This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you consent to our use of cookies. more info | ok
british special forces
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
british special forces » news » end to unilateral uksf ops
▼ share this page

End To Unilateral UKSF Operations In Afghanistan

24.07.2011

A recent report by the BBC has stated that US and British special operations forces in Afghanistan have ceased unilateral operations. The tempo of special ops have increased and they now always include an element of Afghani special operations forces alongside their US/UK counterparts.

Some 12,000 Afghani special operations troops have been trained and mentored, some by UK forces. Reports of joint UKSF / Afghan operations are nothing new but this is the first indication that all UKSF missions will now be joint UK / Afghan affairs.

further reading / more info:

Afghan Commandos
Afghan commandos in training at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Such operators will now take part in all British special forces operations in Afghanistan, like those undertaken by the Special Boat Service.
US DoD photo by Spc. Michael Creech

« news index

advertisements
 RECOMMENDED READING
Task Force black
Mark Urban

Mark Urban details the UK Special Forces counter terrorism campaign in Iraq. A must-read, in-depth account.

more info: Task Force Black
(amazon.co.uk)
 CONNECT
facebook facebook youtube
 NEW PHOTOS
SRT
539 ASRM SRT
Squadron Reconnaissance Team (SRT)
view: 539 ASRM SRT
Sniper
R IRISH Sniper
British Army sniper armed with L115A3
view: Sniper
42 Commando Vikings
42 Commando
42 Commando Royal Marines and Viking APCs
view: 42 Commando
 UKSF HEADLINES


advertisements


Share this page:


not endorsed by or affiliated with the ministry of defence | all information is non-classified & sourced from public domain |

all images are for educational purposes and sourced from the public domain where possible - image policy | privacy policy