Baku, Azerbaijan, March 13
Large-scale exercises of Azerbaijan’s Armed Forces, conducted with the involvement of various types of troops, continue, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a message March 13.
During the exercises, combat activities are organized at the command and control posts of the troops.
The staffs define the tasks, evaluate the situation, take decisions and give relevant instructions to the troops.
In accordance with the plan approved by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, the large-scale exercises with the participation of various military branches, formations and military units of Azerbaijani Army started on March 12.
The exercises involved up to 25,000 military personnel, up to 250 tanks and other armored vehicles, up to 1,000 missiles and artillery systems of different caliber, multiple launch rocket systems and mortars, up to 50 army and front-line aviation.
The exercises will continue untill March 17.