S3 – Operations
|Superior Dept||Regimental HQ|
|XO||2nd Lieutenant Raeder|
S3 Operations is a Staff Branch of the Regimental Headquarters. The S3 Branch consists of all Operations functions in the 7th Cavalry Regiment. The Branch provides expert advice to the Commander on all matters pertaining to the execution and control of the Regiment in battle and provides administrative tasking, orders production, training, mission creation and testing, and modpack development sub-staffs. The Branch is led by the S3 OIC, the principal staff officer of the headquarters, second only to the Headquarters Commander, the Chief of Staff. The Second-In-Command of the Branch is the S3 XO. The Branch's NCO adviser is the S3 Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge or S3 NCO. S3 Operations is responsible for mission and orders production for operations, as well as the maintenance of our inhouse mods, and the collation of our public and private modpacks.
S3 Branch will provide timely expert advise to the Regimental Commander, and deliver operational excellence in the form of Operational Command and Control. S3 will act as the Commander's primary force for the execution of their intent, working to support the manoeuvure units through high quality products.
Order of Battle
S3 Operations Overview
S3 Operations provides expert mission creation, mission control, and product production in support of the 1st (Combined Arms) Battalion and 2nd Battalion. The S3 Shop is sub-divided into 1-7 S3 Operations and 2-7 S3 Operations, divided by game responsibilities. 1-7 S3 Operations only produces products for Arma 3, and 2-7 S3 Operations produces products for Hell Let Loose, and Squad. S3 Operations covers all 3 Areas of Operations, including Arma 3, Hell Let Loose, and Squad. The S3 Operations Branch is divided into 4 cells with distinct responsibilities.
S3 Public Operations
S3 Public Operations provides personnel who operate, design and execute live scenarios on the Arma 3 Public servers. These events enhance realism, promote recruitment and give members and guests alike a realistic military simulation experience. This branch is native only to Arma 3.
S3 Operations designs execute and control all missions in the Regiment. The Operations Branch is divided distinctly by game, with each of our supported games having its own dedicated operation production staff.
S3 Operations Development cell tests and manages mission file production for use on the public Tactical Realism and private S7 Training servers. This branch is native only to Arma 3.
S3 Operations Scripting cell creates and designs specific addons for the Arma 3 environment - mainly regarding the cScripts scripting package used in Arma 3 missions, as well as the official 7CAVADDON.
Policies and Procedures
The S3 Department has various policies and procedures governing mission creation, training development, and School regulation.
|Document Number||Policy or Standard Operating Procedure|
|7CAV-DR-003||S3 Department - Standard Operating Procedures|
|7CAV-DR-008||1BN S3 Department - Mission Development Procedures|
|7CAV-DR-010||S3 Operations - Operation Attendance|
|7CAV-DR-035||S3 Operations - Operation Roles & Responsibilities|
|7CAV-DR-036||S3 Operations - Operation Planning & Briefings|