Navy SEALs are called on to perform missions of strategic importance to the United States. Including the following:
DIRECT ACTION: NEUTRALIZE ENEMY FORCES
CAPTURE | KILL
Offensive strikes against an enemy target using tactics like raids, ambushes and assaults.
SPECIAL RECONNAISSANCE: OBSERVE AND REPORT
COVERT | INTELLIGENCE
Surveillance and reconnaissance operations to report on enemy activity or to provide a better understanding of the operational situation. These missions can include tracking of enemy units, monitoring military and civilian activity, and gathering information about beach and water conditions prior to a beach landing.
COUNTER TERRORISM: ELIMINATING THREATS
PRE-EMPTIVE | STRIKE
Directing action against terrorist groups to prevent terrorist activities.
FOREIGN INTERNAL DEFENSE: TRAINING ALLIES
COUNTER | STRIKE
Training and assisting foreign counterparts to increase their capacity to respond to threats.