General Information on FSLK 200
FSLK 200 Years Active
1962 to present
Special Surveillance and Reconnaissance.
Forward Air Control.
Approximately 220 troops.
Special Operations Division.
Garrison or Headquarters
The Eye of the Army. Latin: Oculus Exercitus.
Well Known Engagements of the FSLK 200
Aftermath of the Balkan Wars 1995-1999 (Including operations to search and arrest war criminals).
Congolese Civil War.
Major Christian Simmelbauer.
Colonel David Stirling.
Lieutenant-Colonel Paddy Mayne.
Brigadier Mike Calvert.
Major-General Anthony Deane-Drummond.
General Peter de la Billière.
General Michael Rose.
Lieutenant-General Cedric Delves.
The special actions of this unit include:
- direct tactical support of German Special Forces.
- educating units in tactics in stationary positions, mobility, day and night.
- intelligence gathering and surveillance.
The Fernspählehrkompanie Pfullendorf is organized as follows:
- Company management.
- 4 Fernspähzüge.
- 1 Fernspähspezialzug.
- Two medical teams.
- 1 Feldnachrichtenzug.
- A maintenance group.
- 1 Supply Group.
The Fernspählehrkompanie 200 (FSLK200), translated roughly means; Special Surveillance and Reconnaissance Instruction Company 200. The FSLK 200 is an elite special unit of the German Army. The word Fernspäher comes from the German ‘fern’ and ‘spaher’ roughly transtaling into scouting over long distances meaning they are recon soldiers who go to great distances to gather intelligence.
Weapons of the FSLK 200
The main weapons used by the FSLK 200 are HK MP5 SMG, Heckler & Koch G36 Assault Rifle, the HK G8 machine gun, the G22/G24 Sniper Rifle, HK P12-pistol and the Bundeswehr’s GPMG Rheinmetall MG3.
There have been false rumours spread of the FSLK200 being deactivated which can be traced back to a misleading Wiki edit.