Pakistan’s SSG ranks the best elite special force in the world, Indians not even in the list

A part from Police and Army soldiers, almost every country have their Elite forces. They are considered the last line of defense and called for action when the situation goes out from the reach of other forces. They are the best trained units. They dare what other fear.

Pakistan's SSG ranks the best elite special force in the world, Indians not even in the list

Although it’s not an easy task to rank these elite forces relative to each other but there are some special qualities and track records, based on which, one rises above the rest. Pakistan’s Special Services Group, SSG, is recently ranked the best Elite Special Force in the world by Business  Insider Australia.

Yesterday, the Australian Business Insider released a list of 9 most elite special forces in the world. Pakistan’s SSG topped the list and once again, our neighbor country, India failed to make it to this list.

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According to the Business Insider, “The Special Services Group, SSG, in Pakistan is better known in the country as the ‘Black Storks’ due to the commandos’ unique headgear. Training reportedly includes a 36-mile march in 12 hours and a five-mile run in 20 minutes in full gear.”

Ehsan Uddin #SSG receiving Tamgha e Basalat from #COAS in honour of gallantry shown in Operation Zarb e Azb. #Salute #Pakistan

Ehsan Uddin #SSG receiving Tamgha e Basalat from #COAS in honour of gallantry shown in Operation Zarb e Azb. #Salute #Pakistan. PHOTO: SSG Commandos Facebook Page

Highlighting the track record of SSG, the newspaper reporter that “in October 2009, SSG commandos stormed an office building and rescued 39 people taken hostage by suspected Taliban militants after an attack on the army’s headquarters.”

Photo: ISPR

The list of 9 most elite special forces in the world are;

1) Special Services Group, SSG, Pakistan

2) Unidad de Operaciones Especiales, or the Naval Special Warfare Force, Spain

3) Alpha Group, Russia

4) National Gendarmerie Intervention Group (GIGN), France

5) Sayeret Matkal, Israel

6) Special Air Service, the British

7) Special Boat Service, UK

8) Navy SEALS, US

9) Marines, US

 

Arsalan Ali

Arsalan Ali is the editor at ViralinPakistan. Before coming on board with us he worked for Freedom of Information laws and as a News Analyst for a prominent NGO. He has done Masters in Mass Communication. His interests are politics, music, cricket, traveling and of course, writing.

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