List of military operations

List of military operations

This is a list of missions, operations, and projects. Missions in support of other missions are not listed independently.

World War I

"See also List of military engagements of World War I
*"Albion" (1917) flagicon|German Empire — German capture of Oesel, Dagö and Moon Islands (now Saaremaa, Hiiumaa and Muhu)
*"Hush" flagicon|United Kingdom flagicon|France planned Allied amphibious landing on the Belgian coast.
*"Kaiserschlacht" ('Kaiser's battle') (1918) flagicon|German Empire — German Spring offensive using armies released from the Eastern Front.
**"Blucher-Yorck" (1918) flagicon|German Empire —
***"Gneisenau" (1918) flagicon|German Empire —
**"Georgette" (1918) flagicon|German Empire —
**"Michael" (1918) flagicon|German Empire —
*"Strafexpedition" ("Punitive Expedition") (1916) — operation by the Austro-Hungarian Army against Italy (Italian northern front): the largest mountain battle ever fought.

World War II

"See List of World War II military operations"

Cold War Era


*"Ajax" (1953) flagicon|United Kingdom flagicon|United States|1912 — Anglo-American plan for Iranian coup d'état that deposed Mohammed Mosaddeq and reinstalled Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
*"Atilla" (1974) flagicon|Turkey — Turkish invasion of Cyprus, leading to subsequent occupation of northern Cyprus
*"Operation Cactus" (1988) flagicon|India — Indian armed forces oust Tamil nationalist mercenaries of PLOTE who instigated a coup in Malé in the Maldives.
*"Operation Chengiz Khan" (1971) s.
*"Claret" (1964) flagicon|United Kingdom flagicon|Australia — British SAS and Australian SASR patrols into Indonesia
**"Jock Scott" (1952) flagicon|United Kingdom — British rounding up of suspected insurgents at the beginning of the Mau Mau Uprising
**"Anvil" (1954) flagicon|United Kingdom — British counter-insurgency operation in Nairobi during the Mau Mau Uprising
*"Eagle Claw" (1980) flagicon|United States — Attempted rescue of American hostages held in Tehran.
*"Earnest Will" (1987-88) flagicon|United States — American protection of Kuwaiti oil tankers in the Persian Gulf during the Iran–Iraq War
**"Eager Glacier" (1987-88) flagicon|United States — U.S. spy planes gather intelligence about Iran.
**"Nimble Archer" (1987) flagicon|United States — U.S. retaliates for Iranian missile attack on reflagged Kuwaiti tanker.
**"Praying Mantis" (1988) flagicon|United States — U.S. retaliates against Iran for mining frigate.
**"Prime Chance" (1987-88) — Special operations to protect Kuwaiti tankers, run largely from barges in the northern Persian Gulf.
*"Evening Light" (1980) flagicon|United States — failed U.S. attempt to rescue embassy hostages in Tehran
*"Operation Gibraltar" (1965) flagicon|Pakistan — Pakistan's failed attempt to infiltrate and instigate a massive rebellion in Jammu and Kashmir, India
*"Grand Slam" (1965) flagicon|Pakistan — Pakistan's second attempt to cut off Kashmir from India.
*"Lucky Alphonse" (1956) flagicon|United Kingdom — British sweep of Troodos area on Cyprus for EOKA
*"Operation Meghdoot" (1984) flagicon|India — Indian military's capture of the majority of Siachen Glacier.
*"Nimrod" (1980) flagicon|United Kingdom — rescue of hostages in the Iranian embassy, London
*"Paul Bunyan" (1976) flagicon|United Nations — UN forces remove a tree in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
*Sparrowhawk I, II and III (1956) flagicon|United Kingdom — British operations against EOKA on Cyprus.
*"Team Spirit" (1976-1993) flagicon|United States — Annual joint exercise with South Korean forces.
*"Operation Trident" (1971) flagicon|India — Indian Navy's bombing and blockade of Karachi Port, Pakistan.


*Berlin Airlift of 1948:
**"Vittles" flagicon|United States|1912— US part of the Berlin Airlift
**" [ Planefare] " flagicon|United Kingdom— British part of the Berlin Airlift.
*"Gladio" (?) — Stockpiles of weapons in Switzerland, Austria and other countries for resistance to Soviet occupiers.
*"Gold" (1954) flagicon|United States|1912 — covert American tunnel under the Berlin Wall
*"Neptune" (1964) flagicon|Soviet Union — Soviet-led counterintelligence operation.
*"Reforger" flagicon|United States — Annual American exercise to "return forces to Germany".
*"Silver" (1949) flagicon|United Kingdom — covert British communications tap in Austria
*"Banner" (1969) Deployment of British troops to Northern Ireland.

Central America and the Caribbean

*"Anadyr" flagicon|Soviet Union — Soviet plan to base nuclear weapons in Cuba; the cause of the Cuban Missile Crisis
**"Kama" — Soviet plan to forward-base seven Soviet ballistic missile submarines in Mariel, Cuba (part of "Anadyr")
*"Fortune" (1951) flagicon|United States|1912 — 1951 CIA plan for a coup in Guatemala. Executed as "Success"
*"Golden Pheasant" (1988) flagicon|United States — US deployment in Honduras
*"Just Cause" (1989) flagicon|United States — US invasion of Panama
**"Acid Gambit — Rescue of Kurt Muse.
**"Bushmaster — Security operations near US facilities.
**"Sand Flea flagicon|United States — rehearsal for Just Cause.
*Mongoose (1962) flagicon|United States — plan for information gathering, sabotage, civil insurrection and the overthrown of the Cuban government.
*"Northwoods" (1960s) flagicon|United States — plan to incite war between the United States and Cuba.
*"Waverider" (1972) flagicon|United States — operation to track down illicit radio stations operating in the Caribbean.
*"Peter Pan" (1960s) — transfer of Cubans to the US
*"Phibriglex" (1962) flagicon|United States — US plan and mock invasion by its armed forces of a Caribbean island. The exercise took place on Vieques and the purpose of the mock invasion was to overthrow a fictitious leader called "Ortsac", whose name was, in fact, Castro spelled backwards. It occurred in August, shortly before the Cuban Missile Crisis. It is also known by the names "Operation Ortsac", "Operation Swift Strike II" and Exercise "Phibriglex-62".
*"Power Pack" (1965) flagicon|United States — US deployment in the Dominican Republic
*"Success" (1954) flagicon|United States — 1954 CIA coup in Guatemala.
*"Urgent Fury" (1983) flagicon|United States — US invasion of Grenada

