Azerbaijani air defense troops continuing exercises (PHOTO)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 14

By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:

Air Defense Troops of Azerbaijani Air Force used 'Buk-MB' missile system during exercises on Aug. 14, according to a message from Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

The main purpose of the exercises, held under the direct supervision of the Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, is the correct performance of combat missions by the personnel, and the protection of important government and military facilities and ground troop units on the move.

Exercises included practical tasks on destructing, taking under automatic surveillance, identifying and detecting cruise and ballistic missiles, including manned and unmanned aircraft and other aerial targets under heavy fire and radio-electronic pressure of the enemy.

The tasks set by the Defense Ministry, were successfully executed by the air defense troops, and the results of combat exercises were praised.

The exercises are continuing.

Edited by CN

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