The Kyrgyz Republic held an operational meeting with the command strength of the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the Central Asian region of collective security at the “Edelweiss” training range

The Kyrgyz Republic held an operational meeting with the command strength of the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the Central Asian region of collective security at the “Edelweiss” training range 04.09.2021

From September 2 to 3, on the "Edelweiss" training range of the Ministry of Defense of the Kyrgyz Republic an operational meeting with the command strength of the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the Central Asian region of collective security (CAR CRDF) was held.

Representatives of defense ministries of the CSTO member States of the Central Asian region of collective security and a group of officers of the CSTO Joint Staff, headed by Colonel Berdibek Asanov, participated in the event.

The purpose of the meeting was to improve the professional knowledge and skills of the officers, as well as to coordinate the CAR CRDF command and staff in advance of the joint training “Rubezh-2021”.

The event participants got acquainted with the experience of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation gained in the course of the military operation against international terrorism in the Syrian Arab Republic.

In the course of the command and staff training, the officers of the CAR CRDF command and staff worked on planning and preparation of the joint operation.

Recall that from September 7 to 9 in the Kyrgyz Republic at the "Edelweiss" training ground a joint training with the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the Central Asian region of collective security of the CSTO (CAR CRDF) "Rubezh-2021” will take place.

The training subject: "Preparation and conduct of combat operations by the CAR CRDF on destroying illegal armed groups that have invaded the territory of a CSTO member State”.

Military contingents and task forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, the Joint Staff and the CSTO Secretariat, special assets of internal affairs bodies (police), bodies authorized in the sphere of prevention of emergency situations and the State Committee of National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic will take part in the training.

The main objectives of the training are to improve the practical skills of CSTO command and control bodies in the organization of combat operations and management of subordinate troops (forces), as well as to improve the coordination of the CAR CRDF units in carrying out tasks in the course a joint operation.

The Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the Central Asian region of collective security are designed to carry out tasks to ensure the military security of the CSTO member States, including participation in repelling external military aggression and conducting joint counter-terrorism operations.

Depending on the threat nature, the CAR CRDF grouping may have different structures, composition and reinforcements, including aviation.

The total strength of the CAR CRDF is about 5,000 people. The national formations (contingents) of the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of the Central Asian Region of collective security (the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Russia, and the Republic of Tajikistan) include military formations, units and subunits of permanent readiness of the armed forces and other troops, formations and bodies in which military service is envisaged, equipped with highly mobile military equipment, interoperable weapon and communication systems, and units of combat service, logistic and technical support.

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The Joint Press Center of the CAR CRDF training "Rubezh-2021”


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