Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan

Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey discuss military cooperation

Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey discuss military cooperation

A trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani, Georgian and Turkish defense ministers – Zakir Hasanov, Levan Izoria and Fikri Isik – was held in Batumi today. During the meeting …

 Azerbaijani and Georgian defense ministers hold talks in Tbilisi

Azerbaijani and Georgian defense ministers hold talks in Tbilisi

Azerbaijani defense minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, who is on an official visit to Georgia, held a meeting with the country’s Minister of Defense Levan Izoria, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry …

Azerbaijan reveals a spy network at Defence Ministry, operating since 1988 in favor of Armenia

Azerbaijan reveals a spy network at Defence Ministry, operating since 1988 in favor of Armenia

A spy network operating at the Ministry of Defence, since 1988, has been revealed in Azerbaijan, abc.az reports. State Security Service’s director Madat Guliyev has stated that Azerbaijani President Ilham …

Armenian armed forces shell Azerbaijani positions with machine guns

Armenian armed forces shell Azerbaijani positions with machine guns

The Armenian Armed Forces violated the ceasefire 115 times in the course of 24 hours along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, using 60- and 120-millimeter mortars and heavy machine guns, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry …

Azerbaijan,Turkey and Georgia to sign defence deal

Azerbaijan,Turkey and Georgia to sign defence deal

The Ministers of Defence of Azerbaijan,Turkey and Georgia will sign a defence deal in Batumi, the press service of the Georgian Defence Ministry said. The agreement was revealed by the Minister of Defence of Georgia Levan Izoria …

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry: our armed forces open fire only against occupation forces

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry: our armed forces open fire only against occupation forces

Azerbaijani armed forces have taken appropriate retaliatory measures as a camouflaged Armenian military vehicle, with no distinctive signs relating to any media or civil organization, shelled the Azerbaijani army positions, Azerbaijan’s …

Azerbaijan reveals group of soldiers, civilians collaborating with Armenian special services

Azerbaijan reveals group of soldiers, civilians collaborating with Armenian special services

A group of servicemen and civilians, passing on secret military information to intelligence and special bodies of the Armenian armed forces, was revealed in Azerbaijan. This is stated in a joint statement of the Azerbaijani Prosecutor …

High-ranking military officials observe Azerbaijani-Turkish joint exercises

High-ranking military officials observe Azerbaijani-Turkish joint exercises

Azerbaijani, Turkish, Georgian high-ranking military officials have observed Azerbaijani-Turkish joint exercises, News.az reports citing APA. According to the agreement reached during the meetings of the Ministers of Defense of …

Azerbaijan and Turkey launch joint military drills

Azerbaijan and Turkey launch joint military drills

The Armed Forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey started live-fire joint tactical exercises on May 1, the Azerbaijani Defense ministry said. The joint drills will involve armored vehicles, artillery systems and mortars, military and transport …

Armenia fires Osa surface-to-air missile in direction of Khojavand and Fuzuli district

Armenia fires Osa surface-to-air missile in direction of Khojavand and Fuzuli district

Armenian air defense units have fired an Osa surface-to-air missile in the direction of Azerbaijan’s Khojavand and Fuzuli district on April 27, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense said. The guided missile fell on an empty area …

Russia#039s modern military equipment delivered to Azerbaijan (VIDEO)

Russia's modern military equipment delivered to Azerbaijan (VIDEO)

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Russia has delivered another batch of ammunition and modern military equipment for various purposes to Azerbaijan, according to an agreement on military-technical cooperation signed between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation, …

Azerbaijan holds large-scale military drills (PHOTO)

Azerbaijan holds large-scale military drills (PHOTO)

The Azerbaijani army held live-fire exercises as part of the large-scale drills involving about 30,000 personnel, the press service of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said. Artillery, air defense, aviation units, as well as special …

Azerbaijan, Iran discuss expansion of military cooperation

Azerbaijan, Iran discuss expansion of military cooperation

Azerbaijan and Iran have discussed ways of expanding the bilateral military cooperation as defense ministers Zakir Hasanov and Hussein Dehgan met in Tehran. The ministers explored prospects for …

Azerbaijani Armed Forces start large-scale exercises

Azerbaijani Armed Forces start large-scale exercises

The large-scale exercises started in line with the plan approved by Azerbaijan’s President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev April 16, said Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry, Trend reports. …

Azerbaijan’s military power becomes richest army in region

Azerbaijan’s military power becomes richest army in region

Russian international television network Russia Today (RT) has published a photo gallery titled 'The Azerbaijani Army: The richest army in the region'. The Azerbaijani army is in constant combat readiness because of the …

