- Sep 13, 2010
Exactly. SRR was borne about after UKSF was opening alongside US SOFs in GWOT and got to see Delta’s G (their technical intel wing) squadron up close and in action.Eh? SRR were created to give relief and free up the SAS and SBS from the Reconnaissance Stuff so they could focus much more on their DA.
So a lot of SAS/SBS go into SRR but that doesn’t make it more elite or a tier above. It just has a different mission
should listen to Chris Ryan’s (ex-SAS) podcast. He said that In the 80s SAS was leagues ahead of Delta, but when they got to Iraq (SBS/Seals coveted Afghanistan) SAS realised they were quite far behind the unit ( delta) and a lot of reforms and changes in SAS came as a result and they’ve tried to emulate Delta