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Get Ready, America: Russia Has Its Own Deadly ‘Delta Force’ | The National Interest Blog

Get Ready, America: Russia Has Its Own Deadly ‘Delta Force’ | The National Interest Blog

Incorporating lessons from Western special operations forces (SOF), the Kremlin had established its own equivalent of the U.S. Army’s elite 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta—better known as Delta Force. This new force is called Special Operations Command, known by its Russian acronym as KSSO.

The Russian General Staff first announced the creation of this command in March 2013. Though it is relatively young, the new force have been quick learners and has accumulated a fairly significant amount of combat experience during its short existence. Indeed, while the KSSO is likely not as lavishly funded…

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