In accordance with the Plan for joint training of command bodies and formations of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system for 2022, a set of measures was taken to improve the readiness of special forces formations that are part of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CSTO CRRF formations of special forces) for use as intended.
During the period from 2 to 5 August of this year, on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, tactical and special trainings with special units belonging to the CSTO CRRF formations of special forces under the code name "Cobalt-2022" were conducted in two stages.22».
The CSTO Secretariat is concerned by the information about the armed clashes that took place in Nagorno-Karabakh and resulted in human casualties. I express my deep condolences to the families and friends of the fallen servicemen. We urge the parties to the conflict to refrain from the use of force and to use only diplomatic methods to overcome their differences.
On August 3, 2022 in the Kyrgyz Republic, at the “Edelweiss” training range in Balykchy, the opening ceremony of the tactical and special training "Cobalt-2022" with the special forces formations included in the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CRRF) took place.
On August 2-5, this year, in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, in accordance with the Plan of joint training of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system, a tactical and special training with the formations of special forces included in the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CSTO CRRF formations of special forces) will take place.
The Republic of Tajikistan will host a special-purpose training “Kobalt-2021”15.11.2021
From 17 to 19 November, this year, tactical and special training with special units, included in the formations of special forces of the Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CRRF) of the CSTO under the code name "Cobalt-2021" will take place in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan. The training is being conducted in accordance with the 2021 Plan for the joint training of command and control bodies and formations of the assets of the CSTO collective security system.
The training will be conducted in two stages. During the first stage, the issues of formation and coordination of the Operational Staff of the CSTO CRRF formations of special forces and planning the use of the group of the assets of the CSTO CRRF formations of special forces as intended will be practiced.
The second stage will include a practical training of combined operational and combat teams of competent authorities of CSTO member States in a special operation to destroy (neutralize) illegal armed groups in the border areas.
In the course of the command and staff training with the operational staff of the Operational Headquarters of the CSTO CRRF formations of special forces, it is planned to test all elements of interspecific interaction, planning and conducting a special operation.
During practice of training tasks special troops of bodies of internal affairs, national guard, drug control, state security services of CSTO member States in close contact with units of Armed Forces, Border Troops of the Republic of Tajikistan and Committee on Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan as well as servicemen of 201st Russian military base will practice interaction and field training, exchange experience, receive skills of participation in a large-scale special operation in conditions close to combat.
The CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zaynetdinov