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Special Boat Squadron

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Special Boat Squadron
The Special Boat Squadron is the Sri Lanka Navy's elite special forces unit. It forms part of the Sri Lanka Special Forces, alongside the Commando Regiment, Special Forces Regiment, and SLAF Special Forces. Unlike any of the other Sri Lankan special forces units the SBS is a naval special forces unit. Established in the 1993, the SBS was modeled after the Special Boat Service of the Royal Navy. In its role as a naval special forces unit it takes up wide variety of operations such as amphibious raids, Maritime Counter-Terrorism, Reconnaissance and target indication, combat swimmer missions and small boat operations. As a Special Forces unit, its role is not limited to water-borne operations. SBS conducts operations on land, either with Commando Regiment, Special Forces Regiment, regular ground combat units of the Navy and the Army and in many occasions separately.

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