Under the instructions of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, activities are continuing to increase combat readiness and improve the social conditions of the military personnel of the Air Force, the Ministry of Defense told APA.
On March 18, Minister of Defense Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and the leadership of the ministry took part in the opening ceremony of the newly built and overhauled two military units of the Air Force.
The Minister of Defense got acquainted with the conditions created for the military personnel, examined the headquarters buildings, soldiers' barracks, medical points, canteens, classrooms, food and clothing warehouses, bath and laundry facilities and boiler complexes, parade grounds, checkpoints, as well as other service and administrative facilities located on the territory of military units.
It was noted that the conditions created in the military units will have a positive effect on maintaining a high level of combat readiness of the Air Force, ensure high-quality organization and maintenance of combat duty with an aim of more reliable protection of the country's airspace.
Then Colonel General Z. Hasanov also inspected the Flight Control Point and the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) Ground Control Station in the territory of the reconstructed military unit. The Minister of Defense was informed that a control point and a ground station provided with modern equipment will ensure continuous and high-quality coordination of military aviation and UAV flights.
The Minister of Defense assigned the relevant tasks for the command to further increasing the capabilities of military aviation.