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Special Reaction Group (SRG)

One group, three teams, and 36 police officers. In the complex public safety activity that involves the protection of the largest city in the Southern Hemisphere and the financial center of Brazil, the Special Reaction Group (SRG) of the Civilian Police of the State of São Paulo (PCESP) concentrates the most varied abilities that a …

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Lt. Commander Erik S. Kristensen led his SEALs last time on a fateful rescue attempt

The many stories were told and the movies were filmed, about Operation Red Wings, but the heroism shown by U.S. Navy SEALs is still shining like it was yesterday. On that tragic day,  on June 25, 2005,  Lt. Commander Erik S. Kristensen rushed with his fellow Navy SEALs to help other Navy SEAL heavy outnumbered in …

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Naval Special Operations Group | NAVSOG

Being one of the smallest elite unit of the Philippine Navy, the Naval Special Operation Group is trained in special operations, sabotage, physiological and unconventional warfare which is heavily influenced by the US Navy SEAL’s. They operate in sea, air and land starting from close combat, demolition, intelligence and underwater operations in support of overall …

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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 Royal Marines. During the South Atlantic Conflict in 1982, the Argentine forces defending the islands -and to counter British Forces-, deployed two Commando units which operated under the command of the …

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Croatian Special Forces

Since the Croatian war for independence, Croatia has developed their own special forces on both law enforcement and military level which took part in their War for independence. Today, Croatia is a member of NATO and their special forces are still organized on both levels. In their case, special forces and special operations forces are …

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Lt Col Mark Phillips, Special Forces hero who blew up Saddam Hussein’s communications pipeline

Lt Col Mark Phillips was a Special Forces hero who carried out hundreds of covert operations behind enemy lines, including an audacious mission to blow up Saddam Hussein’s telecommunications cables network, buried deep in the earth under a sports arena in southern Baghdad during the first Gulf War, following the tyrant’s capture of Kuwait. It …

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