died Tselinyarsk, USSR
The second-in-command of the Militaires Sans Frontières and Diamond Dogs, and the survival trainer of FOXHOUND.
A young girl who possessed powerful ESP and psychic abilities. Ursula was her alternate personality.
McDonell Benedict Miller
A mercenary and former agent of U.S. Special Forces Unit FOXHOUND.
A prototype of the Intercontinental Ballistic Metal Gear intended for performance evaluation.
A secret organization that, by the early 1990s, controlled the United States of America.
A mobile nuclear missile platform created by the CIA during the Cold War, preceded by the test model Metal Gear RAXA.
A United States Government project which aimed to produce clones of renowned soldier Big Boss.
The former squad commander of High-Tech Special Forces Unit FOXHOUND, and the twin brother of Solid Snake.
The 43rd President of the United States, and a product of the Les Enfants Terribles project, making him the third "Son of Big Boss."
A private military company in the early 1970s founded and led by Big Boss.
A nuclear-armed bipedal tank created by the Militaires Sans Frontières, using technology developed by Cipher.
The Ho Chi Minh Campaign leads to the Fall of Saigon and Vietnam's reunification
The first U.S.-Soviet peaceful space test is a success.
The chief of FOXHOUND's medical staff prior to the Shadow Moses Incident.
An underground nuclear test site is discovered beneath the Kalahari Desert. Bowing to international pressure, the South African government abandons the site.
President Somoza defects following the FSLN uprising.
The Iranian Revolution leads to the Iran Hostage Crisis.
Bringing an end to detente
Fearing the ripple effects of the Iranian Revolution, the U.S. and U.S.S.R. support Iraq.
Israeli bombers strike nuclear reactor under construction in Iraq.
A Liberian-American mercenary and former special forces soldier.
A war waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
The first documented bipedal tank designed at Outer Heaven by the Eastern scientist Drago Pettrovich Madnar.
A nuclear-armed bipedal tank, redesigned from the original TX-55 Metal Gear prototype.
a black site for housing "enemy combatants," at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay.
A Metal Gear prototype that was jointly developed by DARPA and ArmsTech for the United States Army.
An armed revolt against the United States, initiated by FOXHOUND and the Next-Generation Special Forces on Shadow Moses Island, Alaska.
The armed takeover and subsequent sinking of the tanker USS Discovery.
A terrorist group calling themselves the Sons of Liberty seized control of the Big Shell during a routine inspection tour.
Russian robotics engineer responsible for the creation of the TX-55 Metal Gear prototype and its successor, Metal Gear D.
A mercenary commander, who led Diamond Dogs and Outer Heaven as Big Boss.
Dubbed "the Greatest Warrior of The Twentieth Century", Big Boss is a soldier who achieved legendary status during the Cold War and later went on to establish the elite U.S. black ops unit FOXHOUND and the military states of Outer Heaven and Zanzibar Land.
A super-soldier, is known for his obsession with battle and for being the only one to earn the highest rank in FOXHOUND (Fox). "A cornered fox is more dangerous than a jackal!" -- Gray Fox
The former leader of the Resistance movement in Outer Heaven. He later operated as the mercenary "Black Ninja" in Zanzibar Land.
Was a member of the Resistance movement in Outer Heaven, South Africa
Member of the Resistance movement at Outer Heaven
An expert in infiltration and espionage, Snake has completed countless missions and is repeatedly tasked with disarming the latest incarnation of Metal Gear.
Kidnapped by the mercenary force of Outer Heaven while she and her father, Dr. Drago Madnar, attempted to seed asylum in the United States.
Specialized in covert, solo infiltration, to cope with local revolutions, regional complications, and global terrorist activities in "unauthorized" combat zones too politically-sensitive to intervene through conventional means.