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1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta


Delta icon
Delta Force's multiplayer emblem
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Delta Force Spawn Theme
Leader(s) Overlord (general commander)
Sandman (field commanding officer) (K.I.A.)
Appears in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3: Defiance
Country United States
Type Special Operations/Counter-Terrorism Unit
Engagements World War III
Active November 21st, 1977 - present
For the utility in Survival Mode, see Delta Squad.
"We can guarantee you a medal, a body bag, or both."
— Delta

The 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, also known as Delta Force, Delta or Delta Team, is the U.S. Army's elite counter-terrorism/special operations unit. Delta Force appears in Modern Warfare 2: Ghost, Find Makarov: Operation Kingfish, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3: Defiance. In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, the player assumes the role of Derek "Frost" Westbrook, a Delta operator, while fighting through the streets of New York, France, and Germany. They are also one of the multiplayer factions with Overlord being their announcer.

Delta TeamsEdit

Notable Delta operatorsEdit

Generated NamesEdit

  • Angel
  • Apex
  • Archer
  • Avatar
  • Bearcat
  • Bishop
  • Blackhawk
  • Boomer
  • Boxer
  • Boyle
  • Bull
  • Canine
  • Chemist
  • Chemo
  • Cherub
  • Coma
  • Chino
  • Coffin
  • Cyclops
  • Cypher
  • Doc
  • Druid
  • Exxon
  • Firefly
  • Foxtrot
  • Frolic
  • Gator
  • Hammer
  • Hannibal
  • Hazard
  • Hitman
  • Jayhawk
  • Jester
  • Justice
  • Klepto
  • Kojak
  • Langley
  • Longland
  • Mamba
  • Midnight
  • Munson
  • Neon
  • Neptune
  • Nomad
  • Ogre
  • Ozone
  • Patron
  • Peasant
  • Pharaoh
  • Pieces
  • Poet
  • Porter
  • Preacher
  • Prophet
  • Raptor
  • Reaper
  • Redcell
  • Roadie
  • Robot
  • Rocket
  • Rooster
  • Sparrow
  • Taco
  • Trojan
  • Twister
  • Undertone
  • Utah
  • Whiskey
  • Worm
  • Yankee
  • Zero
  • Zulu



Assault RiflesEdit

Submachine GunsEdit

Light Machine GunsEdit

Sniper RiflesEdit





Multiplayer MapsEdit



"Delta Team, you are cleared to engage."
— Delta Force Spawn.
"Nice work, Delta. Well done."
— Delta Force win.
"Just another day, good job."
— Delta Force win.
"Mission failed, we'll get 'em next time."
— Delta Force lose.
"Mission directive failed. We'll have to send in Bravo Team."
— Delta Force lose.

Battle DialogEdit

"I'm reloading cover me!"
— Delta Force soldiers reloading their guns.
"Planting C4."
— Delta Force planting a C4.
"Planting Claymore."
— Delta Force planting a Claymore.
— Delta Force shouting for incoming RPG.
— Delta Force shouting for incoming Grenade.
— Delta Force shouting for incoming Semtex.


  • It appears that multiple Delta Force Units were deployed elsewhere in the world during The Battle of New York, as seen in the intro to Black Tuesday. C Squadron was deployed to Libya and Desert One was deployed to Iraq.
  • Military author and retired Delta Force Major Dalton Fury was one of the consultants for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.[1]
  • It was seen in several screenshots prior to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's release that the Delta Force used the emblem of the U.S. Navy SEALs from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as a placeholder.
  • Their multiplayer announcer is Overlord.
  • Some Delta Force teams that appear in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 appear to be named after earthly substances, e.g. Granite and Onyx Team.
  • Their spawn and defeat theme can be heard in "Goalpost", while the victory theme can be heard in "Black Tuesday".
  • The watches worn by Delta Force members say "Rabbit Time".
  • All Delta Force operators in MW3 have patches that read "O-POS" seemingly indicating every character has O Positive Blood.
  • In multiplayer, even if the player's character is African-American, he will still have Caucasian arms in first-person.


References Edit


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