Episode guide

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Series 1

Black Ops

  • City Under Siege

    Revealing series following elite Black Ops units around the world. Assassins go on the rampage in Mumbai and only one Special Force has the expertise to stop them.

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  • Night Of Terror

    Riveting series shadowing tough Black Ops units on dangerous missions. How Russia's elite force responded to a hostage situation when rebels stormed a Moscow theatre.

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  • Taking Down Bin Laden

    A fascinating insight into one of the most daring Black Ops raids of recent times: the US Navy SEALs' killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan.

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  • Assault On Al Qaeda

    All you ever wanted to know about covert military operations. How coalition forces tracked down and killed Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq.

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  • Operation Thunderbolt

    Behind enemy lines with top fighting units. In 1976, terrorists hijacked a plane and landed it in Uganda. Find out how Israel's elite team rescued the hostages.

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  • Operation Certain Death

    A fascinating insight into life as an elite soldier. The Royal Irish Regiment are taken hostage in Sierra Leone by a notorious rebel gang. Can they escape?

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Series 2

Black Ops

  • The Strike on Syria

    All you need to know about covert military operations. Sayeret Matkal, Israel's elite black ops unit, have to foil Syria's plans to develop a nuclear bomb.

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  • Operation Viking Hammer

    Go behind enemy lines and discover how the Green Berets teamed up with rebel Kurds to target Islamist insurgents who were said to be making chemical weapons.

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  • The Real Black Hawk Down

    In 1993, elite US soldiers tried to capture two militiamen in Somalia. Revealing footage and testimony tell the remarkable story of this ill-fated operation.

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  • The Japanese Embassy Siege

    A revealing look at real-life, high-risk military operations. How armed forces brought a bloody end to the 1996-97 Japanese embassy hostage crisis in Peru.

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  • The Killing of Abu Jihad

    Learn about the world's elite special forces. A dramatic re-telling of the assassination of Palestinian leader Abu Jihad by the Sayeret Matkal in 1988.

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  • Operation Fire Magic

    Tense true stories of risky military operations. When Lufthansa Flight LH181 is hijacked, the SAS and Germany's GSG9 special ops unit team up to end the crisis.

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  • Afghan Hostage Rescue

    Behind enemy lines with the world's elite fighting units. In 2012, the SAS and US Navy SEALs combined forces to rescue kidnapped aid workers in Afghanistan.

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  • Crisis in Malaya

    An absorbing insight into life as an elite soldier. A detailed account of the British Army's 1950s Malayan campaign, which heralded the rebirth of the SAS.

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