Special Air Service


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Special Air Service

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(Military) a regiment in the British Army specializing in clandestine operations
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Noun1.Special Air Service - a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
commando - an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Warfare has changed and the emphasis is on new technology, drones etc and special forces such as the Special Air Service and the Special Boat Service.
A Soviet TU-142 bomber PROFESSOR Richard Aldrich, intelligence expert at the University of Warwick, said: "The Soviet special forces were very similar to Britain's Special Boat Service and Special Air Service.
Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, visited HMAS Stirling and Campbell Barracks to meet with personnel and view a capability demonstration by the Special Air Service Regiment (SASR).
By: MENA A UK Special Air Service (SAS) unit is suspected of executing unarmed civilians in Afghanistan and fabricating reports to cover up potential war crimes, The Independent reported Sunday.
The Special Air Service (SAS) troops are reportedly stationed in key positions in cities throughout the UK, armed with Heckler and Koch MP7 guns, and medical kits.
Bear Grylls served three years with the British Special Air Service (SAS).
2 Independent Company in Timor, were the precursors of AustraliaAEs Special Air Service Regiment.
A British Special Air Service trooper killed a member of the Islamic State group with (http://www.
Chief instructor Ant and his elite team of directing staff return to put 25 new hopefuls through SAS recruitment tests, this time taking them deep into the Amazon rainforest for a unique version of the jungle phase of selection for the Special Air Service.
TOUGH Yorky was in Special Air Service " Yorky, who lives with his third wife Yvonne in the Borders, said: "Matthew had the muscle-wasting disease muscular dystrophy.
London's Times newspaper reported that a unit of about 30 soldiers from Britain's elite Special Air Service (SAS) and up to 60 US special forces had been sent to bolster the Afghan forces to defend the town, but the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said the team would not be engaged in fighting.
A Royal Marines B Royal Air Force C Special Air Service D Royal Navy QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: Which of these football clubs escaped being relegated from the Premiership in 2014?

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