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Afghanistan Afghanistan[edit | edit source]

Afghan National Army

Albania Albania[edit | edit source]

Albanian Joint Forces Command

Algeria Algeria[edit | edit source]

Algerian Army
  • 25eme Regiment de Reconnaissance (25th reconnaissance regiment)
Algerian Navy
  • Batallion des Fusiliers Marins (Naval Commando Battalion)
  • Plongeurs de combat (Combat Divers)
Algerian Air Force
  • 772nd and 782 Regiment des Fusiliers Commandos de l air (RFCA)
Gendarmerie Nationale
  • Détachement Spécial d’Intervention

23x15px Angola[edit | edit source]

Angolan Armed Forces

Argentina Argentina[edit | edit source]

Argentine Air Force
Argentine Army
Argentine Navy

Armenia Armenia[edit | edit source]

Armenian Army
  • 23rd Spetsnaz Regiment (6 battalions)
  • Special Forces battalion (ex 797th OtSpN)
  • Counter-terrorism unit "Alpha"

Australia Australia[edit | edit source]

Special Operations Command[1]
Royal Australian Navy

Austria Austria[edit | edit source]

Austrian Army

Azerbaijan Azerbaijan[edit | edit source]

Azerbaijani Navy
  • 641st Special Warfare Naval Unit
  • 555th Spetsnaz brigade
  • independent airborne brigade(stationed in Ganja)
  • 3rd special intelligence/recon brigade

File:Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas[edit | edit source]

Special Forces of the Bahamas
  • Special operations unit (Naval commando type unit)

Bahrain Bahrain[edit | edit source]

Bangladesh Bangladesh[edit | edit source]

23x15px Barbados[edit | edit source]

Belarus Belarus[edit | edit source]

Armed Forces of Belarus

Belgium Belgium[edit | edit source]

Belgian Land Component

Belize Belize[edit | edit source]

  • Belize Special Assignment Group(B-SAG)

Benin Benin[edit | edit source]

Bolivia Bolivia[edit | edit source]

  • Fuerza de Tarea "Diablos Azules" (FTDA) (River commando group)
  • 17th, 24th and 27th Ranger Regiment (Satinadores)

Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit | edit source]

Botswana Botswana[edit | edit source]

Brazil Brazil[edit | edit source]

Brazilian Air Force
  • Para-SAR – Special Pararescue Unit - Highly trained paratrooper, trained in evasion and extraction, tactical rescue and survival in hostile environment.
Brazilian Army
Brazilian Navy
  • COMANF – Amphibian Commando - Brazilian Marine Corps Commandos who are attached to the Especial Operations Battalion, the Batalhão Tonelero.
  • GRUMEC - Combat Divers Group - Unconventional warfare, counter-terrorism and special reconnaissance at sea and seashore.

Brunei Brunei[edit | edit source]

Bulgaria Bulgaria[edit | edit source]

Bulgarian Land Forces
Bulgarian Navy

Burkina Faso Burkina Faso[edit | edit source]

Cameroon Cameroon[edit | edit source]

Cambodia Cambodia[edit | edit source]

Royal Cambodian Army

Canada Canada[edit | edit source]

Canadian Special Operations Forces Command

Chad Chad[edit | edit source]

Chile Chile[edit | edit source]

Chilean Air Force
Chilean Army
Chilean Navy

China China[edit | edit source]

People's Liberation Army Marine Corps
People's Liberation Army Ground Force

Colombia Colombia[edit | edit source]

Colombian Air Force
Colombian Navy
National Army of Colombia

Costa Rica Costa Rica[edit | edit source]

Military of Costa Rica

Republic of the CongoRepublic of the Congo[edit | edit source]

Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo[edit | edit source]

Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire[edit | edit source]

Military of Côte d'Ivoire

Croatia Croatia[edit | edit source]

Croatian Army

Military police

  • Special Military Police Company (SSVP) (Satnija specijalne Vojne policije)

Cuba Cuba[edit | edit source]

Cuban Revolutionary Navy
Cuban Revolutionary Army

Cyprus Cyprus[edit | edit source]

