Azerbaijan successfully performs in Int’l Military Games 2016 Political and military events
Azerbaijan successfully performs in Int’l Military Games 2016
The International Army Games 2016 wrapped up with a solemn closing ceremony in Moscow, Russia.
Participating in the contests "Tank biathlon" and "Caspian Sea Cup" of the international military competition, representatives of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces become the winners of the various stages in both categories and represented the country at the highest level.
Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov was among officials attending the event organized at the range "Alabino" on August 13. Hasanov met with the Azerbaijani tank crew and hailed their performance at the International Army Games 2016.
Azerbaijan’s tank crew showed significant results at a Tank biathlon contest held in the framework of International Army Games 2016 running from July 30 till August 13. In the international competition attended by 54 tank crews from 17 countries, the Azerbaijani tank crew ranked seventh in the overall table and fifth in the ranking of Best Crew.
The Azerbaijani tank crew, which participated in this competition for the first time, performed a variety of tasks at a high level, skillfully destroyed all the targets and overcame obstacles.
Meanwhile, the Azerbaijani military seamen ranked second to be awarded with special medals at the Caspian Cup 2016.
Azerbaijani officer of patrol and guard ship G-124, Israil Mammadov won an individual award for his skills and professionalism.