Special Air Service Regiment (SASR) Association 2017 12 June 2017, 11:00AM

The Special Air Service Regiment (SASR) is a Special Forces unit of the Australian Army and "is tasked to provide special-operations capabilities in support of the Australian Defence Force. This includes special recovery operations, advisory and training assistance, special reconnaissance, precision strike and direct action". The SASR is primarily structured to conduct reconnaissance and surveillance in small teams in enemy controlled territory, while commando units are utilised to conduct raids in larger groups. In addition to warfighting during conventional conflicts, the regiment is also tasked with maintaining a specialist counter-terrorist capability. Other capabilities include training local or Indigenous forces, recovery of Australian citizens and humanitarian assistance. The SASR is also trained in counter-insurgency operations.

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