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PSY OPS
- Sectia Actiuni Psihologice -

Even though this is not a new branch in the world's armies, not many countries have a dedicated psychological warfare unit.

Even inside NATO, less than half the member-countries could say they have such units in their Armed Forces. Romania's Special Operations structure includes a PSY OPS detachment, in a similar way in which the US Army Special Operations Command has its own PSYOP section.

Romanian PSY OPS detachments were the only ones chosed by the U.S. to participate in international missions such as Bosnia-Hertzegovina, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and many more.

That is statement enough about the capabilities of these detachments, and you can find further information about them in this page.



US Equivalent: US Army Special Forces PSYOP detachments

Romanian Psy Ops patch

History
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Order of Battle
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Mere mindgames - or more than that ?

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Romanian Psyops

Inside "The voice"
Romanian Psy Ops
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Installing the mobile equipment needed to broadcast messages, either to friendly forces or to the enemy.

These ARO vehicles used by PSY OPS are usually called "The Voice". They have been used by Romanian PSY OPS operatives in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan.

New challenges for the future


The wars of the future
Romanian Psy Ops

A Romanian PSY OPS officer at work
Kosovo

Film city in Kosovo
Film City Kosovo
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Romanians working in Film City


 

Kosovo

Film city in Kosovo
Film City Kosovo
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A visiting delegation to Film City


 

Strong Resolve 2002

NATO's Strong Resolve 2002
Film City Kosovo
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Photo By KFOR

Imaginary countries in a mock international conflict


 

NATO Exercises

International NATO exercise
Romanian Psy Ops
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5 Romanian and 2 NATO partners PSY OPS


 

NATO Exercises

International NATO exercise
Romanian Psy Ops
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A-74192 Aro 243D with voice amplifyers in crowd control