Azerbaijan Army started Large-Scale Operational-Tactical Exercises - UPDATED

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18 May 2020

In accordance with the combat training plan for 2020, the Azerbaijan Army started Large-Scale Operational-Tactical Exercises, the Ministry of Defense told APA.

During the exercises, issues of combat readiness, planning, and comprehensive support of operations, the interoperability of headquarters of various types and branches of troops will be worked out, as well as firing and maneuvering capabilities of the shock troops created under the conditions of the exercises will be checked.

The exercises will involve up to 10,000 military personnel, up to 120 tanks and armored vehicles, up to 200 missiles and artillery systems of various caliber, multiple launch rocket systems, and mortars, up to 30 army, and frontline aviation, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles for various purposes. The exercises will last until May 22.

 

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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, the Large-Scale Operational-Tactical Exercises of Azerbaijan Army starts to hold from 18th to 22nd of May, the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan told APA.

The exercises will involve up to 10,000 military personnel, up to 120 tanks and armored vehicles, up to 200 missiles and artillery systems of various caliber, multiple launch rocket systems, and mortars, up to 30 army, and frontline aviation, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles for various purposes.

During the exercises, issues of combat readiness, planning, and comprehensive support of operations, the interoperability of headquarters of various types and branches of troops will be worked out, as well as firing and maneuvering capabilities of the shock troops created under the conditions of the exercises will be checked.

The exercises concept provides for the use of troops in selected directions, the infliction of massive strikes by missile forces and artillery, the conduct of bombing assault aviation attacks, as well as the use of high-precision weapons throughout the depth of the operational formation of enemy troops.

The practical actions of the troops will be inspected in various training centers and at training grounds.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED