A rapid deployment force is a military formation capable of quick deployment of its forces. Such forces typically consist of elite military units and may receive priority in equipment and training to prepare them for their mission.
Examples of rapid deployment forces include:
* Template:Flagicon Helsinki Headline Goal Force Catalogue
* Template:Flagicon European Union Battlegroups
* Template:Flagicon United States Rapid Deployment Forces
* Template:Flagicon Finnish Rapid Deployment Force (FRDF)
* Template:Flagicon Norwegian Telemark Battalion
* Template:Flagicon Argentine Rapid Deployment Force (FDR)
* Template:FlagiconRapid Deployment Force (FUDRA)
* Template:FlagiconSingapore Guards
*UNPROFOR's Rapid Reaction Force, consisting of TF Alpha, TF Bravo, and the 24th Airmobile Brigade in the last years of the Bosnian war of 1992-95.
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