Special Air Service

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a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)

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The army has no problem with any probe into the alleged role played by the single British SAS officer in the operation.
5 Grendel, but the British SAS recently decided in favor of an old stand-by cartridge, the 7.
The Basra SWAT team has trained with various Special Forces units, including the Navy SEALs and the British SAS, and every bit of training counts.
Navy SEALs, British SAS, the ANP, the ANA's 4th Kandak.
On March 7 1988 British SAS shot an IRA gang dead in Gibraltar The IRA has confirmed the three people killed were an active service unit.
British SAS men shot dead three IRA members in a street in Gibraltar, claiming that they were about to attack a military base.
1988: British SAS soldiers shot dead three IRA terrorists in a street in Gibraltar, claiming they were about to attack a military base.
Then shortly after, in 1942, came the Special Operations section of the US Office of Strategic Services; France eventually formed its own groups to fight alongside the British SAS commandoes in Africa and in the Middle East.
19, in which British tanks smashed through the walls of a local police station to rescue two British SAS military officers.
Experienced soldiers from the elite British SAS as well as operatives from the Secret Intelligence Service, MI6 are being lured by various mercenary organizations where they can expect to take home at least Au500 a day.
Players also will be able to set up coalitions with various international Special Forces like the British SAS and the Russian Spetznaz.
The British SAS and American Delta Force will deploy through the Iraqi desert to find and destroy the missiles before they can be launched.
THE great debate over what Roy Keane would have done if Fergie's boot had connected with his eye was started by a former British SAS soldier.
This fast-moving, action-packed story of the daredevil exploits of the British SAS (Strategic Air Service) is reminiscent of The A-Team television series.
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