United States Marine Corps
USMC deployment in Chernarus consists of 27th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), which is supposed to overturn the balance in the civil war in the favor of Chernarussian government. Marines are skilled in asymmetrical warfare and are backed up by superior weapons and technology.
NATO & UNO
The troops serving under UN operational command are to be deployed to supervise the demilitarization and distribution of the humanitarian aid in the secured regions of Takistan. The UNFORT (UN Forces Takistan) contingent is composed of the Guard regiments of the Chernarussian Defence Forces.
Chernarus Defense Force
Chernarussian military has been trained by Western armies in past years, but it retains weapons and equipment of the Soviet Army, its direct predecessor. Its main task during the past years for was to fight challenging counter-insurgecy campaign in the mountaineous regions of Northern Chernarus.
Chernarussian Movement of the Red Star
Although the communist insurgency has its roots as an underground movement, it is now a conventional force with military structure and weapon platforms captured from the Chernarussian government or provided by international arms dealers. This has given ChDKZ enough power to start a coup against the government.
Takistani militia is led by a group of warloads loyal to the current Takistan regime. The militia control large areas of Takistan manning checkpoints outside and around popular urban areas. Driven by a religious fervour to rid Takistan of western influence, the militia commanders employ insurgency tactics to disrupt, destroy and terrorize western forces. The Militia are often armed with Soviet era weapons.
ION Private Military Contractors
ION, Inc. is a private military company, specialising in security solutions and providing services tailored to specialist and high-risk environments. ION is contracted to provide security in Takistan amid the strategic drawdown of NATO combat troops in the Green Sea Region.
United States Army
US Army is the backbone of the multi-national forces taking part in Operation Arrowhead, whose objective is to defeat the oppressive regime of Takistan. Organized in several highly mobile task forces, American troops are ready to neutralize the Takistani force threatening the peace in the Green Sea region.
German Armed Forces deployed to Takistan in support of US Army and BAF elements during Operation Arrowhead. Initially a small complement of Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK) operated in support of Task Force Black in a counter-insurgency role. The KSK are an elite special forces unit operating a small number of UH-1D helicopters and Dingo 2 vehicles.
Royal Army Corps of Sahrani
The Royal Army Corps of Sahrani is the main military force of the Kingdom of South Sahrani, and later, the whole island of Sahrani. The RACS are heavily supported by western allies and deploy with an array of former USMC and US Army equipment, vehicles and weapons. The RACS have a well trained helicopter corps featuring UH-60, MH-6 and AH-6.
Russian contingent of Chernarussian Peacekeeping Forces consists of elite Guard Motor Rifle battalion, reinforced by armor, artillery and attack helicopter detachments. Based on their previous experience with counter-guerilla operations, Russians also make good use of special forces
Takistani army is not just an armed force, it is a government by itself. Supreme regional commanders are also the political leaders since the coup d' état in 1992. The army is composed mainly of the conventional ground forces and swallows most income from the crude oil, natural gas and minerals trade.
Chernarussian, Russian, Takistani and Western civilians populate the many operational theatres included in the Community Upgrade Project.
British Armed Forces
The British Armed Forces contingent in Takistan comprises of several regiments involved in the counter-insurgency campaign. British paratroopers and the mechanized regiments are supporting the stabilization efforts across the land together with several other allied armies of NATO.
Army of the Czech Republic
The Army of the Czech Republic deployed to Takistan in the later stages of Operation Arrowhead, focusing on counter-insurgency duties in the mountains of Takistan. Armed with an array of armoured vehicles and close air support, ACR were soon diverted to respond to a deteriorating situation closer to home in the areas of Bukovina and Bystrica.
Sahrani Liberation Army
The soldiers of the SLA are equipped with Soviet era weapons and vehicles, yet don a unique camo pattern suitable to the terrain of Sahrani. The SLA captured a variety of armoured vehicles including the feared T-72, BMP-2 amd BRDM-2. The SLA are dominated by army veterans with the skills and experience to present a considerable threat to conventional forces.
Chernarus National Party
Nationalist guerillas of the National Party is an underground movement lacking sophisticated weapons, but their knowledge of the country, military expertise from civil war and underground network make them serious opponents to both communist guerillas and government forces.
The Takistanian local fighters are loyal only to their families, clans and warlords. They will fight anyone endangering them, and they will help anyone who will help them in return.
Horizon Islands Legion
The Horizon Islands Legion finds its roots in what once was the regional peacekeeping force of the French Foreign Legion. Made up of both locals and foreigners, has exceptionally high standards of training... and exceptionally high losses of attrition due to the often dangerous deployments. Those lucky enough to survive the contract are rewarded with citizenship and may transition to reservist units or retire.