The Collective Air Force of the CSTO is a coalition group consisting of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system, created to increase the efficiency of transportation and ensure the actions of the forces and means of the CSTO collective security system.
The decision of the Collective Security Council on the creation of the Collective Air Force of the CSTO was adopted on December 23, 2014.
The Collective Air Force of the CSTO consists of military formations of the military transport (transport) and special aviation of the armed forces, internal affairs bodies (police), national guard, security and special services, as well as bodies authorized in the field of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations.
The main tasks of the Collective Air Force of the CSTO:
- transportation of personnel of formations of forces and means of the CSTO collective security system and cargo to the areas of their use;
- conducting search and rescue activities, evacuation of the wounded and sick;
other tasks determined by the decision of the CSTO Collective Security Council.