Cypriot National Guard
  • Special Forces Command (DKD)
  • 31, 32, 33 and 34 MK(Moira/Monada Katadromon)
  • Tmina Eidikon Omadwa(TEO/ special recon platoon)
Cyprus Navy
  • Underwater Demolition Command (OYK)

Czech Republic Czech Republic[edit | edit source]

Armed Forces of the Czech Republic (ACR)

Denmark Denmark[edit | edit source]

Danish Home Guard
Royal Danish Army
Royal Danish Navy

23x15px Djibouti[edit | edit source]

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic[edit | edit source]

Ecuador Ecuador[edit | edit source]

Ecuadorian Army
  • 9th Special Forces Brigade PATRIA
  • Army Counter-terror unit "GEO" Grupo de Operaciones Especiales, based in Quito.
  • 24th, 25th,26th and 27th SFG
  • CFE 5(5th SF company of 2nd division)
  • CFE 1(1st SF coy of 7th division)
  • CFE 7(7th coy of 3rd division)
  • 54th special battalion(part of 19th infantry brigade)
  • 60th special battalion(part of 21st infantry brigade)
  • Ala de Combate No. 22(CSAR unit)

Egypt Egypt[edit | edit source]

Egyptian Army
Egyptian Navy

El Salvador El Salvador[edit | edit source]

Salvadoran Army
  • Comando de Fuerzas Especiales (CFE) Special Forces Command
    • Comando Especial Anti-Terrorista (CEAT) Counter-Terrorism Special Command
      • Francotiradores (Snipers)
      • Asalto (Assault)
    • Grupo de Operaciones Especiales (GOE) Special Operations Group
      • Comandos Hacha
      • Patrullas de Reconocimiento y Alcance Largo (PRAL) Long Distance Recon Patrols
    • Comandos Navales
      • Nadadores de Combate (Combat Swimmers)
      • Buzos de Combate (Combat Divers)
    • Batallon de Paracaidistas (BP) Parachute Battalion
      • Paracaidistas (Paratroopers)
      • Caida Libre (Freefall HAHO/HALO)
      • Aparejadores (Riggers)
  • Destacamento Militar No 4 (DM4) 4th Military Detachment
    • Comandos de Montana (Mountain Commandos)
Salvadoran Navy
  • Comandos Anfibios

File:Flag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea[edit | edit source]

Estonia Estonia[edit | edit source]

Estonian Army

Ethiopia Ethiopia[edit | edit source]

Fiji Fiji[edit | edit source]

Finland Finland[edit | edit source]

Finnish Army
Finnish Border Guard
Finnish Navy

France France[edit | edit source]

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The Gambia Gambia[edit | edit source]

  • Special Forces (part of Republican National Guard)

Gabon Gabon[edit | edit source]

Georgia (country) Georgia[edit | edit source]

Germany Germany[edit | edit source]

German Army
German Navy

Greece Greece[edit | edit source]

Hellenic Army
  • 13th Special Ops Command including Z' MAK (Zeta Amphibious Raider Squadron)
Hellenic Navy
Hellenic Air Force

File:Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana[edit | edit source]

Guatemala Guatemala[edit | edit source]

Guatemalan Army
  • Kaibiles
  • Fuerzas Especiales Navales (FEN)

Guinea Guinea[edit | edit source]

Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau[edit | edit source]

23x15px Guyana[edit | edit source]

Honduras Honduras[edit | edit source]

File:Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary[edit | edit source]

India India[edit | edit source]

Indian Army
Indian Navy
Indian Air Force
Paramilitary

Indonesia Indonesia[edit | edit source]

Indonesian Air Force
Indonesian Army
Indonesian Navy

Iran Iran[edit | edit source]

Iranian Army
  • Takavar
  • 21st and 22nd parachute commando divisions
  • 23rd and 58th commando divisions
  • 25th, 35th and 45th commando brigades
  • commando brigade(stationed in Gorgan)
  • commando brigade(stationed in Tabriz)
  • 4th commando unit(stationed in Tehran)
  • 65th special brigade(NOHED)
IRGC

Iraq Iraq[edit | edit source]

