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Georgia expands SOF capacity

15th January 2019 - 12:00 GMT | by Andrew White in London

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The Georgian Armed Forces (GAF) have announced a strategy to expand the operational capacity of its special operations forces, senior service personnel have disclosed.

Speaking on 10th January, Chief of the General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces, Major-General Vladimir Chachibaya, announced a transformation program for Georgia Special Operations Forces (GEOSOF) as the organization continues to evolve in line with NATO doctrine.

Supported by guidance from the NATO Special Operations Headquarters (NSHQ) as well as “military advisers” from the US special operations community, the program will reconsider the operational needs of GEOSOF to allow “special purpose forces” to react

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