The US Special Operations Command supervises global special operations and activities, bringing together a network of the best commandos from the US Army, navy, marine corps, and air force.
According to the IISS report, USSOCOM has 65,800 personnel. Reconnaissance, hostage rescue, recovery, countering weapons of mass destruction, and counterterrorism are part of the USSOCOM’s mission.
Russia’s Special Operations Forces are 1,000-strong, while the country has special forces units in its air, naval infantry, and airborne forces.
Spetsnaz, Russian special military operators, are present in each of the five Russian military districts, the defense structure dividing military jurisdiction across the country’s colossal mainland.