Iraqi Army
  • Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF)
  • Golden Company
  • 1st SF brigade
  • 2nd commando brigade(6th, 7th, 8th and 9th regional commando battalions)
  • 1st naval commando battalion
  • divers coy

Republic of Ireland Ireland[edit | edit source]

Irish Army

Israel Israel[edit | edit source]

Israeli Air Force
Israeli Army
Israeli Navy
Other
  • Mista'arvim - alleged Israeli undercover units
  • Kidon - alleged assassination unit

Italy Italy[edit | edit source]

Carabinieri
Italian Air Force
Italian Army
Italian Navy

Jamaica Jamaica[edit | edit source]

Japan Japan[edit | edit source]

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
Japan Coast Guard

Jordan Jordan[edit | edit source]

Joint Special Operations Command
  • 37th King Abdullah II Royal Special Forces Brigade
  • 28th Prince Hussein Royal Rangers Brigade (Al-Saiqa)
  • 5th Prince Hashim Special Operation Aviation Brigade
  • 91st Airborne Orientation Battalion
  • 81st Airborne Battalion
  • 61st Special Reconnaissance Battalion [34]
Royal Jordanian Army
  • 30th Hussein Bin Ali Paratrooper Brigade
    • 15th Khalid Bin Al-Waleed Airborne Battalion
    • 16th King Faisal Airborne Battalion
    • 20th Tariq Bin Zyad Airborne Battalion
Naval Special Forces
  • 77th Marines Reconnaissance Battalion
  • Maritime Assault Team
  • Maritime Counter-terrorism Unit
  • Royal Jordanian Navy Frogman Team
  • Royal Jordanian Navy Special Boat Unit

Kazakhstan Kazakhstan[edit | edit source]

  • 270th independent coy(VIP - protection)
  • 4th recon battalion
  • 261st Spetsnaz battalion
  • 1st naval infantry battalion 55033(naval commando unit)
  • Kokzhal(Wolves/ CT unit within Republican guard)
  • Arystan(Eagles/ CT unit within KNB)

File:Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya[edit | edit source]

Kenya Defence Forces
  • Kenya army special operations forces(KSOF)
  • 40th Ranger Strike Force battalion
  • 30th special operations battalion
  • 20th parachute battalion
  • Clearance Diving Unit(CDU)
  • GSU Recce Company (police/paramilitary SF unit)

North Korea Democratic People's Republic of Korea[edit | edit source]

Korean People's Army
  • Special Operation Forces
  • 17th,60th and 61st "sniper" reconnaissance brigade
  • 7 independent reconnaissance battalions
  • 23rd and 24th amphibious brigade
  • naval commando/seaborne Unit 459, 632, 793 and 755
  • 28th, 48th and 58th airborne brigades
  • 80th, 81st, 82nd and 87th light infantry brigades
  • 11th, 16th, 17th and 21st air force "sniper" brigades
  • one light infantry brigade and one SF battalion per infantry division(27)
  • 5 reconnaissance battalions and 4 light infantry brigades(mechanized corps)
  • 4 reconnaissance battalions, 3 sniper brigades and 3 light brigades(1st,2nd,4th and 5th corps)

South Korea Republic of Korea[edit | edit source]

Republic of Korea Ministry of National Defense
  • Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
    • Defense Intelligence Command (DIC)
      • Army Intelligence Command (AIC)
      • Underwater Demolition Unit (UDU)
      • 20th Special Service Group
  • Defense Security Command (DSC)

File:Flag of Kuwait.svg Kuwait[edit | edit source]

  • 25th commando brigade
  • naval infantry battalion
  • combat divers unit
  • SF unit(within National Guard)

File:Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan[edit | edit source]

Latvia Latvia[edit | edit source]

Latvian Army

Lebanon Lebanon[edit | edit source]

Lebanese Army
Lebanese Navy

File:Flag of Lesotho.svg Lesotho[edit | edit source]

  • Commando company

Libya Libya[edit | edit source]

  • 36th commando battalion(stationed in Benghazi) and commando battalion(Tripolis)
  • naval commando detachment

