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

02.07.2018 - Special Forces Hercules Loss Revealed

The loss of a RAF SF Hercules C4 aircraft from a hard landing in Iraq last year has just now been revealed....

more info: Special Forces Hercules Loss Revealed
(Elite UK Forces)

29.06.2018 - Video: 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group

Video featuring Marines with 43 Commando demonstrating their nuclear deterrant protection role.

12.06.2018 - Photo: Pathfinder Platoon Coyote

Photo showing Pathfinder Platoon operating Coyote 6X6 TSV

12.06.2018 - Video: 539 ASRM Helocasting

Video showing Raiding Troop 539 Assault Group Royal Marines helocasting from 846 NAS Merlin helicopters.

26.04.2018 - Army Get Updated Rifle

The British Army is upgrading its SA80A2 rifles to A3 standard....

more info: Army Get Updated Rifle
(Elite UK Forces)

26.04.2018 - Video: Pathfinder Platoon

British Army video showing members of 16 Air Assault Brigade's Pathfinder Platoon undergoing patrol and tactical live-firing training.

16.04.2018 - Photo: SBS In Afghanistan

Photo of 2 Special Boat Service (SBS) commandos standing next to a U.S. Army OH-58 Kiowa helicopter at a base in Afghanistan, 2011....
British Special Boat Service (SBS) troopers in Afghanistan, 2011. [1080 x 806] from reddit

03.04.2018 - 2 PARA Video

Paratroopers from B Coy, 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, take part in a complex live-firing assault alongside their counterparts from the US 101st Airborne Division, marking the culmination of several weeks of advanced interoperability training between the two airborne units.....

31.03.2018 - UKSF Soldier Killed In Syria

A British Special Forces soldier has been killed during an operation in Syria....
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25.03.2018 - Special Forces Museum Exhibition

An exhibition on British Special Forces is on at London's National Army Museum from the 17th of March to 18th of November 2018....
more info: Special Forces: In the Shadows
(National Army Museum)

07.03.2018 - Photo: SBS In Afghanistan

Spotted online - photo showing 2 Special Boat Service (SBS) commandos in a 4x4 vehicle (with mounted GPMG)_as a C-130K Hercules flies past circa 2006-2008....
Two British Special Boat Service (SBS) troopers in their vehicle, as a cargo plane glides behind them in Afghanistan, c. 2006-2008. [1080 x 809] from reddit

more info: Photo: SBS In Afghanistan

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Mark Urban

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

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