Pakistan Army, Airforce and Navy have always made us proud, no matter what the front is. Since the beginning of time, these forces have stood at the top to ensure the safety and security of Pakistan around the world. This time, once again, our Special Service Group (SSG Force) has made us proud with being ranked amongst the top forces of the world.
Here is the list of the most amazing, powerful and mighty eight elite forces from around the world:
8- Pakistan Special Services Group (SSG):
Pakistan’s Special Services Group (SSG) has managed to grab the eight spot in this list. Otherwise known as Black Storks, they have a unique headgear that makes them one of the most haunting forces around the world.
The training schedule of the force includes a 5-mile run to be completed in 50 minutes and a 36-mile trek to completed in 12 hours. The force is headed by major-general and is divided into eight battalions. Each battalion has 700 men in four companies, with each splitting into platoons, later breaking into 10-man teams. Lieutenant colonel heads the platoon.
7 – Spain’s Unidad De Operaciones Especiales (UOE):
Spain’s Unidad de Operacioners Especiales (Naval Special Warfare Force) aka UOE was the elite special force of the Spanish Navy and Marines from 1967 to 2009. The unit was initially absorbed to form a new Naval Special Warfare Force (Fuerza de Guerra Naval Especial) in June 2009.
6 – Russian Alpha Group:
Spetsgruppa “A”, otherwise Alpha Group or Alfa, is a stand-alone sub-unit of Russia’s special forces. Created in 1974, the force is responsible for preventing and standing against violent acts in public. The unit works side by side with the political bigwigs and helps paramilitary in other operations too.
5 – France’s National Gendarmerie Intervention Group (GIGN):
Groupe d’intervention de la Gendarmerie nationale (National Gendarmerie Intervention Group) aka GIGN is the special operations unit and elite law enforcement of the French National Gendarmerie. The group basically works against all the forces that threat the national security and protection of the citizens of the country.
4 – Israeli Sayaret Matkal:
From behind the scenes, Israeli Sayaret Matkal force is responsible for all the destruction and gathering the information of intelligence. The candidates are selected after strenuous tests and extreme hard work.
3 – British Special Air Service (SAS):
The Special Air Service (SAS) is a special forces unit of the British Army. The SAS was founded in 1941 as a regiment and later reconstituted as a corps in 1950. The corps team currently has 22 Special Air Service Regiment, the regular component under the operational command of United Kingdom Special Forces, and 21 (Artists) Special Air Service Regiment (Reserve) and 23 Special Air Service Regiment (Reserve), which are reserve units under the operational command of 1st Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Brigade.
2. British Special Boat Service:
The Special Boat Service is the naval special forces of the United Kingdom and the sister unit of the SAS. The unit has the special power to conduct all the operations with the units and sub-units of all the forces.
1. US NAVY Sea-Air Land Unit (SEAL):
The United States Navy’s “Sea, Air, and Land” Teams, commonly abbreviated as the Navy SEALs, are the U.S. Navy’s primary special operations force and a component of the Naval Special Warfare Command. They conduct small time military operations alongside all the other major forces and also provide a backup. The intensity with which this force acts has made them a big power in this world.