Contributed by: The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

Acronym for the Special Air Service, an elite British commando team (similar to the US Delta Force) that, in Ministry of Defence war games, is assigned the mission of defending a top-secret radar station on Gibraltar against three double-0 agents in the pre-credits teaser of The Living Daylights. Unfortunately, an enemy agent penetrates their security and kills 004 (Frederick Warder) and several SAS men before Bond (Timothy Dalton) gets just revenge.


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