However they are often not aware that one of the expert witnesses used did not know enough about the subject he was talking about to get through a 101 course in the subject…. Given that the SAS were disbanded in the post-WWII run-down, and not reformed until a few years later, methinks you’re telling porkies. January 27, 2007 3:08 PM, “our Brazilian friend was shot was because he would not do what he was told.”. The small unit also includes surveillance specialists and bomb-disposal experts. Could they have been arrested, as it turns out yes, they did not have either weapons or a trigger mechanisum on them.  It was tasked with parachute operations behind the German lines in France and carried out operations supporting the Allied advance through France, (Operations Houndsworth, Bulbasket, Loyton and Wallace-Hardy) Belgium, the Netherlands (Operation Pegasus), and eventually into Germany (Operation Archway). , The 22nd Special Air Service is under the operational command of the Director Special Forces (DSF), a major-general grade post. The kind of guy who could lie in a crawl space for a day and a half, doing the necessary in his pants, to be in the right place at the right time. , In October 2018, recruitment policy changed to allow women to become members of the SAS for the first time. January 25, 2007 8:25 PM, The army, though not the SAS, was involved in the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes. The 2 territorial SAS regiments, 21 and 23 SAS, who form Special Air Service Reserves (SAS(R)), are independent entities staffed by civilian volunteers (except for senior ranks who are from 22 SAS). “It was the SAS that trained the firearms officers in the Metropolitan Police. Given that the average police raid requires at least a little planning, the hour in a helicopter from Hereford doesn’t seem much of a burden.  They were also involved in the Kosovo War helping KLA guerillas behind Serbian lines. Believe me, the army would’nt last 5 secs without their cover being blown on the streets of the UK. Acutually the prefered weapon of the SAS for close quarter battle is the MP5, exactly the same weapon used by the Met. My point was, at the end of the day the IRA suspects were all dead and I think this was was predisposed by the people used and their implicit rules of engagement (or training if you prefer). Zaphod • realize they’re not storming Normandy.”. You may have issues with the administrators who set the rules of engagement, but they will so do regardless of the people used to handle a situation. He was not very happy about the “pub/canteen mentality” exhibited by the others on the course and confided as much to the course examiner during the course. This is not new news. , Taking place in Wales, specifically Sennybridge and the Brecon Beacons, selection lasts for five weeks and normally starts with approximately 200 potential candidates. January 25, 2007 4:24 PM. February 16, 2007 2:15 PM. They’re not a bunch of trigger-happy teenage squaddies but highly trained men with specialist skills. Anonymous • Just like any bunch of blokes you’ve smarter ones and thicker ones but they’re still people who choose the Army as an occupation. The Daily Telegraph reports that "defence sources have confirmed that the SAS has been in Libya for several weeks, and played a key role in coordinating the fall of Tripoli. However as with all hindsight judgment post facto is easy as is betting on a race after it is run. The Canadian Special Air Service Company was formed in 1947, being disbanded in 1949. Within a few seconds all three of the PIRA team where dead or dying of multiple gunshot wounds (mainly to the body). This doesn’t mean that they’re all bad by any stretch, but it is a cause for concern. 22 SAS Regiment (the regulars) are in Credenhill. i live in hereford and i know some ex regiment guys who even now are always clocking people in the pub, because its like a reflex.  They have also taken part in operations in the Aden Emergency, Northern Ireland, and Gambia. Look at the peterhead prison seige where the SAS used non-lethal force to break the seige, save a mans life, and arrest the hostage-takers. What is more likely to have changed is the size and function. This was followed on 16 July 1952, when the 22 SAS Regiment was formed and the 23 Special Air Service Regiment (Territorial Army) was formed in February 1958. So stop saying their are a bunch of pi=$ takers! Just to add something the Army used to request their Men to be attached to Police Units to gain experience. Oh and remember that when SO19 where once told of the possibility of an enquiry into their actions they threatened to go out on strike…, Ian Mason • I think that’s clearly the group “primarily trained for military combat operations”. So who does hostage rescues ect, police specialist firearms offices. Hieronymous Cowherd • Training is no substitute for the real thing. , A Squadron: 1 (Boat) Troop – 2 (Air) Troop – 3 (Mobility) Troop – 4 (Mountain) Troop, B Squadron: 6 (Boat) Troop – 7 (Air) Troop – 8 (Mobility) Troop – 9 (Mountain) Troop, D Squadron: 16 (Air) Troop – 17 (Boat) Troop – 18 (Mobility) Troop – 19 (Mountain) Troop, G Squadron: 21 (Mobility) Troop – 22 (Mountain) Troop – 23 (Boat) Troop – 