Little is known about the Peru Special Forces. Peru has a Navy, Air Force and Army that report to the Ministry of Defense. The National Police of Peru are considered to be somewhat of a special forces team that combat terrorism and report to the National Police of Peru. They are known as the PNP and consist of several units that enforce domestic laws.
The PNP was formed from the Republican Guard of Peru. It is considered to be more of a police force than a special operations unit, although it is one of the largest in the world and those who are members of this force are trained in special operations.
How To Become A Member Of The PNP
Membership to the PNP is largely unknown, although there are 140,000 troops in this group that consist of land, water and air units as well as commando units.
Training for the PNP is classified and is under the Ministry of Government and Police.
What Are They Best At?
They are best at securing civil rest as well as special operations, narcotics divisions and anti terrorism. Their mission is to protect the people from Peru from criminal activity and terrorism.
Weapons Of The PNP
Weapons of the PNP are unknown.
Missions of the PNP are domestic and classified.
Units consist of the DINOES, which are special operations, the DINANDRO, which is the anti-narcotic squad, the DININCRI which is criminal investigations and the DIRCOTE which is the anti terrorism unit.
Are They Professional Soldiers?
The PNP are considered a police force, rather than professional soldiers. However, they are paid for their job.
This Article is written by James Kara Murat