Thursday, July 2, 2020


Alpha Group performing drills

GSG 9 operatives performing drills

GIGN operatives in action
A member of Russia’s Alpha Group, carries a child to safety during the 2004 Beslan Hostage Crisis. In spite having the elite Alpha Group and Vympel present, the incident at Beslan was costly, with 334 hostages killed, of which 156 were children. Both special forces units lost an estimated 10 to 15 operators combined, though no official number was released.

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