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So marcos most likely will ditch UCP for multicam.
Holy Mary mother of God...just saw this. This is what a real SF should look like and MARCOS are trend setters in the Indian SF community. All those joint exercises with SEALS definitely helped

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Now all they need is replacing those Tavors with an M4 or some AR-15 platform

I really wish they standardize this over their black multicam

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Holy Mary mother of God...just saw this. This is what a real SF should look like and MARCOS are trend setters in the Indian SF community. All those joint exercises with SEALS definitely helped

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Now all they need is replacing those Tavors with an M4 or some AR-15 platform

I really wish they standardize this over their black multicam

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Which ones are Indian military's tier 1 SOF units?
 

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Which ones are Indian military's tier 1 SOF units?
NSG - Reports to Ministry of Home Affairs and is the premier CT unit for urban ops

MARCOS - Indian Navy

SG (Special Group) & SFF (Special Frontier Force) - They both are under RAW but not much is known is public domain

Para SF - They have the most operational experience but have been diluted recently when corrupt and egoistic army brass decided to convert all Para airborne units into SF. Para SF along with RR (Rashtriya Rifles) undertake most CI ops in the Kashmir valley. They're the most used among all SOF units but are also the least or poorly equipped with no clear mandate as to what their responsibilities are

AFSOD - Still in the works. A tri-service SOF unit being modeled on the lines of JSOC

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IAF Garuds - They're jokingly known as instagram SF since they're only good at posing. During Pathankot attack, NSG had to be deployed to counter the threat despite Garuds being permanently deployed on the base. They're more like glorified security guards for airbases but I hope one day they learn how MARCOS are modeling themselves after the SEALS and end up being the primary CSAR unit
 
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what's wrong with the tavors ?
Tavors are hardly used in the Israeli forces. While most of Indian SOF units have the initial versions of Tavor which are mired with issues like accuracy over long distances, weight, jamming, bulkiness and the requirement to have an entirely new training regimen with bullpups, IWI has been able to rectify a few of these on their X-95 based on feedback from Indian units
 

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NSG - Reports to Ministry of Home Affairs and is the premier CT unit for urban ops

MARCOS - Indian Navy

SG (Special Group) & SFF (Special Frontier Force) - They both are under RAW but not much is known is public domain

Para SF - They have the most operational experience but have been diluted recently when corrupt and egoistic army brass decided to convert all Para airborne units into SF. Para SF along with RR (Rashtriya Rifles) undertake most CI ops in the Kashmir valley. They're the most used among all SOF units but are also the least or poorly equipped with no clear mandate as to what their responsibilities are

AFSOD - Still in the works. A tri-service SOF unit being modeled on the lines of JSOC

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IAF Garuds - They're jokingly known as instagram SF since they're only good at posing. During Pathankot attack, NSG had to be deployed to counter the threat despite Garuds being permanently deployed on the base. They're more like glorified security guards for airbases but I hope one day they learn how MARCOS are modeling themselves after the SEALS and end up being the primary CSAR unit
No tri service organization like Marines?
 

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No tri service organization like Marines?
If you're referring to a regular non-SF unit like the US Marine Corps, India doesn't have one

The MARCOS were previously called Marine Commandos and they're probably the only Indian SF unit who can be deployed in multiple environments similar to the SEALS
 

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USMC are Navy, not tri service afaik.

or did you mean, air, naval and land ops ?

Army operates helos and has combat divers (SF)
Navy MARCOS fight on land (inland)
Like Marines - they're with navy, land troops and operate their own F-35s afaik
 

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I wouldn't trust Para SF with any op involving water. During the Galwan conflict, the military brass decided to deploy Marcos over Para SF in Pangong lake
I think I read a few units do specialize in combat diving, not sure which one.
 

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Now all they need is replacing those Tavors with an M4 or some AR-15 platform
There are talks about them testing out iWI ace would have been better if it was the arad
 

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