By Rashid Shirinov
The Armed Forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey will hold live-fire joint tactical exercises on May 1-5.
An exhibition of samples of weapons, military and special equipment, which will be used during the joint tactical exercises, was held on April 25.
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported that experienced experts informed the military personnel about the rules of operation, use, combat and other capabilities of the equipment.
The joint exercises will involve armored vehicles, artillery systems and mortars, military and transport helicopters, as well as air defense units and anti-aircraft missile units equipped with modern defensive systems to protect groups from the air.
The main aim of the upcoming exercises, to be held in line with the agreement on military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Turkey, is to improve coordination through the exchange of experience between the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey, as well as to achieve the interoperability of the military units of the two countries through joint headquarters planning, improving the readiness and capabilities of the units to conduct operations.
Rashid Shirinov is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow him on Twitter: @RashidShirinov
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