The live-fire stage of the large-scale operational tactical exercises with live firing at night was conducted, Report informs citing the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
At this stage, the troops fulfilled the task of repelling the enemy’s attack at nighttime by delivering counterstrikes to him in various directions, and the launching an offensive operation by our troops.
The troops have practically improved their skills in organizing and practicing various methods of conducting a modern combined-arms operation throughout the exercises held in difficult conditions of mountain relief and electronic warfare environment, and also other characteristic features determined by the concept of these exercises. The efficient use of troops and control systems was also provided.
Motorized rifle and tank units, rocket and artillery units, anti-aircraft missile systems, combat aircraft, and helicopters carried out live-fire, the practical launching of missiles and bombardment in various firing ranges using new weapon systems.
The Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov speaking to military personnel at the end of the live-fire stage, noted the significance of the exercises, highly appreciated the professionalism of the troops and the training of military personnel.