Azerbaijani village Qapanli undergoes fire from Armenian side

Azerbaijani village Qapanli undergoes fire from Armenian side

The Armenian Armed Forces have opened fire at the Qapanli village of Azerbaijan’s Tartar district today, using 60mm mortars, the press service of Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said. As a result of the ceasefire violation, …

UK interested in strengthening military ties with Azerbaijan

UK interested in strengthening military ties with Azerbaijan

“The United Kingdom is interested in strengthening military ties with Azerbaijan,” said Director for International Policy of the Ministry of Defense of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Nick Gurr …

Armenian armed forces redouble ceasefire violations against Azerbaijan

Armenian armed forces redouble ceasefire violations against Azerbaijan

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s armed forces have violated the ceasefire regime 265 times in all directions along the line of contact in Karabakh, the Azerbaijani Defense ministry said. The Armenian military was using …

Azerbaijan destroys Armenia#039s sabotage group

Azerbaijan destroys Armenia's sabotage group

Azerbaijani Armed Forces have destroyed a sabotage group of the Armenian Armed Forces, the press service of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. According to the ministry, on the night of March 2, a sabotage and reconnaissance group …

Azerbaijani army destroys Armenia’s armored vehicles with SPIKE missile

Azerbaijani army destroys Armenia’s armored vehicles with SPIKE missile

The Azerbaijani armed forces destroyed Armenia’s armored vehicles, Azerbaijan's Ministry of Defense said. "The Azerbaijani armed forces timely detected and destroyed Armenia’s combat vehicles during a …

Defense ministry: Azerbaijani soldier dies of wounds after Armenian provocation

Defense ministry: Azerbaijani soldier dies of wounds after Armenian provocation

Soldier of the Azerbaijan’s armed forces Elvin Akhmadov, who was injured in an armed clash during Armenian armed forces' provocation, died of wounds despite efforts of doctors, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. …

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry: soldiers#039 bodies relocated from battlefield

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry: soldiers' bodies relocated from battlefield

Bodies of Azerbaijani soldiers were relocated from the battlefield with the participation of international mediators, the press service of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said. The Azerbaijani servicemen Agshin Abdullayev, Shakhlar …

Armenia attempted frontline provocation

Armenia attempted frontline provocation

Armenian army attempted to infiltrate through the Azerbaijani positions along the line of contact on the night from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. The Armenian side attempted to seize favorable positions on the Khojavand-Fuzuli ...

Azerbaijani soldier killed in Armenia#039s ceasefire violation

Azerbaijani soldier killed in Armenia's ceasefire violation

Azerbaijani Armed Forces soldier Khanoglan Khalilov was killed today as a result of an armed attack on Azerbaijani positions from the Armenian Armed Forces, the press service of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. The ministry …

Azerbaijan prevents another Armenian forces sabotage (VIDEO)

Azerbaijan prevents another Armenian forces sabotage (VIDEO)

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Azerbaijan’s armed forces have prevented another act of sabotage of Armenia, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a statement. Actions of the Armenian side were previously identified and pre-emptive strikes were carried out on …

Valery Gerasimov meets with Azerbaijan’s Defense leadership

Valery Gerasimov meets with Azerbaijan’s Defense leadership

Chief of the General Staff of Russia’s Armed Forces Army General Valery Gerasimov arrived in Baku. He met with Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and the Chief …

OSCE to monitor border area between Azerbaijan and Armenia

OSCE to monitor border area between Azerbaijan and Armenia

The OSCE will monitor the border of Azerbaijan and Armenia on February 16, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. The monitoring will be held under the mandate of the OSCE chairperson-in-office personal representative near Kokhanabi …

Armenian sabotage group destroyed in Karabakh (VIDEO)

Armenian sabotage group destroyed in Karabakh (VIDEO)

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Azerbaijani Armed Forces prevented another attempt of sabotage on February 12 in the country's Nagorno-Karabakh region by a subversive group of the Armenian Armed Forces, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said. The group was …

Azerbaijani serviceman killed during Armenian provocation

Azerbaijani serviceman killed during Armenian provocation

Azerbaijani extended serviceman, lance sergeant Fuad Gafarov was killed as the country's army positions were shelled by the Armeninan armed forces on Feb. 11 evening, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a statement on …

Azerbaijan prevents another Armenian diversion

Azerbaijan prevents another Armenian diversion

The Azerbaijani armed forces prevented another Armenian diversion, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. The Armenian armed forces were shooting at the positions of the Azerbaijani army from different directions along the line of …