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Russian Spetsnaz [NIA]
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Jan 23, 2017 @ 5:35pm
Sep 21 @ 3:42pm
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Russian Spetsnaz [NIA]

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Special Operation Forces Factions [SMA/NIA Edition]
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Special Forces Faction that adds Russian 'Spetanaz' Forces, based on the Spetsnaz 'Vympel' unit from 2012-2016. It contains a range of ground and air forces, with vehicle supports.

Historical Info-

The term 'Spetsnaz' is a general catch-all that refers to all Soviet and Russian Special Forces groups. The faction is based on the Spetznaz GRU and the Spetznaz 'Vympel' units in particular, as well as a small Spetznaz SSO unit for desert fighting.

The Faction-

'Vympel' Unit was formed under the command of the KGB, the Soviet intelligence forces, in 1981, and it operates internationally, outside Russia's borders. The Unit went on to fight in Afghanistan, Cuba, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Angola, Mozambique, Lebanon, as either direct combat units and a raiding force, intelligence gathering recon missions, or as military advisors in fighting against guerilla or insurgent movements.

Spetznaz SSO are equipped in Multicam uniforms, with more access to Zenitco AK-74's and AK103's compared to the Vympel units, with SVD's, PKP's and RPG-18's in specialist roles. The standard sidearm is the MP443 'Grach' but some Glock 17's and Makarov PM's are also used in small numbers.

They are based on photographs and helmet camera footage of Spetsnaz units from 2012 to early-2017. Unlike Western special forces groups this faction has a large amount of close range weapons largely with red dot sights and the VSS for silent elimination of guards and sentries, or assassinations.

Also includes a substantial amount of SSO Spetsnaz soldiers, based on photographs and helmet camer footage from Mid-2016 to March, 2017, from the fighting in the Palmyria Offensive, Syria. The SSO are much more suited to desert fighting than the Vympel forces, and have slighty more access to more advanced equipment due to being based on photos that are several years newer.

Specialist Elements-

The 'Vympel' unit have small teams of Recon Forces with supressed carbines, VKSS's and a Ghille suited sniper team. They also have a gunship-transported squad for heavily armed assaults into enemy bases or compounds.


A Hunter-Killer Mi-48 Gunship team is available as heavy fire support, with 2 gunships operating in tandem to destroy ground targets. A T-72 BM heavily upgraded T-72 tank in Russian camo is also available, and static weapons like the KORD and AGS-30 grenade machineguns can be carried within the squads.

Faction has full Editor, Zeus, Task Force Radio and ALiVE support (faction name RUS ) Also supports ACE3 Medical system. Russian Spetsnaz is an INDEP faction.

Mods needed- MLO AOW, NIA AK's, SMA, SFF Vehicles.
Discussion page and updates/ WIP logs will be posted here before they hit the Workshop.

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(4SFG) jarrad96  [author] Oct 12 @ 3:10pm 
I already have, it's on my Workshop.
KycbMaH Oct 12 @ 12:51pm 
can you do it on rhs ? without sff and niarms?
(4SFG) jarrad96  [author] Sep 20 @ 11:45pm 
Russian Spetsnaz Contact DLC Update-
Added Russian Radio Protocols to the faction.
CantAimForShit May 11 @ 10:32pm 
Ah ok, thanks for the explanation!
(4SFG) jarrad96  [author] May 11 @ 3:49pm 
This ones uses different mods, in this case NIA weapons, while the 'R' one stands for RHS, as it uses RHS weapons. It's just a naming convention I've been using for a few years as a way to offer people more options for factions, so if they prefer X mod over Y mod the faction comes with different versions.
CantAimForShit May 11 @ 3:30pm 
Whats the difference between this one and the -R?
evilhusky Feb 15 @ 7:57pm 
they don't show up in zeus what to do?
(4SFG) jarrad96  [author] Dec 6, 2017 @ 1:56pm 
Notice- For ease of use the dependency list on Steam has changed to use the NIA All-In-One. The mod does not require every NIA weapon pack, and the individual weapons used can be found in the text for those who would rather use each pack individually.
Blyat.92 Nov 6, 2017 @ 3:22am 
is there uav support available for this unit?
(4SFG) jarrad96  [author] Sep 5, 2017 @ 7:58pm 
1st July update notice-

-Added new Spetznaz SSO units. Based on photographs and helmet camera footage of SSO forces in Multicam in Syria between October 2016 and early 2017.

-Improved texture quality of SURPAT uniforms.