Black Ops reveals how elite special operations units in different countries carry out their high-risk assignments and shares the inside story of some of the most dramatic military actions in recent history through expert testimony and dramatic reconstructions.
Night of Terror October 23rd 2002, Russia s elite counter-terrorism force, Spetnaz Group Alfa, face an impossible task: to save 800 people held hostage by heavily-armed Chechen rebels and suicide bombers inside a Moscow theatre packed with explosives. And Alfa have another mission: to recover a reputation tarnished by the turbulent politics of Moscow since the end of communism. After 72 hours, negotiations have failed and hundreds of innocent lives hang in the balance. With the world watching, Alfa tackle their riskiest mission yet using an untried secret weapon. The chance of an explosion killing everyone is high but time has run out and Alfa must go in.