24 (Air) Troop, The special projects team is the official name for the Special Air Service anti-hijacking counter-terrorism team. Designed by Bob Tait in 1941, it is a flaming sword, although it is often known as a winged dagger. SAS(R) comprises: 21st Special Air Service Regiment (21 SAS(R)) HQ Squadron based at the Duke Of York Barracks in London Nothing more reassuring than knowing your elite forces are ready to defend your interests the next time a gang of red mercury-wielding jebella-wearing terrorists take over a school bus or whatever else happened on 24 last week. They may be TA but they work very closely with 22. The same calculations when using the correct information showed that it would be more than possible. CO19 members (previously know as SO19) are all volunteers. If you have any doubts about who the targets are, don’t use the SAS. Don’t send them to rescue hostages in a building if you mind major structural damage to said building. In order to join the police force, you have to be over 5ft 10inches and have a clean criminal record. It provides highly trained infantry soldiers to reinforce the five regiments of the Foot Guards on operations all over the world. Do they have helicopters to get groups of them to the scene? If you have clear targets (and I mean in the sense of something to shoot at) as you do in a siege situation, send them in. Bestil dit fly eller din flybillet på sas.dk » Its stable belt is a shade of blue similar to the blue stripe on the No 1 dress uniform. The basing of a unit from the elite special forces regiment “in the metropolitan area” is intended to provide the police with a combat-proven ability to deal with armed terrorists in the capital. There are other smaller memorials "scattered throughout Europe and in the Far East". You can train stress out: that’s the point of live fire training. As to the first part, hang out in a few pubs in Hereford and you’ll soon learn that the “regiment” are just as good/bad as any other squaddy. Let me get this line of reasoning: the police killed an innocent suspect, therefore we need military expertise? who carried out the raids on the failed bombers of 21st july they not the sas. Vi tilbyder billige flybilletter til Europa, Asien og USA. Outward-bound flights are pleasant, fast and a great opportunity for you to get some work done, or for you to have a nice moment for yourself or with your family before you land. Presumably they are more equipped with critical thinking skills than the average jarhead, even the average cop.  Its second mission was a major success. Of course, since they’re just one small unit, it’s still normal grunt cops that’ll have to deal with matters first off – so you get the best of both worlds: normal policemen reacting badly at the crisispoint, and military exuberance following after…, Ian Mason • Raids have been taking place across east London in the past few days. Its possible that publicly letting us know that the SAS is permanently stationed in London (I’d be surprised if they hadn’t at least been here on and off since the beginning of the Irish troubles) is a way of getting reassuring us. The corps currently consists of the 22nd Special Air Service Regiment, the regular component under the operational command of United Kingdom Special Forces, as well as the 21 Special Air Service Regiment (Artists) (Reserve) and the 23rd Special Air Service Regiment (Reserve), which are reserve units. The SAS has maintained a reaction force for policelike incidents since the early 70s, when aircraft hijackings and hostage-taking became common. Perhaps the SAS will do a bit better in this respect, they may even have communications equipment that works on the underground. automatic-weapons fire instead of by handgun fire.”. Ian Mason • Mobility troop – specialists in using vehicles and are experts in desert warfare. We’ve got it now and will use it. January 28, 2007 1:40 AM. The whole thing is security theatre numero uno. On 30 September 2000, the 22nd Special Air Service Regimen conducted the opening ceremony for … RF doesn’t like going round corners in tunnels. , In recent years SAS officers have risen to senior appointments in the British Army and Armed Forces. dunragit • Not one of these stories stood up to scrutiny.  The unit specialises in a number of roles including counter-terrorism, hostage rescue, direct action and covert reconnaissance. Like you I have shot against various civilian and military organisations in the UK as well as at several shoting clubs. 