Kyrgyzstan to host Collective Rapid Deployment Force drilling
Kyrgyzstan will host operative training of command and staff of CSTO Collective Rapid Deployment Force, reported Ministry of Defence, news agency "24.kg" reported.
According to authorities, "the plan of joint operational and combat drillings of agencies for formation and management of forces and means of the collective security system of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) provides for the training of command designated personnel and staff of Collective Rapid Deployment Forces of Central Asian region of Collective security on the territory of Kyrgyzstan from July 5 to July 8, 2011."
The designated personnel of Armed Forces of the KR, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation and Tajikistan will participate in it. About 60 soldiers will improve their professional knowledge and skills, learn the basics of organization and methodology of joint military operations planning, improve communication and teamwork during the training. Command and Staff training on planning joint counter-terrorism operations in the region will complete theoretical studies. Colonel Zhanybek Kaparov - Head of the Main Operations Directorate, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic - was appointed as head of the rapid collection.
The head of command and staff training will be Colonel-General Anatoly Nogovitsyn - Deputy Chief of Joint Staff.