outhern Africa

*"Askari" (1983) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African attack on SWAPO and FAPLA forces in Angola.
*"Carlota" (1977) flagicon|Cuba — Cuban Deployment to counter South African attacks to Angola.
*"Carnation" (1981) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African skirmishes with SWAPO forces along the Angolan border.
*"Dingo" (1977) flagicon|Rhodesia — Rhodesian attack on camps in Mozambique.
*"Klipklop" (1980) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African disruption of SWAPO logistics in Angola.
*"Meebos" (1982) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African destruction of SWAPO's "East Front" HQ at Mupa, Angola.
*"Phoenix" (1983) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African response to mass SWAPO infiltration of South-West Africa
*"Protea" (1981) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African attack on SWAPO bases near Ongiva and Xangongo, Angola.
*"Reindeer" (1978) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African airborne attack on SWAPO base at Cassinga, Angola.
*"Rekstok" (1979) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African attack on SWAPO bases in Angola.
*"Safraan" (1979) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African attack on SWAPO bases in Zambia.
*"Savannah" (1975-76) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African intervention in Angola in support of the FNLA.
*"Sceptic" (1980) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African attack on SWAPO bases in Angola.
*Alpha Centauri (1986) flagicon|South Africa|1928 — South African operation in support of UNITA in Angola.

Chadian Civil War (1965–1993)

*"Bison" (1969–72) flagicon|France (French intervention to counter FROLINAT insurgency)
*"Tacaud" (1978–80) flagicon|France (Operation to avoid FROLINAT rebels from taking Chad's capital)
*"Manta" (1983–84) flagicon|France (Intervention in the Chadian-Libyan conflict)
*"Épervier" (1986–) flagicon|France (ongoing mission, originated to counter Libyan expansion in Chad)

Falklands War (1982)

*"Rosario" flagicon|Argentina — Argentine joint operation
**"Algeciras" flagicon|Argentina — Planned Argentine sabotage raid.
**"Azul" flagicon|Argentina — Argentine invasion
*"Corporate" flagicon|United Kingdom — British liberation
**" Paraquet" flagicon|United Kingdom — British recapture of South Georgia.
**"Black Buck" flagicon|United Kingdom — British long-range bombing raid
**"Canbelow" flagicon|United Kingdom — British antiaircraft naval ambush
**"Keyhole" flagicon|United Kingdom — British commando raid
**"Purple Warrior" — British training exercise incorporating lessons from the Falklands War
**"Sutton" flagicon|United Kingdom — British amphibious landings


*"Argus" (1959) flagicon|United States — test of nuclear bombs in the upper atmosphere.
*"Blowdown" (1963) flagicon|Australia flagicon|United States flagicon|United Kingdom — Australia/US/UK simulated nuclear explosion in a rain forest.
*"El Dorado Canyon" (1986) flagicon|United States — US strikes against Libya
*"Morning Light" (1978) flagicon|Canada flagicon|United States — Joint Canadian-US effort to recover Cosmos 954, a nuclear powered Soviet RORSAT.
*"Operation Alpha Tango Walrus" (1979) flagicon|Canada Effort by Canadian military efforts to retrieve the covert 'walrus' codes.
*"Operation Morris Dance" (1987) flagicon|Australia — Australian response to the first of the 1987 Fijian coups d'état.
*"Mount Hope III" (1988) flagicon|United States — covert recovery of a crashed Soviet-made helicopter from Africa.
*"Nuclear testing" List of all known named nuclear tests.
*"Orion" (1960) flagicon|United States — DARPA project to design a nuclear pulse propulsion system.

Korean War

*"Blue Hearts" (1950) flagicon|United Nations — UN amphibious landings at Pohang.
*"Courageous" (1951) flagicon|United Nations — Movement of UN infantry units up the Imjin River.
**"Tomahawk" (1951) flagicon|United States — Deployment of airmobile forces in the Battle of the Imjin River.
*"Commando" (1952) flagicon|United Kingdom — British attack to the Jamestown Line.
*"Chromite" (1950) flagicon|United Nations — UN invasion at Inchon.
*"Little Switch" (1953) flagicon|United Nations flagicon|North Korea flagicon|People's Republic of China — Exchange of sick and wounded prisoners of war between United Nations and North Korean/Chinese forces.
**"Big Switch" (1953)
*"Ripper" (1951) flagicon|United Nations — UN movements towards the 38th parallel to recapture Seoul.

