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Top Ten Special Forces in the World 2015

MARCOS, India
MARCOS, India

Presenting the world’s best special forces, the most elite special forces list. 15. Maroon Berets – Turkey. Maroon Berets OR Special Forces Command is a special operations unit of the Turkish Armed Forces. It’s one of world’s best special forces, because it has won the Nato Special Forces Competition four times in row.

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GIS, Italy
GIS, Italy

The Gruppo di Intervento Speciale (GIS, in English "Special Intervention Group") is an elite airborne special operations counter-terrorism tactical response unit inside the Italian Carabinieri military police, first formed in 1977. In 2004 the GIS evolved into a special forces unit.

EKO Cobra, Austria
EKO Cobra, Austria

At one time or another they have all portrayed special forces soldiers on the big screen and satiated the public’s love of action movies that involve elite military forces. In the world of the military, perhaps no one group fascinates us or takes hold of our imagination more than the special-forces.

GIGN, France
GIGN, France

GIGN shares jurisdiction of French territory with the National Police special-response units. GIGN is headquartered in Versailles-Satory near Paris. Although most of its operations take place in France, the unit, as a component of the French Armed Forces, can operate anywhere in the world.

SSG, Pakistan
SSG, Pakistan

Pakistan’s elite special forces unit, army’s Special Services Group (SSG) has been listed as the best special forces group, ahead of units such as the US Navy SEALs and the British Special Air Service group.

JW GROM, Poland
JW GROM, Poland

GROM, which stands for Grupa Reagowania Operacyjno-Manewrowego (English: Group (for) Operational Maneuvering Response), which also means "thunder", is one of the five special operation forces units of the Polish Armed Forces. It was officially activated on July 13, 1990.

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GSG 9, Germany
GSG 9, Germany

Germany: Sinn UX GSG 9 diving watch Germany: Heckler & Koch Knife; Associations. GSG9 is a member of the ATLAS Network. In 1975, Bischofsgrün, Bavaria, assumed a sponsorship of the GSG 9. Since 1983, the GSG 9 hosts the Combat Team Conference (CTC) on a four-year basis. The CTC is a competition of international special forces units.

Delta Force, United States
Delta Force, United States

The 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1st SFOD-D), commonly referred to as Delta Force, Combat Applications Group (CAG), "The Unit", Army Compartmented Element (ACE), or within JSOC as Task Force Green, is an elite special mission unit of the United States Army, under operational control of the Joint Special Operations Command.

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1 British SAS
1 British SAS

The British Special Air Service, known as the SAS, is one of the world’s best special forces. SAS is the infantry counterpart to the SBS. They are most well trained, most elite special forces in the world.

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2 Navy SEALs
2 Navy SEALs

special operation forces organizations containing specially trained personnel that are organized, equipped and trained to conduct high-risk, high value, special operations to achieve military, political, economic, or international objectives by using special and unique operational methodologies in hostile, denied, or politically sensitive area to achieve desired tactical operational, and/or strategic effects in times of peace, conflict, or war.

3 Russian Spetsnaz
3 Russian Spetsnaz

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4 U.S Green Berets. ...
4 U.S Green Berets. ...

In the U.S. military, "Special Forces" is a proper (capitalized) noun referring exclusively to U.S. Army Special Forces (a.k.a. "The Green Berets"). The media and popular culture frequently misapply the term to Navy SEALs and other members of the U.S. Special Operations Forces.

5 The Delta Force
5 The Delta Force

special operations operations requiring unique modes of employment, tactical techniques, equipment and training often conducted in hostile, denied, or politically sensitive environments and characterized by one or more of the following: time sensitive, clandestine, low visibility, conducted with and/or through indigenous forces, requiring regional expertise, and/or a high degree of risk.

6 Shayetet 13
6 Shayetet 13

Shayetet 13 is a veteran special force unit of the Israeli Defense forces and is among the best of the best in the world. Formed in 1948, Shayetet 13 has an exceptional abilities in sea-to-land incursions, counter-terrorism act, sabotage, maritime intelligence gathering, maritime hostage rescue, and boarding, you just name them.

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7 Pakistan Special Service Group (SSG)
7 Pakistan Special Service Group (SSG)

Pakistan’s elite special forces unit, army’s Special Services Group (SSG) has been listed as the best special forces group, ahead of units such as the US Navy SEALs and the British Special Air Service group.

8 U.S Rangers.
8 U.S Rangers.

Special operations units such as the Rangers, along with some CIA officers and Navy SEALs were the first U.S. forces on Afghan soil during Operation Enduring Freedom. This was the first large Ranger operation since the Battle of Mogadishu.

