An Azeri conscript has killed himself at a military outpost near the border town of Fizuli, on the Artsakh-Azerbaijan border. Rza Rzayev, born in August 1996 and originally from the city of Ganja, was found hanging by a fellow conscript in what was an apparent suicide. Rzayev’s brother Hikmet confirmedContinue Reading

The Azeri Armed Forces conducted life-fire artillery training today at an undisclosed military training facility according to the country’s Ministry of Defence. The exercises saw the deployment of artillery guns, self-propelled artillery, unguided and guided rockets as well as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), essentially drones being used for locating targets.Continue Reading

  Ahead of the Aliyev-Sargsyan meeting in Sochi, an Armenian serviceman was killed on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border in northeastern Armenia. The incident happened at a military outpost on the heavily-militarised Armenia-Azerbaijan border. The victim was 19-year-old Chaplin Margaryan from the village of Armavir, who was shot by Azeri troops whileContinue Reading

  08 October 2017 saw the death of 19-year-old Azeri conscript, Saleh  İsayev (Valeh oğlu ) by a fellow serviceman at a military outpost near the border town of Aghdam. Information got out through the victim’s family and was made public by local press agencies, particularly an undisclosed journalist from Meydan TV. İsayevContinue Reading

SOURCE: Naira Hayrumyan, Jam News, 10 OCT 2017 Azerbaijan seeks to make the EU respect its territorial integrity Armenia and Azerbaijan may sign a framework agreement with the EU on the sidelines of the Brussels Summit. However, unlike the text of the EU-Armenia agreement, which was initialed back in March thisContinue Reading

  At the end of September of this year, Armenian Defence Minister Vigen Sargsyan held talks with Poland’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Security and Eastern Affairs Bartosz Cichocki. Armenian-Polish cooperation in defence matters and Armenia’s military-industrial development were discussed at the talks. Cichocki highlighted to journalists that Warsaw has offeredContinue Reading

Stepanakert welcomed a delegation of California Senate and State Assembly members during an official visit on 07 October 2017.  The meeting took place between the Presidency, headed by Bako Sahakian , California State Senator Anthony Portantino and Scott Wilk, and State Assembly Members Adrin Nazarian, Dante Acosta, Mark Levine and Laura Friedman. Among the issues discussedContinue Reading

SOURCE:  New America Weekly on 05 May 2016 by Mirian Jugheli   Soft Power… The phrase typically means exertion of influence by one country over others through non-military means. The United States, for example, demonstrated soft power when all of Europe tuned in for the finale of How I Met Your Mother. ButContinue Reading

SOURCE: Prague Daily Monitor 29 September 2017 The Czech arms which recently appeared in a video promotion of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces may have reached the country across Israel, the daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) writes on Wednesday. The Bulgarian server speculates that disassembled weapons may have been transported into IsraelContinue Reading

Armenia’s Ministry of Defence recently received large quantities of radio communication equipment, including produced by the Russian conglomerate Sozvezdie. The communication systems acquired, which include R168 100 series and 54 series, are rated as one of the highest quality in the world, with unique encoding technology, which complicate the taskContinue Reading

Murdered servicemen from left to right: Vusal Aghayev, Nahid Abbasov and Elvin Şerifli   Azeri conscript Bahruz Jalilbeyli turned his weapon on his fellow soldiers on 27 September, killing Lieutenant Nahid Abbasov along with Elvin Şerifli and Vusal Aghayev.  The incident happened at an undisclosed military outpost near the cityContinue Reading