An unofficial military force fighting to overturn a regime or retake their country, etc
A legitimised, unofficial, non-governmental group with a style, structure, and or organisation similar to a professional military but which is not officially run by any state or country. Paramilitary, in real life, refers to organizations that are distinctly militaristic without actually being part of the military. A State Sec is when the secret police or intelligence communities militarize. Common goals include fighting to overturn a regime or retake their country. See also: Super-Powered Robot Meter Maids. No Additional Real Life Examples Please!
ExamplesAnime & Manga
- Spriggan - ARCAM Private Army, a covert force of the ARCAM Corporation which is used to counter the activities of various criminals, terrorists and mercenaries trying to get their hands on OOP Arts. In some instances, they fought the American, British and Soviet armies to prevent them from securing OOP Arts for their leaders.
- Mobile Suit Gundam 00 - Celestial Being: a group consisting of mecha pilots who try to achieve peace through violence. -ZCE
- The Mystical Laws - Hermes Wings: a secretive group calling themselves 'the earths doctors' that has taken up themselves to protect world-leaders against the newly-formed Empire of Godom. -ZCE
- X-Men - X-Men and a privately owned security force created to harbor peace between the emerging homo superior, nicknamed "Mutants" and [[Muggles baseline humans]]. The roster is made up of Mutants who have been trained and educated in the use of their powers at the Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters. Their operations are funded by Professor Charles Xavier's family fortune and from the patents he created.
- G.I. Joe - Cobra Command: a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world -ZCE
- Zone of the Enders - the Martian force. -ZCE
- Resident Evil - The BSAA is an anti bio-terrorist organization that is funded by corporations who were involved with Umbrella. -ZCE
- "Video Game/ARMA" - IDAP note is a non-governmental organization which is specialized in rapidly responding to humanitarian disasters. The faction is composed of new IDAP-branded clothing and gear, including outfits for specialized roles such as Explosive Ordnance Disposal specialists, as well as many other tools, supplies, and other items.
Armed Mobile Task Force Nu-7 is a battalion-strength force consisting of three company-sized elements of special operations infantry forces, a light armored vehicle company, tank platoon, helicopter squadron, chemical-biological-radiological-nuclear (CBRN) platoon, combat engineer platoon, nuclear weapon specialist (NWS) squad, plus additional combat specialist and support personnel.
- MTF Nu-7 ("Hammer Down"), a whole army unto itself whose task is specifically aiding Foundation sites undergoing massive catastrophe.
- MTF Eta-10 ("See No Evil") and MTF Eta-11 ("Savage Beasts"), two military units deployed against visual and auditory cognitohazards, respectively. They go up against things that can potentially kill them if they look at them.
- MTF Lambda-5 ("White Rabbits"), Cape Busters deployed against Reality Warpers.
- MTF Omicron Rho ("The Dream Team"), a commando that operates inside people's dreams.
- MTF Mu-13 ("Ghostbusters"). Guess what they do.
- Roswell Conspiracies: Aliens, Myths and Legends. The Alliance was seemingly started as part of the U.S. military after the Roswell crash, but since then it has apparently become an autonomous organization with high-tech weapons and the special-forces style S.T.A.R. team to contain alien threats.
- The French Resistance in World War II. -ZCE
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