The horse, or Knight, is a traditional symbol of special operations and signifies the ability to influence all types of conflict. The knight chess piece is, the most versatile on the board. It can move in eight different directions, and over obstacles.
The lightning bolts represent communications and the ability to strike anywhere with speed.
The swords represent the combat capabilities.
The Laurel leaves are seen as a symbol of peace and signify victory and expectation of success.