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Tuesday, 10 July 2018 07:31

Azerbaijan Army conducted large-scale military exercises

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In accordance with the plan approved by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Mr. Ilham Aliyev, large-scale exercises with the involvement of various military branches, special troops, Army Corpses and formations of the Azerbaijan Army started on July 2.

The exercises will involve up to 20,000 military personnel, up to 120 tanks and other armored vehicles, more than 200 rocket and artillery mounts of different caliber, multiple launch rocket systems, and mortars, up to 30 army and front-line aviation for various purposes.

During the exercises that will last until 6th of July, the troops will fulfill the tasks on performing various military operations based on the modern experience of conducting combat operations, including delivering reliable rocket, artillery, bomb-assault strikes by high-accuracy systems, and aircraft’s and UAVs strikes on an imaginary enemy. The troops will also fulfill tasks on conducting large-scale offensive operations aimed at the liberation of the occupied territories in the course of the exercises.

A service meeting following the results of large-scale exercises was held under the supervision of the Minister of Defense Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and with the participation of the Ministry's leadership, commanders, and chiefs of staff of Army Corpses and formations, including other responsible officers.
Analyzing the results of the exercises held in accordance with the plan approved by the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, which were conducted at various firing ranges and training points at day and night time, Colonel General Z. Hasanov noted that the troops covertly concentrating in the main directions have successfully conducted large-scale offensive operations during the night.
The Defense Minister noted that the operational training of staffs and troops was improved and raised to a new level in the course of the exercises. The headquarters completely fulfilled all the tasks.
Colonel General Z. Hasanov, stressing the importance of carrying out these exercises, brought to the meeting participant's attention the respective tasks assigned by the Supreme Commander-in-Chief to the Azerbaijan Army.



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