THE US
THE US

special-operations forces strategic formations and units of the armed forces, whose role is to conduct sabotage, reconnaissance, subversive and other special operations on the territory of foreign countries.

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Russia
Russia

Presenting the world’s best special forces, the most elite special forces list. 15. Maroon Berets – Turkey. Maroon Berets OR Special Forces Command is a special operations unit of the Turkish Armed Forces. It’s one of world’s best special forces, because it has won the Nato Special Forces Competition four times in row.

China
China

special-operations forces strategic formations and units of the armed forces, whose role is to conduct sabotage, reconnaissance, subversive and other special operations on the territory of foreign countries.

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India
India

The British Special Air Service, known as the SAS, is one of the world’s best special forces. SAS is the infantry counterpart to the SBS. They are most well trained, most elite special forces in the world.

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THE UK
THE UK

Elite special forces are some of the best-trained and most formidable units a country can boast. They go where other soldiers fear to tread, scoping out potential threats, taking out strategic targets, and conducting daring rescue missions.

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France
France

special operation forces organizations containing specially trained personnel that are organized, equipped and trained to conduct high-risk, high value, special operations to achieve military, political, economic, or international objectives by using special and unique operational methodologies in hostile, denied, or politically sensitive area to achieve desired tactical operational, and/or strategic effects in times of peace, conflict, or war.

Germany
Germany

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have separate special-operations forces brigades, battalions and companies which are integrated with the intelligence assets of military districts, fronts, fleets, armies or corps.

Turkey
Turkey

special-operations forces strategic formations and units of the armed forces, whose role is to conduct sabotage, reconnaissance, subversive and other special operations on the territory of foreign countries.

The United States
The United States

The Air force infantry and special forces corps of the Indonesian Air Force, Bravo Detachment 90 (Detasemen Bravo 90) Counter-terrorism unit of the Indonesian Air Force which its personnel comes from selected individuals from Paskhas.

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The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom

The United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) is a Ministry of Defence directorate that provides a joint special operations task force headquarters. The UKSF is commanded by the Director Special Forces. The directorate commands 22 Special Air Service Regiment, the Special Boat Service, the Special Reconnaissance Regiment, the Special Forces Support Group, 18 Signal Regiment and the Joint Special Forces Aviation Wing.

Fort Bragg (North Carolina, U
Fort Bragg (North Carolina, U

Fort Bragg, North Carolina is a military installation of the United States Army and is the largest military installation in the world (by population) with more than 50,000 active duty personnel. The installation is located within Cumberland, Hoke, Harnett, and Moore counties.

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Fort Campbell (Kentucky, U
Fort Campbell (Kentucky, U

The U.S. military’s premier unconventional warriors, the Special Forces Green Berets provide a viable military option for operational requirements that may be inappropriate or infeasible for large conventional forces.

Fort Hood Military Base (Texas, U
Fort Hood Military Base (Texas, U

Fort Hood is a military base that was named after the Confederate General John Bell Hood and is located just on the edge of the city of Killeen in the state of Texas.

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Joint Base Lewis-McChord (Washington, U
Joint Base Lewis-McChord (Washington, U

Joint Base Lewis–McChord is a training and mobilization center for all services and is the only Army power projection base west of the Rocky Mountains in the Continental United States. Its geographic location provides rapid access to the deep water ports of Tacoma, Olympia and Seattle for deploying equipment.

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Fort Benning (Georgia, U
Fort Benning (Georgia, U

Fort Benning is a United States Army base straddling the Alabama-Georgia border next to Columbus, Georgia.Fort Benning supports more than 120,000 active-duty military, family members, reserve component soldiers, retirees, and civilian employees on a daily basis.

United States
United States

special operation forces organizations containing specially trained personnel that are organized, equipped and trained to conduct high-risk, high value, special operations to achieve military, political, economic, or international objectives by using special and unique operational methodologies in hostile, denied, or politically sensitive area to achieve desired tactical operational, and/or strategic effects in times of peace, conflict, or war.

Japan
Japan

The Australian Special Air Service Regiment is one of the highly rated special forces in the world. Unlike most of the special forces, the SASR is an integral part of the Australian Army rather than its Navy.

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United Kingdom
United Kingdom

special operation forces organizations containing specially trained personnel that are organized, equipped and trained to conduct high-risk, high value, special operations to achieve military, political, economic, or international objectives by using special and unique operational methodologies in hostile, denied, or politically sensitive area to achieve desired tactical operational, and/or strategic effects in times of peace, conflict, or war.

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Brazil
Brazil

This is a list of active special forces (SF) or special operations forces (SOF) from militaries around the world. These are distinct from special-purpose infantry units such as the Royal Marine Commandos.

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