Posted: Sat 22 Dec, 2007 12:24 am
I read that article too, they were implying that the SBS weren't up to the standards of other SF because they specialised in maritime operations and so lacked the ability to operate inland. Hmm actually that sounds familiar, oh right that's it.........mm1306 wrote:I remember reading an article in a newspaper(I think it was the times,o ne of the major newspapers anyway) about how the SBS is apparently incompetent with so-called "SAS sources" to back it up. If anyone can find it I'm sure it would make amusing reading.
mm1306 wrote:In spite of their (very high) levels of fitness and strength it is a well know fact that SEALS are very poor ,by special forces standards, at yomping/tabbing. This is not a criticism of them it is just fact, it is not something that they emphasise in their training for whatever reason. Probably it is not their mission statement to go inland where they might have to tab
You don't write for the Sun by any chance do you?