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African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crises

African Capacity for Immediate
Response to Crises
Active 2013 – present
Country  Algeria
 South Africa
Allegiance African Union
Role Infantry
Size 5 battalions

The African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crises (ACIRC) is a temporary multinational African interventionist standby force set up in November 2013. It will be replaced by the African Standby Force when it becomes fully operational.[1][2][3]


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External links

  • New 'super' combat brigade: creation of an African elite?
  • Report of the AUC Chairperson on the operationalisation of the Rapid Deployment Capability of the ASF and the ACIRC

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