Lithuania Lithuania[edit | edit source]

Lithuanian Special Operations Force
  • Anti-terrorism Force squad (ARAS)
  • Combat Divers Service (CDS)
  • Special Operations Element (SOG)
  • Special Purpose Service (YPT)
  • Vytautas the Great Jaeger Battalion (VGJB)

23x15px Macedonia[edit | edit source]

  • Special operations regiment(SF and Ranger battalion)
  • 501st para commando detachment

Madagascar Madagascar[edit | edit source]

  • 1er Regiment Forces d Intervention(RFI1/ parachute battalion)
  • 2eme Regiment Forces d Intervention(RFI2/ naval commando coy)

Malaysia Malaysia[edit | edit source]

25px Malaysian Army
25px Royal Malaysian Navy
30px Royal Malaysian Air Force
25px Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency / Agensi Penguatkuasaan Maritim Malaysia
Royal Johor Military Force

Mali Mali[edit | edit source]

  • L Echelon Tactique Interarme(ETIA/ SF battalion)
  • 33eme Regiment Commando Parachutiste(33 RPC)
  • Fusiliers de l air(air force commando detachment)
  • Groupe Commando Volontaire(GCV/Commando detachment)

Maldives Maldives[edit | edit source]

Maldives National Defence Force
  • Special Forces(CT unit)
  • MNDF Marine Corps(rapid reaction coys)

Malta Malta[edit | edit source]

Armed Forces of Malta
  • C (Special Duties) Company
  • Rapid Deployment Team

Mauritania Mauritania[edit | edit source]

  • 1er Bataillon de Commandos Parachutistes(1er BCP)
  • 2eme Bataillon de Commandos Parachutistes(2eme BCP)
  • Bataillon de la Securite Presidentielle(BASEP)
  • Bataillon Special d Intervention(BSI)
  • Group Special d Intervention(GSI)

Mexico Mexico[edit | edit source]

Mexican Army

*Fuerzas Especiales del Alto Mando(FEAM). Santa Fe,Distrito Federal

Cuerpo de Fuerzas Especiales(CFE). Temamatla, Estado de México

*Primera Brigada de Fuerzas Especiales. Puebla, Puebla

*Segunda Brigada de Fuerzas Especiales. Tijuana, Baja California

*Tercera Brigada de Fuerzas Especiales. Cd.Ixtepec, Oaxaca

Fuerza Especial de la Brigada de Fusileros Paracaidistas (FE BFP). Lomas de Sotelo, Distrito Federal

Fuerza Especial de la Policia Militar(FE PM). Lomas de Sotelo, Distrito Federal

Primer Batallon de Operaciones Especieles de la Polica Militar (1/BOE). Lomas de Sotelo, Distrito Federal

Segundo Batallon de Operaciones Especieles de la Polica Militar (2/BOE). Lomas de Sotelo, Distrito Federal

Mexican Navy

Fuerzas Especiales (FES/Fuerza, Espitu y Sabiduria)

Mongolia Mongolia[edit | edit source]

Mongolian Army
  • 084th Special Task Battalion

Montenegro Montenegro[edit | edit source]

  • SF company
  • Naval detachment(naval commando unit)

File:Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco[edit | edit source]

  • Land Army:
    • 3 Commandos : Units Cobra, Aigle and Tigre
  • Royal Navy:
    • 2 Battalions : Al Hoceima and El Ayoune
  • Groupe d Intervention de la Marine Royale(GIMR)
  • Royal Gendarmerie:
    • Groupe d'intervention de la Gendarmerie royale (G.I.G.R)

File:Flag of Mozambique.svg Mozambique[edit | edit source]

  • 3 commando battalions

Myanmar Myanmar[edit | edit source]

  • Para Commando Division
  • Special Operations Regiment (Naval Infantry Corps)
  • 27 Intelligence Companies

File:Flag of Namibia.svg Namibia[edit | edit source]

  • SF company(?)

