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NSG is a counter terrorist unit. Hence, it could be classified as SF. Their counterparts are GIGN (France), GSG-9 (Germany), etc. But SFF, the best way to describe them would be airborne light infantry. Same as US Army 75th Ranger Regiment. They are not SOF. Think of them as Para (Airborne) on steroids.
Allow me to disagree. Yes as such SFF is airborne infantry oriented to mountain ops. But their special.operation capabilities come from their primary mission objective to wage gurriella warfare inside Tibet. Which makes them SOF in a sense. It's a very niche tasking. They undertake small unit operations behind enemy
Lines. Paras are more oriented towards battalion sized ops

SOF is as much tasking as training and selection.

PS the 75th is a SOCOM formation with 1 company in JSOC and yes I agree. I would equat SFF as our Ranger Regt interms of orbat.

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Is that some sort of Mk.18 variant? Seems short for an M4. @Gessler

The barrel seems to be between 11.5" and 12.5".. So I dont think it is a Mk.18.

It could be something from POF. If so I'll fucking wring the heads off of every fuck working in OFB.
POF is no better than OFB only difference is their failure is not reported.
 

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In 2019 Porks were barking about pk21 and pk15 where are those rifles?they were talking about scar then bren then msbs groot finally they still use 1960 g3.indian army has changed its rifles 3 times during this period.Porks are in worse position than us.
 

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Bro

If SFF is not a SF according to you then what is NSG?

(asking since you commented two times on my SFF post)
NSG is a specialist counter terror unit, it’s remit is well within that covered by top tier SF/SOF units of other countries such as SAS and wcen


NSG is a counter terrorist unit. Hence, it could be classified as SF. Their counterparts are GIGN (France), GSG-9 (Germany), etc. But SFF, the best way to describe them would be airborne light infantry. Same as US Army 75th Ranger Regiment. They are not SOF. Think of them as Para (Airborne) on steroids.
SFF don’t have even 50% of the capabilities of the Ranger regiment, the Rangers are part of JSOC and considered a Tier 1 unit in their own right.

Allow me to disagree. Yes as such SFF is airborne infantry oriented to mountain ops. But their special.operation capabilities come from their primary mission objective to wage gurriella warfare inside Tibet. Which makes them SOF in a sense. It's a very niche tasking. They undertake small unit operations behind enemy
Lines. Paras are more oriented towards battalion sized ops

SOF is as much tasking as training and selection.

PS the 75th is a SOCOM formation with 1 company in JSOC and yes I agree. I would equat SFF as our Ranger Regt interms of orbat.

Paras - 82nd
I don’t agree in any way that Ranger Regmt is comparable to SFF, SFF have one area of responsibility (yes they’ve been used in other sectors on occasion), Rangers are the prominent direct action element of JSOC and have a immense amount of capabilities.


SFF are light infantry with some specialist skills- pretty much like Ghataks just on a larger scale. AFAIK they don’t have a particularly higher standard of training or selection than the average IA infantry unit they just happen to be under the command and control of R&AW which makes them unique in a sense. They are organised almost identically to a regular IA light infantry battalions,
 

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Is that some sort of Mk.18 variant? Seems short for an M4. @Gessler

The barrel seems to be between 11.5" and 12.5".. So I dont think it is a Mk.18.

It could be something from POF. If so I'll fucking wring the heads off of every fuck working in OFB.
Yes 11.5" - its a Colt Commando, but with an RIS handguard.


 

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