Operation Neptune Spear – the Killing of Osama bin Laden

Scheduled to be released on December 19, 2012 is the movie “Zero Dark Thirty”, a film recounting DEVGRUs Operation Neptune Spear, which resulted in...

Austria’s Special Operations – EKO Cobra

Austria’s Special Operations Tactical Unit – EKO Cobra – has been active since 1978.  The major role for EKO Cobra, which has become one...

British Special Forces – Special Air Service (SAS)

The British Special Forces - Special Air Service – or SAS – was first activated during World War II in July of 1941.  They...

Germany’s Special Forces – GSG 9

Germany’s Special Forces – the GSG 9 – were first formed in April of 1973 and have since become one of the top special...

Israel’s Special Forces – Shayetet 13

Israel’s Special Forces – the Shayetet 13 – is a branch of the Israeli Navy and one of the top special forces in the...

Top Ten, Most Elite Special Operation Units in the US Military

Below is a list of the top ten, most elite special operation units in the US military and a brief overview of each. View a...

US Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance

Often abbreviated as Force Recon or even FORECON, the US Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance special operations, a top US special forces team, provide certain elements...

US Navy’s DEVGRU

The US Navy’s DEVGRU, or Special Warfare Development Group, is the elite group who used to be known solely as the Navy’s Seal Team...

Top Ten Special Operations Forces in the World

Countries throughout the world train special operation forces within their military, so coming up with a list of top special operations forces in the...