Azerbaijani armed forces start large-scale exercises

Baku, April 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 have been started in order to inspect combat readiness, organization of command and control of troops and means, including their interoperability in a combat simulated environment, the Ministry of Defense said.

According to the ministry, the exercises involve 30,000 military personnel, more than 250 tanks and armoured vehicles, up to 200 missiles and artillery systems of different calibres, multiple launch rocket systems and mortars, 25 combat aircrafts of various purposes, as well as new types of electronic warfare assets and unmanned aerial vehicles.

The exercises will last until April 21, the ministry said.

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