Azerbaijan commissions new infrastructure for training the country’s armed forces (PHOTO/VIDEO)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 24. Measures to create a military infrastructure of modern standards and to increase the combat readiness of units are being successfully continued on behalf of the President of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, as part of the reforms carried out in the Army Azerbaijani, reports Trend with reference to the Ministry of Defense (MoD) of Azerbaijan.

The Ministry of Defense noted that Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and the Ministry leadership inspected the military infrastructure put into operation at the Azerbaijani training center in Garaheybat.

Hasanov was told that for the practical application of modern combat methods, training grounds adapted to real conditions were built here. In addition, courses are conducted at the center to improve the practical skills of military personnel in handling various types of military equipment and shooting in difficult terrain and weather conditions.

Hasanov watched the demonstration performances of the cadets of the training course for extra-urgent active military service.

The practical implementation of fire training and marksmanship training standards was demonstrated.

The Minister of Defense also visited the tank firing range. Hasanov was informed that methods for the effective use of tanks in populated areas are being developed based on the experience gained in military operations during the Second Karabakh War.

Next, an inspection of the military engineering center was carried out. It was noted that military personnel receive detailed information on various types of mines and ammunition at this centre. Engineering consists of carrying out the tasks of detecting mines and unexploded ordnance, as well as their neutralization in compliance with safety regulations.

The minister visited the command and observation post of the artillery battery after observing the training process of the officer cadets on the obstacle course and the “scouting path”. Cadets successfully completed firing tasks from artillery simulators.

Minister Hasanov inspected the progress of construction works carried out at the center’s military facilities.

The Minister gave relevant instructions and recommendations regarding the maintenance of a high level of combat training and professionalism of military personnel, the study and application of modern training methods, as well as construction work high quality, the Department of Defense said.