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Military groups, generally hierarchical in nature, often controlled by nation states, are organisations that specialise in using violence to achieve political ends of their masters.

 

Military Groups on Wikispooks

Wikispooks pageDateWWWDescription
15 (UK) Psychological Operations Group1998 - PresentA UK army psyop group.
32 Battalion1976 - PresentAn apartheid-era unit of the South African Army
7644 (Media operations) Squadronhttp://www.raf.mod.uk/rafreserves/squadrons/rafhaltonno7644mediaoperationssquadron.cfm
Academi1997 - Presenthttp://www.academi.com/Formerly known as Blackwater, a huge US-based private military contractor infamous for a string of scandals.
Aegis Defence Services2002 - Present
ArmorGroup1981 - Presenthttp://www.g4s.com/One of the largest private security firms operating in Iraq
Army Reservehttp://www.army.mod.uk/reserve/31781.aspx
BAE Systemshttp://www.baesystems.com/A global arms company, with interests also in civilian avionics and engineering. Its subsidiaries are also involved in providing intelligence, personnel and logistics support to US/UK military.
Control Risks1975 - Presenthttp://www.controlrisks.comA British private security company.
Defence Academy of the United Kingdomhttp://www.defenceacademy.ac.uk
Defence Evaluation and Research Agency2 July 2001 - Presenthttp://www.dera.gov.uk
Defence Export Services Organisation
Defence Media Operations Centrehttp://www.defencemediaops.co.uk/
Defence Strategy & Solutions LLP7 August 2002 - 5 November 2013http://www.defencestrategy.com
Directorate General Media and Communications
Directorate of Targeting and Information Operations2001 - Present
EADShttp://www.eads.com/
Executive Outcomes1989 - 31 December 1998A private military contractor which offered "Security management" and "full-service risk management consulting". It operated during the 1990s and boasted 500 military advisers and over 3000 military personnel, largely drawn from the South African Civil Cooperation Bureau.
Five Reconnaissance Regiment
Four Reconnaissance Regiment
Intelligence Research Unit1957 - Present
Israel/Defense Forces26 May 1948 - Presenthttp://dover.idf.il/IDF/English/
JFIT
Joint Services School of Intelligence1969 - 1997
Joint Support Group
Joint Warfare Establishment1963 - 1979
Keenie Meenie Services1974 - PresentA private military contractor implicated in Iran Contra. Bought out in 1977 by Major David Walker (SAS).
MBDAhttp://www.mbda.co.uk
Marconi Company1897 - Present
Marconi Electronic Systems
Media Operations Group (V)2001 - Present
Military Reaction Force1971 - 1973
Military Reconnaissance Force
NATO4 April 1949 - Presenthttp://www.nato.intThe world's largest military alliance.
One Reconnaissance RegimentAn apartheid-era unit of the South African Army
Operation Gladio1948 - PresentSecret for over 40 years, Gladio is a NATO-backed network of armed soldiers inside the nations of Europe outside effective control of national governments. Ostensibly intended for use only in case of a Soviet invasion, Gladio carried out a string of false flag terror attacks. In 1990, the European parliament asked all member states to launch investigations, but only 5 national governments did so.
Phoenix Close Protectionhttp://web.archive.org/web/20010219222254/http://www.phoenixcp.com/
SBS1940 - PresentA UK Special Forces Unit
Saladin Security Ltdhttp://www.saladin-security.com
Sandline International1994 - 16 April 2004http://www.sandline.com
Science Applications International Corporationhttp://www.saic.com/
Service d'Action CiviqueJanuary 1960 - 1982
South African Defence Force
Special Activities Division
Special Air Service1 July 1941 - Presenthttp://www.sasregiment.org.uk/
Special Intelligence Wing
Special Reconnaissance Regiment6 April 2005 - Present
Special Reconnaissance Unit1972 - Present
Task Force Black
UK Special Forces
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Examples

Page nameDescription
14th Intelligence CompanyA secretive unit of the British Army used to put SAS and SAS trained personnel on the streets in Northern Ireland while being able to pretend that the SAS were not deployed there.
4 Field Survey Troop
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