Armenian army holds battalion-sized live fire exercises

Armenian army holds battalion-sized live fire exercises

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 17:02, 1 November, 2019

YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 1, ARMENPRESS. A military base of the 4th Army Corps held a battalion-sized live fire military exercise October 29-31, the Armenian defense ministry said.

Major General A. Makaryan, the head of the Combat Readiness Department of the Armenian Armed Forces and Deputy Chief of the General Staff, observed the drills.

By the scenario the battalion launched an offensive in mountainous terrain, captured elevated positions, improved its vanguard positions and took defensive positions until backup troops would arrive.

Colonel A. Budaghyan, Chief of Staff of the Army Corps, thanked the troops and encouraged distinguished soldiers at the end of the drills.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan

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