This title examines the maritime special forces known as the Navy SEALS. In the history section, readers will learn that the Navy SEALS originated in World War II at Amphibious Training Base and included Phil H. Bucklew. Training; underwater demolition; combat diving; land warfare; parachute jumps; equipment such as the 9mm SIG Sauer P226, the MK23 MOD 0 45-caliber offensive handgun with a suppressor and laser-aiming module, the carbine automatic M4A1 5.56 mm and the AK-47, the M88 .50 PIP and the M-14 sniper rifle, along with grenade launchers, mortars, and AT4 anti-tank rockets; and vehicles such as the combat rubber raiding craft (CRRC), the special operations craft-riverine (SOC-R), the rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB), and the MK V are also discussed. A Table of Contents, Glossary, Index, and full-color photos are also included.
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