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OP MUSKETEER05 Nov 1956UK and French Airborne invasion of Port Said during the Suez Crisis.
OP MOTORMAN31 Jul 1972UK operation against IRA terrorists. British troops dismantled barricades to re-establish free access to the no-go areas in the Bogside, Brandywell and Creggan areas of Londonderry.
OP NIMROD05 May 1980SAS Assault at the Iranian Embassy, Princes Gate London.
OP CORPORATE1982UK re-capture of the Falkland Islands from Argentine Forces.
OP BLACK BUCK1982RAF bombing of Port Stanley airfield during the Falklands War. Conducted by Vulcan B.1 bombers, this was the longest range bombing mission in RAF history.
OP FLAVIUS06 Mar 1988SAS operation against IRA terrorists in Gibraltar. Resulted in three dead terrorists and much political fallout.
OP GRANBY1990UK contribution to US led coalition that expelled Iraqi armed forces from Kuwait.
OP PALLISER2000UK joint operation to support evacuation of British nationals from Sierra Leone spearheaded by 1 PARA, later expanded into general intervention and support to GoSL.
OP BARRASSep 2000UK rescue assault of 6 British military hostages (RIR) from West Side Boys in Sierra Leone conducted by troops from 1 PARA, SAS and SBS
OP TARROCK2001 UK personnel deployed with NATO International Security Assistance Force
OP VERITAS2001 UK operations against the Taliban government of Afghanistan
OP LANDMAN2001 UK aircrew operations in Afghanistan
OP ORACLE2001 personnel on board HMS SCOTT and HMS BEAGLE
OP CONDORMay 2002Major British-led operation in southeastern Afghanistan. The operation began on 17 May 2002 when a patrol of the Australian SAS was ambushed. The British 45 Commando then flew in to destroy the guerilla force that had exposed itself.
OP FINGAL2002 UK operations in Afghanistan
OP TELICMar 2003UK contribution to US-led coalition which invaded Iraq.
OP HERRICK2005 UK operations in Afghanistan
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