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Azerbaijani Armed Forces to conduct large-scale exercises

Baku, June 16, AZERTAC

“In accordance with the plan approved by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, large-scale exercises will be conducted in order to inspect combat readiness, organization of command and control of troops and means, including their interoperability in conditions close to combat,” the Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

“The exercises will launch on June 19. The exercises will involve up to 23,000 military personnel, up to 120 tanks and armored vehicles, up to 180 rocket and artillery systems of different calibers, multiple launch rocket systems and mortars, up to 30 combat aircrafts of various purposes, as well as new types of electronic warfare assets and unmanned aerial vehicles. The exercises will last until June 24,” the ministry said.

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