All countries are in a dire need of a robust army that ensures a peaceful atmosphere for all the citizens. Despite the fact that each army tries its best to keep its technologies and skills secret as possible, the battlefield can show the weakness or the strength of a certain army. There are some of the leading armies that have popularity all over the world thanks to the advanced techniques and the excellent training they receive. These armies were able to prepare special members who can perform duties that need special skills and training. The personnel was carefully selected to execute operations for a nation’s political, economic or military purposes. These are the top ten armies that best illustrates this individuality and superiority.
10 British SAS
This is one unit of the British army. It was founded in 1941. It is one of the leading special forces all over the world. It is responsible for undertaking operations such as covert reconnaissance and counter-terrorism. They are trained in mountain and desert warfare.
This refers to the United States Navy’s Sea, Air, Land Teams. They are one of the leading units in terms of physical capabilities after the Spetsnaz. They are not matched by any other unit all over the world in terms of US military budget. It allows them to train in every geographical & climate scenario.
This refers to ‘Marine Commandos’. It represents an elite special operations unit of Indian navy. They were known before as ‘Marine Commando Force ‘. They receive heavy training. They also have advanced equipment. Its personnel are in their early 20s. Training lasts between two and half to three years.
It is known nowadays as “diversionary brigades.” This term refers to a variety of special operations forces. It came into being in the 1970s during the Cold War. They follow a scientific approach and can adapt to bodyguards, police, security or civilian self-defense training.
6Pakistan Special Service Group (SSG)
This is one of the top Special Forces in the world. They are also known as the Black Storks and the Maroon Berets. They are involved in different operations including Unconventional Warfare, Special Recon Missions and Counter-terrorism. It includes nearly 7,000 men. However, the real number remains a secret.
5The Delta Force
This is one of the secret units. It was made popular thanks to Chuck Norris in a 1986 movie. It was established in October 1977 by U.S. Army Colonel Charles Beckwith. It includes individuals who are carefully chosen according to physical and mental condition.
4U.S Green Berets
They are divided into elite commando units. Each one of these units consists of 12 member. They are trained to undertake guerrilla war, sabotage and subversion. Each member must learn how to speak a foreign language. Each one also should serve three years in the army before he can apply.
This is one branch of the Israeli Navy. It was established in 1948 and was made public in the 1960th. It is divided into three units, Raids, Underwater and Above Water. Each one goes through six months of basic and advanced infantry training. In 1969, Shayetet 13 carried out Operation Escort and managed to destroy a pair of Egyptian P-183 torpedo-boats.
It stands for Grupa Reagowania Operacyjno-Manewrowego. The establishment of this unit was proposed by General Edwin Rozłubirski to fight terrorism. Each one should pass through many tests including a psychological test, a durability test and a “trust” test. Training also includes anti-terrorism, special operations, sniping and parachuting.
Their permanent presence began in the 1970s. They are famous for their ability and skill to remain undetected. The first army of rangers was trained by the British commandos. It is involved in many tasks such as direct action, airfield seizure, airborne and air assaults and reconnaissance.