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No ordinary soldiers: India’s 8 Special Forces which compare with the best in the world | The News Minute

No ordinary soldiers: India’s 8 Special Forces which compare with the best in the world | The News Minute

While there are around 20-odd countries in the world with no ‘standing army’ of their own, the rest of the nations prefer to maintain armed forces usually comprising either the Army, Navy or the Air Force, or a combination of all three of them- in some cases- just two.

Apart from this standard paradigm of a national defence mechanism, there are additional Special Operational Forces (SOF) that are best defined by retired Canadian Regular Force infantry officer Colonel Bernd Horn in his book ‘No Ordinary Men: Special Operations Forces Missions in Afghanistan’:

Source: No ordinary soldiers: India’s 8 Special Forces which compare with the best in the world | The News Minute