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Jesse Russell

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Víkingasveitin (Icelandic pronunciation: , The Viking Squad), officially Sérsveit ríkislögreglustjórans (Special Unit of the National Police Commissioner), is Iceland's elite counter-terrorism unit, specializing in various types of armed and unarmed infantry combat. It is in many ways modeled on the Norwegian Delta counter-terrorist unit with which it conducts many exercises, both in Norway and Iceland. The Viking squad has about 50 police officers. The National Police Commissioner has published that the squad will be fully manned at 55 police officers by 2010. Iceland has no standing regular military, thus some functions performed by military forces in other nations may be performed in Iceland by units such as Víkingasveitin.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
  • Publish Date: Jan 2nd, 2013
  • Pages: 88
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.25in - 0.18in - 0.48lb
  • EAN: 9785511786568