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  • The Orca's Smile is built for Northstar Ltd.

August 21Edit

  • Lars Beckenbauer is born on a farm near Chemnitz on the Czechoslovakian border in what was, at the time, the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).


October 12Edit


September 21Edit


June 8Edit


February 12Edit

  • Genedy Filatov is born in Pskov, Pskovskaya Oblast, USSR.

June 6Edit

  • Roger McAllen is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


  • John Brightling earns a BS in Chemistry from Cornell University.
  • Catherine Winston is born in Los Angeles, California.

April 14Edit

  • Timothy Hanley is born in Margaret River, Australia.

December 24Edit

  • Gerald Morris is born in Birmingham, Alabama.


May 24Edit

  • Arkadi Novikov is born in Minsk, in what is now Belarus.

October 14Edit

  • Antonio Maldini is born in Milano, Italy.

November 2Edit

  • Annika Lofquist is born in Göteborg, Sweden.


September 27Edit

  • Alain DuBarry is born in Chantilly, France.


January 1Edit

  • Santiago Arnavisca is born in Málaga, Spain.

January 12Edit

  • Ding Chavez is born in Los Angeles, California.
  • Andrew Burke is born in Manchester, England.

March 30Edit

  • Renee Raymond is born in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 6Edit

  • Louis Loiselle is born in Paris, France.


  • John Clark is recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency.
  • John Brightling earns a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Virginia.
  • Lars Beckenbauer is drafted into the East German Army.


  • Lars Beckenbauer is assigned to East German Border Patrol from 1971–76.

July 14Edit

  • Tracy Woo is born in Los Angeles, California.

April 3Edit

  • Jamal Murad is born in Bani Swayf, Egypt.

July 9Edit

  • Dieter Weber is born in Munich.


  • Daniel Bogart attends University of Iowa on a track and field scholarship, 1972–76.

August 23Edit

  • Homer Johnston is born in Boise, Idaho.


March 3Edit

  • Ayana Yacoby is born in Tel Aviv, Israel.

December 12Edit

  • Pak Suo-Won is born in Kangnung, South Korea.


  • John Brightling earns a MD from the University of Virginia.

May 17Edit

  • Jorg Walther is born in Saarbrücken, Germany.


July 25Edit

  • Kure Galanos is born in Nicosia, Cyprus.

September 10Edit

  • Karl Haider is born in Graz, Austria.


  • Lars Beckenbauer is arrested by the GDR State Security Service (Stasi) under suspicion of involvement in several high-profile defections.
  • Daniel Bogart graduates University of Iowa with honors with a degree in law enforcement.


  • Lars Beckenbauer is released for lack of evidence and discharged from the army. His movements and activities from 1977–84 are unknown.


  • The Horizon Corporation is founded by John Brightling.
  • Daniel Bogart is married.


  • Daniel Bogart is hired by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


  • Rumor that Lars Beckenbauer was a member of the 'Libellen', an underground group held responsible for several bombings of East German governmental offices in the summer of 1981. The current German government neither confirms nor denies this.
  • Genedy Filatov serves in army of former Soviet Union, 1981–85, including tour of duty in Afghanistan.


  • Ding Chavez joins the U.S. Army.
  • Timothy Hanley attends Australian Defense Force Academy in Canberra, 1983–87.
  • Santiago Arnavisca attends University of Seville, 1983–88.


  • Ding Chavez serves with the 7th Infantry Division, 1984–87. Rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant.
  • Alain DuBarry attends the Ecole Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en Electrotechnique et Electronique (ESIEE) in Paris, 1984–1989.


  • Louis Loiselle begins training DGSE recruits in 1985.
  • Lars Beckenbauer resurfaces when he is granted asylum by West Germany after a risky crossing of the Baltic Sea in a small sailboat.
  • Lars Beckenbauer is married.
  • Catherine Winston earns a BS in Biology from the California Institute of Technology.


  • Andrew Burke joins the Royal Marines.


