By Rashid Shirinov
Rocket and artillery formations of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces have conducted exercises in accordance with the preparation plan for 2017.
The exercises were held with the purpose of improving the combat skills of military personnel, the Defense Ministry reported on October 12
During the exercises, conducted in conditions close to combat, artillery units fulfilled tasks on entrance to the areas of concentration, decision-making, taking of firing and starting positions with secrecy discipline, as well as on movement during the battle and other tasks.
The formations used modern automated control systems to ensure the accuracy and intensity practical combat firings, and also used unmanned aerial vehicles to correct the firings.
The Azerbaijani Army, which today is considered the most modern army in the Caucasus, consists of Air Force and Air Defense Forces, the Navy, and the Land Forces. Today, Azerbaijani Army is one of the most powerful, highly disciplined armies in the world and the leading army in the region, which is equipped with modern military machinery.
The skills and combat readiness of the Azerbaijani army are growing year by year, as the country’s Armed Forces regularly conduct military exercises. The army building process in Azerbaijan is progressing as well.
Rashid Shirinov is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow him on Twitter: @RashidShirinov
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