OPERATION RAVIV: THE TEN-HOUR WAR
Operation Raviv, also known as the Ten-Hour War, was a mounted raid conducted by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) on Egypt's Red Sea coast during the War of Attrition. Taking place on September 9, 1969, Raviv was the sole major ground offensive undertaken by the IDF against Egypt throughout the war. The raid was to be carried out by Israeli armor and infantry masquerading as Egyptian troops. Arab hardware captured during the Six-Day War had been introduced into service with the IDF, and the force was to use Tiran 5 tanks (IDF designation for the T-55) and BTR-50 armored personnel carriers, camouflaged with the Egyptian sand-colored scheme.
Harel Force, comprised of six T-55 Tanks and three BTR-50 PC’s, is to be landed at El Hafair, south of Suez on the Egyptian coast, by the 11th Flotilla and conduct a raid destroying Egyptian Outposts and Radar Stations. Then, the force is to meet up with the 11th Flotilla at Ras Saafrana and be ferried back to Israeli-held territory in the Sinai.
Radar Stations at Abu Darag and Ras Saafrana and Egyptian Outposts 1 and 2 on the
Red Sea Coast are to be captured.
2 x T-55 Tank Platoons
1 x BTR-50 PC Platoon
CSS of Repair, Medical, and Supply
5 x Air strikes will be available
The 11th Flotilla will land at El Hafair and disembark Harel Force.
The CO can then assign vehicles to players.
Message that an objective has been captured will be generated.
Mech Infantry have to capture an objective.
Mission will end when Harel Force enters Exit Zone for embarkation.
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