MP: Azerbaijani army proved to be one of strongest armies in Europe
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 26 / corr Trend M.Aliyev /
In a Sunday military parade Azerbaijani Army demonstrated itself as one of the strongest armies of Europe, deputy chairman of the Azerbaijani parliamentary committee on defense and security told Trend, Aydin Mirzazade, Told Trend.
According to Mirzazade, discipline of different divisions of the Armed Forces was demonstrated on the high level and the feeling was that arrangements for the parade were very substantial.
A military parade commemorating the Azerbaijani Armed Forces Day and the 20th anniversary of restoration of the country's independence ended in Baku on Sunday.
"Today we witnessed updated technique - missiles, rifles, military equipment, as well as renewal of their technical characteristics, as compared to parade held three years ago," Mirzazade said.
The number of military airliners and helicopters has increased considerably, he added.
"It is well seen that the Azerbaijani Army's maneuver capabilities are quite high in any battle condition with such technique and training," Mirzazade underscored.
Mirzazade noted the ambassadors of foreign countries and military attaches were observing with great interests the parade, which made a deep impression on them.
The Azerbaijani Army is fully prepared to implement tasks set for it.
The military parade was attended by 6, 000 servicemen of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces. About 400 military equipment and weapon systems , including 50 modernized military combat equipment, 60 weapons produced and upgraded in Azerbaijan, 14 armored transporters, 35 combat helicopters, 22 fighter jets, 8 training aircrafts, 28 ships, boats and other equipment were demonstrated at the parade.