The Operators: Inside 14 Intelligence Company - The Army's Top Secret Elite

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The Operators: Inside 14 Intelligence Company - The Army's Top Secret Elite

The Operators: Inside 14 Intelligence Company - The Army's Top Secret Elite

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The SAS could have its cake and eat it too, maintaining an involvement in Northern Ireland without using manpower that was needed in the Middle East. Det helicopter passengers would usually be armed with Hk53 carbines or G3 rifles, ready to engage ground targets from the air, if required, although there is no public record of this ever happening. In fact four men were involved in the robbery, one of whom survived and whose statement, along with those of other eye-witnesses, contradicted the official military version of events on many points.

No one will ever know for sure the extent of the effect we had, but we know that we probably saved lives and prevented people from being killed or maimed. The Battalion seeks to match the subject matter expertise of Reservist soldiers and officers with real world, operationally relevant intelligence requirements from the Army. s operatives and to the shocking nature of their potential fateThe story behind Haw's subsequent award of the B. Intelligence Company - sometimes referred to as 14 INT, 14 Company, 14th Intelligence Detachment or 'The Det' - was a British Army special forces unit, established during the Troubles, which carried out surveillance operations in Northern Ireland.My first job was using my language and analytical skills to provide real-time warning to deployed troops. These vehicles were specially equipped with covert radios, video and still cameras, concealed weapons packs, brake lights which could be switched on and off, and engine cut off switches to prevent hijacking.

The scale of condemnation prompted the IRA to release a statement the following day expressing their “deep regret” at the results of the blast. Intelligence was accused of acting in collusion with loyalist paramilitaries by former intelligence personnel Fred Holroyd and Colin Wallace in regards to the death of senior Provisional Irish Republican Army member John Francis Green, the Miami Showband killings and the Dublin and Monaghan Bombings. The Battalion is Army's lead unit for forensic technical exploitation, including biometrics, fingerprinting, and the examination of electronic media and weapons. They must be able to understand complex situations and then communicate their conclusions to decision makers - often under significant pressure.Trained surveillance operators could volunteer for re-deployment after a period with the parent unit, with potential opportunities to serve in command, staff or training roles within the organisation or higher command structure. Photography is a vital skill and the candidates first learnt the basics then moved onto advanced nighttime Infra-red photography.

Men who have served with the SAS are serving in the SRU but no SAS units are operating in Northern Ireland. Intelligence is about saving lives, and that comes with the added responsibility and reward of earning that coveted first stripe a lot earlier than your peers across the Army.Provides intelligence support to the UK’s rapid reaction forces: 16 Air Assault Brigade Combat Team, 3 Commando Brigade, and Joint Force Headquarters.



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