Can you join the SAS from the reserves?

Can you join the SAS from the reserves?

Applicants must be no older than 42 years 6 months when applying to join the Army Reserves (AR). They will then be sponsored out to their recommended local AR unit to complete basic training and gain experience before being allowed to attempt SAS Reserves Selection.

How much do SAS reserves get paid?

On successful completion of basic training the starting daily rate for an SAS Trooper is over £112 per day plus all the usual Reserve service incentives. Which includes an annual tax-free bounty, paid leave and pension.

What do UKSF reserves do?

The current role of SAS(R) is to carry out Human Environment Reconnaissance and Analysis (HERA) operations. This is a new role assigned to them following their move from UKSF to the 1st Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Brigade.

What regiments are UKSF?

The United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) is a directorate comprising the Special Air Service, the Special Boat Service, the Special Reconnaissance Regiment, the Special Forces Support Group, 18 Signal Regiment and the Joint Special Forces Aviation Wing, as well as the supporting No. 47 Squadron.

Is there an E Squadron in the UK?

E Squadron is believed to be available for tasking to both the United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) Directorate and SIS. E Squadron is said to be the modern day incarnation of a long-rumoured MI6-UKSF unit known as ‘ The Increment ‘.

Who is the commander of the UK Special Forces?

United Kingdom Special Forces. The United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) is a Ministry of Defence directorate that provides a joint special operations task force headquarters. The UKSF is commanded by the Director Special Forces.

What do you know about the enigmatic E Squadron?

The only things known about them is that they’re UKSF who work with SIS (‘MI6’ for the kids again), and they first came to public light in the embarrassing situation of being caught by the rebels they were supposed to be setting up relations with in Libya, as reported here:

Where are the Special Forces Parachute Support Squadron?

The Special Forces Parachute Support (SFPS) Squadron is a sub-unit of the Airborne Delivery Wing based at RAF Brize Norton. The role of the SFPS Squadron is to advise the UKSF on all operational, training and developmental aspects of military parachuting.