25 Of The World’s Most Badass Special Forces Units


If there’s one thing we all know, it’s that Hollywood likes to embellish things to make them look cooler on screen. Which is probably why special forces soldiers in most war movies look completely badass. Or is it? What if we told you that the world’s different special forces units are actually just as badass as our favourite movies and video games make them out to be! To prove it, we’ve compiled a list of the 25 most badass special forces units from around the world!


1 – British SAS

British Special Forces


2 – Taiwanese Special Forces (Wearing bullet proof tactical masks)

Taiwanese Special Forces


3 – Peruvian Special Forces

Peruvian Special Forces


4 – German KSK

German KSK


5 – Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM)

Canadian Special Forces


6 – Danish Huntsmen Corps

Danish Huntsmen Corps


7 – Israeli Shayetet 13

Israeli Shayetet 13


8 – Norwegian MJK

Norwegian MJK


9 – Malaysian PASKAL

Malaysian PASKAL


10 – U.S. Navy Seals

United States Navy Seals


11 – French GIGN

French GIGN


12 – Serbian Gendarmerie

Serbian Gendarmerie


13 – French Marine Commandos

French Marine Commandos


14 – U.S. Special Forces Sniper

American Special Forces Sniper


15 – South Korean Special Forces

South Korean Special Forces


16 – Russian Spetsnaz

Russian Spetsnaz


17 – Canadian JTF2

Canadian JTF2


18 – Swedish SOG

Swedish SOG


19 – Polish GROM

Polish GROM


20 – Irish Army Rangers

Irish Army Rangers


21 – Iraqi Special Operations Forces

Iraqi Special Operations Forces


22 – Australian Special Forces

Australian Special Forces


23 – Pakistani SSG

Pakistani SSG


24 – British Special Forces

British Special Forces


25 – French SNIO

French SNIO


Well it’s clear to me that a lot of special forces uniforms are designed just as much for intimidation as they are for functionality. I would not want to come up against any one of those units! Comment below and let us know if we missed any.