BRI. The three letters unfortunately became renowned after the infamous terror attacks against the “Hyper Casher” and the Bataclan in Paris in 2015. But the unit have been on the forefront of the fight against crime and terrorism since the seventies. With a wide range of expertise and highly trained personnels, the BRI is Paris counter terrorism unit with responsibility over its 20 arrondissements (districts).
The Special Operations Group (SOG) is the tactical group of the Victoria Police and Australia’s first full time and dedicated Police Tactical Group. Based in Melbourne, the SOG’s highly trained professional officers provide Victoria Police with a counter terrorist, high risk arrest and critical incidents response capability.They also offer specialist assistance in performing tasks which are beyond the scope of operational police.
The Special Actions Detachment (DAE) is the special operations maritime unit of the Portuguese Navy and is part of the Portuguese Marine Corps.It is one of the smallest but most capable special forces units within the Portuguese Armed Forces. It is responsible for conducting special operations, beach reconnaissance, Combat Search and Rescue, maritime counter-terrorism, demolition operations, and other missions in support of Portuguese and NATO armed forces.