Author: jarrad96
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Requirements: Community Base addons A3, Specialist Military Arms (SMA), VSM - Accessory, VSM - Uniforms, VSM - Vests and Helmets

Version: 1.2
Signed: No

Short description: Special Forces Faction mod [SFF] that adds the British Special Air Service and Special Boat Service. It contains a range of both SAS and SBS units.

Date: 2017-07-29 13:27

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British SAS and SBS [SFF]


Special Forces Faction mod [SFF] that adds the British Special Air Service and Special Boat Service. It contains a range of both SAS and SBS units.


The Special Air Service is the United Kingdom's most famous Special forces group, rising to worldwide acclaim after the 1980 Iranian Embassy Seige, which was the origins of the distinctive appearance of the SAS in fiction- Black suits, gas masks and MP5's. That was 40 years ago, and since then the SAS have changed considerably. The SBS are the British Navy's equivalent force, and a sister unit to the SAS.
Motto- "Who Dares Wins" (SAS) and "By Strength And Guile" (SBS)

The Special Air Service in this mod are based on the 22nd SAS regiment, from mid 2014 to 2016, Afghanistan deployment. The SBS are based on a June 2013 deployment to Afghanistans mountainous regions. The SAS are dressed in Multicam uniforms or 'borrowed' American equipment, which they are well known for doing, and are armed with M4A1's, CQBR's, "Maximi" 7.62 NATO Minimi's and HK417's.


The SBS form a small recon element of the faction, and are dressed in more civlian or mixed camo gear and have supressed weapons- at the time the SBS were used for the more 'questionable' British SF missions because they have a lower profile than the SAS. The SBS are still work-in-progress, and will be expanded with additional units in the near future.


The SAS/SBS are supported by vehicles such as ATV's, LSV's, Troop transport techincals, with air support from a Chinook mk6 and a Lynx light attack helicopter.

Faction has full Editor, Zeus and ALiVE support (faction name SAS ) Also supports ACE3 Medical system.

To install British SAS and SBS [SFF] you should use modfolders to keep it seperate from the official game content to prevent issues.
With Arma 3 you can use different ways to set up your modfolders to use custom content you have downloaded.
Please visit the Arma 3 Mod install instructions page for more information about using custom mods and addons in Arma 3.

Included files:

Bug Fixes

-Expanded faction from it's original 2011 timeline to around 2014-2016, meaning supressors are issued to more units, and Crye Generation 3 uniforms are more common.
-Replaced all RGN grenades with RGO/M67's.
-Expanded SAS Squad selection, adding Rifle Group, Gun Group, renaming Squad to Section, adding an Assault Team to the SAS.
-SBS gain a Team Leader and Machingunner units, meaning they are now fireteam sized. Exchanged the PDW-2000 of the SAS Scout for an AKM.
-Added British flag insignias to all units.

- first release

- Community Base addons A3
- Specialist Military Arms (SMA)
- VSM - Accessory
- VSM - Uniforms
- VSM - Vests and Helmets

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