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Special Forces Recognition Guide By Ewen Southby-Tailyour

Special Forces Recognition Guide
by Ewen Southby-Tailyour

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Comprehensive guide to the world's special forces and their kit.

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Special Forces Recognition Guide (Jane's) by Ewen Southby-Tailyour

Comprehensive guide to the world's special forces and their kit.

Special forces can be defined as `a military unit trained for unconventional operations and especially counter-insurgency'.

The often covert and unique nature of these unit's duties require specially manufactured weaponry, transport and reconnaissance hardware, and this guide provides a compact and authoritative guide to kit used by the elite forces of the world.

Up-to-the-minute photography and information comes from the leaders in the field of defence and security information, Jane's Information Group. The author is retired Lt. Colonel Southby-Tailyour who served with the Royal Marines and is the established editor of Jane's Amphibious and Special Forces.

This is the authority on Special Forces, ideal for any level of military enthusiast. So if you want to know about Special Forces weapons or transport or even their elite use of surveillance equipment including human presence sensors then this is the kit you need!


Weapons - hand guns, rifles, knives

Surveillance equipment - intelligence gathering/surveillance devices, passive night goggles, movement sensors, human presence sensors, UAVs

Transport - light attack vehicles, all terrain vehicles, amphibians, high speed insertion craft, long-range insertion craft, canoes, rigid inflatable boats, inflatable raiding craft, submersible RIBS, swimmer delivery vehicles, midget submarines, diving equipment, air cushion vehicles

Communications - voice UHF, VHF, HF, morse HF, Electronic warfare/monitors

Personal combat equipment

The World's Special Forces

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About Ewen Southby-Tailyour

Retired Lt.Colonel Southby-Tailyour (OBE) served with the British Royal Marines for thirty two years. Currently Ewen works as an amphibious consultant for international companies and defence organisations and skippers naval explorations to the Arctic.Ewen is also the acclaimed Editor of Jane's Amphibious and Special Forces.

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Special Forces Recognition Guide (Jane's) by Ewen Southby-Tailyour
Ewen Southby-Tailyour
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