Azerbaijani president inaugurates new administrative building of General Staff of Armed Forces
Baku – APA. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-chief Ilham Aliyev has today attended the opening of a new administrative building of General Staff of the Armed Forces.
13:21 25 June
Azerbaijani defense minister offers condolences to Iranian counterpart
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has extended condolences to his Iranian counterpart Hussein Dehgan and Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Hassan Firouzabadi over the death of a large number of military servicemen who lost their lives as the bus carrying them fell down a valley in Iran’s Neyriz County on Wednesday.
13:20 23 June
Armenia well aware of Azerbaijan’s military superiority – deputy defense minister
He made the remarks Thursday during the graduation ceremony of the cadets of the Azerbaijani High Military School named after Heydar Aliyev.
11:17 23 June
Azerbaijani defense minister: All military exercises taking place under real combat conditions
Speaking to reporters of the operational-tactical exercises that started on June 19, the minister praised the exercises launched under the instructions of Azerbaijani President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, APA’s correspondent reported from the site of exercises.
14:30 22 June
Azerbaijani military stages live-fire drill
The drill is being held under the command of Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov.
11:40 22 June
Azerbaijan starts large-scale military exercises
The exercises is being conducted under the supervision of Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov will last till June 24, the Defense Ministry told APA.
11:02 20 June
Azerbaijan to hold large-scale military exercises
The exercises to be conducted under the supervision of Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, will involve about 25,000 servicemen, more than 300 tanks and armored combat vehicles, more than 100 rocket artillery launchers, up to 40 military aircraft and more than 30 air defense systems, ships of naval forces and special forces units.
13:49 17 June
70th meeting of Council of CIS Defense Ministers held in Moscow
Moscow. Farid Akbarov – APA. Moscow hosted the 70th meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the CIS on Wednesday.
15:22 15 June
Sergei Shoigu: Military-technical co-op between Russia, Azerbaijan of strategic nature
He made the remarks during the talks with Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov on the sidelines of the 70th meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the CIS in Moscow June 15.
10:51 15 June
Azerbaijani defense minister to meet Russian counterpart
Moscow. Farid Akbarov – APA. Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Azerbaijan's Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov will hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the meeting of the CIS Council of Defense Ministers in Moscow June 15, Russia’s Defense Ministry told APA on June 14.
13:49 14 June
Azerbaijani defense minister to attend CIS Ministerial Council meeting
The meeting will consider the implementation of the Concept of military cooperation among CIS member states till 2020, the development of the draft Concept of air and space defense, as well as the preparation and conduct of the 2016 International Army Games.
13:36 14 June
Azerbaijani defense minister holds enlarged meeting
Baku. Hafiz Heydarov – APA. Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov held an enlarged meeting on Tuesday with the participation of deputy ministers, chiefs of main departments and departments, the commanders of combat arms of the Armed Forces, as well as the commanders of corpses.
12:01 14 June
Combat readiness of Azerbaijan’s engineering and fortification forces checked
The exercises was aimed at checking abilities of command and units in connection with the engineering support during the difficult combat operations, improving the level of combat readiness of the personnel and testing the ability to asses the situation and make a reasonable decision in accordance with the current situation, as well as improving the morale of the personnel during the execution of engineering maintenance tasks, the Defense Ministry told APA on June 11.
13:05 11 June
Azerbaijani defense minister visits front line
Hasanov visited the military training field intended to enhance the firing and tactical combat readiness of soldiers.
10:47 08 June
Combat readiness of Azerbaijan’s Chemical Troops examined
APA reports citing to defence ministry’s website that the exercise aims to improve the combat alertness level of headquarters, pass decisions based on the situation, evaluation of the situation, exchange experience on organization of intercommunication, increase moral-psychological endurance of personnel during the fulfilment of tasks of chemical supply. The personnel got familiarized with the layout of the area, special technical equipments, chemical-observation post, and technique for protection from weapons of mass destruction.
14:24 04 June
Azerbaijani defense minister observes ‘Efes-2016’ int’l military exercises
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov observed the final stage of the “Efes-2016” international military exercises held in Doganbey field in the Turkish city of Izmir, Azerbaijan’s defense ministry said on May 31.
13:18 31 May
Int’l military exercises kick off in Turkey
Baku – APA. The “Efes” live firing exercises organized by the Turkish Armed Forces for the first time has begun at the Doganbey position in the Seferihisar region of Izmir Province.
12:35 31 May
Azerbaijani defense minister visits Management Center of “Efes-2016” international exercise
Baku. Hafiz Heydarov – APA. Azerbaijani Minister of Defense, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov reviewed the Exercise Management Center and arms fair with high-ranking observers as part of his visit to Turkey.
10:21 31 May
Defense Minister of Azerbaijan leaves for Turkey
Baku – APA. On May 30, the delegation headed by the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov left for Turkey to participate in the Day of High-ranking Guests, which will be held during the final stage of the international exercise «Efes-2016" in Izmir, the Defense Ministry said.
14:07 30 May
Azerbaijani president attends official reception on Republic Day
The head of state made a speech at the reception.
15:01 27 May