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SOFIC 2018: SOF partner capabilities in the spotlight (video)

28th May 2018 - 13:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley, Tony Skinner in Tampa, Florida

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With the overlap between USSOCOM’s International SOF Week at SOFIC 2018, planners across multiple special operations organizations conducted an International SOF Capabilities Demonstration in, on and above the land and waters surrounding the convention center in Tampa, Florida.

The demonstration scenario, which was designed to reflect only shared capabilities and interoperability – not specific tactics, techniques and procedures – involved hostile elements hijacking a large yacht and moving one of its occupants to a local “mock village” with enemy checkpoints securing the surrounding terrain.

Against that setting, Special Operations Forces from the US and seven countries conducted a scenario-based demonstration

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Scott Gourley

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley is a former US Army officer and the author of several thousand articles …

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