Quick Answer: Can An American Join The Russian Spetsnaz?

Are there any female Spetsnaz?

Spetsnaz has allowed female members for some time, and women have been incorporated into Spetsnav officer training in recent years..

How long is Russian Spetsnaz training?

There are two months of basic training and three to four years of advanced training before being allowed to join either group.

What is Russia’s most elite unit?

The elite units of the Soviet Armed Forces and Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are controlled, for the most part, by the military-intelligence GRU (Spetsnaz GRU) under the General Staff.

How do I join the Russian Air Force?

To put it simple: you’ll need to be a good and strong person with no legal issues back home.In 2015, Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a decree allowing any foreign citizens to join the country’s Armed Forces.In order to become a soldier in Russia you have to be at least 18 and not older than 30 years old.More items…•

Can an American join a foreign military?

The US Army recruits foreign nationals who are a permanent legal resident of the US. Moreover, non-US citizens from friend nations can also join the American army as an enlisted soldier.

Are Spetsnaz better than Navy Seals?

Seals are at the very extreme of US Armed Forces when it comes to hierarchies. And this is why Navy Seals would probably win against Spetsnaz (but probably SFOD-D = Delta Force would even do better).