Special Forces Support Group is a special operations unit of the British Armed Forces. The SFSG is the newest addition to the United Kingdom Special Forces. It was formed officially on 3 April 2006 to support the Special Air Service and the Special Boat Service on operations aswell as allies. This could include diversionary tactics, protective cordons and extra firepower. Other roles include training foreign militaries, CBRN protection and domestic anti-terrorism support. The SFSG was initially composed of personnel from the British Army's Parachute Regiment, the Royal Marines and the RAF Regiment, but is now open to all personnel in the United Kingdom's Armed Forces that have passed either P company run by the Parachute Regiment or the Royal Marines Commando Course. It is the size of 1 battalion (500-650 soldiers). They are currently assigned with Task Force Red and have been deploed in Afghanistan and Iraq.