- "We must drive them from our lands!"
- ―Elite Crew[src]
Middle-Eastern fundamentalists based on world domination and other evil deeds.
Elite Crew terrorists in Bukhoro, Turkmenistan took over a major oil pipeline and several hostages, giving the mission its name, Pipe Dream.
Throughout the mission Sandstorm, several Elite Crew members took over the Bagbah Chemical Plant along with all of the dangerous weapons inside. They were planning to release it on an unsuspecting group of citizens.
The Elite Crew was the first Terrorist model made playable in the Beta. They now wear a larger variety of outfits including beige shirts, brick red shirts, and blue jeans. They also wear a variety of Middle Eastern headwear and sunglasses. Their hand model features tan bare arms with black leather fingerless gloves.
- "Move my brothers!"
- ―Round start
- "So that we may be free!"
- ―Round start
- "We will make them cry!"
- ―Round Start
- "That is the plan."
- ―Affirmative/Roger that
- "We will live long lives!"
- "I need more men!"
- ―Need backup
- Main article: Elite Crew/Gallery
- The file name for this faction is "leet".
- In Deleted Scenes, the members of this faction speak Arabic.
- In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, two model variants of Elite Crew have a Marlboro cigarette pack in their shirt pocket.
- Currently, they have unused quotes mentioning hostages.
- In Counter-Strike: Source, if a player uses a flashlight and shines the light on an Elite Crew member's face, one can see his eyes behind the sunglasses.