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What Is Spec Ops In COD Modern Warfare (MW) 2

Check out our guide that explains everything about the Special or Spec Ops in COD Modern Warfare (MW) 2.

The recent launch of Modern Warfare 2 features a wide range of new game modes, mechanics, and maps. That being said, there are game modes that are recurring from the previous installments. This includes the Spec Ops or the Special Ops which was first featured in Modern Warfare (2019). But Infinity Ward did make a lot of changes to improve and evolve its gameplay. So, check out our guide to know everything about the Spec Ops in COD Modern Warfare (MW) 2.


COD Modern Warfare 2 Spec Ops (Explained)

Spec Ops or Special Ops is a Coop mode in the campaign in Modern Warfare 2. This game mode revolves around war-torn regions as players complete several objectives. But these objectives or missions keep on changing. So, you need to keep on experimenting with your play style. While some missions would require you to grab the enemy’s intel, some would require eliminating different targets.

As you start with it, you will initially get three Spec Ops missions. These missions would take place in the Al Mazrah region and they are as follows:

Low Profile

For this mission, you need to infiltrate a town during the night to uncover intel and evidence from the Al Qatala. You need to collect these both before you escape from the region. As the mission suggests, you need to keep a low profile and be in stealth.


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Denied Area

Several SAM turrets are placed to prevent the reinforcements from entering the region. You need to use a vehicle to navigate through the streets and destroy them. Once you have destroyed them all, escape to the exfil plane to flee from the forces.


Defender: Mt Zaya in Modern Warfare 2

You need to defend the observatory from different waves of enemies that plan to detonate bombs. For every wave, you can spend cash to get Armor plates, Self-revive kits, and more.

Backpack & Kits in Spec Ops

In addition to these new missions, Spec Ops also introduced several other gameplay elements. This includes the Backpack that can be used to store different types of equipment and kits. Similar to the multiplayer mode, you can use the Kits for numerous advantages. Mentioned below are all three kits featured in the Spec Ops:

  • Assault: This kit focuses on increased armor with an Armor Box upgrade.
  • Medic: This Kit focuses on quick revives with a Revive Field upgrade for instant ranged revives.
  • Recon: Better equipment usage with the Snapshot Pulse field upgrade to see the close-by opponents.

You can level up these kits up to tier 5 by earning stars through missions and challenges. As a result, you can replay the above three missions plenty of times.

That’s everything covered about the Spec Ops in Modern Warfare (MW) 2. If you liked this guide, check out more guides in our dedicated section for COD Modern Warfare II right here on Gamer Tweak.