4 Their utility is in raids and extractions. Their record is good. January 26, 2007 1:12 AM. After three months of training in Britain, it was informed that the squadron would no longer be required in Korea and so it instead volunteered to fight in the Malayan Emergency. Andrew • British special forces are now stationed in London: An SAS unit is now for the first time permanently based in London on 24-hour standby for counter-terrorist operations, The Times has learnt. Those who complete all phases of selection are transferred to an operational squadron. After selling for a record $1.3 billion in 2007, a prime parcel in London has been reborn as the city’s most in-demand neighborhood. With SAS you are part of a community experiencing easy, joyful, and reliable services delivered the Scandinavian way - SAS Airlines make your travel easier And at the time the SAS complained that the program was attracting the wrong people from the Met’s ranks. Are they uniformly distributed around London? By focusing on 7-7, you’re making the same mistake people who ban scissors on aeroplanes make. Book billige rejser, flybilletter og hoteller hos SAS. January 26, 2007 5:55 AM. January 25, 2007 6:26 PM. the SAS are not just a military unit, but a counter-terrorist force. although most of the SAS soldiers come from the airborne forces. Now if this unit were being used for investigations or peace-keeping, then I’d have a problem with it. January 26, 2007 9:06 AM, @Paul Jakma: “What makes you think the de Menezes shooting was not carried by the SAS?”. Was the amount of force used by the SAS disproportianate to the PIRA team threat, as individuals yes, as a bomb trigering team no. Also somtimes when people in a situation reach for something in their pockets during a CT operation can be called a threat because they could be reaching for a gun or a detonator and most police and military CT units would not want to wait to see what happens. I assume it’s indicative of an intention to use them in preference to the police for something or other, but it’s not as though it was their location preventing them being used before. Exactly what military expertise is being brought to bear here, that’s going to change anything? The Territorial Regiments (21 and 23) are spread around the country, in locations such as London and Prudhoe. re: SO19/CO19  Calvert had already formed one squadron from 100 volunteers in the Far East, which became A Squadron—the 21 SAS squadron then became B Squadron; and after a recruitment visit to Rhodesia by Calvert, C Squadron was formed from 1,000 Rhodesian volunteers. They’re not diplomats, they’re not Mensa candidates they are just very highly trained soldiers. Alex • Jumpy people make mistakes. One of their main but mostly unpublicised roles is as “tiger teams” testing security already in place. Neil • January 26, 2007 6:53 PM. The SAS have something of a reputation for being good at their jobs.  Operation Flavius was a controversial operation in Gibraltar against the Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA). He was quickly put on a course and had the highest score for marksmanship they had seen at the time and as far as can be ascertained was profesional in his manner to the weapons and their use. A group such as the SAS is better prepared, if the situation hits-the-fan, to escalate their responses instantly and professionally. The SAS are good for hostage-crisis-resolution-by-force, but such situations seldom (if ever?) What is not as well known is that one of the Met Police SO19 officers was overheard by a journo to be somewhat over excited and used the phrase “You see those B*eds St themselves when they got the marksmans measels” shortly after the de Menezes shoting when SO19 where used to assist in the arest of other suspect terorists. And that means they can’t be on patrol with the police. The SAS have always been involved with counter terrorism action in the UK and have had a base at Stanstead airport for years to deal with hijacked aircraft (Stanstead is where these aircraft are diverted to in the UK). January 25, 2007 4:50 PM, @bob: “Let’s see, maybe the next innocent suspect will be killed by David Mery • Peter • Hi Bruce.  In September 1942, it was renamed 1st SAS, consisting at that time of four British squadrons, one Free French, one Greek, and the Folboat Section. Either their on patrol with the cops, in which case they’re too thinly dispersed to make much difference, or they’re concentrated in “extreme action” groups and have to deal with all those consequences. I suspect that the Iranian embassy siege couldn’t have been ended in the same way by police, because of the difference in tactical training, and because the Met police (at least at the time, perhaps not so much now since Operation Kratos and the so-called “shoot to kill” policy) would not enter the building with the intention of unhesitatingly killing all the bad guys.  The Special Boat Squadron fought in the Aegean Islands and Dodecanese until the end of the war. R.K. Norry who was killed in a freefall parachuting accident, this was rebuilt at the new barracks at Credenhill. Just because something happens within a country’s borders, it doesn’t mean it’s a job for the police. It is a matter of public record that the SRS were directly involved in the de Menezes operation (the observer of the flat was SRS according to the official report). Besides, the British Army’s ROE for urban warfare have been honed by thirty years of active counter-insurgency operations in Northern Ireland; we’ve had plenty of time to learn the hard way. But some of the theatre is also the reputation the SAS has amongst the bad guys. But that ability is non-transferrable. There could be a shoot-out-with-terrorist-cell, but again this is only likely when the police move to arrest them, which gives enough warning time to bring the SAS in from outside London for the operation. Those whose names are inscribed are said by surviving members to have "failed to beat the clock". In the US, the citizens create and limit the power of government. the SAS are trained to operate in highly populated areas. In the US, the citizens create and limit the power of government. These are not young and rather jumpy reservists but highly trained members of a special forces unit. Bruce- I have a little problem with this conclusion.  