Grupo de Operaciones Especiales (Mexico)

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Grupo de Operaciones Especiales
Country Mexico
BranchPolicia Federal
TypePolice tactical unit
RoleDomestic CT and law enforcement
SizeClassified
Nickname(s)GOPES
GOPES helicopter

The Grupo de Operaciones Especiales (GOPES) (English: Special Operations Group) is the police tactical unit of the Federal Police of Mexico.

Specialization[edit]

Their mission is to carry out a variety of operations such as:

It has 87 members, divided into groups of 8 to 12 operators.

Training[edit]

The GOPES is a well-trained force which took courses from the following forces:

Firearms[edit]

Assault rifle
Grenade launcher
Machine guns
SMG
Sniper rifle
Shotguns
Pistols

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