|To be clear, in France there are several top units:
3 Main top units very famous and very competent.
-The very high secret and mythical unit "Service Action " of the french overseas inteligence agency "DGSE". 150 operationals men (and women?)trained for undercover actions and unofficials missions through the world, very active. Most of the time they work like civilians people or regulary soldiers, 3 squads of 50 people whose one combat swimmer group (also all HAHO HALO parachute).
-The French Navy "COMMANDO HUBERT". Naval Combat Divers unit, 60 operationals combat divers all HAHO HALO trained.
-The French Gendarmerie CT UNIT "GIGN". 100 men specialized in Counter terrorism and also all civilian police problems, so it is the CT Unit who more often work a lot in comparaison with SAS, GSG9, Delta...GIGN conducts operations every weeks in France or Overseas...
After those 3 Top Units it exist others largest special forces units within French Army, Navy, Air force and Gendarmerie (and Police)About total 2500 men.