African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crises

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]

African Capacity for Immediate
Response to Crises
Active2013 – present
Country Algeria
 Chad
 South Africa
 Tanzania
 Uganda
AllegianceAfrican Union
RoleInfantry
Size5 battalions