The Australian Special Air Service Regiment's three primary missions
are low intensity warfare, special internal security and long-range
strategic reconnaissance. Members of the regiment have a tremendous
range of skills, including HALO, patrolling, raiding, SCUBA and
small boat operations. In war or conflict they are involved in surveillance,
secret strike missions and rescue operations. They have also been
active in fighting terrorists.
to special fighting skills, SASR members learn
different languages and medical and electronic
communication skills. They are able to accomplish
battlefield insertions from submarines, fixed
and rotary wing aircraft. The Australian SASR
is based in Swanbourne.