Large-scale operational-tactical exercises start in Azerbaijan (VIDEO)
In accordance with the combat training plan for this year, the Azerbaijani army started the large-scale operational-tactical exercises, according to the statement posted on the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry's website.
During the exercises, issues of combat readiness, planning, and comprehensive support of operations, the interoperability of headquarters of various types and branches of troops will be worked out, as well as firing and maneuvering capabilities of the shock troops created under the conditions of the exercises will be checked.
The exercises concept provides for the use of troops in selected directions, the infliction of massive strikes by missile forces and artillery, the conduct of bombing assault aviation attacks, as well as the use of high-precision weapons throughout the depth of the operational formation of enemy troops. The practical actions of the troops will be inspected in various training centers and at training grounds.
The exercises will involve up to 10,000 military personnel, up to 120 tanks and armored vehicles, up to 200 missiles and artillery systems of various caliber, multiple launch rocket systems, and mortars, up to 30 army, and frontline aviation, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles for various purposes. The exercises will last until May 22.