In August of 1993, special operations forces of the United States military were sent to Mogadishu, Somalia to support UN forces involved in UNOSOM II (United Nations Operation in Somalia II). Culminating in the Battle of the Black Sea on October 3rd, the operation cost 22 American soldiers their lives and thousands of Somalis.
Involved in Operation Gothic Serpent were the 75th Ranger Regiment, 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment - Delta, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR), Navy SEALS, and USAF Pararescue and Combat Controllers.
We build five of the aircraft involved in the Oct. 3/4, 1993 Mission
Necessary corrections to the Kitty Hawk kit for a 1993 era MH-60