Reactive artillery battalions of Azerbaijani army take firing positions (PHOTO/VIDEO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 12
Reactive artillery battalions of the Azerbaijani army involved in military exercises have marched and took firing positions, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.
According to the plan of the exercise, the reactive artillery battalions, withdrawn to the reserve firing positions, are preparing to fulfill the tasks of providing practical fire support to the troops going on the offensive and launching fire strikes at the targets of the imaginary enemy.
According to the plan approved by President of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, the large-scale exercises were launched on March 11 under the leadership of the Azerbaijani defense minister.
The exercises involved up to 10,000 military personnel, up to 500 tanks and other armored vehicles, up to 300 missiles and artillery systems of different caliber, multiple launch rocket systems, and mortars, up to 20 army and front-line aviation for various purposes.
The exercises will last until March 15.