File:Flag of Nepal.svg Nepal[edit | edit source]

Nepalese Army
  • Shree Singha Nath Battalion (Commandos)
  • Shree Bhairavnath Battalion (Para Commandos)
  • Shree Mahabir Battalion (Rangers)
  • Shree Yuddha Bhairav Battalion (Special Forces)
  • Shree Yuddha Kavach Battalion (Special Forces C.T. Wing)

Netherlands Netherlands[edit | edit source]

Royal Netherlands Army

Royal Netherlands Marine Corps
Royal Netherlands Air Force
  • Vlucht 5 Special group of pilots that transport the KCT and NLMARSOF.
Royal Marechaussee

New Zealand New Zealand[edit | edit source]

New Zealand Army

Niger Niger[edit | edit source]

  • 122e compagnie parachutiste(122nd para coy stationed in Niamey)
  • 322eme compagnie parachutiste(322nd para coy stationed in Maradi)
  • Rapid reaction company(?)

Nigeria Nigeria[edit | edit source]

  • Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service (NNSBS)
  • Nigerian Army 72 Special Forces Battalion
  • Nigerian Army 176 Special Forces Battalion
  • Nigerian Air Force Quick Response Force (QRF)

Nicaragua Nicaragua[edit | edit source]

  • Comando de Operaciones Especiales(COE)"General de Division Pedro Altamirano"(SF brigade)
  • Destacamento de Operaciones Especiales de la Fuerza Naval(naval commando detachment)

Norway Norway[edit | edit source]

Ministry of Defence

Oman Oman[edit | edit source]

Pakistan Pakistan[edit | edit source]

Pakistan Air Force
Pakistan Army
Pakistan Navy
Paramilitary

Panama Panama[edit | edit source]

Panamanian Public Forces

Paraguay Paraguay[edit | edit source]

  • Batallon de Tropas Especiales
  • Batallon Conjunto de Fuerzas Especiales(BCFE)
  • CT coy(within Regimiento Guardia Presidencial)

23x15px Peru[edit | edit source]

Peruvian Army
  • 1st Special Forces Brigade (1ra Brigada de Fuerzas Especiales)
  • 3rd Special Forces Brigade (3ra Brigada de Fuerzas Especiales)Cuartel General del BCFE, Base Militar del Campo Grande, Asuncion, Paraguay
  • 26th Special Forces Group "Quevedo"
  • Special Forces Group "Puma"
Peruvian Navy

Philippines Philippines[edit | edit source]

Armed Forces of the Philippines
Philippine Air Force
Philippine Army Special Operations Command
Philippine Coast Guard
Philippine Marine Corps
Philippine Navy
Philippine CAFGU

Poland Poland[edit | edit source]

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Portugal Portugal[edit | edit source]

Portuguese Army
Portuguese Navy

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Qatar Qatar[edit | edit source]

  • 1st Special Forces Battalion
  • Naval Special Forces Detachment

Romania Romania[edit | edit source]

Ministry of Defense

Russia Russia[edit | edit source]

Federal Security Service
Ministry of Defense

Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia[edit | edit source]

Armed Forces of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian Army
  • 1st Special Brigade
  • 64th Brigade
  • 66th Battalion
  • 85th Battalion
  • 88th Battalion
  • 91th[Clarification needed] Battalion
  • 99th Battalion
  • 1st Airborne Brigade
Royal Saudi Navy
  • Royal Saudi Navy SEALs
Saudi Arabian General Security

File:Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal[edit | edit source]

  • Bataillon des Parachutistes (Para battalion)
  • Batallion des Commandos (Commando battalion)
  • Compagnie des fusiliers marins commandos (COFUMACO/naval commando coy)
  • Groupement des fusiliers commandos d air (GROUFUAIR)
  • Compagnie des forces speciales (CFS)

23x15px Seychelles[edit | edit source]

  • Tazar Force (CT unit)

Somalia Somalia[edit | edit source]

  • Commando battalion
  • Alpha commando detachment

Serbia Serbia[edit | edit source]

Serbian Armed Forces

Sierra Leone Sierra Leone[edit | edit source]

  • Force Reconnaissance Group(FRG)

File:Flag of Singapore.svg Singapore[edit | edit source]

