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UK Special Forces Operations: France

Britain’s Special Forces have been deployed operationally in at least 19 countries in the past decade, new analysis reveals, raising questions over the degree of transparency and democratic consent these shadowy units operate under. This section outlines the extent of UKSF’s operations in France.

2015

January: SAS and SRR liaison teams were in France following the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Jan 2015 (Mirror)

2016

June: UK Special Forces “will provide additional security at team hotels and training sessions following last month’s Paris terror attacks, sources revealed.” (Mirror)