About Black Ops Series 1

Black Ops reconstructs some of the world's biggest ops missions, from how special forces captured Osama Bin Laden and put an end to the Mumbai seige

Black Ops

Black Ops reveals how elite special operations units in different countries carry out their high-risk/zero-recognition assignments and shares the inside story of some of the most dramatic military actions in recent history through expert testimony and dramatic reconstructions.

Black Operations are often clandestine missions, unattributed to the organisation carrying it out

Black Operations are often clandestine missions, unattributed to the organisation carrying it out

These operations are hazardous and when they go wrong result in mass casualties and profound political consequences.

The six-part series investigates the special-forces operations at the battle against the Taj Palace terrorists in Mumbai, the hunt for Abdul Musab Al-Zarqawi, a fascinating insight into the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the SAS raid in Sierra Leone against a drug-crazed murderous War-Lord, the Russian elite force's response to a Moscow theatre siege, and the Lufthansa hostage rescue in Mogadishu.