Singapore Army
Republic of Singapore Navy

Slovakia Slovakia[edit | edit source]

Slovak Army

Slovenia Slovenia[edit | edit source]

South Africa South Africa[edit | edit source]

South African National Defence Force

Spain Spain[edit | edit source]

Spanish Army
Spanish Navy
  • Fuerza de Guerra Naval Especial (FGNE) [59]
Spanish Air Force

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka[edit | edit source]

Sri Lanka Army
Sri Lanka Navy
Sri Lanka Air Force

23x15px Sudan[edit | edit source]

  • Special forces brigade(143rd and 144th SF battalion)

South Sudan South Sudan[edit | edit source]

  • Commando brigade

Suriname Surinam[edit | edit source]

  • Korps Special Troepen(KST/ SF coy)

Sweden Sweden[edit | edit source]

Swedish Armed Forces
Swedish Army
Swedish Royal Navy

Switzerland Switzerland[edit | edit source]

Swiss Army

Kommando Spezialkräfte KSK (Special Forces Command)

Professional units

Militia units

  • Grenadier Battalion 20
  • Grenadier Battalion 30
  • Grenadier Battalion 40 (Reserve)
  • Fallschirmaufklärer Kompanie 17 (Parachute Reconnaissance Company 17)

File:Flag of Syria.svg Syria[edit | edit source]

Syrian Army
  • 14th "As Saiqa"division(1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th SF regiment)
  • 15th SF division(35th,41st,45th,46th,47th and 53rd SF regiment)
  • 555th parachute commando regiment(part of 4th division)
  • 7 independent para SF regiments(HQ in Zabadani)
  • 3 independent SF regiments(HQ in Damascus)

Tajikistan Tajikistan[edit | edit source]

  • CT detachment "Alpha"
  • 7th air assault brigade of mobile forces
  • Spetsnaz detachment(within National Guard)

Thailand Thailand[edit | edit source]

Royal Thai Army
  • Special Warfare Division
Royal Thai Navy
Royal Thai Marine Corps
  • Marine Reconnaissance Battalion
Royal Thai Air Force
  • Royal Thai Air Force Commando Company
  • Royal Thai Air Force Pararescue

Taiwan Republic of China (Taiwan)[edit | edit source]

Republic of China Army
  • 101st Amphibious Reconnaissance Battalion (ARB 101)
  • Special Operation Command (862nd and 871st Special Operations Groups)
  • Army Special Services Company (ASSC/CT unit)
Republic of China Marine Corps
  • Amphibious Reconnaissance and Patrol Unit (ARPU)
  • Underwater Demolition Unit (UDU)
  • Special Service Company (SSC)
Republic of China Air Force
  • Paratrooper Special Tactics unit

Tanzania Tanzania[edit | edit source]

  • Maritime Special Forces

Togo Togo[edit | edit source]

  • Regiment Commando de la Garde Presidentielle(RCGP)
  • Regiment Parachutiste Commando(RPC)
  • Fusiliers Marins Commandos(FUMACO/ naval commando coy)

File:Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago[edit | edit source]

  • SF section
  • Naval SF section(size of platoon)

Tunisia Tunisia[edit | edit source]

Tunisian Army[edit | edit source]

  • Groupement Forces Spéciales (G.F.S/ "Army's Special Brigade")
    • Groupement d'Intervention Militaire (G.I.M/ G.F.S's Elites)
    • GFS Naval Commandos Unit
    • GFS Combat Divers
    • GFS Paratroopers

Tunisian Navy[edit | edit source]

  • Marine Corps Commandos

Tunisian National Guard[edit | edit source]

  • Department of Anti-terrorism
    • Unité Spéciale de la Garde Nationale (U.S.G.N/ "BS3")
    • Unités Commandos de la Garde Nationale (U.C.G.N/ "BS2" and "BS1")
    • Countering Terrorism Squad

Tunisian Presidency[edit | edit source]

  • Groupe d'Intervention Présidentielle (G.I.P)
  • Soutien Oppérationelle Présidentielle (S.O.P/ Also called "Groupes d'Appui")
  • Groupe d'Intervention Maritime (diver, navy commandos)

