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The SOF "Operator" Explained - What's so Special about Special Operations Forces?
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This is a list of active military units, known as special forces or special operations forces SOF , that are specially organised, trained and equipped to conduct special operations. These are distinct from special-purpose infantry units such as the Royal Marine Commandos. In , NATO agreed to definitions with Russia defining special operations and special operations forces:- . These activities are conducted across the full range of military operations independently or in coordination with operations of conventional forces to achieve political, military, psychological and economic objectives. Politico-military considerations may require clandestine, covert or discreet techniques and the acceptance of a degree of physical and political risk not associated with conventional operations. In wartime they may also be assigned tasks such as intelligence-gathering, the seizure or destruction of key installations, the conduct of psychological operations or the organization of insurgencies in the enemy's rear area. 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.
The world of special operations is a mystery to many. Their work is often shrouded in secrecy, and the general public rarely hears about their successes.
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Air Force Special Operations Weatherman
Special operations forces are the most highly disciplined, mission-capable, and formidable units in the world. They go through rigorous selection processes and training in order to conduct unconventional warfare tasks that are beyond the means of standard military forces. The truth is, the world may never know exactly what these teams have accomplished, but their public records contain enough to earn global respect. In no particular order, these are ten lethal special operations units from around the world. China's special forces "Snow Leopard" Commando Unit won second place at 10th Annual Warrior Competition held in Jordan from April 29 to May 7, which saw 40 teams from 25 countries and regions. Formerly known as the Snow Wolf Commando Unit, named for the tenacity of arctic wolves and their ability to survive in harsh conditions, this is a specops unit of the People's Republic of China. At their inception, they spent five years training in secret to conduct counter-terrorism, riot control, anti-hijacking, and bomb disposal for the Summer Olympics in Beijing.