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mission Possible

mission Possible

Everything that you would like to know about the forces of special operations, but were afraid to ask. After the annexation of the Crimea, not only specialists, but also the general public, became aware of the existence in the structure ...
The Case of Carvajal, or Provocation on Aruba

The Case of Carvajal, or Provocation on Aruba

In recent years, US intelligence agencies are not too bothered to search for evidence against those who want to be accused of criminal activity. Years of legal impunity when under ...
Very secret service

Very secret service

How anti-counterfeiters began to protect American presidents On June 23, 1860, the US Congress allocated $ 10 thousand to the Treasury Department to fight counterfeiters. From this day on, you can ...
SWAT is equipped independently

SWAT is equipped independently

Fighters prefer non-staff butts, sights, body armor and boots. Military personnel of the special forces units of the Ministry of Defense, internal troops and special forces units of the Center for Special Purpose (CST) ...
Special Forces "Gold" Sochi

Special Forces "Gold" Sochi

A conversation with the President of the International Association of Veterans of the Alpha Special Forces Sergey Goncharov took place on the eve of the closing of the Olympic Games in Sochi. There was a lot of noise around them, like ...
Wolf Tamers

Wolf Tamers

Yakut riot police: they fought sensibly, did not surrender to captivity, did not throw theirs In the spring of the early 2000, a column of military equipment stopped on one of the streets of the Piedmont Chechen village ...
SWAT was and remains elite

SWAT was and remains elite

Our soldiers, sergeants, officers and generals honestly and selflessly fulfilled their military duty On February 15, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan. A quarter of a century has passed ...
Last argument for terrorists

Last argument for terrorists

Grupo de Operacoes Especiais (GOE), a special operations group, is an elite unit of the Portuguese public security police, Policia de Seguranca Publica (PSP). The tasks of the group ...
Fighters on terror from Serbia

Fighters on terror from 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, ...
Special Forces of China: in the Army

Special Forces of China: in the Army

The history of the Chinese special forces began with the history of the formation of the airborne assault. Since the beginning of the civil war in the country and up to 1949, the opposition to the communists ...
The birth of "Alpha"

The birth of "Alpha"

The 1974 summer of the year was not much different from the similar season in previous years. A hot haze hung over Moscow. Soft asphalt - with prints of thin female stiletto heels. A weak breeze, alas, not ...
Special Forces

Special Forces

About the fact that in the composition of the military units and formations of the internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, carrying out the service for the protection of nuclear hazardous facilities, there are special-purpose units, even in the ...
Nazi commando unit Brandenburg-800

Nazi commando unit Brandenburg-800

During World War I, Germany led military operations on the African continent under the command of General Lettov-Forbek. One of the officers of the German corps, captain Theodore von Hippel, ...
"Hawk" - aviation special forces

"Hawk" - aviation special forces

Early morning in one of the suburban villages near Moscow. The sun is still timidly trying to announce the beginning of the day. There is not a soul on the street. Peace and quiet. Suddenly, from behind the forest, cutting the morning air with a silvery screw, ...
From the tribe of gray wolves

From the tribe of gray wolves

The four of them went through the field camp of the "spirits" like a knife through a piece of butter, generously pouring lead bursts of Kalash into the tents and not saving grenades. When the base was cleared, the commander went out ...
OMSBON - special forces athletes

OMSBON - special forces athletes

As you know, there is no place for sport in a war. During the years of hostilities, world championships, Olympic games, national championships are canceled. The Great Patriotic War was no exception: the athletes ...
Alpha fighters

Alpha fighters

34 a year ago, Soviet special forces stormed the palace of the head of Afghanistan, Hafizullah Amin. For the special division "Alpha" this operation has become a kind of calling card. "Russian Planet" ...
EKAM: Greek version

EKAM: Greek version

The Greek Police Task Force (EKAM) is the main power structure of the Greek state in the fight against terrorism. It is entrusted with the task of freeing the hostages, ...
Afghan polygraph

Afghan polygraph

[s] [/ s] - What is the "Afghan polygraph"? - you ask at the hot spots. - Probably, this is when your questions are answered under the threat of being thrown from a helicopter, - they answer ...
Winged infantry gunner

Winged infantry gunner

On May 25 of this year, the commander of the Airborne Forces, Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov congratulated Lieutenant-General Pavel Kalinin, who is called nothing but “our all” ...
What did the scouts drink during the Chechen conflict

What did the scouts drink during the Chechen conflict

During the campaigns in Chechnya, the reconnaissance groups were provided with both basic rations and additional food. Sometimes according to the norms of food management, sometimes in excess of the norms. And it happened that at all ...