Emirate of Dubai
100-strong Commando Squadron is the primary CT unit
for the Emirate.
It is based on the outskirts of the city of
Dubai and has received training from the British SAS.
A primary responsibility is the resolution
of hijacking situations at Dubai International Airport,
although the existence of a combat diving section
implies at least some capability in maritime operations.
They are known to have a 50-man reinforcing
element (SWAT-type) within the Dubai Police which
has received training not only from the British, but
the United States as well.
Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Police Special Unit
unit has been heavily influenced by the British SAS,
and is believed to be tasked with providing CT capabilities
to all Emirates within the UAE who do not already
have such a team in place. This unit is 40 men strong and is based at the Abu Dhabi Airport.