On Saturday, the Chief-of-Staff of the Nagorno Karabakh Armed Forces, Maj Gen Karen Abrahamyan, received his counterpart from Armenia Lt Gen Artak Davtyan. Subsequently, the two paid visits to military bases and outposts along the line-of-contact in the centre and south of Nagorno Karabakh. Officially, the aim of the eventsContinue 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

Concluding the first three months of the year, ceasefire violation reports continue to show conflicting figures. Official ceasefire violation cases are published by the Ministries of Defence of both Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh, nonetheless there continues to be a discrepancy between the two figures. Official reports from military authorities inContinue 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