Arms deal with the French Republic
The E.M.F will purchase Mirage 2000 strike fighters to help modernize their air force and to help in their war against Indonesia. Buying:
(25) Mirage 2000
The E.M.F also announces their intentions to improve and redesign the Mirage if needed.
Dear citizens of TDR!
I would like to announce my running for Consulship in the 2019 June elections as the candidate for the Progressive Party!
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Our forces advance in Algeria
Our forces have advanced well in the Algerian desert in the past weeks, however we had some unexpected hostile forces and casualties.
The Algerian National People's Army is a very well-trained, modern army with cutting-edge Russian T-90 main battle tanks. Overall they had 500, according to satellite images we've destroyed 387 of them, 113 remained intact. They have some T-55s and T-72s, but those aren't the newest ones.
Overall we've had 289 Leclerc and 41 Leopard 2A4s in Algeria against around 400 enemy tanks.
Our main goal was capturing the airport and the oil field in Ain Salah to stop the oil and gas distribution to the Southern part of the country. We were succesful, however we sustained medium casualties.
856 men, 33 Leclerc and 14 Leopard tanks were lost in the fightings, their PLZ-45 self propelled artillery divisions were placed on dunes, they were in advantage, but finally we succesfully captured those too.
Then our other goal was capturing Timimoun in the middle of the desert.
After encircling it, they've surrendered, only guerilla forces tried to resist but out Caesar artillery system took care of them quicly. We've captured large quantitiy of S-400, S-300 and Pantsir air defense systems at the Timimoun airport.
The 9th Reconassiance Unit has found a secret Scud-ballistic missile launch facility, we've dispatched the 17th Armored division with VCBI and ERBC Jaguars to the site.
We are going to continue our offensive in the desert in the following weeks, we are prepared for guerilla attacks now.
The German Heer, after this humiliating defeat due to several factors, in particular the incompetency of the Generals decided to pull back and remain beyond the borders of the Dnieper. One German general (the only one to have not been pushed backed) remarked: "These Russians have the same patriotic fire as their predecessors did. They fight to the last round, to the last bit of their strength. They do not fear death, but rather the fear of not dying. These are men who I want as soldiers."
Reichsführer Franz Ludendorf recieved word in the late evening of the invasion, and he was enraged.
"I did not order this invasion! Who is the damned fool to have given out this order! I want him trialed and shot, immediately! They have single handedly humiliated the entirety of the Reich and the German Wehrmacht!"
One of the officers in the room states the name of the General who gave the order; "Martin Orkel."
The Führer was further enraged. "That traitor! I knew he was trying to cause an international media firestorm against me! Recall the invasion, I want him trialed!"
Franz Ludendorf issued an apology to the Bolshevik Nationalists. "It has come to my attention that one of my leading generals has betrayed his honor code towards the Reich and the German people, launching a wreckless invasion of the territory of the SECP and their opposing faction. This, 'illegal' invasion was done without my knowledge, and the leading general should be remarked a traitor. On behalf of the Reich, I would like to engage in peace talks with PCRS regarding the fate of this... traitor."
Let us get back to what The Democratic Republic is meant to be. A strong community of nations with a strong leader. As Consul I will bring my experience in the office with me, to have strong leadership with a strong administration. With the strength of our leadership, we will also open this region to a wide range of embassy developments and relationships. Past administrations promised this but failed to go forward with their promises (Typical). I will work for EVERY citizen and not just the members of my party, for we are a republic and democracy and not an oligarchy. I will repeal Executive Order 14, because at end of day, we make our own decisions. That said, I will work on a treaty that will pass through a democratic process rather than an Executive order. For the Constitution mandates treaties and alliances must go through the legislature. If we are going to follow the rules of an alliance, we should enter it and get approval by the Senate and the People.
Coastal Republican States and Northor
Global firepower and wikipedia should have info on numbers, weapons and equipment. I use global firepower for numbers of personnel, and wikipedia for info on weapons, vehicles etc.
Official production of the BTR-70 has started. King Ian bought the license of the ageing vehicle from the government of PCRS, and production of the vehicle will begin soon.
