Not the HiHQ itself, but at 0810 hrs 10 from their 16 commanding units are, indeed, eliminated. These sixteen units are split into 12 normal headquarters, these ones with the flag, and 4 BTR-60PU vehicles. At least two, possibly three of the BTR-60PUs are gone at that time. Regarding the game’s scoring , the WP forces’ loss of starting commanding ability is either 58% or 67%; if counting heads and not VPs, the result would be either 65% or 60%.
Anyway, this surely effects their order cycle.
But, for me, there’s one uncertainty. As far as I can see, the tank battalion’s HQs aren’t equipped with formal commanding units. Each battalion HQ consists of also two tracked BMD-1P vehicles. Although furiously attacked, they are still in action...