The National Gendarmerie Intervention Group, commonly abbreviated GIGN (French: Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale), is a special operations unit of the French Armed Forces. It is part of the National Gendarmerie and is trained to perform counter-terrorism and hostage rescue missions in France or anywhere else in the world.
The GIGN is an available organization in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege.
CTU HistoryThe GIGN was created in 1973, specializing in counter-terrorism and rescue missions. Having taken part in over 1000 operations since it was founded, the GIGN has only seen 9 fatalities.