The BTR-70 will be the main APC of the Celestial military. Modifications to the vehicle will also begin, with engineers looking for ways to modernize the vehicles.
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BREAKING NEWS. Half a dozen artillery systems and armored personnel carriers were destroyed stationed in the island of Sumatra!
E.B.C. News live today - Few hours before midnight, after the successful military operation of Pemasukan, military forces specifically Artillery regiments and armored personnel carriers, were stationed in the island for reinforcements in the next operation to take over the capital and the rest of the Kalimantan. A large explosion believed to be a missile strike from an Indonesian ballistic missile submarine, have destroyed over 80% of the stationed regiments. Approximately, 4000 personnel from the artillery and special auxiliary regiments are dead, 1300 M61 PC are destroyed, along with MLRs and 122mm howitzer scheduled to relocate into Cilegon before the operation.Head of the National Armed Forces, Juisi Souti Badagahi, has stated his condolences to the 4000 brave soldiers and intentions. “Unfortunately a very recent tragedy has taken place before midnight, estimated over 4000 of our brave men in the artillery and auxiliary regiments have perished in an explosion said to have originated from an Indonesian ballistic missile submarine submerged off the coast of North Sumatra. Due to the recent recession of purchasing and producing military vehicles and weapons, the military council along with the military commission have decides not to send anymore artillery nor any armored personnel carriers in our reserves, due to the low amount and fear of another long range missile strike. Until the threat has been neutralized, we will be sending 10,000 outdated IR series trucks as replacements. If it is hell that the dictators of Indonesia want, then it is hell that the E.M.F. will give to them.”
The IR trucks were used back in the 20th century in World War 2. After the Japanese invasion of Singapore, the Euginian Government was exiled in Australia, where they continued to operate, to drive out the Japanese out of South East Asia. The IR trucks, especially the IR-101 Rocket Truck were used as an effective long range artillery battery against Japanese tank divisions invading Papua New Guinea, while the IR-93 and the IR-98 are used as heavy infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers to transport troops and equipment into the front lines. The IR-98 is now being used as a utility vehicle for civilian use.Over (3000) IR-101s, (500) IR-93s, and (2000) IR-98s will be shipped to Sumatra and into Banten for the next operation to begin.
Here specifications of these IR trucks (although some of specifications are still classified today):
IR-93 Heavy IFV
Type: Heavy Infantry Fighting Vehicle
- 2x gunner/loaders
- 4x fully equipped soldiers
Chassis armor (consists of both welded steel and aluminum)
Armament: 1x .50 cal browning machine gun
2x 20mm auto-cannons
Powerplant: 1x 340 hp Diesel truck engine
IR-98 Heavy Armored Truck
Type: Heavy Armored Utility Transport
- 2x Fully trained guards
Chassis armor (consist only of welded steel)
Powerplant: 2x 420 hp Diesel turbine truck engines
Used for transport of ammunition, and sometimes 8x fully equipped soldiers. And is also used as transport of money for banks.
IR-101 Heavy Rocket Truck
Type: Heavy Rocket Truck
- 2x loaders
- commander for the rocket rail launcher
Chassis armor (consists of both welded steel and aluminum)
Armament: 1x .50 cal browning machine gun
1x MGHD Rocket Launcher railing with 234mm High Explosive Rockets
Powerplant: 1x 570 hp Multi-fuel Engine
The major operation is set to begin in a few days. This ends the live broadcast of E.B.C. live!
Arms deal with the Great Kingdom of Celestia!
The E.M.F. has bought 25 AMXN-30 MBTs from Celestia for 25 million dollars!
The National Armed Forces and Defense Forces will be testing the tank in both combat and in peace time training. We also would like to announce our intention to modify and improve the design and will be informing the Kingdom.
The sun slowly rose on the city of Edmonton, and with it rose columns of black smoke from the many ruined buildings. The government of South Alberta, as that is what it was now called since the planned secession of the North, was in disarray. Most of their major government buildings had either severely damaged or destroyed, and the electrical grid of the city was flickering between life and death, as if it could not decide without human interference.
