How The Pentagon Carried Out A Sting Operation To Recover An American Held Hostage In Northern Nigeria.
Precise execution of the rescue operation.
The mission was planned and organised in far away Pentagon in the United States.
Pentagon has eyes in the area, satellite and drones were deployed from their base in Niger to give them constant surviellance and communication hook up to their satellites way up in the Sky.
They had their aircraft carrier on the gulf of Guinea with Jets ready to be scrambled to give air cover in case the target area gets swamped by tangos.
They then flew their star boys, Navy Seal Team Six, all the way from the US military base in Germany onboard the USAF Globemaster from where they parachuted from 25,000ft down to a location less than 3 miles to the location where they hooked up with local assets who had provided transportation closer to the main location.
Eyes on Target deadly fire
Meanwhile back at the US Drone base in Niger, Delta Force team were on standby with 4 Blackhawks helicopters and two helicopter gunships waiting for the go. Their job was to pick up the team and the rescued hostage at a designated pickup point, 5 clicks from the target location and if the mission goes wrong act as back up forces to the seal team six with the reaper drone coming in hot on any advancing enemy tangos .
Seal Team 6 makes it to location.
Goes in clean eliminated 6 out of the 7 captors and secured the hostage and calls in Big Eagle, the Blackhawks helicopters.
The Team makes it down to pick up point and in less than 1 minute Ranger pickups arrive and we have birds in the sky.
No casualties recorded by the team..