Azerbaijan Launches Massive Military Drills

BAKU, May 20 (Xinhua) — Azerbaijan’s armed forces started large-scale military exercises on Monday, focusing on defensive night tactics, according to the country’s defense ministry.

The five-day military drills involve up to 10,000 military personnel, 150 tanks and other armored vehicles, about 200 missiles and artillery systems, multiple launch rocket systems and mortars, and 35 jets and helicopters.

The troops will practice defensive night tactics and counteroffensive in difficult landscape.

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