The units then left that brigade before the end of 2019. SAS Troops Stationed in London. There are at least three Army Barracks, to my knowldge, within a 5 mile radius of Charing Cross. Of course it’s better that events are stopped before it gets to that stage, but sometimes you need to have trained experts on the scene quickly. Hosted by Allan Bowe, the SLUG is a user led community dedicated to British special forces are now stationed in London:. January 25, 2007 5:26 PM. Armed police reached the market, identified the terrorists and killed them all so quickly that the SAS was not required to back them up until at least an hour later. The counter-insurgency was successful, and the UKSF mission in Iraq ended in May 2009.  As a result of Hitler's issuing of the Commando Order on 18 October 1942, the members of the unit faced the additional danger that they would be summarily executed if captured by the Germans. Once they’re down at the pub at the end of the day, rifle shooters tend to talk about kit in terms of accuracy and improving scores. Improved Police training and equipment would seem the better solution to me. The important thing is whether they’d be effective in probable future scenarios. An Irish “radio expert” claimed that it could not and produced a series of calculations to show it was not. The SAS train for the CT role at Pontrilas Army Training Area in a facility that includes the Killing House (officially known as Close Quarter Battle House) and part of a Boeing 747 airliner that can be reconfigured to match the internal layouts of virtually any commercial aircraft.  By this time the need for a regular army SAS regiment had been recognised; the 22 SAS Regiment was formally added to the army list in 1952 and has been based at Hereford since 1960. And at the time the SAS complained that the program was attracting the wrong people from the Met’s ranks.”, I have had the misfortune to meet some of the Met’s SO19 officers and my assesment would be similar. MEMBERS of an elite SAS unit was flown into London Bridge to help track down terrorists feared to be on the loose after the bloodbath. , Following mountain training, the jungle phase takes place in Belize, Brunei, or Malaysia. The Metropolitan Police had trapped a PIRA unit; it surrendered when it heard on the BBC that the SAS were being sent in. Also it was the civilians and the police who entertained these notions and I rarely or never heard them from services personnel. art • History. January 26, 2007 11:31 AM. As for the notion of the SAS being likely to go on a shoot everyone/gas the building style rampage.  Candidates are formed into patrols and, with nothing more than a tin can filled with survival equipment, are dressed in World War II-era uniforms and told to head for a particular destination by sunrise. They can’t REPLACE the police. Billy • In this day and age we hear it called the “CSI effect”, it has also not been helped in the past when Judges take a negtative view on defence counsel interegating prosecution expert witnesses as it might “confuse the jury”. There is also a wall of remembrance displaying memorial plaques to some who could not be buried, including the 18 SAS men who lost their lives in the Sea King helicopter crash during the Falklands Campaign on 19 May 1982 and a sculpture and stained glass window dedicated to the SAS. I don’t think anyone’s debating this. Why the SundayTimes felt this necessary now is the interesting question. In order to be able to join the firearm section of the Met Police you need to show an aptitude for weapons, the ability to follow orders to the letter, without thinking and restraint. January 28, 2007 10:50 AM. This kind of thing is a result of the “war on terror” rhetoric. dio • Delta, or Seals. 22 SAS normally has a strength of 400 to 600. They are trained by police trainers and have created there own tatics. He ended up joining the Met, and was purswaded to put his name down to “carry” due to his past. With regards to Menezes, my understanding was that communication was the biggest flaw in the system. January 26, 2007 12:13 PM, @ Jim @X-raycer: “But these are SAS troops, special forces. Coffeehound • Anonymous • Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis. British aren’t citizens, they’re subjects, it’s an important distinction. January 26, 2007 10:04 AM, Nobody want’s them around, until the s**t hits the fan, and then the monday-morning quarterbacks (goalies?) One of the three was a raid on the homes of suspects, the other two were sieges. January 25, 2007 4:15 PM. Whether the SAS can do worthwhile things which the police and MI5 between them can’t, I don’t really know. Police usually do not receive training in how to handle escalating military-scale altercations. The barracks were constructed in 1820-1821 as cavalry barracks for the Life Guards and the Royal