Surprising Facts About SSG Commandos

Pakistan’s elite special forces unit the special service group or SSG has been listed as the best Special Forces Group ahead of units such as
US Navy SEALs and the British special air service group the list by Business Insider
Australia ranked them as the best of nine of the top elite forces from around the world
There may be no real bearing to that ranking however the SSG still has a lot of things going on that makes them a powerful
And I’ve been seeing quite a bit of comments asking for us to do a video on the SSG so here
It is now a question. I’m throwing out there to you guys before I get into this video is if you were in the military
What would you be a fighter pilot a foot soldier a medic let me know down below in the comment section

So starting off with the facts the SSG or special service group is the main Special?
Operations Task Force of the Pakistan Army while the rest of the Army is well trained in regular combat
situations these SSG commandos are skilled in special skills like
counterintelligence
counterterrorism and covert operations
Its headquarters is at the tar bila cantonment
located in harper district of pakistan the SSG is headed by a
major-general and divided into eight battalions each
Battalion has around 700 men in four companies with each company split into platoons and then into ten man teams
each battalion is commanded by
Lieutenant Colonel

Now terms of recruiting now the earlier thought process of hiring recruits was to spend as little time training them as
Possible they did this because in the earlier years after gaining freedom from the British
Pakistan was not very rich
It had to cut a lot of corners and the SSG was first called the 19th battle edge when it was created in
1956 after combining the 7th and 10th ballots regiment and the
312 garrison company the SS G’s initial training and orientation
regarding tactics was based on the US Special Forces program
Whom they cooperated closely with in the cold war years the SSG initially had six companies and each company had
specialization units specialize in desert mountain Ranger and underwater warfare
Later on Chinese training tactics weapons and equipment were also included
Also the SSG used guerrilla tactics to fight off their enemies and use element of surprise

Whenever and wherever they could
They specialized in counterterrorism
operations where the fighters have to be very still and very
Stealthy their first major deployment came during the indo-pak war of 1965 and by the year
1971 the SSG had grown to three battalions with one permanently stationed in East Pakistan
Now the training program has evolved over the years where it incorporates many new elements of modern warfare


But some things have remained the same you see the SSG officers must have at least two years of prior military experience
And volunteer from other formations for two year assignments with the SSG
noncommissioned officers and enlisted men
Volunteer from other formations to serve permanently in the SSG as well as all trainees must participate in a nine-month
SSG course and cheer at physical training includes doing a 36 mile march in
24 hours so these guys are the real deal, they don’t play around
training with the same people and the same
Instructors can get pretty tedious and also put you in the danger of being obsolete since the rest of the world is
moving in new ways of training so it’s super important that soldiers interact with other countries and
Airways of training this is also a good way to keep the enemy tactics in mind and so the SSG conducts
biannual exercises with the Turkish Special Forces
Which they have designated as the Auto Turk series during the 1980s into the 1990s?
SSG held many similar training exercises with the US Special Forces also, okay?
So the SSG Navy was actually created after the SSG
army after the indo-pakistani war in
1965 the Pakistan Navy under the advice of the US Navy decided to create its own Special Warfare unit
the SSG n in 1966 by
1967 the United States had finally lifted its embargo on Pakistan therefore allowing the United

Hope you guys learned something new and by no means is this all the facts that there is to know about them
We also did a video on the ISI in Pakistan so you can check that video down as well
We’ve also done the military power of Pakistan. We’ve done a lot of videos about Pakistan

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