The Most Comprehensive Winter Exercise In History! Targets Hit With Precision

The “Winter Exercise” with the widest participation in the history of the Republic, organized by the Turkish Armed Forces in Kars, was completed when the weapons and systems, including domestic production, hit the targets with full accuracy. 2113 personnel, 183 of whom are foreigners, are participating in the exercise from 17 countries.

The combined winter exercise, organized by the 14th Mechanized Infantry Brigade Command under the command and administration of the 9th Corps Command, at Martyr Commander Senior Sergeant Major İlhan Hamlı in Kars, continues under snowfall.


Military personnel of 17 countries participate in the exercise, which is organized to ensure cooperation and coordination in the execution of combined and joint operations, to test the communication capabilities of the units, including shooting in snow and severe cold, and to ensure their individual development. and collective education.


Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan General Zakir Hasanov and Minister of Defense of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze, Chief of General Staff General Yaşar Güler, Commander of Land Forces General Musa Avsever, Commander of Naval Forces Admiral Ercüment Tatlıoğlu and Air Forces Commander General Atilla Gülan are among the distinguished observers of the exercise. took place. Daytime activities started with the offensive operation. While the targets determined by the Armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (SİHA) were hit with artillery fire, Bayraktar TB2 destroyed another target.


As part of the deep operation, the mortar company fired fog, and after the ZMA shots, the F-16s were directed to the area. In order to block the opposition force reserve tank battalion, which was determined to be gathered within the scope of the “Battlefield Air Isolation Operation”, air isolation shots were fired on the battlefield by F-16s and the targets were hit accurately.

In the exercise, targets whose firing commands were easily calculated with the “Fire Management Information Systems” developed by ASELSAN were hit with full accuracy and the CİRİT missile was fired with the armored anti-tank vehicle.

Mehmet Sarıusta

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