This is a listing of known dates in the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series.
- 1 80 million years ago
- 2 16th century
- 3 1770
- 4 19th century
- 5 1953
- 6 1970
- 7 1980
- 8 1983
- 9 1991
- 10 mid-1990s
- 11 2001
- 12 2002
- 13 2007
- 14 2008
- 15 2009
- 16 2010
- 17 2011
- 18 2012
- 19 2013
- 20 2014
- 21 2016
- 22 2019
- 23 2020
- 24 2021
- 25 2022
- 26 2023
- 27 2024
- 28 2025
- 29 2034
- 30 Alternate Future (World War III)
- 31 The Ultimate Tom Clancy Game Chronology Timeline
- 32 Appearances
- 33 Notes and references
80 million years ago
- The Auroa archipelago is formed.
- Europeans discover Auroa, but were eventually run off by the locals.
- The Europeans came back in force to Auroa this time in search of gold, and established more permanent settlements.
- Auroa was leased to the U.S. to sway Soviet influence in the area.
- Mads Schulz, a retired U.S. Marine who was stationed on one of those airbases in Auroa decided to start his own community, the Homesteaders that broke free from society and oppose humanity’s dependence on industrialization.
- 11: Jace Skell loses his wife in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
- 2: Captain Victor Foyte and 8 other members of his ODA 574 team are killed in the Philippines during an Abu Sayyaf ambush.
- 18: Master Sergeant Scott Mitchell is given the Silver Star for his actions during the ambush.
- Scott Mitchell is promoted to Captain and recruited into the Ghosts.
- 4: The USS Clarence E. Walsh is sunk, starting the Korean conflict.
- Conflict ends; but resumes when General Paik seizes a nuclear weapon.
- 22: General Paik commits suicide; his missile is destroyed, and the conflict comes to an end.
20: Operation Castle.
- 16: Operation Iron Dragon. The Ghosts are deployed to Tbilisi, Georgia to capture Bakur Papashvili.
- 24: Operation Eager Smoke.
- 3: Operation: Blue Storm.
- 1: Operation: Dream Knife.
- 16: Operation: Ivory Horn.
- 22: President Dmitri Arbatov has been executed.
- 10: Operation: White Razor. Moscow is recaptured from the Ultranationalists and the 2008 Russian war comes to an end.
- The Eritrean war begins after Ethiopian Colonel Tesfaye Wolde launches an invasion.
- 16: Operation: Burning Sands.
- 23: Operation: Flame Pillar.
- 29: Operation: Cold Steam.
- 4: Operation: Quiet Angel.
- 11: Operation: Gamma Dawn.
- 16: Operation: Spectre Wind.
- 22: Operation: Subtle Keep.
- 25: Operation: Torn Banner; Wolde is killed and the conflict ends.
- 20: Operation: Watchful Yeoman.
- 3: Operation: Angel Rage.
- 12: Operation: Jaguar Maze.
- 21: Operation: Hidden Spectre.
- 27: Operation: Rapid Python.
- 6: Operation: Righteous Archer.
- 1: Operation: Totem Ground.
- 12: Operation: Mercy Sword.
- 13: Operation: Vapor Knife.
- 15: Operation: Steam Dragon.
- 16: Operation: Brave Down.
- 17: Operation: Ocelot Desert.
- 28: Operation: Ocean Hammer.
- 28: Operation: Shattered Wing.
- 3: Operation: Titan Bolt.
- 11: Operation: Silver Spider.
- 15: Operation: Fierce Viper.
- 28: Operation: Whisper Shadow.
- 30: Operation: Noble Strike.
- A UN force is deployed to Korea to neutralize General Jung Chong-Sun's aggressive expansion.
- Captain Mitchell's Ghosts are profiled on Modern Heroes television.
- An RC-12 carrying Guardrail IX crashes in Nicaragua.
- NAJSA is to be signed in Mexico City. General Ontiveros launches a coup. Mitchell's team deploys and eliminates the coup leaders.
- Juan de la Barrera tries to finish what General Ontiveros started.
- Mitchell is seriously wounded but still alive after stopping Barrera's nuclear warhead.
- 19: General Keyes calls for a review of the future of warfare. Mitchell is profiled by Colonel Harris.
- The Santa Blanca Drug Cartel turns Bolivia into a narco-state.
- The Ghosts are sent to Venezuela to rescue hostages from rogue troops.
- 27: A bomb explodes at the US embassy in Bolivia.
- A few days later, undercover agent Ricky Sandoval is found executed.
- A Ghost team known as Kingslayer Team led by Nomad under Operation Kingslayer is then sent to Bolivia to disrupt the cartel, as the actions move Santa Blanca to the number four spot on the terrorist list.
- The Ghosts team up with the Fourth Echolon leader Sam Fisher to delete classified intel sold to Unidad.
- The Ghosts team up with Rainbow Six operatives to rescue a cartel spy.
