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UK Elite & Special Forces News / Blog

The latest news related to UK special forces and elite military and police units...

24.05.2017 - UKSF Deploy To Manchester

In the wake of the Manchester attack, British Special Forces have deployed to assist police in Manchester, meanwhile nearly 1000 troops have been deployed to guard British streets...
more info: UKSF Deploy To Manchester
(Elite UK Forces report)

08.05.2017 - SAS CT Unit To Expand

More men are to be assigned to the 22nd Special Air Service's Counter Terrorist team...
more info: SAS CT Unit To Expand
(Elite UK Forces report)

02.05.2017 - 47 Squadron RAF Video

Video of 47 Squadron RAF C-130J Hercules aircraft training with U.S. Special Operations Forces...

U.S. DoD Footage

19.04.2017 - 42 Commando Gets New Role

42 Commando is to be reconfigured to form a Maritime Operations Commando...
more info: 42 Commando Gets New Role
(Elite UK Forces report)

22.03.2017 - Armed Police Respond To Westminster Terror Attack

Armed Police, including SCO19 CTSFOs, took part in a major security operation in Westminster this afternoon, following a suspected terrorist attack...
more info: Armed Police Respond To Westminster Terror Attack
(Elite UK Forces report)

20.03.2017 - SCO19 River Thames Hostage Rescue Exercise

CTSFOs from the Met's Specialist Firearms Unit staged a mock counter terrorism exercise on the River Thames this past weekend...
more info: SCO19 River Thames Hostage Rescue Exercise
(Elite UK Forces report)

15.03.2017 - SAS: Rogue Warriors

New BBC 2 documnetary series charts the founding of the Special Air Service in North Africa during World War 2...
more info: SAS: Rogue Warriors
(BBC Website)

15.03.2017 - Alexander Blackman's Murder Conviction Quashed

The former Royal Marine who killed a wounded Taliban captive has been found guilty of manslaughter on grounds of diminished responsibility instead...
more info: Alexander Blackman's Murder Conviction Quashed
(The Guardian)

13.02.2017 - Special Forces battling the IRA in Northern Ireland won’t get medals for fear of annoying Sinn Fein

SAS and SRR soldiers operating in Northern Ireland will blocked from receiving general service medals for their tours there, according to the Sun...
more info: Special Forces battling the IRA in Northern Ireland won’t get medals for fear of annoying Sinn Fein
(The Sun)

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