Special Operations Forces

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 2e Régiment Étranger de Parachutistes. Airborne unit of French Foreign Legion.
 Commandos de Recherche et d'Action dans la Profondeur (Les Crap).
 Detachement d'Intervention Operationelle Subaquatique (DINOPS).
 Escadron Parachutiste d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale (EPIGN). French Gendarmerie Special Forces parachute unit.
 Force Maritime des Fusiliers Marins et Commandos (FORFUSCO).
 Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale (GIGN).
 Groupe de Sécurité de la Présidence de la République (GSPR).
 Légion Etrangére. French Foreign Legion.
 French SOE Units.
 Brandenburgers. German World War II Commando Unit.
 Grenzschutzgruppe-9 (GSG-9). German Border Police Special Forces Unit.
 Kommando SpezialKräfte. Special Forces of the German Army.
 Waffen-SS. German World War II elite combat organisation. Their effectiveness was not defined by their skills, equipment or abilities but by their sheer fanatism in combat.
Great Britain
 14th Intel Company. Undercover surveillance unit specialised in actions against suspected Irish Republican terrorists in parts of Northern Ireland where regular British Army and police units had difficulty operating.
 30th Assault Unit.
 79th Armoured Division. British World War II Armoured Division specialised in the development of specialised armour, and in technique, and in advising on its use.
 8 Flight Army Air Corps.
 Army Commandos. British Army World War II Special Forces unit.
 Artists' Rifles.
 Force 136.
 Glider Pilot Regiment. British Army specialised combat pilot unit.
 No 1 Demolition Squad (Popski's Private Army). British Army World War II British Reconnaissance and strike unit. Also known as Popski's Private army.
 Parachute Regiment. British Army parachute unit.
 Royal Air Force Servicing Commandos. British Royal Air Force World War II Special Forces unit.
 Royal Gurkha Rifles. British elite infantry unit whose members come from Nepal.
 Royal Marine Commandos. British Royal Navy Special Forces unit.
 Small Scale Raiding Force. The Small Scale Raiding Force (SSRF) was an small World War II amphibious assault force specialised in small sabotage raids.
 Special Allied Airborne Reconnaissance Force (SAARF). World War II airborne unit created to parachute into the vicinity of POW camps with which it was desired to make early contact, thus possibly pre-empting many potential problems.
 Special Air Service Regiment (SAS). British Army Special Forces Unit.
 Special Boat Service (SBS). British Royal Navy (Royal Marines) Special Forces Unit.
 Special Forces Support Group. Specialised Unit which provides direct support to UK Special Forces intervention operations around the world and will provide the UK with an additional counter-terrorist capability.
 Special Interrogation Group. British Army World War II Special Forces unit. Members acted as German soldiers.
 Special Operations Executive (SOE). World War II organisation to encourage and facilitate espionage and sabotage behind enemy lines and to serve as the core of a resistance movement in Britain itself (the Auxiliary Units) in the possible event of an Axis invasion.
 Special Reconnaissance Regiment.
 United Kingdom Special Forces, UKSF.
 Z Special Unit.
1 Syntagma Katadromon (SKD). Greek Army land commando Unit.
13 Diefthinsi Eidikon Epichiriseon. Greek Army Special Amphibious Forces.
2 Syntagma Alexiptotiston (2 SAL). Greek Special Force's parachute unit.
 Fuerza Especial Naval (FEN).
 Special Republican Guard.
 Sciathán Fiannóglach an Airm.
 Comando Raggruppamento Subacquei ed Incursori Teseo Tesei (COMSUBIN).
 Gruppo di Intervento Speciale (GIS).
 Nucleo Operativo Centrale di Sicurezza (NOCS).
 LOTAR Eilat. Israeli Special Forces Reserve Unit.
Sayeret Egoz or Unit 621. Counter Guerrilla Warfare Unit assigned to the Golany Brigade.
Sayeret Givaty. Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol of the Givaty Brigade, also known as PALSAR 8234.
Sayeret Golany or PALSAR 95. Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol of the Golany Brigade.
Sayeret Maglan or unit 212. Special forces long range missiles warfare unit of the Israeli Defence Force.
Sayeret Mat'kal or General Staff Reconnaissance Unit 269. Elite special forces unit of the Israeli Defence Force (IDF).
Sayeret NAHAL or PALSAR 374. Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol of the NAHAL Brigade.
Sayeret T'zanhanim or PALSAR 5173. Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol of the T'zanhanim Brigade.
Sayeret YANMAM (Yechidat Neged Metosim Mut'znahat) or Unit 7298. Anti Aircraft corps airborne rapid deployment Special Forces unit.
Shayetet 13. Israeli naval commando elite special forces unit.
 Unit 101. Historic Israeli special operations unit.
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