Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Last month, Kotaku published images of Taiwanese special forces. They were totally frightening. But Taiwan doesn't have a monopoly on scary troops. Other countries are ready to terrify you, too.

On Twitter, many Japanese netizens are uploading photos of other scary special forces. Below, you can find some of the most intimidating troops from around the world. You might have seen some of them before, such as the lead frogman image, which previously went viral in the West. Others might be new to you.

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Danish Frogman Corps. Photos: @chenowski, @chenowski

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Chinese Army's Cavalry Division. Photos: Military.People.com.cn via syanhai110

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Iranian Army in full white dress. Photos: AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, Indochinepara

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

South Korean troops breaking slabs as part of a demonstration. Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Female operatives in South Korea's 707th Special Mission Battalion Photo: Naver

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

French Special Forces Offensive Nautical Intervention Section. Photo: Section 8 PMC

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Mexican Special Forces. Photo: Wiki

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Belarus Special Forces break stone slabs that are on fire. Sergei Grits/AP

In the comments below, feel free to add any frightening troops we might have missed.

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