Vietnam War

*"Arc Light" (1965) flagicon|United States — US B-52 bombing campaign in Vietnam
*"Attleboro" (1967) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — U.S. and Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) air mobile operations in Tay Ninh.
*"Babylift" (1975) flagicon|United States — mass evacuation/airlift of orphans from South Vietnam to the U.S. and other countries
*"Barrel Roll" (1964-73) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam flagicon|Laos (1952-1975) — the bombing of Laos by U.S. forces, to support the Royal Laotian Army and CIA-trained Hmong.
**"Steel Tiger" (1965-68) flagicon|United States
**"Tiger Hound" (1965-68) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam
**"Commando Hunt" (1968-72) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — U.S. bombing of the Ho Chi Minh Trail
*"Bolo" (1967) flagicon|United States — Decoy mission to disguise the electronic signature of combat aircraft.
*"Castor" (1953) flagicon|France flagicon|South Vietnam — French resupply attempts by paradrop at Dien Bien Phu
*"Chopper" (1962) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — Major air mobile offensive near Saigon.
*"Cedar Falls" (1967) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — Attack on National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam (NVA or Viet Cong) positions in Ben Cat (the "Iron Triangle")
*"Condor" (1954) flagicon|France — French relief of Dien Bien Phu
*"Dewey Canyon" (1971) flagicon|United States — Offensive against NVA communication lines in Laos.
*"Enhance Plus" (1972) flagicon|United States — Resupply of military equipment and consumables to the government of South Vietnam.
*"Flaming Dart" (1965) flagicon|United States — Reprisal bombing attacks by the U.S. Air Force against NVA units.
*"Frequent Wind" (1975) flagicon|United States — Helicopter evacuation of U.S. citizens before the fall of Saigon.
*"Game Warden" (1965) flagicon|United States — first major U.S. riverine patrol operation. Later Swift Boat operations included:
**"Ballistic Charge"
**"Beacon Star"
**"Beacon Torch"
**"Bear Bite"
**"Bear Claw"
**"Beau Charger"
**"Beau Diddley"
**"Beaver Cage"
**"Bold Mariner"
**"Daring Rebel"
**"Deckhouse Five" (1967) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam
**"Dragon Fire"
**"Fortress Ridge"
**"Sea Tiger"
**"Market Time" (1965) flagicon|United States
*"Hastings" (1966) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — U.S. and ARVN counter-offensive operations in Quang Tri
*"Homecoming" (1973) flagicon|United States — repatriation of U.S. prisoners of war from Vietnam
*"Lea" (1947) flagicon|France — Unsuccessful French attempt to capture the leaders of the Viet Minh
*"Leap Frog" (1968) flagicon|United States — Systematic canvassing of the opinions of senior ARVN officers by U.S. military intelligence on likely NLF actions.
*"Menu" (1969) flagicon|United States — U.S. bombing of Cambodia
*"Malheur" (1967) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — Twin phased Search and destroy operations in Quang Ngai
*"Pegasus" (1968) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — Resupply and relief operations to U.S. Marines besieged at Khe Sanh
*"Phoenix" (1968) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — CIA-organized assassination campaign against influential NLF operatives in South Vietnam
*"Rich" (1968) — Combined arms assault near the Ben Hai River in the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone
*"Linebacker" (1972) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — Strategic bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong, and mining of Haiphong harbour.
*"Ranch Hand" (1961-71) flagicon|United States — Spraying of herbicides (including Agent Orange) by aircraft and ground forces.
**"Trail Dust"
*"Rolling Thunder" (1967-68) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — Bombing of North Vietnam
*"Sealords" (1968) flagicon|United States flagicon|South Vietnam — Mekong River delta and inland waterways campaign by the U.S. Navy in Vietnam
*"Starlight" (1965) flagicon|United States — United States Marine Corps actions near Chu Lai.
*"Sunrise" (1962) flagicon|South Vietnam — Relocation of Vietnamese peasantry around Saigon to "strategic hamlets."
*"Tailwind" (1970) flagicon|United States — Alleged use of nerve gas against U.S. defectors in Laos.
*"Toan Thang 42" (1970) flagicon|South Vietnam — ARVN incursion into Cambodia
*"Union I and II" (1967) flagicon|United States — American Marines in the Que Son Valley.
*"Vulture" (1954) — or "Operation Vautour", proposed American-French air operations against the Viet Minh around Dien Bien Phu

Post-Cold War


*"Safed Sager" (1999) flagicon|India — Indian Air Force operations in the Kargil War.


*Amphibian (2001) flagicon|South Africa — South African deployment to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda of observers to verify implementation of the Pretoria Agreement.
*Clean Corridor (1994) flagicon|United Nations — escort of Tutsi military forces to Kigali by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR).
*Ippocampo (1994) flagicon|Italy — Italian codename for evacuation of Italian civilians from Rwanda
*Silver Back (1994) — International codename for civilian evacuation in Rwanda
*Tamar (1994) flagicon|Australia flagicon|United Nations — Australian contribution to peacekeeping in Rwanda.
*"Turquoise" (1994) flagicon|France — French led intervention in Rwanda to protect displaced persons.

Other Africa

*"Addition" (2000) flagicon|Canada flagicon|United Nations — Canada's contribution to the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE)
*"Albatros" (1993-94) flagicon|Italy flagicon|United Nations — Italian contribution to UN peace keeping mission in Mozambique (UNOMOZ)
*"Azure" (2005) flagicon|Australia flagicon|United Nations — Australian name for UN peace keeping mission in Sudan (UNMIS) []
*"Barras" (2000) flagicon|United Kingdom — British SAS destruction of a rebel group in Sierra Leone.
*"Boleas" (1998) flagicon|South Africa flagicon|Botswana — South African and Botswanan military intervention in Lesotho
*"Caravan" (2003) flagicon|Canada — Canadian contribution to the French-led Interim Emergency Multinational Force in the Democratic Republic of Congo
*"Cordite" (2004) flagicon|South Africa — South African observer mission to the African Union mission in Darfur
*"Deliverance" (1993) flagicon|Canada flagicon|United Nations — Canadian mission to Somalia
*"Eastern Exit" (1991) flagicon|United States — US evacuation of its embassy in Somalia
*"Espresso" (2002) flagicon|South Africa flagicon|United Nations — South African contribution to the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE)
*"Fibre" (2003) flagicon|South Africa — South African mission to Burundi
*"Liberation" (2002) flagicon|Zimbabwe — Seizure of Asian-owned assets in Zimbabwe.
*"Licorne" (2002) flagicon|France — The French contribution to the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire.
*"Mistral" (2003) flagicon|South Africa flagicon|United Nations — South African contribution to the Mission of the United Nations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC)
*"Montego" (2003) flagicon|South Africa flagicon|United Nations — South African contribution to United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)
*"Murambatsvina" (2005) flagicon|Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe government's attack on residential district loyal to opposition groups.
*"Nilo" (2005) flagicon|Italy flagicon|United Nations — Italian name for UN peace keeping mission in Sudan (UNMIS)
*"Phillis" (2004) flagicon|United Kingdom — evacuation of British citizens from Côte d'Ivoire
*"Restore Hope" (1992) flagicon|United States flagicon|United Nations — American name for UNITAF, humanitarian intervention in Somalia
*"Sharp Edge" (1990-91) flagicon|United States — evacuation of Americans from Liberia
*"Shining Express" (2003) flagicon|United States — evacuation of Americans from Liberia
*"Solace" (1992) flagicon|Australia flagicon|United Nations — Australian deployment in Somalia
*"Tanker Two" (2002) flagicon|South Africa — South African Navy mission to shadow Greenpeace's MV Esperanza and prevent interception of the Pacific Teal, a plutonium transport.
*"Teutonic" (2005) flagicon|South Africa — SANDF assistance to DRC transitional government.

