In October of 2018, a series of military drills took place in Nakhichevan aimed at coordinating operations between Nakhichevan’s local military with other militarised institutions in the planning of operations and the managing of personnel. A specialised radar system, the RP-10, was tested out during the drills, which is operableContinue Reading

Trilateral military exercises are being conducted in Azerbaijan, between units of the latter’s, as well as Georgia’s and Turkey’s armed forces. The exercises are aimed at strengthening cooperation and establishing homogeneous defence and security procedures for the protection of three major infrastructure projects spanning the three countries: the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oilContinue Reading

On Thursday, a report from the State Border Service (SBS) of Azerbaijan stated that Armenian troops fired on a military supply vehicle behind their military outposts. According to the report, the incident occurred at border outposts between the villages of  Ferehli in Azerbaijan and Koti in Armenia, which lie barelyContinue Reading

Yesterday, Armenia’s Defence minister Davit Tonoyan paid an official visit to his counterpart in the de facto Nagorno Karabakh, Karen Abrahamyan. Official notifications stated that the two visited the northern and eastern segments of the line-of-contact to follow up on the latest situation, as well as defence and security mechanisms atContinue Reading

Recent changes on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan bring to light a new development. Between December 2018 and April 2018, military positions from both sides were extended, in one case apparently into Georgian territory,  and modified highlighting the ongoing tension between the two states. Location of border outpost modificationsContinue Reading

Today a ceasefire monitoring mission was conducted by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)  on the northern segment of the line-of-contact between Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh (NK), near the Omar Pass. Area of ceasefire monitoring mission    The NK Foreign ministry in a press release stated thatContinue Reading

These past few days news media outlets from both the Armenian and Azeri sides have reported soldiers wounded due to border shootouts. According to a Sputnik Armenia news report, Armenia’s Defence spokesperson gave brief details on an incident that occurred on 13 August, involving an Armenian serviceman deployed in theContinue Reading