March 29, 2022 15:30 (UTC+04:00)
By Sabina Mammadli
Artillery units of the Azerbaijani army ground forces conducted fire drills, the Defense Ministry reported on March 29.
The drills were conducted as part of the 2022 combat training plan, the report added.
“During the exercises conducted to improve the practical skills of personnel, artillery units took up firing positions in designated places,” the ministry noted.
According to the ministry, during the exercises, the tasks of bringing artillery vehicles to combat readiness and mastery of fire in cooperation with various types of troops were worked out, as well as the effectiveness of taking decision by the command staff has been increased.
The ministry added that the units successfully fulfilled their tasks, destroying the objects of an imaginary enemy with precise fire.
Azerbaijan periodically holds exercises to improve the combat readiness of its military personnel.
The exercises also aim to improve combat interaction and coordination between the military during operations, as well as to develop commanders’ military decision-making and unit management skills.
Earlier, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported that the military will take part in more than 30 international exercises and competitions in the 2022 academic year.
Servicemen will join the Eternity – 2022, EFES – 2022, Indestructible Brotherhood – 2022, Winter Training – 2022, International Army Games – 2022 and other international training and competitions, which will have a positive effect on improving their skills professionals, the ministry said.
Additionally, the military is also expected to attend various international seminars and conferences in 2022.