World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Collective Rapid Reaction Force

Article Id: WHEBN0029407217
Reproduction Date:

Title: Collective Rapid Reaction Force  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Commonwealth of Independent States, Military of Russia, Alma-Ata Protocol, Commonwealth of Independent States national bandy team, Joint CIS Air Defense System
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Collective Rapid Reaction Force

Collective Rapid Reaction Force
Emblem of the CSTO
Active February 4, 2009 –
Country  Armenia
Allegiance CSTO
Branch Spetsnaz,
Airborne forces,
Marine forces
Type Combined arms
Joint Staff Moscow

Collective Rapid Reaction Force (Collective Security Treaty Organization member states. CRRF was created in 2009 with the general purpose to counter a limited military aggression against CSTO member states, to fight against terrorism and drug trafficking.


The agreement on creation of Collective Rapid Reaction Force was signed by the presidents of all CSTO states except Belarus during a summit in Moscow on February 4, 2009. Belarus joined the agreement on October 20, same year.

The first joint exercises of CRRF were held in October 2009 at Matybulak firing range in Kazakhstan near the border with China.[1]


According to Russian media, CRRF currently comprises following units:

See also


  1. ^ Russian, Kazakh pilots to hone live-firing skills prior to CSTO drills

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.