An undisclosed military unit within the 5th Army Corps carried out mortar training drills including practical hands-on and theoretical training aimed at further developing their skills. The events were overseen by the high-ranking officers within the military unit. Mortars have been an important part of the arsenals of both sides
On 13 February, the OSCE conducted a ceasefire monitoring mission along the line of contact between Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh. The monitoring was carried out along a series of military outposts in the region of Göranboy (Azerbaijan) and Martakert (Nagorno Karabakh). The operation from the Nagorno Karabakh side was conducted
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Nagorno Karabakh met with the head of the armed forces of the latter, Maj Gen Karen Abrahamyan. Maj Gen Abrahamyan received the head of ICRC’s Nagorno Karabakh programme, Pierre Emanuel Ducruet, during which a series of questions related to bilateral co-operation
Azeri military units departed from the Nakhicehvan Autonomous Republic on 30 January towards Kars, Turkey for a military training session expected on 23 February. The 300 km journey will take around 6 hours, where they will be stationed at a local Turkish military base in preparation for multilateral training sessions.
Azeri troops stationed at the village of Chojuk Merjenli (or Cocuq Mərcanlı as it is written in Azeri) in southwestern Azerbaijan held a day of leisure aimed at boosting moral and integrating their presence with local villagers. The event was organised by the Ministry of Defence , with the participation of
On 05 February the President of de facto Nagorno Karabakh, Bako Sahakyan, visited troops in the northeastern region of Martakert and held a meeting with local authorities at the village of Talish. He was accompanied by the commander of the Defence Army (the equivalent to a minister of defence in
SOURCE: Anna Gziryan, “Large-scale circulation of fake news: Media expert presents recent trends in social networks”, Armenpress, 22 January 2019 *Please note, no grammatical corrections of the original text have been made by NK Observer, all opinions expressed are those of those of the original author. The experts state that in
SOURCE: “Rally in Tbilisi Demanding Dismantling of Monument to Armenian Militant”, Turan Information Agency, 08 February 2019 *Please note, no grammatical corrections of the original text have been made by NK Observer, all opinions expressed are those of those of the original author. On Friday afternoon in Tbilisi, in front
Bilateral cooperation between Armenia and Poland in the defence field has experienced an increase in the last several years. Polish Defence firm Lubawa, with over 60 years of experience in military equipment production, inaugurated its filial in Armenia several years ago, and has sealed several deals with the Armenian security
On 05 February official sources from within Stepanakert made public information regarding the release from prison of Elnur Huseynzade, an Azeri army officer who was captured in an Armenian trench in the northeastern region of Martakert, Nagorno Karabakh in 2017. A possible area of the incident, 2 km from
Just a few day ago, a new contingent of Armenian Interior Ministry troops was transferred to the volatile border region of Tavush, neighbouring Azerbaijan. The new contingent will be replacing the current one, as the latter heads to the reserves after concluding their tour. The redeployment was marked in ceremonial
Azeri authorites at the Ministry of Defence have released the latest information on ceasefire violations along the line of contact with Nagorno Karabakh and the de facto border with Armenia for the past seven days. Units responsible for monitoring such incidents have reported 167 ceasefire violations by the Armenian military.