During continuing military exercises, the Nagorno Karabakh  Ministry of Defence revealed a second round of live-fire exercises at an undisclosed training ground and shooting range. Military units from the 4th Army Corps consisting of infantry commenced the drills on 17 May, aimed at testing their combat readiness and furthering theirContinue Reading

On Monday, the Azeri Armed Forces commenced large-scale exercises according a previously determined agenda. Defence minister Zakir Hasanov is supervising the event, which includes units from diverse military formations. The exercises are the biggest so far this year, with officially over 10.000 troops, 200 rocket and artillery systems, 150 tanksContinue Reading

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

The ceasefire of 1994 was a turning point in the conflict over Nagorno Karabakh. After years of war, a trilateral ceasefire agreement was signed between the interested parties by the Ministers of Defence of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh. Footage from negotiations: Representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh and RussiaContinue 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

OSCE representatives conducted a ceasefire monitoring mission on Tuesday (14 May) at military positions northeast of the village of Talish, in the Martakert region of Nagorno Karabakh, and positions opposite to them in the Goranboy region of Azerbaijan. Monitoring on Nagorno Karabakh’s side were Ognjen Jovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina GhenadieContinue Reading

On 14 May, the Defence Ministry of Armenia revealed the loss of sergeant Ararat Khechumyan due to incidental circumstances during military training drills in northeastern Armenia.  The incident is currently being investigated, and no official cause of death nor the incident has been made clear to the public. The newsContinue 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