From 13-24 May, Azerbaijan, along with the United Kingdom, Qatar, Pakistan, Romania and the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will be participating in a series of military drills termed “Anatolian Phoenix 2019” aimed at “training, co-operation and developing interoperability”, according to a statement from Turkish Air Force authorities.Continue Reading

Cadets from the Artillery School of the Vazgen Sargsyan Military Academy in Yerevan started a series of hands-on training exercises aimed paralleling theoretical knowledge with practice. The events, which will take place from 04-18 May, seek to familiarise cadets with military field conditions. Training alongside the latter were artillery unitsContinue Reading

Armenian military police departed for Bulgaria to participate in annual drills aimed at improving skills, experience and exchanging methods and techniques among counterparts from different countries. The participants from Armenia include a platoon of  military police from a peacekeeping unit headed by Colonel Artur Baghdasarian, head of the delegation. TheContinue Reading

Official reports from military authorities in Yerevan today brought about news on live-fire drills with the participation of armoured units from the 1st Army Corps.  The drills are aimed at “furthering the skills of servicemen in the field”, as well as developing areas of the areas of expertise of theContinue Reading

On Sunday, Azeri military officials accompanied their Turkish counterparts to Heydar Aliyev Airport in Baku, to conclude the bilateral Mustafa Kamal Atatürk 2019 military drills. The events started on 01 May, and according to official footage and further analysis conducted by military news portal, included the participation of T-72Continue Reading

On Friday (03 March) an undisclosed motorised brigade from Nagorno Karabakh’s Armed Forces took part in a life-fire exercise to test out combat-readiness and co-ordination. The armoured units were mainly T-72 modernised tanks stationed in central Nagorno Karabkah. The event took place approximately 10 km from the central segment ofContinue Reading

A few days ago, the Azeri artillery units of the Armed Forces conducted a series of live-fire exercises with heavy-calibre artillery and the BM-30 Smerch defence system.  It is worth mentioning that the artillery types used here are the largest calibre currently in service in the country, with the M-46Continue Reading

On Tuesday, the 1st Army Corps of the Armenian Armed Forces conducted live-fire exercises at an undisclosed military training ground using BM-21 Grad type multi-launch rocket systems. The event was aimed at dummy targets, which according to the Armenian  Defence Ministry, were “targeted by correct calculations” by members of theContinue Reading

On 08 April, the Azeri Defence Ministry shared information on military exercises involving Mi-35 and Mi-24 gunships, and apparently Mi-8 transport helicopters. The exercises were conducted with live-fire munitions being fired at targets, aimed at strengthening air support tactics. Military authorities have expressed their satisfaction with the result of theContinue Reading

On 01 April, Azerbaijan’s Air Defence Forces conducted live-fire exercises with anti-air missiles. The training involved what appear to be S-125 Pechora missiles with an approximate range of 15 km. The event simulated a complete cycle of deployment from the main base of operations and manning the air defence unitsContinue Reading