Baku, Azerbaijan, March 15
The Azerbaijani army has completed large-scale exercises, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry on March 15.
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry's session of the board was held following large-scale exercises conducted in accordance with the plan approved by Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev.
Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov delivered a speech on the “Clarifying the tasks of the Azerbaijan Army in the 2019” at the session of the board held with the participation of the ministry’s leadership, commanders and chiefs of staff of Army Corps and formations, as well as other officials.
After analyzing the results of the exercises, Hasanov stressed that all the assigned tasks were fully implemented and according to the plan of exercises, the troops successfully completed large-scale military operations.
The defense minister stressed that during the exercises training of the troops was improved and upgraded to a new level. The staffs successfully completed all the assigned tasks.
The minister appreciated the ability of the command staff in managing the troops involved in the exercises and the fighting spirit of the servicemen.
Hasanov stressing the significance of the exercises, once again brought the tasks, assigned by the supreme commander-in-chief to the Azerbaijan army, to the attention of the participants of the session of the board.
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-member 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.