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Azerbaijani army starts large-scale exercises

02 July 2018 [13:55] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

In accordance with the plan approved by Azerbaijani president, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, large-scale exercises with the involvement of various military branches, special troops, corpses and formations of the Azerbaijani army started on July 2, the press service of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said in a statement.

The exercises will involve up to 20,000 military personnel, up to 120 tanks and other armored vehicles, more than 200 rocket and artillery mounts of different caliber, multiple launch rocket systems and mortars, up to 30 units of army and front-line aviation.

During the exercises that will last until July 6, the troops will fulfill the tasks on performing various military operations based on the modern experience of conducting combat operations, including delivering reliable rocket, artillery, bomb-assault strikes by high-accuracy systems, and aircraft's and UAVs strikes on an imaginary enemy.

The troops will also fulfill tasks on conducting large-scale offensive operations aimed at the liberation of the occupied territories in the course of the exercises.

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