Turkey Turkey[edit | edit source]

Turkish General Staff[edit | edit source]

Turkish Air Force[edit | edit source]

  • Combat Search and Rescue (MAK)
  • AKİP commandos

Turkish Navy[edit | edit source]

Turkish Gendarmerie[edit | edit source]

Turkmenistan Turkmenistan[edit | edit source]

  • CT detachment(within national security agency)
  • 152nd air assault brigade(Spetsnaz brigade)

United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates[edit | edit source]

  • UAE Special Operations Command

Uganda Uganda[edit | edit source]

  • "Black Cobra" Commando Squad(CT platoon)
  • Anti Terror Crack Unit
  • Paratroop Unit(400 men)
  • UPDF Marines

18 (UKSF) Signals Regiment

United Kingdom United Kingdom[edit | edit source]

Ukraine Ukraine[edit | edit source]

  • 3rd Separate Spetsnaz Regiment (stationed in Kirovograd)
  • 8th Separate Spetsnaz Regiment (stationed in Khmelnitskyi)
  • 10th Separate Spetsnaz Detachment (stationed in Kyiv)
  • 801st Anti-diversionary Detachment (stationed in Sevastopol)
  • 73rd Special Naval Center (73 MTSSN) (stationed in Ochakiv)
  • "A" CT unit(within SBU)

Uruguay Uruguay[edit | edit source]

  • 14th parachute infantry battalion(SF unit)
  • Compania de Operaciones Especiales(COE/CT coy)

United States United States[edit | edit source]

Joint Special Operations Command[edit | edit source]

Joint Special Operations Command

United States Army[edit | edit source]

United States Navy[edit | edit source]

United States Air Force[edit | edit source]

United States Marine Corps[edit | edit source]

Uzbekistan Uzbekistan[edit | edit source]

  • Rapid Reaction Brigade 7332
  • Spetsnaz battalion(Within eastern military district)
  • 17th air assault brigade 64411
  • Spetsnaz detachment(Tashkent)
  • Rapid reaction detachment "C"(CT unit)
  • 4th parachute brigade
  • 2nd Spetsnaz brigade(actually coy within National Guard)

Venezuela Venezuela[edit | edit source]

  • Special Operations Brigade "Generalísimo Francisco de Miranda"
Venezuelan Army
  • 106 Special Operations Battalion
  • 506 Special Operations Battalion
Venezuelan Navy

8th Special Operations Command Brigade Generalissimo

Venezuelan Air Force
  • Special Operations Squadron
Venezuelan National Guard
  • Special Actions Group (Grupo de Acciones Especiales)
  • Counter Extortion and Hostage Groups (Grupos Anti-Extorsión y Secuestros – GAES -)

Vietnam Vietnam[edit | edit source]

Vietnam People's Army
  • Vietnam Commando (Đặc công Việt Nam)
  • M1 (FIBUA and CT operations)
  • M13 (operations in jungle and mountains)
  • K3 (Đoàn Trinh sát - Đặc nhiệm K3)
  • 2 naval commando groups (Đoàn Đặc Công M26 và 126)
  • M44 (within 2nd infantry division)
  • DC20 (within 1st military zone)
  • Đoàn Đặc Công 41/B1 (4th military zone)
  • Đoàn Trinh Sát 12 (recon unit in 4th military zone)
  • Đoàn Đặc Công 409 (5th military zone)
  • Đoàn Trinh Sát 1 (2nd army corps)
  • Đoàn Đặc Công 198 (3rd army corps)
  • Đoàn Đặc Công 129 (4th army corps)
  • M5, M113, M429 commando units

Yemen Yemen[edit | edit source]

Zambia Zambia[edit | edit source]

  • 1st commando battalion

File:Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe[edit | edit source]

Zimbabwe National Army
  • Boat Squadron
  • Combat Diving Unit
  • Special Air Service
  • 1st Zimbabwe Parachute battalion
  • Commando regiment

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Miscellaneous Notes
  1. ^ The Japanese Special Forces Group is the current name of the former Japanese Special Operations Group, following a name change.

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