You command Combat Team C (CT C) of Battle Group Leopard (BG Leopard), comprised C Company, 5th/7th Royal Australian Regiment (Mechanised), with a tank troop from B Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment cross-attached and a cavalry troop from A Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment attached. You have two platoons of M113A1, two M113A1 and a M113/FO in company headquarters and one troop of Leopard AS1 at your disposal. A troop of LAV-25 from A Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment and one Leopard AS1 with Track Width Mine Plough from HQ Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment are attached. A battery of six M198 155 mm howitzers with HE and SMOKE from 8th/12th Medium Regiment is available for indirect fire support.
BG Leopard has been ordered by commander 1 Brigade to conduct an advance to contact, identify the composition of the suspected enemy security outpost in QUINTUS, then attack and clear QUINTUS of enemy forces and hold it against possible counter-attack before BG Leopard moves forward in preparation to clear axis CEDAR GROVE-CEDAR VALE.
Combat Team C has been ordered by BG Leopard to:
a) V11 to advance to contact and confirm reinforcement of QUINTUS by T-55 or PT-76 no later than H+60.
b) Upon release of CT C, conduct quick attack to clear QUINTUS and hold against possible counter-attack from direction CEDAR GROVE.
Major, the plan to complete the mission is up to you.
Panzer_Leader, October 2017