Artillery as part of John Nash's original design for Regent's Park. With regards Gib I was actually in the area on excercise when it happened so I had some real interest in it. Exactly what military expertise is being brought to bear here, that’s going to change anything? If you A total of 12 people were arrested in Barking, east London, last night. A brief look at their glorious and honorable past, both unclassified and classified – should suffice. If the prescence wins that extra 30 minutes of reponse time should it ever be necessary then so much the better. Much of the information about the SAS is highly classified, and the unit is not commented on by either the British government nor the Ministry of Defence due to the secrecy and sensitivity of its operations.. So much so that at least two ended up paying substantial damages. Somebody who I wore the green with and both of us put ourselves through what was required for “selection”, he was also the sort of bloke I would trust not just with my life but my wallet as well. I was with them during the 80’s. they are not there to do policework but to provide specialist support and planning just as army bomb disposal among others has done for years highly effectively. January 25, 2007 6:47 PM.  All current members of the UK Armed Forces can apply for Special Forces selection, but the majority of candidates have historically come from a Royal Marines or Parachute Regiment background. London based SAS users are meeting up on Thursday to share stories and a drink. , Squadrons refresh their training every 16 months, on average. What makes you think the de Menezes shooting was not carried by the SAS? I apparently have a way of looking like a copper – lord knows why – but it’s a mistake that a few have made. SAS runs a process called Selection which screens for people who are basically stubborn and strong-willed. SAS is the leader in analytics. Boka ditt flyg på sas.se » Next time will probably be completely different. The Special Air Service (SAS) is a special forces unit of the British Army. General Peter de la Billière was the commander in chief of the British forces in the 1990 Gulf War. In times of war, such as the 2003 invasion of Iraq, it's not uncommon for two squadrons to be deployed. I'm a fellow and lecturer at Harvard's Kennedy School, a board member of EFF, and the Chief of Security Architecture at Inrupt, Inc. They have also been advising rebels on tactics. There is definately a sub-section of British male society that has a very unhealthy attitude to the possession and use of firearms, and a tendency to exactly the attitudes you mention and allude to. January 25, 2007 10:20 PM. More than 60 outraged SAS soldiers may quit in protest against their squadron being disbanded over war crimes by some of its members in Afghanistan.. Chief of Army Rick Burr removed the 2 … Probably they are better at grabbing and disabling people without shooting them, or feeling the need to. “The fact that it was clearly stated at the time that it was police”, john • Except the USA got the idea of limiting the power of government directly from the British and a little thing called the Magna Carta. the average cop. The members of the 22nd SAS Regiment are recruited from the UK armed forces and take part in courses for strength and resiliance.  The New Zealand Special Air Service squadron was formed in June 1955 to serve with the British SAS in Malaya, which became a full regiment in 2011. Bestill flybilletten på sas.no » On the plus side they are very, very good and the good guys come out alive, often without a scratch.  It is trained in Close Quarter Battle (CQB), sniper techniques and specialises in hostage rescue in buildings or on public transport. As has been found in the U.K. a number of “expert witnessess” where anything but and had their own agender, and in one case they where actually employed by the U.K. Gov in this role despite the fact they had failed to qualify as such on numerous occasions. January 27, 2007 12:15 PM. The regiment in question has already been used in “domestic” situations – for example for hostage-rescue: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/uk/2000/iranian_embassy_siege/intro.stm. Both he and his boss were very very surprised at the end of the course to find he had been failed by the course examiner for “attitude problems”. How come nobody understands that these firearms officers were heading to what they believed to be suicide bomber, who could detonate a bomb on seeing police approach not only killing the officers but other passengers as well. While I agree that the British police completely screwed up the Menezes shooting, I’m not at all convinced the SAS can do better. I mean, they practice rolling into room, distinguishing terrorist from hostage and taking out the right person (often with bullets flying inches away from hostages head) over and over and over again untill they get it spot on. December 14, 2009 5:40 PM. Why would the police have killed him if they were sat next to him? School of Advanced Study (SAS), University of London, supports research in the humanities through academic events, fellowships, libraries and research training. 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