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06101982 0500 HRS *******RECON IN FORCE ROUTE NEVADA*********
a) The enemy is likely to attack south across the FLET in battalion sized (+) strength sometime after dawn. We intend disrupt the enemy advance and seize the initiative.
Enemy mechanized infantry are in hasty defensive positions and are regrouping at the FLET after yesterday’s attacks. There will likely be tank units in reserve, north of the FLET.
-Expect enemy tanks in at least company strength (T-72M) and mechanized infantry in company strength (BMP2). Recon elements may be operating in the area as well. Expect enemy fire support from 122mm Regimental artillery.
b) A Troop (-)
-A Trp consists of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th platoons, deployed at Obj. Ely, between B and C Troops. 5th and 6th platoons are in reserve.
-A Trp will have artillery support from 2x M109 batteries. We have local air superiority and have dedicated F-16 support with 500 lb. bombs.
2x M1 Plt
2x M113A2 Scout Sect
4x Dragon teams
6x Scout teams
2x M901 ITV Sect
A Troop will conduct a reconnaissance in force north along Route Nevada, with the intent of securing the bridge at Obj Reno.