Adventure story Episode 1, Part 1 of the AAV-20 armored assault vehicle in action!
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The Calm Before the
Captain Harber knew it was going to be a
long day. He expected his platoon to be ordered to lead the action
to clear the town of the local militia that had moved in overnight.
His troopers were a bit tired, but
confident. They prepared and checked their gear, getting ready for
the coming attack.
An AAV-20R had arrived earlier that
morning. Captain Harber's crew worked alongside the "mechs"
in reloading and refueling their AAV-20A.
Captain Harber headed over to a briefing
from his company commander, Major Dobblaski. Like all O-4's,
Dobblaski was tactically inept. Captain Harber was disgusted at the
so called "attack plan." Dobblaski's idea didn't employ
surprise, movement or overwhelming firepower--the keys to success in
Even worse, Dobblaski planned on leading
the attack himself! His AAV-20B didn't even have the right weapons
loadout. It still had SAM and Mortar packs...virtually useless in
By midmorning, the platoon was ready to
move out. Captain Harber's objections to the ill-conceived attack
had fallen on deaf ears. He only hoped that his men's' training and
proficiency would allow them to be successful.
Anticipating the coming storm, a group of
refugees made their way out of the town.
With no advanced recon, Dobblaski was
essentially going in blind. The vehicles moved into the town under
an eerie silence...