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Army rocket, artillery units conduct firing exercises [VIDEO]

April 5, 2022 11:30 (UTC+04:00)

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By Vugar Khalilov

Rocket and artillery units of the Azerbaijani army ground forces conducted firing exercises, the Defense Ministry reported on April 5.

The drills were conducted as part of the approved combat training plan for 2022, the report added.

As part of the training plan, forces providing fire support moved from their usual deployment locations to the staging area and manned reserve fire, as well as starting positions, the ministry said.

The military effectively accomplished the tasks of finding and eliminating fictitious enemy targets with precise fire during the drills, which were conducted under realistic combat situations.

The main objective of the exercises was to strengthen the management skills of rocket and artillery units, to improve the planning capabilities of the military during combat operations and to coordinate interoperability with other types of troops, taking into account the experience gained during the 44-day war (2020). with Armenia, the ministry stressed.

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.

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