Interesting Facts About Norway Special Forces (Forsvarets Spesialstyrker)



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The Norwegian Special Operation Forces (NORSOF), also known as Armed Forces’ Special Forces, was established uniting the FSK and the Navy Special Operation Command (Marinejegerkommandoen) (MJK) under the one command in the Norwegian Armed Forces. In 2014, FSK established an all female unit Jegertroppen (Jeger Troop).

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28 thoughts on “Interesting Facts About Norway Special Forces (Forsvarets Spesialstyrker)

  1. FTD Facts December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Hey guys new vid up loving doing these military vids! Always suggest more and leave any additional facts or corrections down below!

  2. Nikolai Sletten December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    1:45 thats swedish police (nationella inssatstyrkan)

  3. The Sargien December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Hi. Love your videos. I am from Norway. I also live in Rena

  4. Eivind Bergheim December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    the operation is named Gunnerside with an I not a L

  5. xXX xXx December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    MJK is not marines, They ar all under the same branch called "Forsvarets Spesialstyrker". MJK is more like Navy seals while FSK resembles SAS in many ways. They also have to distinct ways to select their operators in the same spirit SAS and Navy Seals have. I have worked with these duys and have personally tried out for one of the groups. Great guys

  6. viktorianas December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Now changed name to SJW

  7. Remorse December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Just a quick thing, "Marinejegerkommandoen" are not marines, "Kystjegerkommandoen" or directly translated "Coastal Rangers" is what would be most accurate to classify as marines. Their primary task is taking care of the Amphibious Warfare along the coastlines. 🙂

    You also have "Minedykker Kommandoen" which translates to "Mine Divers", they take care of the Explosive ordnance disposal work.

    Even though their task here at home is to do that, they all still deploy to the middle east and work together.

  8. Aleksandar Davidov December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Guys! Let me clear up some confusion. Norwegian military has TWO special operations unit. Them beeing Forsvarets Spesialkommando (FSK) and Marinekegerkommandoen (MJK). Thats it! No thing more. MJK is the naval special operations while FSK is the army one. HJK joined together with FSK some years ago so they no longer exist. The jegertroppen (female unit) and fallskjermjegere (paratroopers) is a part of FSK but they can not be classified as SOF operators as they are only for people who is serving their compulsory year in the military. As for MJK, there are some rumors that FSK is maid up of the best soldiers from MJK. This is false. MJK and FSK are on the same level but in different branches. Lastly Kystjegerkommandoen (KJK) is also a part of the navy. It is however not a special operations unit. They are highly trained and work together with FSK and MJK but are not SOF on their own. Hope this clears up the confuson.

  9. arcticblue248 December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Good video, unfortnatly there really is not much information about their operations, some are out there, but alot of them are classified. They where part of the Anaconda operation in Afghanistan as far as I know, they also are one of few if any other foreign special forces to recieve Navy Presidental unit citation for being part of Taskforce K-bar.
    As for weapons these guys can pick from the upper shelves of the best weaponry the world can offer, they do not have standard norwegian weaponry if they choose not to have. so these guys operate a wide vareity of weapons.

    There where a TV-series about people wanting to join FSK and a camera crew followed them through the process of being a FSK member. After they become FSK they can't show their face on TV-shows and such … their identity are to be kept secret.

    If I don't remember wrong, they also where training Aghan police special forces and mentoring them, also have been with them on many sharp missions in Kabul.

  10. Tormund Giantsbane December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Would recomend a bit of prononunciation training before making theese videos as you to be frank butchered the language, and it was operation GunnerSide not Slide…. But other then that a good video.

  11. htothejay December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    a bit to much all over the place!
    stay to the topic

  12. phsy14 December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    all women special forces unit? LOL yeah norway is gay

  13. Atty's Thoughts December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    The female troop has far lower standards than the male special forces troops. The criteria are: ONE pull-up; 20 push-ups; 35 sit-ups in two minutes or less; 20 back extensions; swim 200 metres (660 ft), with no underwater phobia; and perform a 7-kilometre (4.3 mi) road run carrying 22 kilograms (49 lb) in 59 minutes.

    The men have to do at minimum: 8 pull-ups, 45 push-ups and 50 sit-ups in two minutes, swim 400 meters in under 11 minutes, and march 30 kilometers carrying 25 kilograms in less than 4 hours and 50 minutes.

    The jegertroopen is nowhere near the average male SF troop.

  14. Tiger Claw December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    That's very cool

  15. RTB 604 December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Love from Sweden! ❤️

  16. mgmakuben December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Jävla norrmän. Ni kan ju inte ens använda era vapnen.

  17. BenyGamer December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    yay i was the 100 like…love from the viking land norway!

  18. Lars holmen December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    A lot of faults in thai video. Research more before posting…

  19. Ultra December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Only two military SOF units today: FSK and MJK
    FSK was formed in 1982 and rough numbers say there's about 200 guys operational today
    MJK was formed in 1953 and is about half the size of FSK
    One Police counter terrorism unit: Delta aka beredskapstroppen
    Delta was formed in 1976

    Jegertroppen is a mandatory service unit within FSK, meaning it's not a professional unit.
    Today the Special Forces use: C8 SFW, HK417, HK416, Barrett MRAD, Barrett M82, FN Minimi, MP7.
    The operation to prevent the germans from getting was called Operation Gunnerside, NOT Gunnerslide.
    Current deployments (the last couple years) include: Afghanistan, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Niger.
    All of the units are on counter terror standby in Norway.

  20. Denis Farkaš December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    It's time to make a video about Slovak special forces. 5. Pluk špeciálneho určenia – army, or police special forces – Lynx Comando 🙂

  21. WEED NEPAL December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Do about gorkhas

  22. Mohsin Ali Gujjar December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Keep it tap men love from Pakistan

  23. Henrik Gammelsæther December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    What a coincidence? I just search Norway on Youtube today and This was coming up! Great work by getting so much information about the Norwegian special forces, I didn’t know much about them untill now and I live in Norway 😂

  24. Atakan Baltacı December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    the best forces is Turkish special forces <3

  25. Alexandr Padalka December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    🗽

  26. Sondre Larsen December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    the police at 2 min were swedish

  27. bernt einar December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    we also use hk417 308win (7.62x51NATO) As a designated marksman rifle.

  28. bernt einar December 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    The picture at 2 minutes, makes me want to shoot my krag jørgensen 🙂

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