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| commander1 = [[AWACS Long Caster]]<br>Osean HQ
 
| commander1 = [[AWACS Long Caster]]<br>Osean HQ
 
| strength1 =
 
| strength1 =
*[[Osean Air Defense Force|OADF]]
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[[Osean Air Defense Force|OADF]]
**[[Cyclops Squadron|Cyclops Sq.]]
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*[[Cyclops Squadron|Cyclops Sq.]]
**[[Salamander Squadron|Salamander Sq.]]
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*[[Salamander Squadron|Salamander Sq.]]
**[[Strider Squadron|Strider Sq.]]
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*[[Strider Squadron|Strider Sq.]]
*[[Osean Maritime Defense Force|OMDF]]
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[[Osean Maritime Defense Force|OMDF]]
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*''Starling''
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*''Drake''
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*''Lark''
 
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<hr>
*[[Erusean Air Force]]
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[[Erusean Air Force]]
**[[Refil Squadron|Refil Sq.]]
+
*[[Refil Squadron|Refil Sq.]]
**[[Skoll Squadron|Skoll Sq.]]
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*[[Skoll Squadron|Skoll Sq.]]
**[[Rigel Squadron|Rigel Sq.]]
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*[[Rigel Squadron|Rigel Sq.]]
 
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<hr>
*[[Voslagian Air Force]]
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[[Voslagian Air Force]]
**[[Sol Squadron]]
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*[[Sol Squadron]]
 
| casualties1 = Multiple units
 
| casualties1 = Multiple units
 
| combatant2 = [[Erusean Radicals]]
 
| combatant2 = [[Erusean Radicals]]
 
| commander2 = Unknown
 
| commander2 = Unknown
 
| strength2 =
 
| strength2 =
*[[Arsenal Bird]] ''Justice''
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[[Arsenal Bird]] ''Justice''
**Several MQ-101s
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*Several MQ-101s
*Erusean Air Force
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[[Erusean Air Force]]
**Cyril Noiret
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*Cyril Noiret
**Paul Lebrun
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*Paul Lebrun
*[[Erusean Air and Space Administration|EASA]]
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[[Erusean Air and Space Administration|EASA]]
**[[Zone of Endless]]
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*[[Zone of Endless]]
***[[ADF-11F Raven|Hugin]]
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**[[ADF-11F Raven|Hugin]]
***[[ADF-11F Raven|Munin]]
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**[[ADF-11F Raven|Munin]]
 
| casualties2 = Cyril Noiret<br>Paul Lebrun<br>Arsenal Bird ''Justice''
 
| casualties2 = Cyril Noiret<br>Paul Lebrun<br>Arsenal Bird ''Justice''
 
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The LRSSG received a communique from the partially-restored general network, informing them of an Osean-Erusean coalition to destroy [[Arsenal Bird]] ''Justice'' via a saturation attack. Along with it came a message from members of the [[444th Air Base]], which read:
 
The LRSSG received a communique from the partially-restored general network, informing them of an Osean-Erusean coalition to destroy [[Arsenal Bird]] ''Justice'' via a saturation attack. Along with it came a message from members of the [[444th Air Base]], which read:
   
{{Quote|Hey dumbass. If you want to bring the world back from the brink, go to the [[International Space Elevator|lighthouse]]. You can see the future there.|post-script message{{Refcall|AC7-M19}}}}
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{{Quote|Hey dumbass. If you want to bring the world back from the brink, go to the [[International Space Elevator|lighthouse]]. You can see the future there.|[[Avril Mead]]{{Refcall|AC7-M19}}}}
   
 
Motivated to end the war, the LRSSG sortied to participate in the operation.
 
Motivated to end the war, the LRSSG sortied to participate in the operation.

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This article is about an in-universe event. For the in-game mission, see Lighthouse.

Operation Daredevil was an offensive carried out by a coalition of Osean and Erusean forces. The operation aimed to destroy Arsenal Bird Justice and ultimately end the Lighthouse War.[1]

Prelude

The LRSSG received a communique from the partially-restored general network, informing them of an Osean-Erusean coalition to destroy Arsenal Bird Justice via a saturation attack. Along with it came a message from members of the 444th Air Base, which read:

"Hey dumbass. If you want to bring the world back from the brink, go to the lighthouse. You can see the future there."
Avril Mead[1]

Motivated to end the war, the LRSSG sortied to participate in the operation.

Battle

By the time the LRSSG arrived at the elevator, the battle was in full swing. Through the data link provided by the Osean HQ, they engaged the hostile fighters alongside Osean and Erusean allies.

Later, Justice launched several salvos of Helios burst missiles in an attempt to thin the coalition's numbers. Regardless, the saturation attack proceeded once Justice entered the vicinity. The Arsenal Bird activated its APS to shield itself from the salvos of missiles.

With the saturation attack a failure, the coalition was forced to conduct separate attacks. Neither the coalition nor the Radicals knew that someone inside the elevator was sabotaging the panel feeding energy to the Arsenal Bird. The APS eventually failed, allowing the coalition to strike again.

Trigger led the charge, aiming for the vital propellers and--at Wit's suggestion--the rectenna's base. The APS unit inside Justice was eventually destroyed, the last Arsenal Bird going down in flames.

Aftermath

The Erusean Radicals around the space elevator began laying down their arms. However, the late arrival of two highly-maneuverable UAVs inflicted heavy casualties on the coalition air forces. Count's aircraft sustained damage in the UAVs' assault, prompting Trigger to escort him to the Admiral Andersen.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lighthouse", Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
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