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    Re: SAS 'Blades' rescue 150: Crack team of commandos snatch terrified Britons from de

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    Re: SAS 'Blades' rescue 150: Crack team of commandos snatch terrified Britons from de

    Ehh most elite, they likely don't know amongst themselves. Different groups for different things most likely. What theyre trained for and what theyre sent to do.

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    Re: SAS 'Blades' rescue 150: Crack team of commandos snatch terrified Britons from de

    Quote Originally Posted by SE102 View Post
    Ehh most elite, they likely don't know amongst themselves. Different groups for different things most likely. What theyre trained for and what theyre sent to do.
    Exactly. I'm not comparing the SAS to the Rangers or the Royal Marines or GSG9. They're all different types of units. But when dealing with special forces, which is a quite specific field of combat, the SAS is surely at the top.

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    Re: SAS 'Blades' rescue 150: Crack team of commandos snatch terrified Britons from de

    Quote Originally Posted by Le Marteau View Post
    Exactly. I'm not comparing the SAS to the Rangers or the Royal Marines or GSG9. They're all different types of units. But when dealing with special forces, which is a quite specific field of combat, the SAS is surely at the top.
    First of all special operations are in no way or shape a specific field of combat. And the roles of those units are constatly changing to meet the ever changing world. And there is almost no difference between CAG or the SAS. You do realise that those two units train together alot and do a lot of joint work. Why do you think that the SAS would be so much better than CAG when they both train from basicaly the same playbook and can be as selective as they want on who they allow into thier unit. And seeing how CAG has a larger pool of people to recruit from and I would be willing to bet a larger budget it is kind of hard to beilive what you are saying. So unless you have any first hand knowleage to say toher wise I dont think I will but to much faith in an opinion of some one who read a book. And I am sure that opinion wouldnt be affected by your anti americanism would it.
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    Re: SAS 'Blades' rescue 150: Crack team of commandos snatch terrified Britons from de

    Quote Originally Posted by braindrain View Post
    First of all special operations are in no way or shape a specific field of combat. And the roles of those units are constatly changing to meet the ever changing world. And there is almost no difference between CAG or the SAS. You do realise that those two units train together alot and do a lot of joint work. Why do you think that the SAS would be so much better than CAG when they both train from basicaly the same playbook and can be as selective as they want on who they allow into thier unit. And seeing how CAG has a larger pool of people to recruit from and I would be willing to bet a larger budget it is kind of hard to beilive what you are saying. So unless you have any first hand knowleage to say toher wise I dont think I will but to much faith in an opinion of some one who read a book. And I am sure that opinion wouldnt be affected by your anti americanism would it.
    Firstly, I'm not anti-American. Americans think anyone who isn't pro-American, must be anti-American. That's a fallacy.

    Secondly, there are statistics to prove it. CAG, or Delta, and the SAS do train together a lot, and they're both highly professional, as all special forces are. But you can look at the SAS's induction rates and drop out rates, compared to Delta, to prove my point.

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    Re: SAS 'Blades' rescue 150: Crack team of commandos snatch terrified Britons from de

    Quote Originally Posted by Le Marteau View Post
    Firstly, I'm not anti-American. Americans think anyone who isn't pro-American, must be anti-American. That's a fallacy.

    Secondly, there are statistics to prove it. CAG, or Delta, and the SAS do train together a lot, and they're both highly professional, as all special forces are. But you can look at the SAS's induction rates and drop out rates, compared to Delta, to prove my point.
    I have real world experience from this. And I can say more people join the SAS a year than in Delta Force. Delta Force most of the times goes with 0 new recruits a year. Whereas the SAS might get 10-20. So yeah. I don't know which one is harder since they both really do fight in different worlds.

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    I tend to think SEALs are quite possibly the most well trained special forces in the world on top of even the SAS. Maybe it's cause they have a movie. Maybe it's cause 4/5 people who get it into don't make it through SEAL training. Colombia's AFEUR also should get a special mention on bravery alone. They quite possibly carry out more operations than SEALs and the SAS combined.
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    Re: SAS 'Blades' rescue 150: Crack team of commandos snatch terrified Britons from de

    Quote Originally Posted by Le Marteau View Post
    -- The SBS are tough lads, and they've got a reputation for bravery, but they're certainly not the most elite--
    High praise indeed from a Royal Marine.

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    -- I can't help wondering why they are being sent to rescue folk who went there for a tax free high-paid job --
    They weren't just there to rescue Brits and other foreign workers -they rescued the UK Govt from it's failure to get civilian airplanes in earlier in the revolution.

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    Re: SAS 'Blades' rescue 150: Crack team of commandos snatch terrified Britons from de

    I've never been in the special forces, but I've always heard of the SAS being the best. I think there is a lot of national pride at stake here, and that's understandable. But I'm going to cross the aisle, so to speak, and, as an American, admit that I've always heard of the SAS being the best.

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    Re: SAS 'Blades' rescue 150: Crack team of commandos snatch terrified Britons from de

    They all have different missions. There's no way to make a comprehensive comparison between any of them as to which one is the best.
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