  • Ding Chavez is recruited for narcotics interdiction operations in South America.
  • Genedy Filatov is recruited by "Alfa" counter-terrorist group.
  • Daniel Bogart is a member of the FBI Hostage Rescue Team, 1987–97.
  • Upon graduation from the Australian Defense Force Academy in Canberra, Timothy Hanley is recruited into newly formed 1st squadron of the Special Air Services Regiment (SASR) and remained with this unit when it was organized into the Australian Tactical Assault Group (TAG) shortly thereafter.


  • Ding Chavez is discharged by the U.S. Army and becomes a full-time employee of the CIA, working under John Clark.
  • Santiago Arnavisca joins the Guardia Civil upon graduation from University of Seville.


  • John Clark is part of the team that apprehended the terrorists responsible for the Denver, Colorado detonation.
  • Lars Beckenbauer opens Pyrotechno GmbH, a security consulting firm.
  • Andrew Burke has a first tour of duty with British Special Air Service (SAS), 1989–91.
  • Ding Chavez's service records for the years 1989–99 are sealed.
  • Alain DuBarry graduates the Ecole Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en Electrotechnique et Electronique (ESIEE) with a degree in electronics engineering and computer science.


  • Alain DuBarry joins the Gendarmerie Nationale in 1990 as an officer in their computer crime division.


  • John Clark works primarily in Japan and the Middle East.
  • Genedy Filatov resigns from "Alfa" in response to that organization's ambiguous response to the failed Soviet coup.
  • Genedy Filatov becomes the director of operations for a private security firm, 1991–96.


  • Karl Haider joins the regular Austrian army.
  • Catherine Winston earns a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from Stanford University.


  • Timothy Hanley has one tour of duty with the Australian Intelligence Corp (AustInt), 1993–96.
  • The Orca's Smile is purchased by the Capricon Corporation.


  • The Petromech tanker Edmund banks becomes wrecked off the shore of the Orkney Islands.
  • Alain DuBarry is instrumental in thwarting a 1994 attempt by a group of Algerian nationals to bring down the French Minitel computer network using a virus spread by telephone switching software.
  • Santiago Arnavisca serves as a brigade commander 1994–96 in the Western European Union (WEU) administration of Mostar in Bosnia where he was instrumental in rebuilding the local police force.
  • Esztergom Dam becomes the target of protests by environmentalists.


  • Ding Chavez earns a B.S. in Political Science from George Mason University.
  • Catherine Winston is awarded a MacArthur fellowship.


  • Alain DuBarry is recruited by the Groupe d'intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale (GIGN), France's elite counter-terrorist unit, as a specialist in telephony and surveillance.
  • Karl Haider is transferred to Gendarmerieeinsatzkommando Cobra (GEK Cobra).
  • Catherine Winston is employed by Horizon Corporation in their advanced research group.
  • Worldpark opens its gates.
  • Andrew Burke has a second tour of duty with British Special Air Service (SAS), 1996–1999.


  • Genedy Filatov returns to "Alfa" during its restructuring under the Russian Federal Security Service.
  • Santiago Arnavisca is recruited by the Guardia Civil's counter-terrorism unit, the Unidad Especial de Intervención (UEI) as part of their focus on the growing threat of terrorist action within the European Union by former citizens of Yugoslavia.
  • Roland Kunst attends University of Amsterdam, 1997–99.
  • Inception of Rainforest 2000 Project, U.S. initiative to encourage investment in the Amazon Basin.


  • Karl Haider participates in GEK Cobra raid on Deissenmayr GmbH headquarters in Vienna and was credited with single-handedly saving the lines of seven hostages.
  • Andrew Burke is awarded the Military Cross.


  • Karl Haider is married.
  • Ding Chavez earns a M.A. in International Relations from George Mason University.
  • Rainbow is formed to combat the rise of terrorist "free agents" following the collapse of the former Soviet Union.
  • An epidemic decimates the local cattle population in the Congo, causing violence between the Hutus and Tutsis.
  • Catherine Winston discovers Ebola Brahma in the cattle population of West Africa.


