Reforger — Annual American exercise to "return forces to Germany".
Retail (1946) — British clearance of naval mines laid in Albanian waters.
Silver (1949) — covert British communications tap in Austria
Danube (1968) — Warsaw Pact invasion to halt Czechoslovakia's "Prague Spring" reforms
Banner (1969–2007) Deployment of British troops to Northern Ireland to prevent sectarian killings and support the police during the 1969–1997 armed campaign of the Provisional IRA. Operation Banner resulted in over 700 British Armed Forces deaths and 303 police deaths at the hands of native Irish Republicans. 307 people were killed by the British troops, about 51% of whom were civilians and 42% of whom were members of republican paramilitaries.
The track down operation (1967) — that captured and executed Che Guevara
Condor (1970s) — — A campaign run by then South American Military Dictatorships' intelligence services with United States' support, which goal was extrajudicial and secretly, find, capture and eliminate political dissidents who, had succeeded to escape political repression in their homelands but could be found in any of these other countries.
Mongoose (1962) — plan for information gathering, sabotage, civil insurrection and overthrow of the Cuban government.
Phibriglex (1962) — 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.
Épervier (1986–2014) — French military presence in Chad originally designed to counter Libyan expansion in Northern Chad, then continued to support Chad during the Sudanese backed Chadian Civil War and later focused on counterterrorism against jihadi threats in the Sahel region.
Dragon Blanc (1964) — Operation White Dragon – Cancelled Belgian airborne intervention in Bunia – Congo
Jaffna University Helidrop (1987) — First of the operations launched by the Indian Forces (IPKF) aimed at disarming the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) by force and securing the town of Jaffna.
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 — Evacuation of foreign nationals from East Timor by Australian defence assets, as a result of post-referendum violence.
Balbuzard (January 1993 – December 1995) — French military action aiming to liberate hostages in Sarajevo and ensure the safety of already deployed French elements of UNPROFOR in case of a potential evacuation.
Deny Flight (April 1993 – December 1995) — NATO operation preventing the violation of the Bosnia-Herzegovina airspace, declared No-Fly Zone.
Megaphone (2000) — Canada's return of equipment used in Kosovo
Quadrant (1999–2002) — Canada's mission in Kosovo
Joint Guardian (1999 – ) — NATO operation which established KFOR
Able Sentry (1993–1994) — Berlin Brigade deployed as part of Multi-National United Nations Protection Forces (UNPROFOR) to the Republic of Macedonia to establish Camp Able Sentry and monitor sanctions imposed by NATO against Serbia/Kosovo. *This mission was later taken over by the (then) Germany-based, 3rd Infantry Div (Mech).
Wide Receiver (2006–2008) — A failed sting operation in which ATF attempted allowed guns to travel to Mexico in an attempt to track them to drug lords. The plan failed, and most guns were lost as they moved into Mexico.
Fast and Furious (2009–2011) — A similar operation that caused a scandal when guns allowed to "walk" were used in several violent crimes.
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.
Anaconda (2002–2008) — French Army operation against illegal gold mining in French Guiana.
Tassergal (2007) — French Army operation against illegal fishing in French Guiana waters.
Harpie (2008–2016) — French Army operation against illegal gold mining. Successor of Opération Anaconda.
Temperer (2017) — British Prime Minister Theresa May deployed armed forces on city streets in response to the Manchester Arena Bombing and the subsequent raising of the terror threat level from 'Severe' to 'Critical'.
Varsity Blues (2019) — FBI investigation into college admissions fraud