Commander: Major Daphne Bekyros
Local Contact: Unidentified undercover IPCI agent.
Objective: Kidnapping of Captain Gabriel Long of the Mikasa Maru (Designator F-0980W, Mastodon Class Freighter). Planting of contraband materials to enable arrest and prosecution of captain by Civilian Security Forces. Removal of sensitive materials (to be identified during op). Zero casualty rate among the rest of the crew.
Particulars: In order to provide a cover story for the IPCI agent but allow for the arrest and removal of the Captain and any other possible smugglers, Bravo Squad will pose as members of Warriors for a New Epsilon Dawn. Bravo is to board and take the Mikasa Maru while it is refueling at Edelburgh Orbital Dock Station (a process that takes several days), before the captain can disembark for shore leave, and take the crew members as hostages. Link datapad to control interface. The ship is to be flown from the Orbital Port to the following coordinates RA 284.92475° (18hr 59min 42sec) and Dec 39° 26’ 10"). The ship will be boarded/ rescued by UNSC GETRDUN and it’s contingent of UNSC Marines and IPCI agents. The crew will be taken into custody but will “escape” at a Circumstance Orbital Docking Facility liberated by fellow terrorists.
Not the largest cargo class ship in the galaxy, the Mikasa Maru is still sizable in comparison to most other ships. Built at the shipyards in Sasebo, Japan, the Mikasa Maru is about 15 years old and has been in service since her construction, except for a refit about five years ago, during which time her engines were overhauled, cargo compartment split into three levels and a crew compartment added to the level one cargo hold. A new electronics suite (Radar, Navsat Uplink, Cryo Suite) installed. The Mikasa Maru is reported to have 36 crew members, who are on duty in three watches of twelve each. In addition there is a galley staff of four. Hydrogen Tankers of this type spend a great deal of time in space and are designed to be occupied by their crews for over a year at a time, because of this the accommodations are designed with a greater degree of crew comfort in mind than is the standard shipping star craft. Although the ship is largely automated, a number of tasks must be performed by humans.
Capt. Gabriel Long:
Gabriel has several links to criminal groups that traffic in illegal contraband to include; military hardware, drugs, slaves (rumored), exotic animals and creatures, precious gemstones, communication crystals. He has served in the merchant marines for 11 years. He has been suspected of moving contraband for the six years. His psyche profile reveals a greedy man that is overly concerned with his personal well being. He should not present any problems when taking his ship.
Time Frame: Mikasa Maru will dock in 72 Hours. The ship must be boarded captain can disembark.
Insertion: UNSC Pelican flight to Edelburgh Orbital Dock Station (2.5 hours), Chantry refuel facility.
Extraction: Team will be taken into custody by the UNSC/IPCI personnel and will escape a day or two later. This will be arranged and undertaken by ONI operatives.
Equipment Provided: Air Passage to Edelburgh ODS, fake identities, Travel papers and permits, weapons appropriate to the Epsilon Dawn. To include MA3 Rifles x 2, MA5B x 1, M392 Designated Marksman Rifle x 1, M7 Caseless Submachine Gun x 2, M45 Tactical Shotgun x 1, M6A Handgun x 4, M6T Tranquilizer Pistol x 2(cannot be left behind at scene) 25 x Tranq AutoInjectors, M9FB x 12. RM 4012 Individual Tactical Radio x 6, 1000 CREDS x 6, Data Pad with Sat Uplink Hardware and Andres 23l GPS in Kevlar case.
Squad Members Attached: B1, B2, B3 ,B4, B5
Please have plans take place on the comments page attached to this wiki. Any requests of Maj. Bekyros should be presented in the same area. I would appreciate it being reuqested no later than thursday night.