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$500m boost to special forces kit bags | 7 News

Australia’s elite SAS soldiers will be equipped with $3 billion worth of the world’s best kit, developed with scientists, intelligence organisations and tech companies over the coming years. The federal government has approved the $500 million, four-year first stage of Project Greyfin, to buy the best possible body armour; weapons; diving, parachuting, roping and climbing systems; medical search and rescue; ... Read More »

Hybrid warfare and a new role for Australia’s Special Forces? | Defense Connect

The rise of asymmetric threats backed by state and non-state actors is challenging conventional force structures. Australia’s Special Forces are internationally recognised as some of the world’s best non-conventional fighting forces – does the rise of hybrid warfare asymmetric threats mean Australia’s special operators will take on a different role? The occupation of the Crimea in 2014 sparked international condemnation ... Read More »