Georgia, Tbilisi, Sept. 26 / Trend, N. Kirtzkhalia /
The Caucasus-07 AVLB - T72 MLC - 85 bridgelayer was presented at the Georgian Defense Ministry on Wednesday. It was presented by academician, Major General Elguja Medzmariashvili.
Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania, Deputy Chief of the Joint Staff of the Armed Forces, Brigadier General Vakhtang Kapanadze, president of the National Academy of Sciences Academician Giorgi Kvesitadze and other members of the military and scientific circles attended the presentation.
Elguja Medzmariashvili talked about bridge construction in the field of military engineering, the main types and specifics. He drew attention to the principle and purpose of the bridge layer and proposed that the Defense Ministry implement the project. According to the academician, it is possible to prepare an exclusive project for three months.
"The bridgelayer will be the first in the national military technique," Medzmariashvili said. "It has an advantage in terms of technical and operational parameters. Its creation in Georgia and transfer to the Georgian army will be an important action in the development of military technique and improvement of the combat capability of the armed forces. After creating this bridgelayer, Georgia will be one of the strongest players in the global arms market."
Georgian Defense Minister appreciated the project and expressed hope that it will be implemented in the near future.
"A very interesting project has been proposed to us today," Alasania said. "This issue is very important for our armed forces. The bridgelayer can be used in emergency situations. The Georgian science has great potential that will be useful to the army. We will discuss the project at the Defense Ministry. I am optimistic that we will continue working in this direction."
The minister also said that the Defense Ministry intends to sign a memorandum of cooperation with the National Academy of Sciences.
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