The elite counterterrorist organization Delta Force is a handpicked group of the US Army's finest soldiers, specializing in hostage rescue and extraction across the world. They use the most sophisticated weapons in the world today, all of which are detailed in this book. Pistols, sniper rifles, special mission aircraft, fast attack vehicles, SCUBA and paratrooper gear, and more are presented in this fully illustrated account of these military heroes and the tools of their trade.
Fred J. Pushies has spent the last eighteen years in the company of each of the units assigned to United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM). He has skimmed across the waves with the SEALs in an eighty-two-foot-long Mark V Special Operations craft, flown at treetop level with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, and crunched through the brush with Force Recon Marines. His other Zenith Press titles include Night Stalkers: 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment; Special Ops: Americas Elite Forces in 21st Century Combat; 10th Mountain Division; 82nd Airborne; U.S. Air Force Special Ops; Marine Force Recon; and Weapons of the Navy Seals. Fred lives in Westland, Michigan.