Operation Orchard: Bombing of the Syrian Nuclear Reactor

After the leadership of Bashar Al Assad in 2001, the relationship between Syria and North Korea drastically increased. Assad was on a frequent visit...
U.S. Military DELTA FORCE 1st SFOD-D

Why was SEAL Team 6 chosen over Delta Force for the Operation Neptune Spear?

In fact, it was one of the very first things that popped into my head after it was revealed that DEVGRU was in fact...
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Portuguese Army Special Operations Forces

In Portuguese, it is called Centro de Tropas de Operações Especiais (CTOE), and you can translate it to Special Operations Forces Center, they are...

What differentiates SEAL Team Six/DEVGRU from “regular” SEALS?

The telling difference is that SEAL Team Six (aka DEVGRU) is not a team - it is a separate command under JSOC. Regular SEAL...

The two special forces of opposing sides fought in Falklands War

Argentina’s 601 & 602 Commando Company battled against Great Britain’s Special Air Service (SAS), the Mountain & Artic Warfare Cadre and the 45 Commando...
Members of US Navy SEALs team SIx after training

What does the term “Tier One (Tier 1) Special Forces” mean?

I might be wrong, but from what I understand only Tier One (Tier 1) units are entrusted with executing the most delicate missions. Then...