Combined Arms Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation

The main entrance to the academy building

The Combined Arms Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is a military academy in Moscow which prepares commissioned officers for the Russian Armed Forces.

The full name reads: The Combined Academies Order of Lenin Order of the October Revolution Red Bannered Order of Suvorov of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation-Military Educational and Scientific Center of the Russian Ground Forces (Russian: Военный учебно-научный центр Сухопутных войск "Общевойсковая орденов Ленина и Октябрьской революции, Краснознаменная, ордена Суворова академия Вооруженных Сил Российской Федерации").

The CAA was formed in 1998 on the base of the Frunze Military Academy and Malinovsky Military Armored Forces Academy. There are 30 departments within the academy which are stationed in two main buildings in Khamovniki and Lefortovo Districts of Moscow. It has a source of historical origin and functionally duplicates the General Staff Academy (Russia).

Since 2002, the current Commandant of the Combined Military Academy is Colonel General Vladimir Popov.

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Coordinates: 55°44′16″N 37°34′40″E / 55.73778°N 37.57778°E / 55.73778; 37.57778

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