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German Army seeks home for disbanded SOF unit's equipment

21st July 2020 - 09:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London


Having disbanded the 2nd Commando Company of Special Forces Command (KSK) without replacing it, the German Army is evaluating how to redistribute the unit’s equipment and armament.

The disbandment was part of measures carried out by the MoD following revelations of right-wing extremist and anti-constitutional behaviour by members of the company.

An MoD spokesperson for army explained to Shephard that the steps to restructure the KSK were proposed early this month and their results will now be evaluated to inform other concrete measures. Personnel of the 2nd Commando Company will be reassigned to other KSK units.

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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