The special forces of Portugal are known as CTOE, which stands for Centro de Tropes de Operacoes Especiais, meaning Special Operations Troops Center in English. They are a unit of the Portuguese Army and also include a unit called DOE that performs missions similar to the SAS and other worldwide special operations forces. Their nickname [...]
The Norway Special Forces are called the Forsvarets Spesialkommando, or FSK and are a special forces team that are not assigned to any particular branch of the Norway military. They specialize in many fields and offer military assistance and participate in combat search and rescue missions. Their size is classified.
The FSK was formed in [...]
The Israeli Special Forces is known as Sayeret Matkal and is a unit of the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF. They have a variety of missions, although the size of the special forces in Israel is classified.
Sayeret Matkal began in 1957 and was modeled after the SAS. They have been involved in a number [...]