- The Ghosts team up with Scott Mitchell and a young Ghost Recon recruit John Kozak to stop a plan to launch uranium-based weapons in Bolivia.
- Nomad teams up with a fellow Ghost Recon operator Major Cole D. Walker to stop a conspiracy involving a spy working towards a top secret drone program for Unidad.
- The Ghosts successfully disrupt the cartel's operations. The rebels are left leaderless. The cartel leader known as El Sueno is brought into custody for information about other criminal organization in exchange for his safety.
- Bolivia is in disarray after the fall of the cartel. With the ensuing power vacuum, the mercenary group Los Extranjeros establish control over a section of Bolivia, working with Santa Blanca remnants. Nomad and the Ghosts are sent to recover remaining US personnel and assets, but their chopper is shot down.
- The Ghosts eliminate Los Extranjeros leaders, recover the remaining assets and exfiltrate the country. Bolivia is set for a brighter future with the cartel and the mercenary group gone.
- The insurgent/ultranationalist conflict.
- A Ghost Team searches for a nuclear weapon under cover from the H.A.W.X. Program.
- A Ghost Team is deployed to stop Yuri Treskayev.
- 22: Cole D. Walker, Josiah Hill, and Nomad partake in covert operations in the Middle-East. Hill forms a bond with Walker in Afghanistan.
- Auroa is home to more than 30,000 souls. Internal security has been entrusted to the Private Military Company named Sentinel Corp.
- Ghost Recon is reconstituted as the Group for Specialized Tactics.
- The Nicaraguan rebellion; the Ghosts neutralize corrupt President Raphael Rivera.
- Andrew Ross leads a Ghost Team to rescue agent Delgado; they shut down a Bedayat jadeda network.
- Joe Ramirez's Ghost Team Predator is killed by an ambush in Nicaragua.
- 3: Operation: Nimble Guardian.
- 28: Operation: Subtle Arrow.
- 9: Operation: Noble Tempest.
- Raven's Rock coup begins.
- 17: Operation: Tiger Dust.
- 24: Operation: Silent Talon.
- 2: Operation: Deep Fire.
- 13: Operation: Valiant Hammer.
- Ghosts are saved by the help of H.A.W.X. Squadron missile strike on enemy tank.
- 18: Operation: Gallant Thief.
- 21: Operation: Invisible Bear.
- 23: Operation: Shattered Mountain.
- The naval cargo ship, USS Seay, sinks near the Auroa Archipelago, home of Skell Technology.
- 32 Ghosts are sent to the island aboard the USS Wasp in Operation: Greenstone, where Nomad is later stranded in Auroa after a helicopter crash from a drone swarm.
- Cole D. Walker takes over the island along with Sentinel Corps and sends the order to kill invading Ghosts teams. Weaver is among the Ghosts who perish.
- Nomad later thwarts Walker's plan by finding Jace Skell and working with his colleagues to destroy Walker's war drone submarine, using a virus uploaded into Sentinel's system. Walker is killed by Nomad.
- Nomad halts the production of a top secret drone program called the CLAW, which allows the user to control drones with their mind. Nomad tracks down 5 people in charge of the project to go after the leader, the Leon Fairrow aka the Strategist and teams up with Fourth Echolon leader and Splinter Cell operative Sam Fisher once more to capture the Strategist and take him back to the United States congress to face justice.
- Sentinel and Trey Stone hire the Russian ultranationalist group called Raven's Rock to proceed with the Wonderland Conspiracy via alternative methods by releasing toxic gas in the United States. Colonel Mitchell dispatches Nomad to take down various leaders behind the Red Patriot operation, before finally killing Trey Stone. The Conspiracy is over and the people responsible back in the States and Russian Federation are arrested.
3 months later
- Nomad and the remaining Ghost team are evacuated from the Auroa archipelago. Auroa becomes the target of a race against time for the plunders of technology left behind sought after by powerful countries. The rogue Russian special forces group Bodark is secretly working towards recovering the technology and plans to false flag the Russian Federation into starting World War III by committing atrocities in the archipelago while disguised with Russian military uniforms and equipment.
- Nomad and the Ghosts are once again sent to help the Outcasts establish peace on the islands and set up a proper unified government with the Central Intelligence Agency's backing, with CIA agent Karen Bowman working as the handler for the operation.
- 20 years into the future, the Ghosts fight a group of ex-soldiers known as the Phantoms in an unstable world.
Alternate Future (World War III)
- World War III has occurred in an alternate 2020.
The Ultimate Tom Clancy Game Chronology Timeline
Notes and references
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon novel
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 PS2/GC version
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Island Thunder
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Combat Ops
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2
- "The End Begins: Ghost Recon"
- WAR WITHIN THE CARTEL
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands: Dark Waters Cite error: Invalid
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- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Predator
- Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wii
- Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 8-bit game
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars
- Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.
- Ghost Recon Future Soldier: Future War
- Ghost Recon: ALPHA
- Ghost Recon Commander
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Choke Point
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Phantoms
- Tom Clancy's EndWar