The Navy SEALs were commissioned by President Kennedy. It was his foresight to start a force that could engage in unconventional warfare. Since then there has been no looking back. The Navy SEALs of today are highly proficient and skilled in various tactics of warfare. Here are some of the missions the SEALs started from [...]
When you’re preparing yourself for SEAL selection think about what you are going to be tested in.
SEAL selection is based upon the experience of operational conditions in order to prepare recruits for the real deal.
Training will revolve around Mission Specific activities so it makes sense to focus on what these are and what exercise will [...]
Almostall SEAL land ops will require operators to cover large distances onfoot carrying heavy loads. Average loads of 70-80 pounds are standardwithin the SEAL and NSW community and very often the weight is muchlarger.
The requirement to carry this much weightstems from the operational necessity for weapons, ammunition,explosives and water all of which are mission critical.
US Navy SEALs must be swimmers and expect to spend prolonged periods in the water and at cold temperatures. There is no substitute for lake and ocean swimming with fins. Swimming in th epool without fins is not a substitute for this mission specific activity.
Preparation for SEAL training should focus on open water swimming with [...]
If you ask a kid, what he wants to be when he grows up, more often than not, the answer would be a Navy SEAL. The Navy SEALs have a strangle hold on the popular consciousness of adults and youngsters alike and this popularity is akin to a cult following. However, not everybody can be [...]
Navy SEALs are well known for being elite. US Nay SEALs have long being known for having to pass training requirements which would be considered literally impossible for any normal human being. Having to swim 50 meters under water is among many of the requirements that the US Nay SEALs ask of their soldiers. The [...]
In the recent past the US Navy SEALs has been in the news for its operations in Iraq. It all began in the year 2003 when President George Bush ordered the Navy SEALs to invade Iraq. This Navy SEALs operation was called Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Why it started?
It was generally believed at the time in 2003 [...]
In early 1963, the CIA commenced covert SEAL operations aimed at ambushing supplies and snatch missions to locate and capture NVA officers. Poor intelligence plagues these early missions which on the whole were not successful. The SEALs acquired their own intelligence gathering and collation ability which led to intelligence becoming far more useful and being [...]
Operation Red Wing which was a US led expedition to hunt for Al Qaida guerillas and the Taliban was conducted in the rocky region of Kunar. Only the top quality Navy SEALs were involved in this strategic Navy SEALs mission.
The Navy SEALs operation Red Wing comprised a small team of just 4 members namely [...]