Parachutist Commandos in the French Foreign Legion – FULL DOCUMENTARY 2015


The Commando Parachute Group (French: Groupement des Commandos Parachutistes, GCP) are the elite operational pathfinders units within the 11th Parachute Brigade of the French Army. These Commandos are attached in general to the reconnaissance and support company (CEA) or the logistics and command company (CCL). In case of conflicts, these commandos are dropped ahead of forward ground forces.

The GCP aligns under their command 19 Teams of paratroopers commandos constituted of a dozen members. The GCP Teams are dispersed in the following French parachute regiments:

– ( 3 GCP Teams of 10 commandos ), 1st Parachute Chasseur Regiment
– ( 2 GCP Teams ), 1st Parachute Hussar Regiment
– 1st Parachute Train Transport Regiment
– ( 3 GCP Teams ), 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment
– ( 2 GCP Teams ), 3rd Marine Infantry Parachute Regiment
– ( 2 GCP Teams ), 8th Marine Infantry Parachute Regiment
– ( 2 GCP Teams ), 17th Parachute Engineer Regiment
– ( 2 GCP Teams ), 35th Parachute Artillery Regiment
– 11th Parachute Transmission and Command Company



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