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Operation: BIRD IN HAND

Blue Team

Blue Team on Argent Moon, after John-117 was contacted by Cortana, October 23rd, 2558.




Operation: BIRD IN HAND was a UNSC mission carried out by Spartan-II Blue Team to infiltrate and recover the Office of Naval Intelligence research vessel Argent Moon on October 23rd, 2558.  During the mission, Covenant remnant forces under command of Jul 'Mdama arrived in the area, forcing Blue Team to scuttle the Argent Moon.  Blue Team successfully managed to overload the ship's reactors, and escaped on ONI prowler Acristius, headed towards the colony world of Meridian.



These events are depicted in the video game Halo 5: Guardianswhich was the subject of a Spoilercast on November 9th, 2015.


Earlier Event: October 16
Battle of Kamchatka
Later Event: October 24
Raising of the Guardians