Ultimate Force

Episode two in the Ultimate Force Series 1 Marks the fundamental parts of the Rest of the Series and The majourity of the Rest of the Whole Show.

Louis and two other candidates face a grueling Two day challenge of making there way to a number of different Rendevous Points within an Allocated time. With sargeant Henry Garvie (Henno) leading the operation there is a huge margin for error.

On minute over the time limit see’s one of the candidates left without any foodor water for another 12 hours.


Find Out who passes and who fails in the Rest of the episode.


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The Ultimate force collection from ITV is one filled with excellent acting and scenery which are all derived from facts, Set around the life of the British special forces unit SAS (Special Air Service) which is also known as 22 regiment. The 6 current series all include props and costume which would all be used in real life SAS units. There production team is one full of skilled and experienced people who specialise in warfare fields, for example Chris Ryan a popular fiction writer and former member of the SAS, his insight into 22 regiment’s life in Hereford helps contribute the excellence and accuracy of what is portrayed on Screen.

Sunday 18 May 2008 9:00pm – 10:30pm on ITV1.

US Special Forces join Red Troop for a joint operation. Finn is pleased to be reunited with Lieutenant Pincher, a Green Beret he trained with in Kentucky, but there’s no love lost between the others, especially when Pincher is put in charge.

Their target is a new Al Qaeda training camp in the White Mountains of Afghanistan, where Mohammed Hassan is thought to be planning another 9/11 style attack. MI6 and the CIA want him captured alive, together with his laptop which holds the key to the terrorist group’s network.

At the camp, Hassan tells his recruits they have been chosen for a co-ordinated attack on seven major western cities. One of the men, Benali, seems worried about failure.

Deciding on a silent attack, the soldiers parachute into the White Mountains at night – but soon discover they have been dropped too far north. They walk through the night, with the SAS riled by the Americans’ sexist and racist remarks. After a second night they reach the outskirts of the camp where Hassan is giving out mobile phones to the chosen martyrs, which will tell his laptop when to trigger the bombs.

American soldier Ritzik realises the terrorists outnumber them at least six to one, so Pincher decides on a change of plan. He orders an air strike for dawn, hoping to drive the men out of hiding and expose Hassan.

Dawn and the AC130 Gunship arrives, causing carnage and chaos in the valley. Benali and Hassan flee up the hills. Ritzik has them in his sights when he is killed by friendly fire from the gunship. Benali and Hassan move into a ravine, guarded by a sniper. Weaver, an American sniper, and Finn compete to kill him.

Pincher wants to take Ritzik’s body home but Henno persuades him to blow him up so he cannot be abused by the enemy. Dave leads them along the mine-laden ravine.

Hassan and Benali disappear into an abandoned hydro electric power station and the soldiers follow them in a blaze of gunfire, killing their guards. They exit to find themselves at the Pakistani border – Hassan and Benali have crossed ahead of them.

Dave touches a trip wire, wounding his back. He can go no further. Then Fleming and Pincher tell the stunned men they are not authorised to enter Pakistan. The operation will be aborted. But as Louis picks up a signal that Hassan will leave at first light, Henno and Fleming realise it’s easy to get lost in the desert. Can they risk damaging international relations to cross the border and complete their mission?

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