The Ten Rings are a terrorist group led by the Mandarin.
Tony Stark travels to Afghanistan to present his Jericho missile to the Armed Forces of the USA, after presenting the convoy carrying him was attacked by a mysterious group, known as The Ten Rings. The group captured Stark and made a video for Obadiah Stane informing that he should pay more to see Stark dead.
Meanwhile, the terrorists force Tony and Ho Yinsen to create missiles, but these while working on another project that would liberate. One of the terrorists suspected their plans and sends his underlings to see that they are doing the captives, then the escaping begins, to gain time Yinsen grab a gun and chases his captors, the armor is energized and Tony escapes but his friend did not.
Days after his escape, Tony learns that the Ten Rings operating in the village of his deceased friend, then go to Gulmira and confronts, being victorious. Before returnig home, Tony destroys all weapons property of Stark Industries.
Days later, the group found the remains of the first armor Tony, Raza reported this to Stane. Stane comes to camp and see the armor, Raza says he will free the armor but should provide him with an army of Iron Men, Stane refused and paralyzed the terrorist. Stane takes the armor and before leaving his men kill all the terrorists. A couple of years later, a Ten Rings Agent gave Ivan Vanko an ID and travel documents so that the Russian could travel to Monaco and take revenge on Tony.
Years later, after Aldrich Killian passed his experiments as terrorist attacks made by the Ten Rings, Slattery was arrested for impersonating the Mandarin. A furious Mandarin sends one of his agents to capture Slattery and thus recover his name. Slattery said that the terrorist organization is not real but Norriss said that if it is real and it will take someone who wants to meet him in person.
- The Mandarin (Leader)
- Jackson Norriss
- Abu Bakar