In the Albertan Parliament Chamber, or what was left of it, the Prime Minister of South Alberta, Robert Hill, stood up to address the Parliament. The cameras of foreign and domestic news crews swiveled in almost perfect unison to focus on the man. As he got up, he stood a little taller than usual, which surprised those present.
"Ladies and gentlemen, the capital is in a state of disarray," he said. He had an annoying habit of stating the obvious, but that had won him political favor during Ministerial Election Debates, so everyone had to put up with it. "We all know what has happened, we know what is currently happening, but we do not yet know what is to come.
"What has happened is an attack on the entire nation. A gang of self-proclaimed radical isolationists has overtaken the local governments in the north and caused a series of events designed to confuse and undermine us here in the south. What is occurring even as we speak is what they intended. People are confused, people are angry, and they are, above all, scared. No one is quite sure what to do or how to do it.
"As I said before, we don't know what is to come next. But we do know what those terrorist pigs want to happen, and it very much so could, given enough time. They want us to start to turn on each other, to become a house divided, instead of standing together strong.
"This could very well happen. But we still have the power to influence the future. We had, up until a week ago, been bickering amongst ourselves about trivial matters, we were turning backs on friends over things that had next to no effect on the future or the well-being of our populace. But that's what we were sworn into office to do, isn't it? Protect the people, uphold the laws passed down to us from the beginning of this nation's history, and be strong and united.
"Yet we have broken our oaths. Not directly, and I hope and pray not intentionally, but we have done it. That is undeniable. Could this have been prevented? Possibly. But now is not the time to scrutinize every aspect of the situation. That job is left to those in the future who will look back on this day. And what will they see, I ask you? Will they see a group of men and women who cannot be in agreement on even the simplest of matters, turning their backs to settle petty arguments while their nation falls to anarchy? Or will they see a strong Parliament, one that takes action and that conquers the issues as they appear, all for the good of the nation and its people?
"I don't know about you, but I prefer the latter of the two options." He paused, his grey eyes sweeping over the crowd of dishevelled men and women before him, then continued. "I know that something needs to be done. I know that it needs to be done soon. Let us look at the facts, united as one, actively searching for a solution, instead of sitting and waiting for a solution to find us.
"We know that we have a small military. We know that the seceded state north of us is strong. And they have proven that they can organize an attack and carry their goals out effectively. But they lack a key element in their tactics, and that is their mental fortitude. Maybe even a decent mental capacity and an IQ, but that's another speech for another time." The audience shared brief chuckles at this statement, then returned to a gravitated and serious state as Prime Minister Hill continued. "Our military is strong in training, and they have seen combat. These hooligans have only seen a handful of explosions in the city, and most of them probably have never directly killed anyone before. They leave that to the few hardened radicals that actually carry out their attacks.
"Our brave soldiers could combat these people for a small amount of time, maybe hold out a month at best. That is why I now propose something for the vote of this great Parliament. I hereby move to ask our gentle giant neighbor, President Fireheardt, to render aid. I know historically that the nation of Alberta has not accepted much in the way of aid, least of all of the military kind. But I do know that we might not pull out of this alone. Ladies and gentlemen, you may cast your votes. I can say no more."
And with that, the tired and dishevelled Prime Minister stepped down from the stand, which miraculously had remained intact during the bombings. The cameras followed him in eerie silence, swivelling as one to focus on the giver of the speech. Then, they turned toward the voting members of the Parliament, who were now casting their votes on paper ballots, since the electronic system was unusable.
The cameras followed the designated ballot-collector as he moved between the aisles, then as he walked to the front of the room, where he proceeded to a small, enclosed booth for counting votes. The tenseness in the air was almost visible as the votes were counted. Then, the ballot-collector passed the final result to Prime Minister Hill, and he took the stand once again.
"The result of the votes of the members of this Albertan Parliament are in. The results are..." There was a short pause as he unfolded the paper with trembling hands, and the cameras slowly zoomed in on his face.
