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Cache "from Stirlitz"

Cache "from Stirlitz"

In the popular Soviet TV series “Seventeen Moments of Spring”, Stierlitz's courier, Professor Pleischner, delivers the encryption of a Soviet scout in a capsule that he hides in his mouth. In case of danger ...
Rambo is the last century

Rambo is the last century

In Gudermes they know how to win the respect of the King of Jordan and are ready to share their experience. “In the media reporting on the law enforcement agencies of the Chechen Republic, we ...
Special Forces of Serbia

Special Forces of Serbia

The PTJ antiterrorist unit is an elite special armed unit of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Serbia, primarily intended to fight terrorism, ...
Delta Force

Delta Force

According to the head of the Pentagon, Ashton Carter, one of the military successes of the American armed forces this year is a special operation in the province of Deir ez-Zor in eastern Syria ...
Underwater special forces

Underwater special forces

A special-purpose squad to combat submarine sabotage forces and facilities of the Black Sea Fleet (BPDSS) is a unit in demand at all times. On the heroism and professionalism of his ...
The short age of the first special service

The short age of the first special service

Ivan the Terrible disappeared after the oprichnina Non-standard decisions of the first Russian tsar drastically changed the country, but not all of them were successful. 485 years ago, 2 September (new style) 1530, over ...
United Kingdom Intelligence Kingdom

United Kingdom Intelligence Kingdom

In the twenty-first century, the intelligence business has become one of the largest enterprises, growing uncontrollably with great speed. Today, nobody knows, including the state funding the intelligence services, in ...
Antiterror - handmade

Antiterror - handmade

Spetsnaz without action of rust, like iron Hero of Russia, Colonel Sergey Lysyuk stood at the origins of the special forces of internal troops. It was he who formed the training company, later transformed into the “Vityaz” detachment ....
Siamese commandos

Siamese commandos

The Thai army is considered one of the strongest in Southeast Asia and has a long history and rich military traditions. By the way, Thailand (then it was also called Siam) is the only country in ...
Special forces of seven thousand islands

Special forces of seven thousand islands

The Philippines is called the "country of seven thousand islands." The former Spanish colony, which in the first half of the twentieth century managed to visit under the control of the United States, is a populous and multinational state. Here...
Guardians of the Lion City: Singapore Special Forces

Guardians of the Lion City: Singapore Special Forces

Singapore is often called the "Asian tiger". Although it would be more accurate - the lion, because in Malay language “singa” means “lion”, and “pur” is translated from Sanskrit as “city”. "The Lion City" - this is ...
Royal Malaysian Special Forces

Royal Malaysian Special Forces

The specificity of the military-political situation in Southeast Asia, which is distinguished by the diversity of ethnic and confessional composition of the population, as well as by the strong positions of left radicals, compels many ...
Saudi General Intelligence Service

Saudi General Intelligence Service

The General Intelligence Service (SOR) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) was established in 1957. Structurally, it is subordinate to the KSA government. Its headquarters is located in the capital of Armenia, CSA Riyadh, and manages it ...
Milestones of intelligence development

Milestones of intelligence development

Renowned military theorist and historian of intelligence British scientist John Keegan asserts that military intelligence as a “decorated element” or “a stable system for ensuring military operations” ...
US intelligence is a private matter

US intelligence is a private matter

The version that intelligence was to blame for all the failures of the US Middle East policy - they overlooked, allegedly, underestimated and misinformed, which Barack offered to America and the rest of the world ...
Spetsnaz FSKN "Thunder"

Spetsnaz FSKN "Thunder"

Spetsnaz FSKN "Thunder" - this is the shock force of the Russian drug police. The official professional holiday of this Russian special division is celebrated on September 8. Today in Russia, all power ...
Resident foreign intelligence

Resident foreign intelligence

Having retired to a well-deserved rest, he liked to walk in the evenings along his beloved Prospect Mira. Passersby rarely paid attention to a short, elegantly dressed old man with a cane in his hands. Yes, and ...
Not that Suvorov and that same Ivashutin

Not that Suvorov and that same Ivashutin

Two portraits for the Day of Military Intelligence After the October 1917 coup, all the military attaches of the tsarist army refused to cooperate with the new government. 5 November 1918, composed of ...
Mistakes and problems of American intelligence

Mistakes and problems of American intelligence

28 September, US President Barack Obama said that US intelligence organizations had the necessary information about the organization "Islamic State", but underestimated it. Previously similar ...
Where are American scouts trained

Where are American scouts trained

In the last decade and a half, the American intelligence services have shown themselves not on the best side. And this is happening despite the fact that it was at this time that teaching in the previous ...