East Timor

*"Astute" (2006) flagicon|Australia — Deployment of Australian military forces to East Timor following the May 2006 civil unrest.
*"Citadel" flagicon|Australia flagicon|United Nations — Australia's contribution to the United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET). Later ongoing peacekeeping actions were known as "Operation Tanager".
*"Chiron" flagicon|Australia flagicon|East_Timor — Training of East Timorese military forces by the Australian Defence Force.
*"East Timor" flagicon|New_Zealand — Deployment of New Zealand military forces to East Timor.
*"Faber" flagicon|United Nations — Deployment of United Nations military observers to East Timor in support of the UNAMET-monitored popular consultation.
*"Poinciana" (1975) flagicon|Indonesia — Or "Operasi Flamboyan" (a name of a tropical tree); seaborne capture of Dili in 1975.
*"Seroja" (1975) flagicon|Indonesia — Indonesian invasion of East Timor in 1975.
*"Stabilise" flagicon|Australia — Also spelled as "Operation Stabilize"; Australian Defence Force's involvement in the multinational force United Nations International Force in East Timor (INTERFET) in East Timor
*"Scorched Earth" — Or "Operasi Sapu Bersih" in Indonesian, also known as "Operation Clean Sweep"; campaign of violence and arson allegedly committed by the TNI-supervised pro-integration militias following the 1999 United Nations supervised plebiscite.
*"Spitfire" flagicon|Australia — Evacuation of foreign nationals from East Timor by Australian defence assets, as a result of post-referendum violence.
*"Toucan" flagicon|Canada flagicon|United Nations — Canada's contribution to the United Nations' International Force in East Timor (INTERFET) and the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET)
*"Warden" flagicon|United Nations — Military operation involving all contributing forces conducted under the multinational peacekeeping mission known as United Nations' International Force in East Timor (INTERFET)

Croatian War of Independence 1991-1995

*"Operation Otkos 10" (end Oct-Nov 1991) — Croatian actions against rebel Serbs and regular Serbian forces on area from Mount Bilogora to Mount Papuk (on west of Slavonia)
*"Operation Orkan 91" (1991) — Follow-up offensive after Otkos 10.
*"Harmony" — Canada's contribution to the United Nation Protection Force (UNPROFOR), which was created in February 1992 to ensure the protection and demilitarization of three UN Protected Areas in Croatia
*"Operation Tigar" (July 1992) — Croatian military actions in occupied Dubrovnik hinterland, held by Serbomontenegrin regulars.
*"Medački džep" (September 1993) Croatian offensive against rebel Serbs with aim of relieving the city of Gospić from Serb shelling attacks.
*"Bljesak" ("Flash") (March 1995) — Croatian offensive against rebel Serbs, with aim of liberating occupied western Slavonia
*"Oluja" ("Storm") (August 1995) — Croatian major offensive against most areas under control of rebel Serbs.

War in Bosnia and Herzegovina 1992-1995

*"Maritime Monitor" (July 1992 - November 1992) — in support of UN resolutions 713 and 757, operation which subsequently became:
**"Maritime Monitor" (November 1992) — in support of UN resolutions 787
*"Sky Monitor" (October 1992 -) — NAEW orbit over the Adriatic. On 31 October an additional NAEW orbit was commenced over Hungary
*"Deny Flight" (April 1993 - December 1995) — to prevent the violation of the Bosnia-Herzegovina airspace, declared "No-Fly Zone"
*"Neretva '93" (1993) flagicon|Bosnia and Herzegovina|1992 — offensive of Bosnian Muslim forces against Bosnian Croats in northern and eastern Herzegovina
*"Bøllebank" ("Hooligan-bashing" in Danish) (April 1994) flagicon|United Nations — UN-forces' use of tanks against Bosnian Serbian forces.
*"Amanda" (1994) flagicon|United Nations — Danish UN-forces' second engagement against Bosnian Serb forces.
*"Summer '95" (July 1995) flagicon|Croatia} — Croatian offensive in west Bosnia
*"Sword '95" (1995) flagicon|Bosnia and Herzegovina|1995 — Bosnian-Serb offensive against Bosnian-Moslem forces in west Bosnia
*"Koridor '92" (1995) flagicon|Bosnia and Herzegovina|1995 — One of the most successful Bosnian-Serb operations against Moslem and Croatian military forces
*"Deliberate Force" (August - September 1995) — NATO air campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina
*"Tiger" (1995) flagicon|Bosnia and Herzegovina|1992 — offensive of pro-government Bosnian Muslim forces against forces of Fikret Abdić
*"Maestral" (September 1995) flagicon|Croatia — Major Croatia offensive in western Bosnia
*"Južni Potez" (October 1995) flagicon|Croatia — Croatia offensive in area around Mrkonjić Grad
*"Sana" (1995) flagicon|Bosnia and Herzegovina|1992 — Bosnian offensive in northwest Bosnia
*"Pauk" (1995) flagicon|Bosnia and Herzegovina|1992 — Bosnian-Serb and rebel Croatian Serb offensive in northwest Bosnia
*"Una" (1995) flagicon|Croatia — Failed Croatian operation against Bosnian-Serb Army. Bosnian-Serb victory
*"Joint Endeavor" (December 1995) — NATO peace-keeping operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina
*"Joint Guard" (December 1996 - 1998) — NATO peace-keeping operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina which established SFOR
*"Joint Forge" (1998) — NATO peace-keeping operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina following "Operation Joint Guard"

Kosovo War 1999

*"Allied Force" (1999) — NATO's air campaign in Yugoslavia
*"Megaphone" flagicon|Canada — Canada's return of equipment used in Kosovo
*"Potkova" ("Horseshoe") (1999) flagicon|FR Yugoslavia — Yugoslav army offensive against the KLA
*"Quadrant" flagicon|Canada — Canada's mission in Kosovo


*"Able Sentry" (1993-94) flagicon|United States — Berlin Brigade deployed as part of Multi-National United Nations Protection Forces (UNPROFOR) to Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to establish Camp Able Sentry and monitor sanctions imposed by NATO against Serbia/Kosovo.
*"Essential Harvest" (2001) — month-long NATO mission of disarming ethnic Albanians in the Republic of Macedonia
**"Forage" flagicon|Canada — Canadian contribution to NATO's "Essential Harvest"
*"Kinetic" flagicon|Canada — Canada's contribution to NATO's mission KFOR to secure Kosovo and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and to provide humanitarian needs to displaced persons
*"Echo" flagicon|Canada — Canada sending air forces to Aviano, Italy to enforce a no-fly zone over Balkan region (UNSFOR and UNKFOR)
*"Mountain Storm" flagicon|Macedonia — Macedonian special police operation against Albanian extremists (2007).


