly patrolling but not attacking. See missiong breifing images to see the border (yellow line) between the two zones. Crossing this zone will result in enemy AI being vectored your way.

Each side has MULTIPLE Ground Radars that are looking for any incursion into their air space. Once detected, CAP's are vectored to the offending party by the GCI's.

If CAP is shot down. More CAP is launched from respective home bases.

Destroying the GCI Radar's will limit radar range and visibility of the GCI as well as terrian masking.

 

COMPLETE THE MISSION OBJECTIVES BELOW TO WIN:

RED TEAM:
MISSION 1
Destroy the AH-64D Facility in Boulder

 

MISSION 2
Destroy the pumping station in Garnet,

 

MISSION 3
Take over Nellis AFB by moving our ground forces onto the base.

 

HELO DEFENSE:
Build SAM sites around our assets. Protect Creech AFB, Pahrump Hind Facility and Mercury Chemical Factory.

 

BLUE TEAM:
MISSION 1
Destroy the MI-28 helo facility in Pahrump

 

MISSION 2
Destroy the Chemical Tanks in Mercury

 

MISSION 3
Take over creech AFB by moving our ground forces onto the base.

HELO DEFENSE:
Build SAM sites around our assets. Protect Nellis AFB, Boulder Apache Facility and the Garnet Pumping Station.