Azerbaijan Army begin large-scale drills involving up to 250 tanks

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Azerbaijan troops began large-scale joint military exercise on Monday on March 12, as reported by the press service of the military department of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan.

In accordance with the plan approved by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the large-scale exercises with the participation of various military branches, formations and military units of Azerbaijan Army is started on March 12.

The exercises involved up to 25,000 military personnel, up to 250 tanks and other armored vehicles, up to 1000 missiles and artillery systems of different caliber, multiple launch rocket systems and mortars, up to 50 army and front-line aviation for various purposes.

The exercises will last until March 17.

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