Good for them. I hope it pans out. It sounds like they're going to have to overcome a few logistical hurdles in order for it to initially succeed.
BTW, it's funny how other countries compare their military units to the U.S. RE:
"What you're looking at is high mobility, high training, with both conventional and non-conventional capabilities." said Maj. Allison. "Think of (U.S. army) Ranger battalions, Green Berets, those sort of skill sets."