*"Constable" (1997) flagicon|Canada — Canada's contribution to the United Nations Mission in Haiti
*"Uphold Democracy" (1994-1995) — U.S. led multinational force, replaced by United Nations Mission in Haiti or UNMIH
*"New Horizon" (1995-1996) flagicon|United States flagicon|United Nations — U.S. mission in support (and under the command) of United Nations Mission in Haiti
*"Secure Tomorrow" (2004) — U.S. led multinational force, authorized by the UN as the Multinational Interim Force (MIF) which was replaced by the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Haiti or MINUSTAH

Persian Gulf War

*"Desert Shield" (1990-91) flagicon|United States — American buildup prior to Gulf War
*"Desert Storm" (1991) — Gulf War
**"Granby" flagicon|United Kingdom — British codename for operations during Gulf War
**"Daguet" flagicon|France — French codename for operations during Gulf War
**"Damask" flagicon|Australia — Royal Australian Navy deployment to the Persian Gulf.
**"Tempesta nel Deserto" flagicon|Italy — Italian codename for operation during Gulf War
**"Desert Sabre" flagicon|United States — Proposed Marine landing on the coast of Iraq.
**"Determination" (early 1998) flagicon|Canada — Canadian deployment in the Persian Gulf to force Iraq to comply with United Nations inspection agreements.
*"Ace Guard" (1991) — The (NATO) Allied Command Europe Mobile Force for Turkey South Border Reinforcement (based at Diyarbakir AFB)
*"Record" (1991) flagicon|Canada — Canadian mission to secure Iraqi-Kuwaiti border

Iraq (post-Gulf War)

*"Provide Comfort" (1991-96) flagicon|France flagicon|Turkey flagicon|United Kingdom flagicon|United States — security and humanitarian aid to Kurds in northern Iraq and No-Fly Zone North of 36°N over Iraq.
**"Airone" (1991) flagicon|Italy — Italian codename for Operation Provide Comfort.
*"Southern Watch" (1991-2003) flagicon|France flagicon|Saudi Arabia flagicon|United Kingdom flagicon|United States flagicon|United Nations — No-Fly Zone South of 33°N over Iraq.
*"Desert Strike" (1996) flagicon|United States — retaliation attacks on Iraq.
*"Northern Watch" (1997-2003) flagicon|Turkey flagicon|United Kingdom flagicon|United States flagicon|United Nations — No-Fly Zone North of 36°N over Iraq
*"Desert Fox" (1998) flagicon|United Kingdom flagicon|United States — bombing campaign on Iraqi targets

Arab/Israeli Conflict


*"Agatha" (1946) flagicon|United Kingdom — British attack on Hagana and Irgun in Palestine.

1948-1949 Arab-Israeli War

*"Assaf" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli offensive against the Egyptian Army in order to take control of the western Negev desert
*"Balak" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Smuggling of arms purchased in Czechoslovakia to Israel
*"Barak" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli attack to capture al-Ramla
*"Ben-Ami" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli capture of Acre
*"Ben Num" (1948) flagicon|Israel — First Israeli offensive to seize the Latrun
*"Ben Num B" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Second Israeli offensive to seize the Latrun
*"Chametz" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli operation to isolate Jaffa
*"Chorev" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli offensive to remove Egyptians from the Negev
*"Dani" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli relief of Jerusalem and securing of the area around Tel Aviv
*"Dekel" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Large Israeli offensive capturing Nazareth and lower Galilee
*"Gideon" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli operations to capture the approaches to Jenin and remove Arab forces from the upper Jordan Valley
*"Harel" (1948) flagicon|Israel —
*"Hiram" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Large Israeli attack resulting in the capture of the entire Galilee and (temporarily) 41 villages in southern Lebanon, with Israeli forces reaching the Litani River for the first time
*"Horev" (1948) flagicon|Israel — widescale Israeli attack against the Egyptian Army in the western Negev with Israel temporarily occupying Gaza and parts of northeast Sinai
*"Jephtha" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli attack to clear eastern Galilee of Arab forces
*"Jevuss" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli capture of Jewish buildings and neighbourhoods in Jerusalem
*"Kedem" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Failed Israeli attempt to capture East Jerusalem
*"Kilshon" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli capture of the Jewish suburbs of Jerusalem particularly Talbiya in central Jerusalem
*"Maccabi" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Early Israeli attempt to open the road to Jerusalem
*"Mateh" (1948) flagicon|Israel —
*"Misparayim" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli capture of the Arab quarter of Haifa
*"Nachshon" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli clearance of Arab forces blocking the Jerusalem road
*"Ovda" (1949) flagicon|Israel — Last Israeli operation of the war resulting in the capture the southern Negev desert including Umm Rashrash (present day Eilat)
*"Schfifon" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli operation to capture the Old City of Jerusalem
*"Yiftach" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli capture of Safad in eastern Galilee
*"Yoav" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Israeli operation to drive a wedge between Egyptian forces in the Negev desert
*"Yoram" (1948) flagicon|Israel — Third Israeli offensive to seize the Latrun

