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The '''GIGN''' ([[wp:Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale|Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale]]) and '''DGSE''' ([[wp:Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure|Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure]]) are French security services featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]. GIGN is a military special forces unit, comparable to the British SAS, while DGSE is an intelligence agency analogous to the American [[CIA]].
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The '''GIGN''' ([[wp:Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale|Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale]]) and '''DGSE''' ([[wp:Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure|Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure]]) are the [[France|French]] security services featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]. GIGN is a [[Military|military]] special forces unit, comparable to the British SAS, while DGSE is an intelligence agency analogous to the American [[CIA]].
   
 
The "GIGN" name is derived from internal files of GTA Vice City.
 
The "GIGN" name is derived from internal files of GTA Vice City.
   
== Description ==
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==Description==
The GIGN and DGSE appear twice in GTA Vice City, mainly, during [[Mall Shootout]] and [[All Hands On Deck]]. The missions, which are given by [[Juan Cortez|Colonel Cortez]], relate to Cortez's conflict with French authorities over the illegal purchase of chips (which are properties of the French government presumably to be used for military equipment). The situation escalates to the point when Cortez is forced to flee [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]] for an unknown country.
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The GIGN and DGSE appear twice in GTA Vice City, mainly, during [[Mall Shootout]] and [[All Hands On Deck]]. The missions, which are given by [[Juan Cortez|Colonel Cortez]], relate to Cortez's conflict with French authorities over the illegal purchase of chips (which are properties of the French government presumably to be used for military equipment). The situation escalates to the point when Cortez is forced to flee [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]] to an unknown country.
   
During [[Mall Shootout]], GIGN units intervene in a deal between [[Tommy Vercetti]] and [[Pierre La Ponce]], forcing the dealers to flee from a hail of gunfire from the GIGN. The units are easily confused with the VCPD SWAT, due to similar uniform and voice. In [[All Hands On Deck]], Cortez is forced to flee the city on his yacht after learning that the French are closing in on Cortez. French DGSE agents attempt to block his escape and kill or apprehend Cortez, but their attempts are thwarted by Tommy Vercetti, who helps Cortez flee [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]] by killing a number of French personnel. During an early cutscene in the mission, DGSE agents may be seen arriving at the marina in a black colored [[Washington]], which is not reachable to the player. Other vehicles used during the mission include various boats, as well as a two [[Maverick]]s, and a [[Hunter]].
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During [[Mall Shootout]], GIGN units intervene in a deal between [[Tommy Vercetti]] and [[Pierre La Ponce]], forcing the dealers to flee from a hail of gunfire from the GIGN. The units are easily confused with the [[Vice City Police Department|VCPD]] [[SWAT]], due to similar uniform and voice. In [[All Hands On Deck]], Cortez is forced to flee the city on his yacht after learning that the French are closing in on Cortez. French DGSE agents attempt to block his escape and kill or apprehend Cortez, but their attempts are thwarted by Vercetti, who helps Cortez flee [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]] by killing a number of French personnel. During an early cutscene in the mission, DGSE agents may be seen arriving at the marina in a black colored [[Washington]], which are not obtainable by the player. Other vehicles used during the mission include various boats, as well as two [[Maverick]]s, and a [[Hunter]], all of which are also destroyed by Vercetti.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*They are slightly similar to the beta SWAT and were probably used before.
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*They are slightly similar to the beta [[SWAT]] and were probably used before.
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*When in the mission, Mall Shootout, they will attack Vercetti along with the [[VCPD|police]].
   
==Mission appearances==
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==Mission Appearances==
=====Vice City=====
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===Vice City===
*[[Mall Shootout]]
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*[[Mall Shootout]] (GIGN agents)
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*[[All Hands On Deck]] (DGSE agents)
   
*[http://gta.wikia.com/All_Hands_On_Deck All Hands On Deck]
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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GIGN-GTAVC.jpg|Closeup of a GIGN agent.
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French FBI Washington.jpeg|DGSE agents (complete with a black [[Washington]]) arrive at the marina just as Cortez is departing during "[[All Hands On Deck]]".
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</gallery>
   
<center><gallery>
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==See Also==
Image:GIGN-GTAVC.jpg|Closeup of a GIGN agent.
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*[[CIA]] and [[IAA]], the American DGSE counterpart.
Image:French FBI Washington.jpeg|DGSE agents (complete with a black [[Washington]]) arrive at the marina just as Cortez is departing during "[[All Hands On Deck]]".
 
</gallery></center>
 
== See also ==
 
* [[Federal Bureau of Investigation|FBI]], the American equivalent investigation group.
 
   
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Latest revision as of 18:09, October 17, 2014

GANG
GIGN and DGSE
MallShootout-GTAVC2
GIGN units ambush a deal during Mall Shootout
Games: Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Locations: France
Type: Government
Enemies: Colonel Juan Garcia Cortez
Vehicles: Washington, Speeder, Rio, Tropic, Dinghy, Maverick, Hunter
Weapons: Pistol, Micro-SMG

The GIGN (Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale) and DGSE (Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure) are the French security services featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. GIGN is a military special forces unit, comparable to the British SAS, while DGSE is an intelligence agency analogous to the American CIA.

The "GIGN" name is derived from internal files of GTA Vice City.

DescriptionEdit

The GIGN and DGSE appear twice in GTA Vice City, mainly, during Mall Shootout and All Hands On Deck. The missions, which are given by Colonel Cortez, relate to Cortez's conflict with French authorities over the illegal purchase of chips (which are properties of the French government presumably to be used for military equipment). The situation escalates to the point when Cortez is forced to flee Vice City to an unknown country.

During Mall Shootout, GIGN units intervene in a deal between Tommy Vercetti and Pierre La Ponce, forcing the dealers to flee from a hail of gunfire from the GIGN. The units are easily confused with the VCPD SWAT, due to similar uniform and voice. In All Hands On Deck, Cortez is forced to flee the city on his yacht after learning that the French are closing in on Cortez. French DGSE agents attempt to block his escape and kill or apprehend Cortez, but their attempts are thwarted by Vercetti, who helps Cortez flee Vice City by killing a number of French personnel. During an early cutscene in the mission, DGSE agents may be seen arriving at the marina in a black colored Washington, which are not obtainable by the player. Other vehicles used during the mission include various boats, as well as two Mavericks, and a Hunter, all of which are also destroyed by Vercetti.

TriviaEdit

  • They are slightly similar to the beta SWAT and were probably used before.
  • When in the mission, Mall Shootout, they will attack Vercetti along with the police.

Mission AppearancesEdit

Vice CityEdit

GalleryEdit

See AlsoEdit

  • CIA and IAA, the American DGSE counterpart.

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