Weapons and Equipment of the SAS
Soldiers in the Special Air Service (SAS) are required to undertake a wider variety of missions than the personnel of any other unit. And to accomplish these varied tasks, they need a vast array of hardware.
Weapons and Equipment of the SAS lists all the small arms and support weapons used by SAS soldiers since 1941, weapons such as the Heckler and Koch MP5 submachine gun, employed for hostage-rescue work because of its utter reliability, the ingram submachine gun, a compact weapon ideally suited to undercover work, the high power handgun, the sten gun, crude, cheap, but very easy to use, the stinger surface to air missle, and many more.
Weapons and Equipment of the SAS also lists the numerous types of air craft, boats, and vehicles that are used to transport SAS soldiers to and from their objective, such as the "Pink Panther" Land Rover, the light strike vehicle, and the chinook and sea king helicopters, and boats such as the addition, the book contains information on the communications and backup equipment employed by the regiment's soldiers.
Written by: Peter Darman