1956 Suez Crisis

*"Operation Susannah" (1954) flagicon|Israel— Mossad False flag terrorist operation against American and British forces in Egypt.
*"Musketeer" (1956) flagicon|United Kingdom flagicon|France — Anglo-French invasion of Egypt to capture the Suez Canal during the Suez Crisis.
**"Slope" flagicon|Israel — original Israeli plan for capturing the Sinai, replaced by "Kadesh".
**"Kadesh" (1956) ("Holy") flagicon|Israel — Israeli armored thrust into the Sinai Peninsula.
***"Machbesh" — Air operations element of "Kadesh".
***"Omer" — planned Israeli air attack on Egyptian guns covering Strait of Tiran.
***"Steamroller" — Israeli air assault/airdrop (using paratroopers) that began "Kadesh" and provided the excuse for the launch of "Musketeer".
*"Paladin" (1956) flagicon|Australia flagicon|United Nations — Australia's contribution to the UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) []

1967 Six Day War

*"Dawn" (1967) flagicon|United Arab Republic — Egyptian plan for a preemptive strike against Israel; it came within hours of implementation but was canceled only because Egypt's President Gamal Abdel Nasser feared it had been compromised.
*"Focus" (1967) flagicon|Israel — Israeli air force bombing mainly of Egyptian airfields but also Syrian and Jordanian airfields as well (also called "Moked" in Hebrew).
*"USS Liberty incident" (1967) flagicon|Israel— IDF Airforces attack against United States unarmed recoinnance ship.

1968-1970 War of Attrition

*"Boxer" (1969) flagicon|Israel — a series of attacks by the Israeli Air Force on Egyptian SAM installations
*"Bulmus 6" (1969) flagicon|Israel — Israeli special operations raid against the Egyptian fortress and early warning radar and ELINT station of Green Island in the Gulf of Suez
*"Kavkaz" (1970) flagicon|Soviet Union — Direct Soviet intervention on the side of Egypt for the deployment and manning of new SAM batteries along with squadrons of aircraft to protect them from Israeli attacks
*"Raviv" (1969) flagicon|Israel — Israeli armoured raid across the Gulf of Suez into Egypt. Egyptian radar installation at Ras Abu-Daraj and Ras Za'arfrana were destroyed. Also known as the Ten-Hour War.
**"Drizzle" (1969) — Israeli air support component to Israeli landing on western side of the Gulf of Suez ("Raviv").
*"Rooster 53" (1969) flagicon|Israel — Israeli special operation to capture an Egyptian P-12 radar system.

1973 Yom Kippur War

*"Abiray-Lev" ("Valiant" or "Strongheart") (1973) flagicon|Israel — Israeli counterattack to the Egyptians including an Israeli crossing onto the west bank of the Suez Canal. Sometimes called "Operation Gazelle".
*"Badr" ("Full Moon") (1973) flagicon|Egypt|1972 flagicon|Egypt|1972 — Egyptian and Syrian surprise attack on Israel.
*"Nickel Grass" (1973) flagicon|United States — American airlift to Israel.
*"Clearance of the Suez Canal in 1974" (as part of the peace deal):
**"Nimbus Moon "flagicon|United States flagicon|Egypt|1972 flagicon|United Kingdom flagicon|France
***"Moon Water" flagicon|United States flagicon|Egypt|1972
**"Nimbus Spar"
**"Nimbus Star" flagicon|United States flagicon|United Kingdom flagicon|France
**"Nimbus Stream"

1978 Israel/Lebanon conflict

*"Litani" (1978) flagicon|Israel — Israeli first invasion of Lebanon

inai Peninsula 1982 - 1986 and 1993 - ongoing

*"Mazurka" (1982) flagicon|Australia — Australia's contribution to the Sinai Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) - also see the flagrant 1994 Australian MFO hit and run incident []

1982-2000 Israel/Lebanon conflict

*"Peace for Galilee" (1982) flagicon|Israel — Israeli second invasion of Lebanon
*"Accountability" (1993) flagicon|Israel — Israeli attack on Hezbollah positions in Lebanon.
*"Grapes of Wrath" (1996) flagicon|Israel — Another Israeli attack on Hezbollah positions in Lebanon.

Gaza Strip

*"Days of Penitence" (2004) flagicon|Israel — Israeli incursion in the Gaza Strip to destroy the launching sites of Qassam rockets.
*"Rainbow" (2004) flagicon|Israel — Israeli incursion into the Gaza Strip.
*"Shevet Ahhim" (2005) flagicon|Israel — Israeli pullout from the Gaza Strip.

2006 Israel/Lebanon conflict

*"Just Reward" (2006) flagicon|Israel — Israeli air force bombing of Hezbollah positions in Southern Lebanon.
*"Summer Rains" (2006) flagicon|Israel — Israeli operations in the Gaza Strip to free Gilad Shalit.
*"Truthful Promise" (2006) .

Other Israeli Operations

*Battle of Karameh (1968) flagicon|Israel — Israeli raid into the Jordanian town of Karameh (on the east bank of the Jordan) against PLO militants.
*"Bramble Bush" (1992) flagicon|Israel — Israeli plan to kill Saddam Hussein
*"Thunderbolt" (1976) flagicon|Israel — Israeli rescue operation of airplane hostages at Entebbe, Uganda. Later renamed "Yonatan" ("Jonathan").
*"Opera" (1981) flagicon|Israel — Israeli bombing of the Iraqi Osirak nuclear reactor
*"Suzannah" (1954) flagicon|Israel — Israeli plan to bomb American interests in Egypt
*"Wrath of God" (1972-92?) flagicon|Israel — Israeli revenge attacks on the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich massacre.
**"Spring of Youth" (1973) — Attacks on PLO bases in Lebanon
*"Orchard" (2007) flagicon|Israel — Israeli airstrike in northern Syria.

ee also

*List of Israeli military operations in the 1948 Arab-Israeli war
* [ IDF/AF Operation Codenames]

Global War on Terror and other associated activity


Current Iraq War

*"See Iraq Operations Since 2002

Other military counter-terrorist operations

*"Eagle Assist" (2001) — Surveillance and protection of US skies by NATO military aircraft.
*"Enduring Freedom - Horn of Africa" (2002) US military operations and civic assistance based in Djibouti.
*"Enduring Freedom - Philippines" (2002) US military operations in the Philippines against Aby Sayyaf insurgents.
*"Noble Eagle" (2001) — US military operations to prevent terrorism in the United States.

