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The Night Stalkers - 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment

Night Stalker

The 160th SOAR, otherwise known as Task Force 160 (TF-160), or the 'Night Stalkers', are an elite U.S. Army special operations unit who fly helicopters in support of both SOF and regular forces.

The 160th SOAR fly the following helicopters:

160th SOAR - Role

The Night Stalkers mission includes:

  • insertion/extraction of special operations forces (SOF)
  • attack/assault missions
  • reconnaissance

The 160th SOAR practice regularly with SOF from the U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy as well as carrying out exercises with SOF from other nations such as the United Kingdom.

Night Stalkers Video

US and South Korean Special Forces training with MH-47s operated by the 160th SOAR

160th SOAR - Organization

  • Headquarters
    • Company HQ
    • Company Maintenance
    • Special Operation Aviation Training Company (SOATC)
  • 1st Battalion, Fort Campbell, KY
    • Company HQ
    • Company A
    • Company B
    • Company C
    • Company D
    • Company E
    • Company F
  • 2nd Battalion, Fort Campbell, KY
    • Company HQ
    • Company A
    • Company B
    • Company D
  • 3rd Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, GA
    • Company HQ
    • Company A
    • Company B
    • Company C
    • Company D
  • 4th Battalion, Fort Lewis, WA
    • Company HQ
    • Company A
    • Company B
    • Company C
    • Company D

160th SOAR - Notable Operations

Since their beginnings as Task Force 160, set up following the debacle in Iran, the Night Stalkers have flown missions in Grenada, Panama, The Persian Gulf, Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan, amongst others.

more info : 160th SOAR operations

160th SOAR Resources

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