Airman from the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron’s Red Team jumps out of an MH-47 Chinook helicopter July 14, 2014, during helocast alternate insertion and extraction training with Soldiers from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment at American Lake on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The Airmen from the STS conducted 10 daytime helocast iterations and eight nighttime helocast iterations over a two-day span. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Russ Jackson)
1 - British SAS UK The Special Air Service trained to perform equally well in all the fields listed for the SEALs, but is also trained by MI-5 and MI-6 for in-depth counter-espionage, more so than the SEALs. Physical competency must be of equal stature to the SEALs, to the degree that both special forces work closely together when necessary (Iraq and Afghanistan) and have good camaraderie. They have the distinction of being the model on which almost all national commando units are base
SAS. The Special Air Service or SAS is a regiment of the British Army constituted on 31 May 1950. It is part of the United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) and has served as a model for the special forces of many other countries all over the world. Special forces, or special operations forces, aremilitary units highly trained to perform unconventional, often high-risk missions. The SAS together with the Special Boat Service (SBS), Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR)
Despite serious misgivings the 617 squadron – initially known as Operation X – was formed on 21 March 1943. With less than two months until the dams were full they had no working bomb, no adapted aircraft, no suitable target, and no training flying at low height. The mission was top secret, and despite dummy attacks over Derwent reservoir in the Peak District, only Gibson and a few others knew the true purpose of the crew.
WWII British Denison Smock - The Denison smock was a coverall jacket issued to Special Operations Executive (SOE) agents, the Parachute Regiment, the Glider Pilot Regiment, Air Landing Regiments, Air Observation Post Squadrons, and other Commonwealth airborne units, to wear over their Battle Dress uniform during the Second World War.