Kazakhstan announces combat readiness check of armed forces

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 3


A surprise troop check for combat readiness has begun in the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan, Trend reports referring to Kazakhstan’s Defense Ministry.

As part of the implementation of the instructions of Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, indicated in the Address to the Kazakh people of September 1, 2021, as well as to the Collegium of the Ministry of Defense in November 2020, a number of military units from regional commands, airborne assault forces, navy and air forces were put on alert to check combat readiness.

Troops have been ordered to move to other parts of the country.

Servicemen with military equipment travel long distances by railroad trains and military aircraft. In addition, for training purposes, it is planned to attract civil aviation airlines for the transfer of personnel.

“Local military command and control agencies have been instructed to bring in individual conscripts from the reserve. A number of citizens have received warnings that they must report to assembly points to complete military units. This tests the possibilities of mobilizing an army-trained reserve,” the ministry said.

After arriving in the indicated areas, the troops will carry out combat training missions, the content of which will be brought to them additionally.


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