31st SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON "ACHILLES"Originally Posted by achilles
The First Special operation Unit of Hellenic Airforce formed in 1998, as Special Operations Group “SMEE” (Sminos Idikon Epihiriseon) wich has CSAR operations as a mission. In the year 2000 Greek Airforce aquired 4 “Super Puma” Helicopters and the next year another 3. In 2001 the “SMEE” upgrated and re named as 31st Special operations Squadron “31 MEE” (31i Mira Idikon Epixiriseon) The mission of the unit is operations SAR (Search and Rescue) During Peace, while in a case of War the unit will do CSAR (Combat Search and Rescue) Operations, and other special operations. In the unit serve only proffecionals, who must pass varius Special operations Schools, such as the Airborne-Para School (SHAL) the Rangers School, the Guerila Warfare School, and others.
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