About This File
For Wings over Israel.
This campaign with 34 missions for the EAF No.69 Sqn cover the periode from Oct 7, 1973 to Oct 24, 1973.
Historical accurate with the main units and bases deployment by and after October 6, 1973. Revised ground forces and add tank Su-100, BTR-50PK infantry transport, FROG-7, Scud-B(three launched on Oct 22, 1973)and three type of Bofors AAA.
EAF No.69 Independent Mirage Squadron was deployed at the Ramadan War(Oct 73)with 19 Mirage 5D, 2 Mirage 5R and 20 pilots.
The unit was based at Birma el Tanta AB and was under the command of Lt Col Ali-Zayn al-Abidin Abd al-Jawad.
The 5D was the export single-seat ground attack aircraft of the Mirage 5 built for Libya. 53 were built.
With LARAF Mirage No.1001 Squadron in training, all Mirage 5Ds by the Ramadan War were flew by Egyptian pilots. LARAF No.1001 Sqn was finally deployed in Egypt by November 1973.
No.69 Sqn was a fighter-bomber unit(No missiles were available by Oct 1973)and usually the jet were armed with two 400 kg bombs or two 250 kg bombs.
Campaign need the following extra aircrafts:
MiG-17F "Fresco-C EAF mod(by Paulopanz)
Aero L-29 Delfin "Maya(by Paulopanz)
Sukhoi Su-20 included and Mirage 5D configured and ready to use.
Included also example of entry to add for EAF No.69 Independent Mirage Squadron in Squadronlist.
Spillone104 for the GP-9 Gunpod.
pauloPanz for MiG-17F "Fresco-C EAF mod and the Aero L-29 Delfin "Maya"
Team of the SF2 tank pack.
Sources: Several but mainly, "Arab MiGs" October 1973 War Vol 5 and 6 by Tom Cooper and David Nicolle.