  • Roland Kunst drops out of school in October after previously being active with the student branch of De Groenen, the Dutch Green Party.

2000 (Rainbow Six)Edit

February 7Edit

  • Operation Steel Wind.
    • Armed members of the terrorist organization "Free Europe" seized control of the Belgian embassy in London. Rainbow retake the embassy with minimal civilian losses.

April 15Edit

  • Operation Cold Thunder.
    • Hutu rebels capture a research outpost in the Congo run by the Horizon Corporation. Rainbow rescue the American and European scientists without alerting the main body of the rebel force to their presence.

June 25Edit

  • Operation Angel Wire.
    • An organization calling itself "the Phoenix Group" gain control of a Petromech drilling rig in the North Sea, take the crew hostage and mine the rig. Rainbow disarm all explosives and neutralize the aggressors.

August 3Edit

  • Operation Sun Devil.
    • American and Brazilian nationals are kidnapped from a Horizon construction site in the Amazon rain forest. They are held nearby at the stronghold of known drug trafficker Ramon Calderon. Rainbow terminate Calderon's operation with minimum civilian losses.

August 10Edit

  • Operation Lone Fox.

August 27Edit

September 5Edit

September 10Edit

  • Operation Fire Walk.

September 13Edit

  • Operation Red Wolf.

September 19Edit

  • Operation Razor Ice.

September 23Edit

  • Operation Winter Hawk.

September 26Edit

  • Operation Deep Magic.

September 29Edit

  • Operation Black Star.

October 1Edit

  • Operation Wild Arrow.

October 1Edit

2001 (Lone Wolf, Eagle Watch)Edit

January 15Edit

  • Operation Arctic Phoenix

January 26Edit

  • Operation Silent Shelter
  • Operation Rapid Fox

January 28Edit

  • Operation Stone Feather

January 30Edit

  • Operation Cold Talon

March 10Edit

  • Operation Little Wing

March 19Edit

  • Operation Sapphire Rising

March 26Edit

  • Operation Lion's Den

April 4Edit

  • Operation Red Lightning

April 13Edit

  • Operation Eagle Watch

August 8 (Rogue Spear)Edit

  • Operation Pandora Trigger


March 27Edit

  • Operation Zero Gambit (Rogue Spear final)

2003 (Urban Operations)Edit

February 2Edit

  • Operation Iron Comet

April 5Edit

  • Operation Virgin Moon

May 20Edit

  • Operation Aztec Palace

November 11Edit

  • Operation Infinite Seven

November 17Edit

  • Operation Lucky Snake (Covert Operations)

November 30Edit

  • Operation Stolen Flame (conflicting date, RSix 3: Raven Shield)

December 5Edit

  • Operation Jade Key

2004 (Black Thorn)Edit

February 2Edit

  • Operation Arctic Zebra (Covert Operations)

April 15Edit

  • Operation Brazen Heart (Covert Operations)

May 26Edit

  • Operation Desert Dragon

June 13Edit

  • Operation Silent Ace

June 24Edit

  • Operation Copper King

July 5Edit

  • Operation Coarse Blade

July 19Edit

  • Operation Spirit Clasp

July 30Edit

  • Operation Golden Song

August 3Edit

  • Operation Blunt Scroll

August 11Edit

  • Operation Broken Sceptre

August 26Edit

  • Operation Broken Cloud


Unknown dateEdit

  • Hostage situation in Píc des Pyreneés. Lieutenant Monroe is killed.