"Unanimous..." He read, his hand trembling somewhat.
"...in favor of the motion." He breathed an audible sigh of relief as others did the same.
A few hours later, a press statement was made, publicly asking President Norman Fireheardt of Northor to send military aid to combat the evil in the North. A matter of minutes later, a public statement was made in Juneau by President Fireheardt, accepting the call for help and ordering his generals and High Commanders to begin making plans for war against the north.
War against Socialist North Alberta had been declared, and troops started mobilising en masse for invasion.
Three days later:
As opposed to the stealth-led invasion of Vancouver, a massive invasion was planned on the newly proclaimed capital of Socialist North Alberta, Fort McMurray. The ever-increasing militant nation was rapidly arming and preparing for the inevitable Northorian forces. They used the centralised government-run and planned economy to try and bolster the arms manufacturing industry, and several SAM batteries had been installed around the city.
Fort McMurray is a very small city in terms of population, with about half of the population of Vancouver, but had about twice the space. However, two larger cities, Tar Island and Fort Mackay, are just north of it, and they are the largest industrial centers of Alberta. Or at least they were, until the secession happened.
The overall plan of invasion was simple. It was the hundreds of smaller plans that individuals and small teams had to fulfill that were the complicated part. A team of helicopters would approach directly from the north, known as "Team North." I can't figure out why, but for some reason the planning commanders felt a sense of deja vu when they assigned strategic team names. These helicopters would come in low, and land just south of the large Richardson River Dunes Wildland, where they would unload half of their troops. Then, the helicopters of Team North would take off, and fly directly to the south-east, and land just north of the Kearl Oil Sands. This would be the most heavily guarded and fortified of the entire area of attack, and would require some special forces backup.
While Team North would be unloading the rest of the ground troops to take the Kearl Oil Sands, a second invasion force, Team West, would come in from the, uh, well, the west. Team West, unlike their northern counterparts, would be comprised of heavy armor and ground troop transports. They would unload about 1 mile from Fort Mackay, and hopefully complete a rendezvous with Team North at Fort Mackay. Team North, after taking the oil fields, would then advance towards Fort Mackay to complete the rendezvous as well.
United, the two teams would advance south to Tar Island, where the many smaller plans would come into effect. After the taking of Tar Island, they would again head south to Fort McMurray, where they would be backed up from the west by a small amount of armor that had separated from Team West upon taking Tar Island. This would complete an encirclement maneuver which, if executed correctly, would leave the entirety of Fort McMurray surrounded. The SAM batteries would prove essentially useless, since this was a ground-based attack. The separatists had been anticipating an air attack, especially since the success at Vancouver on the part of the Northorian Armed Forces, and did not anticipate, nor plan for, a ground attack.
The clocks in the people's homes of Fort McMurray struck 12 midnight. 0:00 Hours. All seemed well to the causal observer, but something was afoot. At a silent signal, seventeen Bell Chinook helicopters, each one containing maximum personnel capacity, zipped low and fast over the terrain, and landed at their designated location. As they landed, ground infantry hustled out of them, their weapons raised. They immediately began advancing, and after the last designated small team was headed towards the objective, the helicopters took off once again, this time headed south-east.
Team North made their deliveries, than sped off back towards the makeshift base that had been set up in the northern wilderness of Alberta only a day before. So far, so good.
Meanwhile, Team West was arriving. They had also come from the makeshift yet functional base, although they made a wide berth to get to their objective point so as to maintain a decent amount of stealth. The forces in Team West were comprised of three OBRUM PL-01 Tanks, and 10 HMMWV M1114 Avenger troop carriers, plus maximum crew numbers for all of the vehicles, and the maximum personnel capacity for infantry.
The taking of the first two facilities, the Kearl Oil Field and Fort Mackay, went almost as smooth as could be possible imagined. However, once the teams moved towards Tar Island, things got hectic. Apparently, some of the radicals had set up a makeshift alert system, which alerted insurgent forces in Tar Island to the presence of enemies. A group of thirteen radicals armed with AK-47s and backpack bombs advanced out in the open towards the invasion forces of Northor. These were taken out after several shots were exchanged, and two of Northor's soldiers received serious wounds. Team West arrived at the correct time, and put a damper on a surprise attack that had been hurriedly put together to ambush Team North. Now, the teams were united, and they continued south, leaving a portion of their forces behind to keep things under control.
