Wookieepedia
Advertisement
Wookieepedia
Click here for Wookieepedia's article on the Canon version of this subject.  This article covers the Legends version of this subject. 
Z-95 Headhunter.jpg

Content approaching. Order 66: A Republic Commando Novel–class.

Parts of this article have been identified as no longer being up to date.

Please update the article to reflect recent events, and remove this template when finished.

TPMCGYoda.jpg

Master Qui-Gon, more to say, have you?

It is requested that this article, or a section of this article, be expanded.

See the request on the listing or on this article's talk page. Once the improvements have been completed, you may remove this notice and the page's listing.

The Special Operations Brigade (SO BDE) was the special operations division of the Grand Army of the Republic, made up of clone commandos, clone assassins, Advanced Recon Commandos, and clone shadow troopers.

History[]

As the Clone Wars began, the Jedi Order formed the Special Operations Brigade to complete independent, specialized operations for the Galactic Senate, Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, and the Jedi High Council. Stationed with Arca Company Barracks, the Special Ops Brigade was led by Jedi General Iri Camas and later Jedi General Arligan Zey. When General Zey took command, the brigade consisted of 10,000 troops.[source?]

It was later reorganized as the Imperial Commando Special Unit.[1]

Command structure[]

The Special Operations Brigades were commanded by Jedi General Arligan Zey. It consisted of ten Commando Groups, or battalions, by one year after the Battle of Geonosis.

  • Special Operations Brigade —20 Commando Groups (10,000 troopers plus support personnel), commanded by Jedi General Arligan Zey.[2]

Notable units[]

Special ops variants[]

One notable exception was the Covert Ops clone troopers. They were elite clones of the GAR assigned to doing 'dirty work' that most clones would find questionable and unethical for the Republic. The Director of Special Forces ignored the existence of those clones for a long time and they were supposed to take orders from the Office of the Supreme Chancellor.[3]

Appearances[]

Sources[]

Notes and references[]

In other languages
Advertisement