Sepah Navy Special Force

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Special Unit of NEDSA
یگان ویژه ندسا
Country Iran
AllegianceSupreme Leader of Iran
BranchSeal of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution.svg Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
Typespecial operations forces
RoleSpecial operations
Part ofNavy
Garrison/HQGreater Farur Island[1]
EngagementsGulf of Aden anti-piracy operations
16- Sarhang-IRGC.png Colonel Asghar Memari[2]

Special Unit of NEDSA (Persian: یگان ویژه ندسا‎),[2] also known as Sepah Navy Special Force (S.N.S.F.) (Persian: نیروی ویژه دریایی سپاه‎),[1] is a Takavar unit in the IRGC Navy stationed in the Greater Farur Island of Persian Gulf.[1] The unit has marines, frogmen and snipers specializing in heliborne, amphibious warfare and naval boarding.[2]

Operations in Gulf of Aden[edit]

In 2012, the unit performed a 117-days operation in Gulf of Aden to fight piracy off the coast of Somalia. The unit has collaborated with the American forces in the operation, for instance an American Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk did reconnaissance for the unit's boat.[2]


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  1. ^ a b c "احداث فرودگاه و بندرگاه در جزایر فارور". Mehr News Agency. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "ناگفته‌های فرمانده یگان ویژه ندسا از حضور سپاه در خلیج عدن". Fars News Agency. Retrieved 25 December 2015.