Quick Reaction Force
Definition/Scope: A Quick Reaction Force (QRF) is any force that is poised to respond on very short notice, typically less than fifteen minutes. Cavalry Army units are frequently postured as a quick reaction force, with a main mission of security and reconnaissance. For a large base, the QRF is usually a platoon or squad. The size of the QRF depends on the threat, the greater the threat, the bigger the QRF.
Used For:Protection WFF
Broader Terms:fixed-site security
Narrower Terms:basic load ammunition holding area