December 2 (Rainbow Six 3 PC)Edit

  • Operation Cold Dagger (conflicting date)
  • Operation Mountain Watch (conflicting date)


February 5Edit

  • Operation Sentinel Wolf (conflicting date)

March 10Edit

  • Operation Falcon Island (conflicting date)

April 19Edit

  • Operation Pearl Castle (conflicting date)

May 17Edit

  • Operation Crimson Hook (conflicting date)

June 10Edit

  • Operation Stone Cannon (conflicting date)

August 9Edit

  • Operation Shattered Glass (conflicting date)

September 23Edit

  • Operation Lion Shadow (conflicting date)

November 11Edit

  • Operation Broken Stone (conflicting date)

December 22Edit

  • Operation Briar Gate (conflicting date)
  • Operation Talon Steel (conflicting date)


February 4Edit

  • Operation Whisper Blade (conflicting date)
  • Operation Steel Rose (conflicting date)

June 12 (Athena Sword)Edit

  • Operation Azure Gate

June 13Edit

  • Operation Hunter Storm

June 29Edit

  • Operation Jasper Heart

July 6Edit

  • Operation Omega Shadow

July 19Edit

  • Operation Proud Flag

Jul7 22Edit

  • Operation Granite Cage

August 4Edit

  • Operation Jagged Silver

August 11Edit

  • Operation Athena Sword

August 22 (Iron Wrath)Edit

  • Operation Scorched Legend

August 30Edit

  • Operation Solo Furnace

September 16Edit

  • Operation Dagger Harness

September 29Edit

  • Operation Tower Shark

October 15 (Rainbow Six 3 console)Edit

  • Olympic Village (conflicting date)
  • Tunnel (conflicting date)

October 17Edit

  • Operation Radiant Heaven

October 29Edit

  • Oil refinery (conflicting date)

November 4Edit

  • Estate (conflicting date)

November 11Edit

  • Shipyard (conflicting date)

November 14Edit

  • Operation Arcing Bronze

November 20Edit

  • Crespo Foundation (conflicting date)

December 1Edit

  • Operation Ursa Cavern

December 2Edit

  • Old City (conflicting date)

December 20Edit

  • Alcatraz (conflicting date)


January 9Edit

  • Import/Export (conflicting date)

January 28Edit

  • Penthouse (conflicting date)

February 2Edit

  • Meat plant (conflicting date)

February 4Edit

  • Garage (conflicting date)
  • Parade (conflicting date)

February 12Edit

  • Airport (conflicting date)

June 16 (Black Arrow)Edit

  • Subway

July 2Edit

  • Hotels

July 12Edit

  • Back Alley

July 13Edit

  • Streets

July 22Edit

  • Nuclear reactor

August 8Edit

  • Castle

August 14Edit

  • Ruins

September 1Edit

  • Agora

September 25Edit

  • Military Base

September 27Edit

  • Rocket Facility


March 29Edit

  • Operation: Deadline (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)

May 2Edit

  • South Africa (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

May 12Edit

  • Operation: Backlash (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console) South Africa-May 2 (Chavez, Loiselle, Raymond, Yacoby)
  • Algeria (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

May 13Edit

  • Desert Village (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

June 10Edit

  • Operation: Dragon Hammer (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)
  • Operation: Ricochet (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)
  • Amsterdam (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

June 27Edit

  • Parliament (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)
  • University (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

June 29Edit

  • Operation: Chimera (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)

July 10Edit

  • Operation: Bloodline(conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)
  • Catacombs (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

July 11Edit

  • Operation: Bone Yard (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)
  • Operation: Breakpoint (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)

July 18Edit

  • Distillery (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

July 19Edit

  • Hospital (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

August 7Edit

  • Operation: Leviathan (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)
  • Docks (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

August 8Edit

  • Channel Ferry (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

August 19Edit

  • Operation: Lowlife (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)
  • Marseilles (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

August 20Edit

  • Operation: Sandstorm (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)
  • NATO Summit (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

August 22Edit

  • Operation: Archer (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)
  • Operation: Catalyst (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)

August 23Edit

  • Operation: Citadel (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)
  • Operation: Lockdown (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown console)

August 25Edit

  • Estate (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)

August 26Edit

  • Mercenary Base (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)
  • Castle (conflicting date, RSix Lockdown PC)


c. June 2Edit

2012 (conflicting date)Edit


c. February 28Edit

March 4Edit

  • Rainbow is disbanded by order of the European Federation; Team One lead Logan Keller disobeys orders and has his team ambush Takfir as planned.

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