Rapid reaction forces combating terrorist threat created in Kazakhstan
‘The Ministry of Defense in cooperation with other state bodies is leading routine preventive work to ensure national security of Kazakhstan, participating in the work of the antiterrorism centre of the National Security Committee. Today, the Armed Forces determine the composition of the staff and the means of rapid reaction to terrorist threats, which is in constant combat readiness,’ said the minister.
According to him, airplanes and helicopters are allocated to transfer these special forces in the area of the threat, an algorithm and action procedure of the special group have been worked out, and the practice of conducting interdepartmental exercises continues. In particular, the minister noted that the number of measures for operational and combat training in recent years has increased by 2.5 and 5 times respectively.