Category Archives: Special Forces

Calling in the bombs, its a job..

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 24th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla., conduct call for fire and close air support proficiency training with U.S. Army AH-60D Apaches and a U.S. Air Force AC-130U Spooky as part or Exercise Emerald Warrior 2016. Exercise Emerald Warrior 2016. Emerald Warrior 2016 is a U.S. Special Operations Command sponsored mission rehearsal exercise during which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and emerging worldwide threats.

This lone Gurkha took out 30 Taliban using every weapon within reach

To say that Gurkhas are simply soldiers from Nepal would be a massive, massive understatement. If there’s a single reason no one goes to war with Nepal, it is because of the Gurkhas’ reputation. They are elite, fearless warriors who serve in not only the Nepalese Army but also in the British and Indian armies as well, a tradition since the end of the Anglo-Nepalese War in 1816.
They are known for their exceptional bravery, ability, and heroism in the face of insurmountable odds. Faithful to their traditions, one Gurkha in Afghanistan, Dipprasad Pun, singlehandedly held his post against more than 30 Taliban fighters.

Forcas Especiais Brasileiras (Brazilian Special Forces)


BRASIL ACIMA DE TUDO
Special Forces:
Brigada de Operações Especiais (ARMY)
# Forças Especiais
# Ações de Comandos
# Destacamento Contra-Terror
Batalhão Tonelero (MARINES)
# Ações de Comandos
# ComAnf
# GERR
Esquadrão Aeroterrestre de Salvamento (AIR FORCE)
# PARA-SAR
Grupamento de Mergulhadores de Combate (NAVY)
# OpEsp
# Mergulhador
# GERR

Danish Special Forces – Frømandskorpset Frogman Corps

The Danish Frogman Corps (Danish: Frømandskorpset) is a frogman corps of the Royal Danish Navy. The Frogman Corps’ primary duty is reconnaissance, but it is also tasked with assaulting enemy ships, sabotage of fixed installations, advanced force and maritime anti-terrorism tasks.
It performs special operations work on land also, including anti-terrorism and anti-criminal work. The Corps supports the police with clearing up criminal matters that demand highly specialised diving. Also, local authorities, etc. can benefit from the frogmen’s skills, for example when underwater installations must be inspected.The Danish Frogman Corps policy is to remain unknown. Members of the Frogman corps are classified as top secret (yderst hemmelig) and their identities are hidden to the best of their ability. Continue reading

Brazilian Special Forces – FORÇAS ESPECIAIS BRASILEIRAS

The PARA-SAR
The Esquadrão Aeroterrestre de Salvamento (EAS) (English: Airborne Rescue Squadron), known by its nickname Para-SAR, is a Brazilian Air Force airborne search and rescue squadron, based in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
The unit has no aircraft of its own and its airborne personnel conduct operations by being dropped from other units’ aircraft. The unit has seven SAR teams located in seven states.
Each Para-SAR detachment is made up of SAR qualified military parachutists. Members of this unit can be distinguished by their maroon berets and orange baseball caps. Continue reading