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    Iranian Special Force - Takavar

    Takavaran is the term used for a type of Iranian special forces troops. To be eligible for Takavar selection, a candidate must have at least two years regular service in the Iranian Armed Forces. Personnel must be male and if an individual is selected for Takavar, he will then go through an intense 20 month Operator Training Course.

    The takavaran (plural of takavar) fall under the direct command of the regular Iranian Army (Artesh), while the Pasdaran have their own special forces called the Qods Force. They are directly comparable to the U.S. Army Special Forces ('Green Berets') of the United States, and Special Boat Service of United Kingdom through a near identical training and selection program.

    The Most Famous Units Are: 1-Lashgare 78 Takavar Zolfaghar {78 Commando}. 2-Tip 55 Havabord (Shiraz) {85 Airborne}. 3-Lashgare 23 Special Forces {230 Special Force}. 4-Tip 45 Takavar (Ahvaz) {85 Commando}. 5-Gorouh 99 Takavar Padafand Havaie (Tehran) {79 Air Assault}. 6-Yegan 04 Takavar Changal (Tehran). 7-Gorouhan Takavar Pasdar Setad Gharargah (Mini City - Tehran).

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    Iranian Marine in a Midget Submarine.

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    An old picture of Takavar units.

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    One of the Takavars training the militants, Iran-Iraq War.



    Group of Iranian "Green Berets".



    Group of Iranian snipers.



    Clip of Iranian Special Forces.



    Clip of IRGC Drill.​
     
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    Group of IRGC commandos.



    Takavar Airborne Brigade.​
     
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    Army mountain commando division.

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    Officer candidates at Daneshkadeh Afsari (Imam Ali Military Academy).



    Sepah (IRGC) commandos.



    Group of Iranian Rangers.​
     
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    A clip about IRGC Navy Commandos.​
     
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    Iranian navy commandos.​
     
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    Iranian marine corps.​
     
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    Iranian Army 23rd Commando (Takavar) Division.





    Member of the 65th Airborne Special Forces performing this jump at Milad Tower (World's 4th tallest tower).​
     
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    Takavar

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    Takavaran is the term used for a type of Iranian special forces troops. The takavaran (plural of takavar) fall under the direct command of the regular Iranian Army (Artesh), while the Pasdaran have their own special forces called the Qods Force. They are directly comparable to the U.S. Army Special Forces ('Green Berets') of the United States through a near identical training and selection program.
    The Most Famous ones include: 1-Lashgare 58 Takavar Zolfaghar. 2-Tip 55 Havabord Shiraz. 3-Lashgare 23 Special Forces. 4-Tip 45 Takavar (Ahvaz). 5-Gorouh 99 Takavar Padafand Havaie (Tehran). 6-Yegan 04 Takavar Changal (Tehran). 7-Gorouhan Takavar Pasdar Setad Gharargah (Mini City - Tehran).

    The Takavaran or Takavar is a naval commando force made up of about 15.000 to 40.000 soldiers, (About 200 soldiers at Shah Era). Takavaran selectees are hand-picked and trained for a variety of missions including land missions away from water. In addition to traditional naval special operations missions such as hydrographic surveys and beach head demolitions, Takavaran commandos are tasked with small-unit raids that might involve sabotage and demolitions or assassinations as well as prisoner snatches and hostage rescue operations.

    Training:

    Much of the training regiment was created by members of the former Soviet Union Spetznas units and German KSK naval commandos. Training for the force is a twelve-month process. First, the trainee must meet the minimum physical requirements specified. After this the trainee is sent to various schools. The first eight weeks involve physical training, then dive school, jump school, Weapons school, unarmed combat school, land warfare school, and finally, close-quarters combat school. After this the prospective Takavaran joins a team and serves out a six-month probationary term before becoming a full-fledged commando.

    By the time he becomes a full-fledged commando, the Takavaran soldier is an expert combat diver, checked out in both conventional SCUBA systems as well as closed-circuit breathing apparatus. They are qualified to jump with all of their equipment in both day and nighttime conditions, including landings in water.

    Weaponry:

    Commandos from Takavaran are proficient with US, Russian, and Israeli weapons, but are outfitted with German-built firearms. Assault rifles such as the HK G3 (regular and short barreled), HK-91, and HK-53 have been used. In some instances AK-47's, AK-74's, and AK-103 assault rifles have been used. The MP-5 submachine gun is sometimes used for CQB missions. Handguns are mostly Belgian-manufactured .45 automatics, but in some cases Glocks and .357 revolvers have been used.
     
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    Nice pics dude, I hope that In future we may see a Joint Exercise Between Pakistani SSG and Iranian Takavaran
     
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    Iranian Takavars in a Drill.​
     
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    Takavaran in a Drill.

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    Iranian Green Berets having fun! ​
     
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