Special Report

The World’s 20 Most Elite Special Forces

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Delta Force
> Country: USA
> Also known as: 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, 1st SFOD-D, Combat Applications Group (CAG), The Unit, Task Force Green
> Type: Special mission unit
> Role: Special operations including direct action, counterterrorism, hostage rescue, urban warfare, reconnaissance

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Unidad de Operaciones Especiales
> Country: Spain
> Also known as: Naval Special Warfare Force, Special Operations Unit, UOE
> Type: Special forces
> Role: Maritime special operations, long-range reconnaissance, intelligence gathering, direct action, personnel recovery

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Special Boat Service
> Country: UK
> Also known as: SBS
> Type: Special forces
> Role: Special operations, counterterrorism

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JW GROM
> Country: Poland
> Also known as: Jednostka Wojskowa GROM im. Cichociemnych Spadochroniarzy Armii Krajowej (Military Unit GROM Named in Honor of the Silent Unseen of the Home Army)
> Type: Special forces
> Role: Special operations, counterterrorism, hostage rescue, direct action, unconventional warfare

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Special Air Service
> Country: UK
> Also known as: SAS, The Regiment
> Type: Special forces
> Role: Special operations, counterterrorism, close combat, hostage rescue, covert surveillance

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