Army of Azerbaijan takes delivery of new Russian military equipment and combat vehicles 0804144

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Defence & Security News - Azerbaijan

 
 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 11:55 AM
 
Army of Azerbaijan takes delivery of new Russian military equipment and combat vehicles.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev Monday, April 7, 2014, viewed the new equipment and weapons delivered for a military unit in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Chief of the Nakhchivan garrison, lieutenant-general Karam Mustafayev reported to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief.

     
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev Monday, April 7, 2014, viewed the new equipment and weapons delivered for a military unit in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Chief of the Nakhchivan garrison, lieutenant-general Karam Mustafayev reported to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev front of Russian-made MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) BM-30 Smerch.

     

In June 2013, Russia has delivered up to $1 billion worth of military equipment to Azerbaijan. The shipments was the result of contracts signed in 2011 and 2012. Recently purchased military hardware might be demonstrated during the upcoming military parade on June 26.

The military hardware supplied to Baku includes 94 "T-90S" tanks, about 100 "BMP-3" infantry combat vehicles, 18 2S19 "MSTA-S" self-propelled howitzers, 18 BM-30 "Smerch" heavy multiple rocket launchers, 18 2S31 "Vena" self-propelled mortar systems, and 6 "TOS-1A" heavy flame thrower systems.

The president was informed about the new weapons and equipment.

Azerbaijan's military spending made up $3.73 billion in 2013, which is much more than Armenia's total budget revenues of $2.5 billion.

In terms of military power, Azerbaijan army is the regional leader.

     
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev Monday, April 7, 2014, viewed the new equipment and weapons delivered for a military unit in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Chief of the Nakhchivan garrison, lieutenant-general Karam Mustafayev reported to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev front of Russian-made main battle tank T-90S
 

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