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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

How Taiwan’s Special Forces Would Fight China (Thanks To America) | 1945

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The Naval Special Warfare Command is reevaluating to establish a new combat force and is soliciting feedback. 

The Naval Special Warfare Command returns to the drawing board to develop or revise tactics, methods, and procedures. It consists of ten “normal” SEAL Teams – eight active duty and two reserve – two SEAL Delivery Vehicle Teams, which operate stealthy mini-submarines, and two Special Reconnaissance Teams. Formerly known as SEAL Team 6, the

US commandos aid Taiwanese forces in their fight against Chinese terrorist threats. 

Since 1979, the United States has not maintained an official military presence in Taiwan, but that does not imply that US commandos have not worked alongside Taiwanese forces. Green Beret teams cooperate with and train their local counterparts during abroad rotations, using their cultural and linguistic expertise to establish rapport. 

One of seven Green Beret units responsible for working with regional partners and allies in the Indo-Pacific is the 1st Special Forces Group. Other US Special Operations Command groups, such as the Navy SEALs and Marine Raiders, are also capable of foreign internal defense. Lino Miani, a former Army Special Forces officer, said, “FID puts greater capabilities in more advanced positions, more durably and with less cost than the United States could achieve with its soldiers.” 

Miani: “The SF Regiment may be America’s most formidable instrument for distracting Chinese divisions from this objective.” If battle breaks out, Green Beret units already in the vicinity would have a head start and might slow down or confuse Chinese soldiers. 

Source: https://www.19fortyfive.com/2022/05/how-taiwans-special-forces-would-fight-china-thanks-to-america/

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