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Special Operations - Missions

Here you can find a master list of all the accounts of operations / missions detailed on this site.

160th SOAR - Operation Prime Chance

The Night Stalkers join a Navy task force in the Persian Gulf
features : 160th SOAR, Navy SEALs

more info: 160th SOAR - Operation Prime Chance
160th SOAR - Operation Just Cause

The 160th fly attack and insertion/extraction missions in Panama
features : 160th SOAR, Delta Force, Navy SEALs, Rangers

more info: 160th SOAR - Operation Just Cause
SCUD Hunting

Delta Force and British SAS hunt Saddam's missiles in the desert, 1991
features : Delta Force, SOAR, AFSOC

more info: SCUD Hunting
SOF - Operation Enduring Freedom

In-depth feature on US SOF during the early months of OEF, Afghanistan
features : CIA SAD, 160th SOAR, Delta Force, Navy SEALs, Rangers, Special Forces, AFSOC

more info: SOF - Operation Enduring Freedom
Delta Force / Rangers - October 2001

Delta and the Rangers carry out airborne raids into the heart of Taliban country
features : Delta Force, Rangers, CCTs, Psyops

more info: Delta Force / Rangers - October 2001
Delta Force - Hunt For Bin Laden

A look at the 2001 Delta Force mission to find and kill Osama Bin Laden
features : Delta Force, CIA SAD, Special Forces

more info: Delta Force - Hunt For Bin Laden
SOF - Operation Iraqi Freedom

A report on the activities of the various US SOF that took part in the 2003 liberation of Iraq
features : special forces, rangers, navy seals, swcc, special tactics, delta force, usaf special ops, isa

more info: SOF - Operation Iraqi Freedom
Delta Force - Baghdad Airstrike

An attempt in the early stages of Operation Iraqi Freedom to cut off the head of the snake
features : delta force, usaf special ops, isa

more info: Delta Force - Baghdad Airstrike
WMD complex

A task force swoops on a suspected WMD site in the Iraqi desert during Operation Iraqi Freedom
features : JSOC special mission teams, rangers, 160th SOAR

more info: WMD complex
Delta Force - Saddam capture
A bloodless but expertly handled operation to take the ousted Iraqi dictator into custody
features : delta force, usaf special ops

more info: Delta Force - Saddam capture
Iraq Hostage Rescue

US SOF swoop on a compound in Iraq to rescue 4 foreign hostages
features : unspecified SOF, 160th SOAR, isa

more info: Iraq Hostage Rescue
SEALS - Operation Red Wing

An ill-fated SEAL recon mission in the mountains of Afghanistan
features : SEALs, 160th SOAR, Rangers, Special Forces

more info: SEALS - Operation Red Wing
Syria Commando Raid

The controversial incursion into Syria, October 2008
features : Special Mission Units, 160th SOAR

more info: Syria Commando Raid
SEALs Rescue Capt. Phillips

April 2009 - Navy SEALs rescue a US ship's Captain from pirates
features : SEALs

more info: SEALs Rescue Capt. Phillips
Operation Celestial Balance

September 2009 - A SOAR / SEAL Team 6 raid into Somalia nabs a wanted terrorist
features : 160th SOAR, DEVGRU

more info: Operation Celestial Balance
Failed Hostage Rescue - Afghanistan

October 2010 - the attempt by DEVGRU to rescue Scottish aid worker Linda Norgrove goes badly wrong
features : DEVGRU, 160th SOAR, Rangers

more info: Linda Norgrove Rescue Bid
Hostage Rescue - Somalia

January 2012 - DEVGRU rescue 2 western hostages, including American, Jessica Buchanan, from Somali pirates in a daring desert raid
features : DEVGRU, 160th SOAR, FBI HRT, AFSOC

more info: Somali Hostage Rescue
Abu Anas al-Libi Capture

October 2013 - Delta Force, along with FBI Hostage Rescue Team and CIA operators, capture an Al Qaeda terrorist in Tripoli
features : Delta Force, FBI HRT, CIA SAD

more info: Abu Anas al-Libi Capture
DEVGRU Barawe Operation

October 2013 - DEVGRU attempt, and fail, to capture an al-Shabaab commander from his house in Barawe, on Somalia's east coast
features : DEVGRU

more info: DEVGRU Barawe Operation
MV Morning Glory

March 2014 - Navy SEALs intercept an oil tanker held by Libyan militia
features : SEALs

more info: MV Morning Glory
Abu Khattala Capture

June 2014 - Delta Force lead a multi-agency operation to capture one of the 2012 Benghazi attack masterminds
features : Delta Force, FBI HRT

more info: Abu Khattala Capture
Abu Sayyaf Killed

May 2015 - Delta Force carry out a raid in Syria that kills a senior IS financier
features : Delta Force, Night Stalkers, AFSOC

more info: Abu Sayyaf Operation

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