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Delta Force - SCUD Hunting

Delta Force - SCUD hunters
image sourced from public domain | photo : US DoD

Delta Force, soldiers pictured deep behind Iraqi lines during the 1991 Gulf War.

JSOC teams (Delta Force and Seal Team Six, supported by AFSOC STS elements, were deployed into the Western Iraqi desert in response to Saddam Hussein launching SCUD missiles at Israel.

Using modified HMMWVs, Delta Force scouted large tracts of desert searching for the elusive, mobile SCUD launcher vehicles and seeking out and disabling the communications infrastructure that allowed them to operate.

The British Special Air Service were also deployed on SCUD hunting operations.

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