Special Forces Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

special forces

Term Source: JP 3-05 (Special Operations) ?

1.) United States Army forces organized, trained, and equipped to conduct special operations with an emphasis on unconventional warfare capabilities. Also called SF.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-05: Special Operations, updated July 2014 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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