Like any other elite defense force in the world, the US Navy SEAL has its own terminology, which can be quite incomprehensible to a civilian. The terminology mostly used by SEALs is related to their training, courses, regimen, day-to-day work, and other aspects of Naval Special Warfare Command. Here are some of the widely used [...]
Are you interested in joining up for the Navy SEAL program? Do you want to know about Navy SEAL training? How much does a Navy SEAL get paid? What are the different types of missions that Navy SEALs participate in? Where does the SEAL training take place?
There are several questions that you would probably want [...]
One of the elite Special Forces in the world, the US Navy SEALs has their own small black book of abbreviations, which can be quite incomprehensible for civilians. The abbreviations are related to the SEAL programs, courses, type of training, units and platoons, and much more. Here are some of the widely used Navy SEAL [...]
After weeks of endurance training, underwater training, land warfare training, exercises, and physical conditioning, the SEAL recruits are almost there – at the finishing school. It is only after the finishing school that a SEAL recruit can be called a US Navy SEAL and can wear his/her trident with pride.
The finishing school consists of different [...]
Operation Iraqi Freedom, a military campaign began on 20th March, 2003 and is being managed by the US and UK Military. Apart from the Army and Air Force personnel’s, US Military deployed 250 Navy SEALs, which is the largest deployment since the Vietnam War. According to Military sources, around 500 naval special-warfare personnel’s were deployed [...]
The worst possible environment imaginable – that pretty much sums about the motive of the US Navy SEAL BUD/S or Basic Underwater Demolition training aim. It is at the core of Navy SEAL training and has more often than not, challenged the mental and physical fitness of every SEAL recruit.
Basic Underwater Demolition
The BUD/S training is [...]
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 [...]
Here is a summary of US Navy SEALs History Timeline:
* Summer 1941: Training began for units referred to as Amphibious Scouts and Raiders.
* Spring 1943: The first group of volunteers selected from the Naval Construction Battalions (Seabees).
* 1947: The Navy organized its first underwater offensive strike units.
* 1950 June – 1953 June: During the Korean [...]