The rest of Team West arrived a few minutes too early, and ran smack-dab into the middle of a minefield, which destroyed the lead transport, killing all but one of the troops inside of it. The advance was slowed, and Team West was unable to continue their advance at a fast enough rate to circle around the objective (Ft. McMurray) in time.
Meanwhile, the main attack force was met with a second ambush, this one far more violent and effective than the last one, which had been foiled with relative ease. This time, one soldier died in the confusion, but the ambush was eventually quelled with deadly force.
In the heart of the city, cowering in a bunker, lay the masterminds behind the entire secession. Their names will remain classified, and Northor cannot confirm nor deny that one or all of them are dead or in Northorian Federal custody.
After the raid on the self-proclaimed capital, the attack and the logistics of the assault teams were kept secret, and almost identical raids around the entirety of North Alberta before the details were released to the public.
Northorian occupied territory now includes all of the north half of Alberta. The war is won. Northor has triumphed.
The invasion of Bolivia🇧🇴: Gaelio stormed the city of Santa Cruz De la Sierra but not without resistance from the citizens and after a while the army had shown up, there were many casualties as explosions and gunshots had gone off, after the dust had settled the army continued westwards and claimed whatever was possible.
The Brotherly War: Fall of Democracy
With the Moscow and the heads of the Democratic Government the fall of SECP was ensured.
In its place the PCRS have taken power and in the newly emplaced Duma have chosen to elect Klava Arseni as the Narodnyy lider (People's Leader) of Volgograd.
One of the first voices of the revolution and arguably the loudest, Klava Arseni had gather other titles through out her growing life from higher education and eventual joining in the Army during the Turkish-Russo War; however, it was her actions in organizing the revolution and committing herself in running the actions of Volgograd after its capture that elevated herself to gain the trust of the people.
The first to be elected leader of Russia, but now starts to hard part of gathering after this conflict...
Her first action as leader was to actually pardon the former heads of the Democratic Government and instead exile them from Russia, this action got a lot of criticism from the public.
She stated that the time for blood has come and passed and she will no longer allow the blood of another Russian to be spelt in this conflict.
As she started to pull back the nation from the brink of darkness she has another task that the people are crying for, the German Question...
Russian Reunification: Part VI
Further expansion westward to clean up the borders of the recent states that pledged loyalty.
Now without a civil war to distract the nation and hinder it the dream of unifying Russia is back on its rails.
The border along Kazakhstan is being returned to Russian.
The German Question
The recent border skirmish with Coastal Republican States has left a bitter sweet taste in the mouths of many Russians.
One it proved that German Wehrmacht can be defeated when met with the soldiers of Russian; however, this conflict should of never taken place and has remind many Russians of the Germans aggression of 1941.
Now many Russians demand that they go on the offensive and attack the Germans; however, Klava as talked many of her people down from this position.
None the less the new leader of the PCRS, Klava Arseni, has agreed to met Franz Ludendorf in Kiev to discuss the end of this small conflict and aftermath of it.
Franz Ludendorf was well aware of the Russian belief for a war with Germany. He knew the forces of the Wehrmacht would, without a doubt defeat them. But; at a very high price. He did not want to wage a costly war with the Bolshevik Nationalists - he even (somewhat) deemed them as allies and followed many militaristic and governmental aspects of the Reich. At least, from a totalitarian standpoint. He arrived in Kiev and arrived at the meeting point with Krava Arseni. Being anxious, he had brought an entire compliment of S.S bodyguards with him if the Russians decided to - slip up, but to prevent any disputes he had them stand back a far distance away from the Russians. He has also brought with him the traitor who initiated the Russian invasion, with hopes that the Russians would see that the Reich would not dare attack an ally with orders from the Führer himself.
