December 2, 2006
Operation Armadillo was conducted on December 2, 2007. The operation involved Iraqi Police officers, supported by the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment. They conducted the cordon and clear operation in Rusafa.
The operation began in the early morning hours searching for a cell of car-bombers. The operation uncovered one vehicle-borne improvised explosive device and a small weapons cache containing assorted weapons.