Terrorist operations

*"Bojinka" (1995) — aborted Al-Qaeda plot to bomb eleven aircraft over Asia, and/or assassinate Pope John Paul II in the Philippines.
*"Jibril" (2001) — aborted Jemaah Islamiah plan to bomb US, Australian, Israeli and British targets in Singapore. Also known as "Operation C".
*"Death Trains" (2004) — unverified name given by Al-Qaeda for the Madrid train bombings.
*"Wagon" (2003) — unverified name given by Al-Qaeda for an aborted plan to bomb the London Underground and attack Heathrow Airport.

Counter-terrorism drills

*"Fast Forward" (2005) Mock evacuation of downtown Washington.
*"Firework Fanfare" (2005) Mock evacuation of towns in Oklahoma.
*"Highline" (2005) Counter-terrorist exercise in Collingwood, Melbourne.
*"TriPOD" (2004) Plan to mass inoculate New York City citizens in the event of a biological attack.

Preventive counter-terrorist operations

*"Active Endeavour" NATO naval forces in the Mediterranean.
*"Asparagus" Investigation and arrest into suspected Islamist terrorists in Belgium by Belgian police.
*"Atlas" (2003) — counter-terrorism initiatives implemented by the New York Police Department.
*"Crevice" (2004) — British counterterrorism action.
*"Green Quest" (2001) — US Customs anti-money laundering operations targeting "Al-Barakat" transactions.
*"Kratos" (2002) — Development and implementation of "shoot-to-kill" anti-terrorist policies by the London Metropolitan Police.
*"Laverda" (2003) — London Metropolitan Police surveillance operations against Islamist demonstrations.
*"Liberty Shield" (2003) — Department of Homeland Security operations to enhance security at US installations, and to detain selected foreign nationals.
*"NYShield" (2003) — New York state plan to secure transport centres and nodes.
*"Safe Commerce" (2004) — Implementation of new measures and technology to improve maritime cargo screening.
*"Sirius" (2005) — Canadian military participation in Operation Active Endeavour.
*"Vigilance" (2001) — Counter-terrorist operations conducted by the state of Arizona.

Reactive counter-terrorist operations

*"Alliance" (2002) — Australian and Indonsian joint investigations into the 2002 Bali bombings.
*"Bali Assist" (2002) — Australian evacuation of killed and injured foreign nationals from Indonesia after the 2002 Bali bombings.
*"Seal" (2004) — Arrest of suspected Islamist militants in Spain following the Madrid train bombings.
*"Support" (Sept. 11-14, 2001) — Canadian Forces operations after the September 11, 2001 attacks
*"Tigris" (2004) — Spanish investigations into Islamist organisations in Spain.
*"Yellow Ribbon" (2001) — Transport Canada's operations after the September 11, 2001 attacks


*"Abacus" — Plan to use the Canadian Forces to maintain and restore vital public services in the event of disruption by the Year 2000 problem.
*"Artisan" — Canadian Forces contribution to the Rinas Airfield Rehabilitation Project in Tirana, Albania
*"Breakwater " [] (????) — Australian air and sea operation targeting border incursions by foreign fishing boats off its northern coastline.
*"Bright Star" — (1981) American exercise to reinforce allies in the middle east.
*"Chaperon" — Canada's contribution to the United Nations of one military observer (UNMO).
*"Celesta" — Australian naval surveillance in Australia's southern waters against illegal fishing.
*"Condor" (1974) — Joint-operations by various South American countries against dissidents in each other's borders.
*"Cranberry" — Australian naval surveillance in Australia's northern waters against smuggling and illegal fishing.
*"Eclipse" — deployment of Canadian soldiers to east Africa in support of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE)
*"Ezra and Nehemiah" (aka "Ali Baba") (1950-1952) — mass migration/airlift of Iraqi Jews to Israel
*"Flavius" (1988) — SAS action against the IRA in Gibraltar
*"Fusion" — Canada's combined contribution to "Allied Harmony" and "Concordia"
*"Garden Plot" — US Army plan for assistance to civil authorities.
*"Highjump" (1947) — US Naval expedition to Antarctica.
*"Nunalivut" (2006) — Canadian naval deployment in the Arctic.
*"Parabellum" (2007) Italian Mafia-Iraq arms deal investigation.
*"Power Geyser" (2005) — Military security support to the 2005 Presidential inauguration.
*"Prudence" — Canada's participation in the Mission des Nations Unies dans la République Centrafricaine (MINURCA)
*"Relex" (2001) — Australian defence force operations to secure Australia's northern maritime approaches against illegal immigration. Reactivated in 2004 as "Operation Relex II".
*"Sure Victory" (1997) — Sri Lankan counter-insurgency operations against the Tamil Tigers.
*"Exercise Unified Spirit" — large NATO exercise held every two years to train the armed forces of member nations in joint and combined operations.
*"Operation Vijay" (1999) — Indian operations against Pakistan.

Law Enforcement

US Drug Enforcement Administration Operations

*"Black Ice" (2001) — arrest of key figures in the Jose-Serrano cartel
*"Cali Exchange" (2005) — cocaine, marijuana
*"Candy Box" (2004) — ecstasy, marijuana (Russian/Israeli/Chinese sources)
*"Creole" (2001) — heroin, cocaine (East Caribbean sources)
*"Cyber Chase" (2005) — rogue Internet-based pharmacies
*"Deja Vu" (2003) — heroin, cocaine (Puerto Rican/Colombian sources)
*"Dinero" (1992) — anti-money laundering"
*"Foxhunt" (1994) — cocaine (Colombian sources)
*"Gear Grinder" (2005) — steroids"
*"Global Sea" (1996) — heroin (Thai/Nigerian sources)
*"Green Air" (2000) — marijuana
*"Green Clover" (2001) — ecstasy, marijuana, methamphetamine, LSD
*"High Step" (2005) — heroin, cocaine
*"Impunity"(1999) — cocaine
*"Impunity II" (2000) — cocaine, marijuana
*"Journey" (2000) — cocaine (Colombian/European sources)
*"Juno" (1996) — anti-money laundering
*"Liberator" (2000) — disruption of trafficking in the Caribbean generally
*"Liquid Heroin" (2006) — heroin (Colombian sources)
*"Mallorca" (2005) — anti-money laundering
*"Marquis" (2001) — cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine
*"META"(1997) — methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine (Mexican sources)
*"Money Clip" (2004) — anti-money laundering
*"Motor City Mafia" (2005) — cocaine (US sources)
*"Mountain Express" (2000) — methamphetamine (US sources)
*"Mountain Express III" (2002) — methamphetamine (US/Canadian sources)
*"New Generation" (2000) — arrest of key figures in the Castro-Arias cartel
*"Northern Impact" (2005) — cocaine, marijuana (Mexican sources)
*"Northern Star" (2003) — methamphetamine (Canadian sources)
*"Pipe Dreams" (2003) — drug paraphernalia
*"Ramp Rats" (1999) — heroin, cocaine smuggling in the airport services industry
*"Rave I" (2001) — ecstasy (European sources)
*"Rave II" (2001) — ecstasy (European sources)
*"Reciprocity"(1997) — cocaine (Mexican sources)
*"Red Tide" (2000) — ecstasy, marijuana"
*"Sanctuary" (2001) — cocaine (Dominican Republic sources)