Klava enters the meeting, she keeps in the back of her mind her people's call for war. She knows the Wehrmacht is larger, more well equipped, and better paid; she knows that if a war between the two broke out it would be a bloody one that would she her nation crumble under the weight of Germany. But she also knows that her nations a vast quantity more weapons than the Germans could muster and that they have thousands of more WDMs than the Germans. A war between these two nations would see the German cities and armies be captured by hell fire... But a bloody war like this isn't one that Rodina needs nor the world... The Bolshevik and Fascist are sworn enemies in history; however, both nations right wing polices agree on many felids far more than it should and a joint alliance between Germany and Russia would an unholy one and one the world would fear. Flanked by a pair of infamous Spetsnaz, Klava approached Franz, being almost a foot shorter than him, she smiled a sweetly and extended a hand towards the Führer and in a weirdly soft Russian accent she spoke in heavily broken German... "Hello Mr. Ludendorf, I mean Führer... I'm here to discuss the end of hostilely and the return of German POWs."
BREAKING NEWS. The Indonesian ballistic missile submarine responsible for the decimation of ground troops in Sumatra was spotted in the Riau Archipelago!
Breaking news by E.B.C. - the Indonesian ballistic missile submarine that was responsible for the destruction of our artillery and auxiliary regiments stationed in the island of Sumatra was last spotted in the surface by the E.A.F. Anti-submarine patrol aircrafts at 0100, midnight, at the Riau Archipelago before immediately diving back into deep water. The aircraft was said to have shadowed the submarine for 3 hours after losing contact near the islands of Lingga and Singkep, believed to be headed to the Andaman sea to possibly prepare for another missile strike. The entire military sectors of the E.M.F. is put into high alert, mobilizing patrol aircrafts into nearby seas and oceans to locate the submarine. The patrols stated by the head of the E.A.F. Wiguati Hjiondu Vessogaha, will be expected to continue for 3-8 days until the threat has been neutralized.
This ends the live broadcast of E.B.C. news.
Franz smiles as he extends his hand towards Klava, and shakes her hand. In his mind, he see's an unstoppable alliance that, combined with the European Alliance Organization would deter even the strongest of enemies - more directly the American nations. He noticed her attempt to speak German, and thought it was fruitful - not the best statement made by a non German, but better than that of the dirty criminals of the internment camps. "Don't worry, you can refer to me as Mr. Ludendorf. " He says in almost fluent Russian. "I suppose we can discuss more than the return of POW's, something better for both of our nations. We also have a traitor that you could perhaps... use as an example." He gestures to the deposed German general, Martin Orkel.
Invasion of CAR (Central African Republic)
After many Months of trying to reason with President Mosa of CAR to join the African Republic for Protection Against The DRC and many other power Hungry Countries. Prime Minister Jean Has Declared war against them.He will be sending 75,000 Troops,25 T-55 Tanks and 34 Mortar system's.
Battle of Bangui
African Republic Troops Have taken over the surrounding Cites around Bangui but the C.A.R Militia are putting up a good fight to defend there nation.The C.A.R Militia are willing to die for there Country in any shape or form. Suicide Bombers have killed 230 Soldiers. General Zuloo has Prepared Mortar Strikes as soon as dawn break to reach the city Center and Capture thee President. to end this Useless war.
Klava's faces relaxes a little when she hears the Russian and sighs slightly before speaking in Russian...
"I apologize for my German, I'm not very experienced in it... I can have the POWs arranged to be moved back to your side of the Dnieper by tomorrow morning. What else would you wish to discuss then? Besides coming to turns to end our brief conflict."
She then follows his hand towards Orkel.
"I presume this is your disgraced commander? I would be glad to take him into possession and to arrange a correct punishment."
Representatives from Svia Reichland approach the state of North Carolina with a proposal for peaceful integration of North Carolina into Svia Reichland.
After sessions of debate among the states leadership North Carolina votes to join Svia Reichland, noting the economical benefits and cultural similarities.
North Carolina along with Tennessee have representation in the government of Svia Reichland.