Monday, June 27, 2022

Azerbaijan checks level of combat training of mortar units

The level of combat training of Azerbaijan`s mortar units located in frontline zone is being checked.

That was reported by press service of Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry.

The mortar detachments using 120 mm self-propelled systems CARDOM carry out tasks on the destruction of simulated light armored vehicles, living force, firing positions and imaginary enemy targets located behind the natural obstacles in the mountain-forest and steppe areas.


The CARDOM is an autonomous, computerized 120 mm recoil mortar system for mounting on light and medium armored tracked carriers and 4×4, 6×6, and 8×8 wheeled armored and light chassis. The CARDOM provides accurate, effective and immediate fire support for rapidly deployed and special forces, as well as for infantry and artillery units. Being NATO qualified, the CARDOM is a modern and battle-proven system that is in active service in modern armies such as the US army within the Stryker 8×8 brigades, the Israel Defense Forces, and other leading armies.

Military personnel performs standards for the forming-up of the units in the order of battle, detecting and determining the targets, selecting the place for firing, repositioning and special training.

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