Other anti-narcotic operations

*"Century" (1996) — ill-fated Essex police / Royal Ulster Constabulary operation to pressure persons of interest for information about a drug-related triple murder.
*"Corona" (2001) — Miami police operations against heroin trafficking by the Latin Kings.
*"Falcon" (2004) — anti-pedophilia raid against companies handling credit card payments.
*"Final Count" (2001) — Miami police operations against heroin trafficking by the John Aragon Heroin Organization.
*"Web Tryp" (2004) — American sting operation against sellers of psychedelics online.
*"Mocha" (2005) — New South Wales and federal police investigation into drug smuggling at Sydney airport.
*"Outta Towner" (2005) — Chicago police operations against heroin trafficking.
*"Panzer" (1998) — Australian National Crime Authority investigation into organised crime by outlaw motorcycle gangs (bikies).
*"Safe Streets" (2002) — Anti-drug trafficking operations by Philadelphia police.
*"Topaz" (2004) — United Nations convened operations against drug-smuggling in Central Asia.

Anti-child pornography operations

*"Auxin" (2004) — Australian anti-child pornography effort.
*"Avalanche" (1999) — American anti-child pornography effort.
*"Pin" (2003) — British-led anti-child pornography effort.
*"Ore" (2003) — American led anti-child pornography effort.

Operations against intellectual property theft

*"Buccaneer" (2001) — International raid on software pirates.
*"D-Elite" (2005) — US raid on software pirates.
*"Fastlink" (2004) — International operation against pirated computer software.
*"Site Down" (2005) — International crackdown on pirated movies.

Other Operations

*"Ill Wind" (1986-89) — FBI investigation into defense contractor bribery and fraud.
*"Crevice" (2004) — British counterterrorism action.
*"Fast Forward" (2005) Mock evacuation of downtown Washington.
*"Falcon" (2005) — Widespread dragnet led by the U.S. Marshal's Service.
*"Jackdraw" (2004) — London Metropolitan Police operations to prevent and deter pickpocketing.
*"Midas" (2003) — Australian anti-money laundering operations by AUSTRAC.
*"Minstead" (1998) London police operation directed at a serial rapist.
*"Perseus" (1998) — British Transit Police.
*"Purana" (2003) — Investigation of Melbourne, Victoria's underworld.
*"Sundevil" (1999) — Nation-wide United States Secret Service crackdown on illegal computer hacking activities.
*"Trident" (1998) — Crackdown by London's Metropolitan Police against drug-related gun crime in the black community. Later expanded to Operation Trafalgar.
*"THERMCON" (1987) — FBI operation that targeted environmental activists.

Humanitarian Operations

*Central (1998) — Canada's assistance to Central America after the devastation of Hurricane Mitch
*"Anode" (2000) — Australian military contribution as part of the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands.
*"Assistance" (1997) — Canadian assistance to Manitoba after major flooding.
*"Hajji Baba" (1952) — United States assistance to Hajj pilgrims.
*"Helpem Fren" (2000) — Pidgin for "helping friend", multinational assistance to the Solomon Islands under the aegis of RAMSI.
*Hawkeye (20 September 1989 - 17 November 1989) — Canada's assistance to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands after the devastation of Hurricane Hugo
*Navy Help Darwin (1974) — Australian Naval assistance to Darwin after Cyclone Tracy.
*Pakistan Assist (2005) — Australian Defence Force humanitarian operations providing support after the 2005 Kashmir earthquake.
*Peregrine — British Columbia forest fire fighting assistance by soldiers
*Persistence (1998) — Canadian operation at Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia to recover bodies after crash of SwissAir Flight 111
*"Recuperation" (1998) — Canadian assistance after major snowstorms in eastern Canada
*"Sumatra Assist" (2005) — Australian Defence Force humanitarian operations following the 2005 Sumatra earthquake.
*Torrent (1999) — Canadian assistance after earthquake in Turkey
*Lichi (2000) — South African rescue operations in Mozambique after major flooding due to Cyclone Eline
*"2004 Indian Ocean earthquake"
***"Tsunami Assist"
***Sea Wave Which included:
****Mother (mainland relief)
****Mandat (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
****"Rainbow" (Sri Lanka)
****Castor (Maldives)
****Ghambir (Indonesia)
*Dorca French assistance in Darfur in 2004
*"Unison" Canadian response to Hurricane Katrina


*"List of amphibious assault operations"
*"List of Nuclear Tests"
*"Project Daedalus" — British Interplanetary Society study to create a plausible design for an interstellar probe
*"Project Longshot"
*"Project Jennifer" (1974) — CIA lifting of a sunken Soviet submarine
*"Project RAND"
*"Project Vanguard"
*"Norwegian military operations abroad"

Non-military operations

*"Bojinka" — terrorist plot by al-Qaida members Ramzi Yousef and Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, foiled in 1995
*"Clambake" — anti-Scientology
*"Red Dog" — Foiled invasion of Dominica

External links

* [ Canadian Department of National Defence — Past Operations]
* [ The Art of Naming Operations]
* [ A Name Too Far]
* [ WW2DB: List of Axis Operations]
* [ WW2DB: List of Allied Operations]

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